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Public Library (Biblioteca Publica)

Avenida Insurgentes 15 | entre calle Hidalgo y Hernández Macias, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 0293
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Very nice with a cute cafe!

Great place to find books in either Spanish or English! There is also a cute cafe outside the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dori O
via mobile
Fun Visit

Great place for expats to hang out. They have a library section of books written in English. There... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenda R
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Run by volunteers, this library is the second largest bilingual library in Mexico.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“garden tour” (34 reviews)
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“santa ana” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Avenida Insurgentes 15 | entre calle Hidalgo y Hernández Macias, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
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+52 415 152 0293
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to find books in either Spanish or English! There is also a cute cafe outside the Library where you can get a nice Cappuccino!

Thank Dori O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for expats to hang out. They have a library section of books written in English. There is always something going on here. We wanted to be there for salsa lessons, but next time.

Thank Glenda R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get the Friday paper and see what's happening at or via the library. We took a Hacinda tour, listened to gypsy music one night, shooed at the gift shop for cards and gifts and had delicious breakfast! Great source for tours and fun!

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a special library, with lots of activities and a pretty darn decent collection of books in both English and Spanish. Mexico doesn't place a premium on libraries or reading, so to those of us who do, it's really a valuable place.

Thank GypsyGitanoAtHeart
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it's so rewarding that with financial difficulties but local involvement the interesting and fun to wander around library is something "outside the box" they have a cafe if you want a snack or ... they have a unique and fun to look at gift shop...More

Thank cosmiced
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful building has a shop front with ceiling murals that our stunning. The library is well maintained and houses many interesting and old books. Well worth a visit whilst in SMA. Has a small coffee shop attached and a cooling interior awaits away from...More

Thank Hobie1canobie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across a darling courtyard with volunteers making crafts and teaching English/ Spanish lessons at the Library. Also... cleanest Ladies's room in the Artisan market area for 5 pesos !!

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A must see visit while in San Miguel. Sit under the shade of a tree with your computer and free wifi or browse the stacks of books. The Cafe Santa Ana is a great place to sit and people watch and check out the entertainment...More

Thank jakartamoon
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Beautiful library with lots of " things" happening. The library room we were in,was the most beautiful mural and the walls and ceiling.

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

We were exploring the area when we came upon the Public Library. We walked around but I didn't see that it was that unusual. The rooms were small and it had an outdoor feel to it. It was hot the day we walked around so...More

Thank DianneCGraham
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Deborah P
4 May 2017|
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Response from rob77ohio | Reviewed this property |
Home tours are available as posted at the library. Hope that you can take one!
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Carol K
4 September 2016|
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Response from Patty04 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol, Apologies for not replying until now. I appreciate your generous offer but unfortunately I'm too late. I hope you enjoyed your time in San Miguel. Patty
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