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A terrific local library

The Biblioteca de Boquete is more than just a library. It sponsors many events for the public... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Boquete, Panama
Great Local Resource

We borrow books from the Boquete library every time we visit town. Nice helpful staff. Books... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Coastal South Carolina, South Carolina
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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...more
Via Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-2879
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Biblioteca de Boquete is more than just a library. It sponsors many events for the public including concerts and art classes for local students.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LarryMichigan
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We borrow books from the Boquete library every time we visit town. Nice helpful staff. Books available in Spanish and English.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ADH_Mgr
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We attended an acoustic instrument symphony -of which the songs' meanings were translated throughout. We had a glass of wine. Surrounded by local artwork. The library seems new and very modern and full of books, with sculptures, and photography throughout.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jacqueline34400
Reviewed 19 February 2018

I loved this library. The building is modern and inviting. They have a good collection for a small library - in both English and Spanish. They have books for sale and I was happy to be able to buy some books in Spanish for my...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 24 January 2018

It was the Flower Festival. The streets were filled with vendors and the skies with rain, rain, rain. This small library with cafe was a retreat. We read the local papers, watched 8-10 locals learning how to use the computers there, looked at a stunning...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank mottacrm
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The library was the first in Panamá to lend books out. It is a modern building in center of town. There are art shows in lobby and third floor. Clean restrooms, free wifi, free computers nice couches, in other words a great place to hang...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you are looking for books, newspaper or internet you can find those at the library in Boquete. The librar is three blocks from Sugar and Spice as you are leaving Boquete. The restaurant serve a great brekfast and lunch if you are tired of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank RaquelFrame
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Our library has books in Spanish and English. Once a month the photography clubs has a new exhibit. The library has many activities for children, music for all ages and computers for everyone to use. The library also has WiFi. The library is a lending...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Ptraveler1
Reviewed 11 August 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tip P
Reviewed 3 August 2017

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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mike w
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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