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Biblioteca de Boquete

Via Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-2879
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Modern masterpeice in a Sleepy little town

They spent some time effort and money on this one. Really nice and seems to be a gathering place... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tip P
MODERN

Nice and quiet,lots of computers for free and a good staff. Wifi is also available,used books are... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mike w
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The library opened its doors in February 2012 as the first lending library in Panama. The modern 3 story stone and glass building is a distinguished addition to the Boquete landscape. Free wi-fi and computers with internet are available, while the 3rd floor art gallery features monthly displays from local artists. Check the online calendar for concerts and activities. Open Mon-Sat 10am-7pm
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Via Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
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+507 720-2879
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They spent some time effort and money on this one. Really nice and seems to be a gathering place for the town folks!

Thank Tip P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice and quiet,lots of computers for free and a good staff. Wifi is also available,used books are sold for 50 centavos and coffee too Daily newspapers such as the Miami Herald in English are available as well

Thank mike w
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The "new" Boquete Biblioteca is a center of community activity, frequently hosting art and photography exhibits and musical performances. Of course it's a great library too, with both English and Spanish books and a computer center. For a town this size it's a great resource!

Thank Theodore H
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I was here for the meeting with the US Embassy, and the library provides a great space for integrating gringo and panamanian community needs.

Thank Bethany S
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Remarkable building for such a small town. Square blocks with glass walls around an open staircase with a glass pyramid shaped roof. Quite modern, however there is a traditional tiled cover over the lobby area. Free internet and there is a small café inside.

Thank Robert937
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I was in a hurry to get a good internet connection because of work, and someone jn the town recommended me to go to the library. I had no idea this town had such an amazing place. The lady in the entrance was very kind...More

Thank irene_ester
Reviewed 18 January 2017

On the main road and a short walk from the the town centre, the library also sells some books, many in English.

Thank Errol P
Reviewed 12 January 2017

A wonderful community effort. English and Spanish language resources and free internet. A nice place to relax and catch up on your reading, enjoy a cup of coffee or study.

Thank Jeffrey E
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It is worth it just to take a walk through the library to see the building. It is beautiful. Free wifi there too.

Thank mark n
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The library is vibrant with local art, globally sourced books and comfortable seating to invite one to sit and read. I was delighted to see many children using the facility and also saw that a class schedule was posted for various activities.

Thank Sharna K
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writeTrev
23 December 2015|
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Response from Gabrielle R | Reviewed this property |
Trev - I wouldn't call it a computer lab, but there are about 4 I think. If your Spanish is pretty good, you might try calling to speak with one of the librarians. You can find their phone number on their website - just... More
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