Wat Damnak Center for Khmer studies library – A library in a Buddhist oasis

Written by Rut Costa Fornaguera For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ Located at the east side of the river Siem Reap in Cambodia, Wat Damnak is a peaceful Khmer microcosmos. It houses the largest pagoda in downtown, a primary school, two charities, a sewing academy for young local women and the…

Cheongun Literature Library – a mix of modern and traditional

Cheongun Literature Library (청운문학도서관), Seoul, South Korea Written by Nicole Almanza For how to contribute to Library Planet look here:  https://libraryplanet.net/contribute/ A mix of modern special library and Korean traditional Hanok architecture. In the Spring of 2018, while interning abroad in Seoul, Korea, a friend and I visited the Cheongun Literature Library. We arrived at…