Wishlisted by Matt Mayer
Set in a lovely old building this is probably the best english language library in Bangkok!
Open today: 09:30-17:00
Opening hoursHolidays may affect opening times
195 Thanon Surawong, Khwaeng Suriya Wong, Khet Bang Rak, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10500, Thailand
9 months ago
For the avid reader, Neilson Hays Library dates back to 1896 and boasts the oldest and biggest English collection in Bangkok, including rare books galore. The neoclassical British-style mansion it's located in has been denominated a historical building, and is simply gorgeous. The interior offers plenty of reading nooks for adults and children alike and a rotating art exhibition. A connected glass building houses the Garden Cafe and Gallery, where you can enjoy coffee and snacks amidst a lush and quiet garden that will make you forget all about the hustle and bustle of the city.
3 days ago
Located inside the Singapore Sports Hub, this library is dedicated to aspiring and professional athletes. It strives to engage more people in the world of sports through its wide array of prints, audiovisuals, and electronic learning materials. From genres like sports and recreation to training and coaching, there are so many resources for sports enthusiasts to enjoy. Make sure to also visit the Sports Hub Library's life-sized chess set and snap a photo for a cute souvenir!
3 days ago
Jurong Regional Library champions the youth through Verging All Teens (VAT). It's a section dedicated to young adults where they can read countless books, socialize, and organize their own live gigs. Jurong Regional Library boasts a collection of over 400,000 literary works and a large seating capacity that can accommodate up to 800 guests. Visiting parents can also take advantage of the library's advisory and information assistance to know the best books their kids can read.
3 days ago
This book sanctuary has been featured in countless publications and Instagram posts for its innovative structure. The colorful pods seen protruding on Bishan Public Library's front give visitors exclusive reading areas while inside. Kids can also have a fun time with their parents at Play@Library where activities are held every Tuesday and Sunday. Bishan Public Library has five levels where readers can discover a plethora of titles from adult fiction to travel guides, and business or baby books.
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