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An Interesting Library

I did not go inside as the Library was closed on Sunday. But I walked around it and found that the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Shahul Hameed S
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
My Children have a good time here

The building architecture is unique, just like a book that is open and ready to read. My children... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Togu T
Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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Jl. Jenderal Sudirman no. 462, Pekanbaru, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did not go inside as the Library was closed on Sunday. But I walked around it and found that the architecture of this Library is really amazing. Check the opening time If you wanted to go inside.

Thank Shahul Hameed S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The building architecture is unique, just like a book that is open and ready to read. My children have a good time here since it has multimedia edutainment and a good collection of books of course

1  Thank Togu T
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The architecture is very cool, always love to see in whenever we drive around the city. Visited once, its a big place, lots of books and they do hv so many PC with internet connections. Things need to improve is the variety of book need...More

Thank SashaSirait
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This is a library that looks like an open book. The outside also features lots of reliefs depicting Indonesian culture and history. Inside it's a busy library with computers as well as books. On the top floor there's an exhibit explaining the oil industry's impact...More

Thank SkSogang
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Everything in this building wowed me so much, from its book collection to its interior decor, it looks very amazing amd comfortable for people to spend hours reading literatures.

Thank Ina M
Reviewed 9 March 2016

This building captures the eye immediately from afar as it's shaped like an open book. It's a sight to behold. Inside the building, it's a typical library building, nothing much for the person who cannot read Bahasa Indonesia.

Thank ErnieJurong
Reviewed 6 January 2016

Soeman Hs library is allegedly biggest library in Indonesia, though the collection of the book still poor. It provide visitor many range of books from fiction, non fiction, history, melayu old folklore, thesis, and some more. It's free for visitor to read the books. But,...More

1  Thank Abe_Latif91
Reviewed 4 December 2015

a cozy place to learn much thing. all the building cooling by AC. at the center of the city this library is easy to reach. come and enjooy the Library ^^

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

While I moved out of Indonesia six years ago, this library was a new fledgling and now I return back after six years to find this place has turned into an education hub! Plenty of books, students buzzing around and as usual girls out-numbering boys...More

1  Thank VAS1586
Reviewed 13 June 2015

The building is big and prettily designed. I think it is the best library building in Indonesia. However some rooms were not occupied accordingly. Parking areas were narrow, some cars were parked on the left side of the roads near the building.

Thank RajaBambang
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