Open Book

Attraction Street 240 Phom Penh, Cambodia Published on: 13-11-2015

3 hours 30 mins
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
01:00 PM
04:30 PM
Second-time visit
Attraction
Family
Historic
Must see
Kids
Free
0.00 USD

Open Book is good for

Good for family with kids Family with kids Good
Good for senior Senior Good
Good for couple Couple Good
Good for solo Solo Good
Good for group Group Good
  • Highly recommended by fellow travellers.
Open Book is a small volunteer library with a reading room.Open Book caters to readers in an impressive range of languages; English, French, Khmer and Japanese are the most common.

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Why Open Book is special ?

Open Book is a small volunteer library with a reading room, the NGO’s mission is to promote the pleasure of reading and offer a place were people in varies ages and cultures can come together.


Open Book caters to readers in an impressive range of languages; English, French, Khmer and Japanese are the most common. They also stock books in Korean, Chinese, Russian and Spanish to name a few. Books are colour-coded by language and displayed on bookshelves Tin himself has made.


The reading room is a perfect refuge on rainy afternoon. Volunteers, mostly high school and university students keen to practice their English or French, are on hand to read stories to your children, or you are welcome to read to them yourself.


As well as books, there are puzzles, blocks and educational games to keep the kids occupied while you browse Open Book’s small library. Lifetime membership is USD$15.


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What to explore at Open Book?

This is essentially a library where you can drop in to read a variety of books in French or English. Also has a fair selection of Cambodia-themed children's books for sale.

the Open Book

Reading room seeks to foster a love of reading, making it fun and interesting.

World maps and alphabet posters adorn the walls, and puzzles are scattered among the spines of classic children's titles.

At a Thursday afternoon reading session, about 20 children - ranging from 2 to 14 years - arranged themselves on a mat.

How to get to Open Book?

It takes 35 mins driving from Phnom Penh International Airport.

Selling points

  • Heaven for book lovers
  • Good place for kid's development
  • Good place for all ages
  • Quite and good library
  • Lots of good things
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  • You should keep quite atmosphere to avoid bothering other people.
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  • You should bring plenty of cash in case you want to buy some books or make donation.
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  • It is located at 41Eo Street 240 (Oknha Chhun)Chey Chumneas CommuneDaun Penh District.
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