Pinned! 6 Libraries in Bangkok, book lovers should not miss!

The library is recommended for anyone who feels bored or lonely and would like to go outside but still want peace and no crowded people. Nowadays, libraries do not have a place for reading only but also a cafe zone and a relaxing zone. You can watch a movie, listen to music or work as if you work from home but in a different place. Today, ACU PAY would like to introduce 6 libraries in Bangkok that book lovers should not miss. Let’s start!

1. Lumpini Discovery Learning Library

Lumpini Discovery Learning Library is decorated with modern interior decoration. There are information search services using information technology systems, the Internet, online encyclopedias, and various books and activities to promote reading for interested people to join continuously

How to go: MRT Silom Station

Open: On Tuesday to Saturday from 08.30 am. to 07.30 pm. and on Sunday from 09.00 am. to 07.00 pm.

2. Siam Society Library

Siam Society Library is considered one of the oldest libraries in Bangkok. It has been built since the reign of King Rama V as a place to store publications, academic books, ancient maps, photographs, and rare books from around the world.

How to go: MRT Chaloem Ratchamongkhon Station

        Bus 136, 185, 2, 40 Air-conditioned bus and 48 Air-conditioned bus

Open: On Tuesday to Saturday from 09.00 am. to 07.00 pm. (Closed on Sunday, Monday and holidays)

3. National Library of Thailand

The National Library is more than 400 years old. This is a 5-story Thai-style architectural building with an area of approximately 17 rai, located on Samsen Road, Dusit District. The National Library is an organization that collects, preserves and conserves national intellectual property, science, arts, and culture in the form of documents such as publications, audio media, electronic media, and ancient documents.

How to go: MRT Chaloem Ratchamongkhon Station

        Bus 3, 30, 305, 505, 516, 64 and 9

Open: On Monday to Friday from 09.00 am. to 06.00 pm. and on Weekends from 09.00 am. to 07.00 pm.

4. TCDC Resource Center

Thailand Creative & Design Center or TCDC, Thailand’s largest design research center, has an area service of five floors. This library promotes creativity in various sources of knowledge and inspiration for research. Library space has more than 70,000 books on design and 170 exhibitions and performances.

How to go: BTS Saphan Taksin Station Exit 3

         MRT Hua Lamphong Station Exit 1

         Bus 1 and 75

Open: On Tuesday to Sunday from 10.30 am to 07.00 pm. and closed on Monday

5. Bangkok City Library

Bangkok City Library is a bright yellow contemporary building in Art Deco style. Inside the library, the ceiling is clear and the space is arranged in proportion. The 4-storey building offers a wide range of services including exhibitions, movie screening rooms, disabled zones, conference rooms and children’s zones.

How to go: Taxi, Ratchadamnoen Road, Khok Wua Intersection

        Bus 15, 44, 159 and 511

Open: On Tuesday to Saturday from 08.00 am. to 09.00 pm. and on Sunday from 09.00 am. to 10.00 pm. (Closed on Monday and holidays)

6. AIS Design Centra

A collection of books on design that are difficult to find. There is room to work, a meeting room for rent, and a studio for photography. Also, an event and Knowledge session which is also available for members to participate in. There will be an expense in the form of an annual subscription fee.

How to go: BTS Prompong Station

Open: Daily from 10.30 am. to 09.00 pm.

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