Sure, iPads and other electronic gadgets may be more convenient to handle and lug around than physical books. For bookworms, however, nothing compares to the feel of bound paper or the thrill of turning a dog-eared page. This is why going to a library to browse through a selection of hard-bound tomes and paperbacks never loses its charm.
To the bibliophile’s delight, Bangkok has a handful of great public libraries, each one stocking an array of books that enthusiastic readers can enjoy amid a peaceful vibe. Here’s where to best sit down with a rare textbook or newly discovered novel.