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Why a children’s library in Cusco, Peru...

Though many places throughout the world have wonderful public libraries with a children’s reading room, they basically don’t exist here. In Peru and in Cusco, there are municipal libraries that cater to adults with some reference books, newspapers, magazines, and documents; and don’t welcome, due to the material that they have, children.

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Lima is home to several bookstore chains. In Cusco there are exactly two small quality bookstores where the library purchases most of its books. The prices of these books, though reasonable, are out of reach to the majority of the Cusco population. The only other option for books in Cusco are the multitude of other bookstands that sell for the most part abridged, pirated, low quality books with