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Luang Prabang Library, Luang Prabang

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Luang Prabang Library helps children in rural villages receive education through donated books. The library staff places books in quilted bags and then hangs them on trees near remote settlements lacking schools and other cultural institutions. If you donate to this unconventional library, you will get the chance to visit one of the villages and see excitement of children as they receive the books. Use our Luang Prabang tourist route planner to add Luang Prabang Library and other attractions to your Luang Prabang vacation plans.
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  • 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 w...  more »
  • I was surprised favourably the initiative to buy a book and put it in the number of those who regularly are brought to schools of small communities in the region. the library is also nice, language barrier!
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  • 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 ...  more »
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  • If you want to go in and volunteer some time, there is usually a mixture of novice monks and lay people of all ages willing to learn as much of anything as possible!

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