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Biblioteca de Boquete

Via Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
+507 720-2879
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Free internet, cafe, great art shows, comfortable couches

The library was the first in Panamá to lend books out. It is a modern building in center of town... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chris M
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Caldera, Panama
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If you are looking for books, newspaper or internet you can find those at the library in Boquete... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RaquelFrame
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Volcan, Panama
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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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“free internet” (6 reviews)
“art shows” (4 reviews)
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Via Boquete, Boquete 0413, Panama
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+507 720-2879
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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

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!

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

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
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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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