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Hekab Be Biblioteca de Akumal

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Stop by and donate

We foreigners who travel here are blessed so why not look on their web site for their wish list of... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2014
Anthony D
Eugene, Oregon
This is the best little library and wonderful programs

Was able to volunteer for a short time today and we took 9 kids from the pueblo to the playa for... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2014
Charleston SC
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  • Average8%
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13 Jun 2018
“Public Library and Community Center for Children”
31 Mar 2018
“Summer Program”
Hekab Be Biblioteca is a community library that operates solely on donations. We receive no government funding and do not charge for our services. In addition to a fully functioning library system, we have an afterschool program for local children...more
Akumal Main Road | Towards the beach on the left/north side, Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 25 October 2014

We foreigners who travel here are blessed so why not look on their web site for their wish list of art and school supplies and bring from your country or make a donation . These kids are not given much and education is a step...More

3  Thank Anthony D
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Was able to volunteer for a short time today and we took 9 kids from the pueblo to the playa for FREE swim lessons. Such a well run organization. Perfect morning.

3  Thank imagineakumal
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Sweet little library, doing lots of great things with local children to increase environmental awareness and sense of community. I go to Akumal often and have seen this library flourishing more and more in recent months. Give them a visit!

1  Thank luv2travels0metimes
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We called in here to find out what it was and there was no-one to talk to! As we were about to leave, the principal called after us and then gave us a detailed guided tour. There is a tourist library with a range of...More

2  Thank ScottishTeacher
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Lovely little library that provides education to local children. A worthwhile cause! Donate funds or check their website and see what they need and bring it when you visit.

3  Thank Roberta L
Reviewed 19 June 2014

Stop by and see what great work is being down with the children...it will be a special visit for you....be careful, they will streal your heat away.

1  Thank shapeshifter47
Reviewed 21 May 2014

On a recent business event to the this area, I got to experience first hand how our Company donation gives opportunities to children & adults of Akumal. Anne, one of the driving forces to open the world of possibilities to a community of children in...More

Thank Devon A
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Over the last 7 years I have had the pleasure of helping to raise $ with my fellow Loco Gringos for this library and the children who use it. I would highly recommend you stop by for a visit to see what they are all...More

1  Thank JerseyGirl1971
Reviewed 24 April 2014

From an access point of view this is so easy to find. Just come off the highway (collectivos will drop you off) and walk towards Akumal Beach where you can swim with turtles after your visit. You will walk past the library on your way...More

2  Thank HBBEDS
Reviewed 20 March 2014

This was our second trip to this lovely little library. Completely run off of volunteer, and donations (no formal funding) this truly is a heartwarming experience. They run lots of programs for kids - including teaching English...they are keeping these kids off the streets providing...More

2  Thank Sharon80Leduc
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14 November 2016|
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Response from sannie65 | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for thinking of us! The library is open from 12-6 during the week and there should be staff there during those times. The children typically arrive after school around 3:00-3:30 and stay until at least... More