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Merida English Library

Opens in 24 min: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Quaint library

THis is a wonderful resource if you are in Merida. Both the books and the atmosphere are wonderful... read more

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Julie S
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Tucson, United States
HOUSE TOUR

Thank you to everyone who organizes and delivers the house tour , We Loved It!!!! And thank you to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
maryjoan2017
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Merida, Mexico
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Merida English Library is based on the model of the classic, local public library, which is the centerpiece of every community in the United States and Canada. Its mission is to provide English language materials in all formats to meet the...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Calle 53 #524 x 66 y 68 Centro, Merida 97000, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

THis is a wonderful resource if you are in Merida. Both the books and the atmosphere are wonderful. A must for english speaking residents.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Julie S
MeridaEnglishLibrary, Manager at Merida English Library, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the kind review Julie! We are so glad you enjoy the library :)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone who organizes and delivers the house tour , We Loved It!!!! And thank you to those who graciously allowed us into their beautiful homes. Highly recommended for your visit to MERIDA,

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Library volunteers are helpful in offering info about Mérida to visitors and the local expat community. Weekly house and garden tours are offered on Tuesday mornings. As well as serving as a lending library for members, MEL sells duplicate titles at very reasonable prices, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Great to find an English library - people were welcoming, and if you walk through it, there's an outside inner patio, cool and quiet. Look for the mural...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank bethanybarryvt
Reviewed March 19, 2018

This is my opinion, there are some rather cocky americans their. Steve one of the guides was really nice and knowledgeable, but the two greeters sitting at the door were poorly mannered. When asked where we were from and when we responded the man said...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Marissa Z
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We heard about colonial home tours through a relative who volunteers with the English Library so signed up for one of their fabulous tours. They take tours once a week to see refurbished old colonial homes in Merida. We had an amazing tour. The first...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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MeridaEnglishLibrary, Manager at Merida English Library, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2018

Thank you for your review, Joanna! We are so pleased you liked the House Tour so much. The volunteers that organize the tours every year put in many hours of work to find houses and make the tours run smoothly. I will pass on your...More

Reviewed March 4, 2018

Great place to meet locals....Locals, I mean expats...friendly venue to meet expats that are locals....we made LOTS of friends in this library...it also has a god selection of very good books ...

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank adrianaev
MeridaEnglishLibrary, Manager at Merida English Library, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Thanks for your kind words, we work hard to make this a welcoming space for everyone :)

Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great resource to promote Merida and to build bridges between the local and expat communities. Fantastic assortment of books!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank TheMcNomads
MeridaEnglishLibrary, Manager at Merida English Library, responded to this reviewResponded March 5, 2018

Thank you for your kind words! We are glad you enjoyed the library :)

Reviewed February 28, 2018

We came upon the Libary sheerly by accident - we crossed the street to see so e of the posters / flyers that were posted on the door. A few of them appealed to us so we went in to inquire further. We were meet...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jeanneashman
MeridaEnglishLibrary, Manager at Merida English Library, responded to this reviewResponded March 2, 2018

We are glad you had a good experience at the library, our volunteers are the heart of the organization :) Have a great trip, hope to see you here when you retire!

Reviewed February 20, 2018

You can borrow books here if you have nothing to read, but the best use of the MEL is to socialize with other gringos, many of whom are long-term Merida residents. The library volunteers organize numerous programs, including Wednesday evening lectures and a weekly house...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Ian R
MeridaEnglishLibrary, Manager at Merida English Library, responded to this reviewResponded February 23, 2018

Thanks for your kind review Ian! We work hard to provide great events for our community, thanks for helping to spread the word. Have a great day!

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Yes the English Library has AA meetings twice a week. Call for days and time. Good meetings. 👍😊
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Mary J
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Response from Francesca S | Reviewed this property |
The "First English Meeting of Merida" group of Alcoholics Anonymous was established in 1999. We offer weekly AA and Al-Anon meetings in English.
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I heard that sales of Trump piñatas have been brisk, across all of Mexico, but I have no facts on that. Otherwise I don't think I heard his name mentioned in the two weeks I was in Merida.
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