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Jaco Library and Learning Center

North Of Best Brands , Under the Beatles Hotel 20 m, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 8378 9978
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LOVELY BROWSING

Hard to find! It has moved. Keep asking -- nice to find a selection of books in various languages... read more

Reviewed 24 February 2018
KayRynerson
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Seattle
Great addition to town

The picture is inaccurate, the Library is now located in the EpiCenter, a large community building... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2015
Marie2009
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California
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The Jacó Library and Learning Center is a non-profit organization with a mission to promote literacy and education throughout Jacó, Costa Rica. Not only is it a library, but it is also a center where children can participate in reading groups, art and science projects, and various other fun and educational activities intended to supplement the learning they receive at school. In addition to programs targeting children, the Jacó Library and Learning Center also offers adults lessons in English and Spanish.
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23 Feb 2018
“LOVELY BROWSING”
26 Oct 2015
“Great addition to town”
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North Of Best Brands , Under the Beatles Hotel 20 m, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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+506 8378 9978
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Hard to find! It has moved. Keep asking -- nice to find a selection of books in various languages and a casual cafe with food at rock bottom prices. It's tucked into a rec center for youth.

Thank KayRynerson
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Reviewed 26 October 2015

The picture is inaccurate, the Library is now located in the EpiCenter, a large community building that houses basketball, skate park, karate, ballet, dance, English classes, cooking, zumba,,,,great addition given by the government to the town of Jaco for kids to hang out and offers...More

1  Thank Marie2009
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Reviewed 14 May 2015

It's at the skate park on Calle Ancha (I believe that's the name of the street). It's on the same street as Maxi Pali Store (Maxi Pali is like a Walmart store). The library has plenty of books in many languages. I volunteered to teach...More

1  Thank KeepitupJohnson
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

Jaco is only about 2 hours by bus and I love the place to get some Sun. It's rain and cold in Cartago. I was so happy that I found a place I can return my English pocket book and get some new ones to...More

Thank sueanncanny
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Reviewed 10 December 2014

Parents and adults need to make use of this library stocked with books of several languages. Air-conditioned comfort. Learning stations for the children. I could not believe how many great American authors they carried. Thank you to the city of Jaco and people of vision...More

1  Thank S Cathy P
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

The library struggles to remain open because they are minimally supported by the municipality, but they do the best that they can. There is a good selection of books in English and Spanish, and even some in German, French... The library has a lot of...More

Thank girlonthemove300
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

Great stop for the reader. excellent selection of english books. And a healthy selection of used books for sale if you like me are headed to the beach. The deposit is a deposit but "come on" leave it as donation for a great service!!

1  Thank Natalie M
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Reviewed 14 October 2012

So nice to see this well run center helping the local youth. Well worth a donation to keep the place running.

2  Thank isyc99
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Reviewed 11 October 2012

locally sponsored and run, it is nice to see publicly accessible establishments that cater to locals and learning at the same time. The library is conducive to reading, learning, exploring.

1  Thank Sean M
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Reviewed 24 September 2012

We live in Quepos but stop by a every couple weeks to change books. Liana is so accommodating and will come over even after hours because she knows we aren't from the area. it was something I loved to do as a child and now...More

1  Thank machitos_mum
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