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6 Jun 2018
“Spacious dedication place”
7 Apr 2018
“New refuge from the heat, coupled with relaxing environment for reading!”
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39, Ratchadamnoen Klang Road | Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant air-conditioned public building with comfortable seating and internet on Ratchadamnoen / Khaosan. Foreigners are welcome (bring your passport) to access limited facilities e.g. 40 minutes WiFi. However you can not use the library's computers or borrow books if you are not a member. You...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

If you happen in the heart of Bangkok near the Grand Palace or Khao San road, please do drop by this place. This old building was renovated by keeping its elegant design structure and interiors. There are 3 floors where each contains different style of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Amornpan S
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Housed in a wonderful restored historic building, the new Bangkok City Library (opened a year or so ago) is a great addition to the city. Clean and cool, the library offers modest collections of books and magazines, and a fabulous array of nooks and corners...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Quite and convenient not much people at the moment so seem like this place could be my working space for me. Freelancer definitely love this place

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Soh K
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

As a foreign guest, you will need a passport to register for free entry. Small collection, but lovely set up an a whole floor dedicated to young readers. Cafe, free computer access and refreshing washrooms Building style nice to see

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Pauline A
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Read about this city library before I set off to Bangkok. The library was right next to Khaosan Road. As tourists, we needed to first register with our passports at the information counter. The inside of the library was more European than Thai. It is...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

For foreigners like myself the most interesting aspects are the building itself, the magazine corner with some free English-language newspapers and the free computers. The book collection is mostly Thai and not very impressive yet. There's a small exhibition about the HM King Rama IX...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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