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Los Mangos Library - Puerto Vallarta

The much beloved Los Mangos Library is more than just a place to borrow a good read; it’s a major center of arts and culture in Puerto Vallarta.

Located in the Los Mangos neighborhood, so named for the beautiful native mango trees that grow there, the Los Mangos Library, or biblioteca as it is called in Spanish, is an important part of the cultural scene of the city.  The library was the dream of the Pro Biblioteca de Vallarta association who started working to raise funds for the building in 1992.  In 1996, the Los Mangos Library opened its doors with 6000 volumes on the shelves.  17 years later, the library now houses 27 000 books in English and Spanish and serves over 200 users per day.

But more than just books, the library is a community center offering classes and services including:

· Guitar and piano lessons

· Flamenco, traditional and ballet dance classes

· Wifi workstations

· Film club

· Art exhibitions

· Saturday SPCA pet adoptions

· Children’s center

On January 25th starting at 6:00pm, the Los Mangos Library will host its annual auction to raise funds, featuring a liveauction, silent auction, raffles, food, drink and entertainment.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to support and explore this cultural heart of Puerto Vallarta.

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

For more information about the Los Mangos Library or other cultural institutions in Banderas Bay, visit your Luxury Beach concierge.

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