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Oaxaca Lending Library

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Address: Calle Pino Suarez 519, Oaxaca 68000, Mexico
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+52 951 518 7077
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English in Oaxaca

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 disregard anyone else.

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Alameda, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 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.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Oaxaca
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Like many expats, I live in Oaxaca thanks to the Oaxaca Lending Library. It is 50 years old this year and keeps getting better. My favorite activity is Intercambio which is free 10-12 every Saturday. Mexicans are paired with English speakers for an hour in both languages. It's the best way to polish your Spanish. There is also a children's... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We came to Oaxaca for the month of July with our three year old and were happy to find the Oaxaca Lending Library. It is well located and has a huge selection of books in English and Spanish. We paid 180 pesos and joined for one month. Just about every two days, one of us went with our three year... More 

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Oaxaca, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

If you are looking for a place to get English books in Oaxaca, this is the place. Near Paseo el Llano, Oaxaca´s Lending Library has been open for more than 50 years, and is a place where the English speaking community frequently goes.

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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016

For English-speaking visitors to Oaxaca, a stop here - early in your visit - can be very helpful. The volunteers are knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the City. We purchased a map of bus routes and other tips about getting around in Oaxaca that we found most useful during our 8 days there. And, of course, for anyone staying longer, the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Find out what is going on in the Expat community and around town with a visit to this resource, celebrating over 50 years of service. As informal as you see in the photo, there is a small cantina, bulletin boards of events, and helpful folk happy to sit and share their experiences. A treasure past mere tourism and a true... More 

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