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Luang Prabang Library

Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 254 813
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Helping local people

A small but good quality selection of English (and some other European language) books. Can trade... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
John B
Donate books to local children

Unassuming library in a large colonial building. Inside you can choose books you would like to... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
James M
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Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 254 813
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

A small but good quality selection of English (and some other European language) books. Can trade (swap) books for 20,000 Kip each which goes to support local children.

Thank John B
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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Unassuming library in a large colonial building. Inside you can choose books you would like to donate. Some books have better grammar than others but they are all good.

Thank James M
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Raising awareness and funds to provide rural children with an education is all the reason you need to pop in here and give them a little support. Please visit

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Donate some reading books for local schools - buy books and when the library gets to 100 they deliver to local schools. What a fantadtic idea. And you can second hand books and buy a local map showing all local shops and restaurants etc (hobo...More

Thank Engee1
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

This contains one of the two or three bookshops in LP. With copies of most of the guides and books that have been written about the town and the area over the years. Second-hand book swapping available.

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

interesting place, A visit to the LPB library is always worthwhile. Chantha has also developed programs which establish" seed libraries" in rural school - changing the way books are used in primary school area.

Thank Ellis S
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This is a very small library with a very small collection of books. They do try to sell some souvenirs for the local people here, for example the Aluminium bangles made from Un-exploded bombs or old war planes. They also encourage people to buy and...More

Thank Pak Soon L
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

it is located just opposite the Royal Palace museum. It is housed in an old colonial building. you can buy a book or donate books or cash to help the poor kids to get a better education in life. they are still struggling from the...More

Thank jeff1955malaysia
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited and bought some books for donation to children. Also bought a few books about Laos/history. A place worth to visit and spend a few dollars for children books.

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

It was a disapointement this visit because we could see very litle There was a photograph exebiton, even these one with few pictures

Thank AntonioAGSC
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