Thursday, 28 November 2013

Book Village Melaka, Malaysia.

Book Village Melaka, Malaysia.

View from the side

The Book Village Malaysia Melaka project begun on 9 April 2007 originally initiated by the Melaka State Government but its management was transferred to Hang Tuah Jaya Corporation and was officially opened to public by Datuk Seri Hj Mohd Ali Bin Mohd Rustam, Chief Minister of Melaka on 17 April 2007.

The area around the Book Village's Building
The facilities still in progress to be upgrade
The idea of setting up Book Village Malaysia Melaka was mooted by Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Sanusi Junid, the Founder Chairman of the Book Village Foundation Malaysia, and it received positive from the Datuk Seri Hj Mohd Ali Bin Mohd Rustam, Chief Minister of Melaka.Book Village Malaysia Melaka is the second of its kind after the Book Village Malaysia Langkawi and it is the 5th in Asia and the 33rd in the World. It is part of the International Organizations of Book Towns and Book Towns Movement. There are currently 15,000 books in the Book Village Malaysia Melaka.A book village is a small rural area, usually town or village.
The view from the front of Book Village
The objective of Book Village Foundation Malaysia is to promote, establish and manage in Malaysia a Book Village by means of which the public of large and book lovers in particular may have access to new and second hand book, reference and reading materials for the purpose of acquiring knowledge. Currently, Book Village at Melaka is under renovation for the upstair of the building. But user still can come here to study or get any reading materials.

The view in the book village's building
The Book Village Melaka location at Ayer Keroh Melaka near at Taman Botanical Ayer Keroh Melaka and Melaka Wonderland beside that Book Village Melaka is the second book village that have been in Malaysia after Book Village Langkawi.  At the Book Village Melaka student can see any kind different book that have been exhibit. Visitor also can buy and read book at the Book Village Melaka. 
The second level still in reconstruction

Kampung Buku Malaysia Melaka

Taman Botanikal Melaka

Hang Tuah Jaya
Lebuh Ayer Keroh
75450 Melaka
Tel : +606- 251 9181
Fax : +606 – 251 9182
Website :
facebook: Kampung Buku

Melaka Book Village Malaysia operates as follows :

Tuesday to Thursday

9.00 am – 5.00pm


9.00 am – 12.30 pm

Saturday to Sunday

9.00 am – 6.00 pm

Monday – Closed
Entrance Fee : Free

1.Norhidayatul Amira Bt Othaman
2.Noor Amira Bt Azmi
3.Wan Nor Azian Bt Wan Abdullah
4.Nor Irma Idayu Bt Che Lamaluding

1. Siti Aminah Bt Bebakar
2. Nur Afiqah Bt Md Bahman

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