Library details: Biblioteca Regional M Vargas-Llosa is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Gobierno Regional de Arequipa (view map) . The collection of the library contains 10,000 volumes. The library serves a population of 850,000 residents .
Other Info: This library is planned to be the first in a Regional Library System, also the first in any Peruvian region. Doors opened in March 22, 2011. There will be three city libraries in metropolitan Arequipa city, plus 8 other de-centralized libraries, one in each province capital of Arequipa department. Other than Arequipa city, Arequipa department has 8 additional provinces. There will be plain Internet connection and services, and it is said that the total investment is near US $ 11 millions (S/. 30 million nuevos soles in local currency). No information is available about the execution time set for the ambitious project. More information can be available through the Arequipa Regional Government Web site (www.regionarequipa.gob.pe). They are in fb, but do not have a Web site, nor an OPAC.
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Administration: The director of the library is Mario R Arce-Espinoza .
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Record History: This listing was created on Sep 17, 2011 and was last modified on Jun 28, 2017.
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