The first“book city” in Binh Dương Province’s Thuan An Town (Photo: pnc.com.vn )
 
Binh Duong (VNA) - The first “book city” in the country opened on in Thuan An town in the southern province of Binh Duong on June 1.

The book city, which covers 3,000 square metres with capacity for 50,000 books and 1,000 music discs, is located on the ground floor of Aeon Mall Binh Duong Canary on Binh Duong Boulevard.

It was launched by Phuong Nam Corp (PNC) at a total cost of 50 billion VND (2.2 million USD).

The book city targets readers aged 18-35 as well as children. It offers children’s books, learning aids and playgrounds.

Nearly 200 suppliers throughout the country provide goods to the book city, as well as 70 distributors of foreign-language books and 150 stationery brands.

The book city includes a bookstore, stationery shop, coffee shop, children’s entertainment area, multimedia recreation area, creative rest area and a reading area.

At the entrance of the book city, there is an online panel where visitors can search for book titles and stores. -VNA