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Oaxaca Lending Library

Calle Pino Suarez 519, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 518 7077
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Bookie !!

Large library with over 30,000 English language books, you can join for 200 pesos - and get emails... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2017
Mimi S
Oaxaca Lending Library (O.L.L.): great resources and place to relax

The Oaxaca Lending Library is a great resource as well as a place to read and relax. The staff... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Arcata, California
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Calle Pino Suarez 519, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
+52 951 518 7077
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

Large library with over 30,000 English language books, you can join for 200 pesos - and get emails all year long, even when back home. Keeps me connected with what is going on, and there are many opportunities to volunteer in the city of Oaxaca....More

Thank Mimi S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The Oaxaca Lending Library is a great resource as well as a place to read and relax. The staff, volunteers, and bulletin boards were very helpful on providing information on what was going on in the city. There is a small café that sells coffee,...More

Thank griggs2000
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A wonderful English speaking lending library, bookstore, second hand books, many spaces to get together, have lessons in Spanish in downtown Oaxaca. They organize expert lectures on the surrounding archeological sights, they take well organized hikes in the surrounding hills and they acquaint you with...More

Thank marlisc2015
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The OLL offers not only rooms full of English and Spanish books, interesting classes on everything your can possibly imagine, but also lectures, and various events scheduled almost every day, and information on 'everything Oaxaca'. Also available for a fee are fascinating trips into the...More

Thank ginsengNewYork
Reviewed 28 February 2017

I did not do as much as I had hoped at the OLL, but believe me, there was a lot to do. I heard a great lecture and saw a wonderful film. Sorry I missed some of the tours. Nice folks, too. If you go,...More

Thank gringa04915
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This library is a source of information about Oaxaca from the American point of view in ENGLISH! Activities include tours of Oaxaca homes, historical review of architecture, Mezcal tasting, films and history,

Reviewed 13 February 2017

Check out the website for OLL. Hikes, lectures, movies in Oaxaca are listed. Attended a lecture, a movie and took the tour to Mitla through the OLL.

Thank robertlC3192JB
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Great source of information of things happening in oaxaca cannot dispute that but seems to run by old parochial north americans/canadians like in merida who although informative are a tight knit group and regard outsiders a bit warily in my experience they know everything and...More

2  Thank youngalistai
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We didn't check out books or go on the walks, which we heard were fabulous. We did participate in the language exchange on Saturday, which made us feel like we were giving at least a little something back to the community.

Thank djsarver
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We did not go here, but we heard great things about it form other travelers. A good resource about the city.

Thank docBoulder
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4 February 2015|
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Response from tomshiff | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't believe there are any other English lending libraries in the towns or villages outside of Oaxaca city. That being said, I believe you can borrow books for either 2 or 3 weeks at a time from OLL so maybe that will... More