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Luang Prabang Library

Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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You can contribute by buying some books for 20k Kip and put it in the folder case which will be... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2016
Penang Island, Malaysia
Helping them help others

Husband and I knew about the work of this library to assist the poor children of Laos with... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2016
Newcastle, Australia
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Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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Reviewed 20 September 2016

You can contribute by buying some books for 20k Kip and put it in the folder case which will be donated to the Laos rural children. You can also donate uniform for 1 child at only USD5 for primary student.

Thank CK_Ong8271
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Husband and I knew about the work of this library to assist the poor children of Laos with education. Books are rare or non-existent in remote villages. When you see the poverty for yourself, you will understand. Poverty and a hand to mouth existence leaves...More

9  Thank Yogalover9
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The library is very small and does not have very much of a collection. They could use more books in their library.

Thank Texsmom
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

I believe people there are doing a great job, however the way they call for help made me feel uncomfortable and excluded. Right in front of the office is the comparison between Laos and other (rich) countries, saying that GDP of Laos is 800 usd...More

1  Thank Thom V
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I was in Luang Prabang for a week, taking things gently, and went along to 'Big Brother Mouse' sessions three or four times. English speaking tourists are welcome to go and talk to young Laos. It's free form - you don't have to 'teach' -...More

2  Thank captainnedludd
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The library runs a 'book tuk-tuk' project. Visitors buy a book for $2.50 and place it in a rack. When there are 100 books, the library takes them, either by boat or by tuk-tuk, to a village in the countryside where the children have no...More

1  Thank Maurice C
Reviewed 25 December 2015

The library is located in the same street as the night market. It has borrowing facilities and a small shop where you can buy books and handicrafts and the proceeds go to the school. There is also small groups that come to the library between...More

1  Thank LeeAnn58
Reviewed 22 December 2015

Situated on main street this is a hub of community. We visited to drop off clothing which we brought with us for distribution to those in need.

Thank Deirdre B
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Cute little library where a lot of NGOs work out of. Nice place to check out if you want to see who's doing what work in town.

Thank Joua L
Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Not a must see but local lots people are eager to learn and this is an important resource for them. You'll be welcome and likely to meet and chat with keen locals.

1  Thank David A
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