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Taipei Public Library - Beitou Branch (台北市立圖書館-北投分館)

光明路251號
Beitou District, Taipei City, 11246

Taiwan

(02) 2897-7682; l11email.tpml.edu.tw

Type: Library

Web site: http://english.tpml.edu.tw/ct.asp?mp=104021&xItem=1140676&CtNode=33629

Catalog URL: http://webcat.tpml.edu.tw/uhtbin/cgisirsi/

Amenities: wifi

Description: Built in 2006, the Beitou Branch of Taipei Public Library, made largely of timber, is Taiwan's first "green" library. It is equipped with photovoltaic cells, a rainwater-capture system and large windows that help provide light and ventilation. The green building focuses on ecology, energy saving, waste reduction and health.

The English section is impressive, and a wonderful day can be had alternating between the nearby public hot springs and the beautiful and comfortable Beitou library.

It's a quick and lovely walk from the Xinbeitou MRT, and there are signposts to point the way.

No. 251, Guāngmíng Rd.

Added by: fetsch.  Contacted: Not contacted.  Venue ID: 33291

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Taipei city library Beitou branch is top model of the green building!! NICE VIDEO!
July 2008 by fetsch

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