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The Biblioteca is where you go to find out what’s going on in San Miguel. They have fliers of all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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One of my favorite libraries in the world.

This place has so much to offer. There are musical events. Don't miss classical guitarist, Miguel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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Run by volunteers, this library is the second largest bilingual library in Mexico.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Avenida Insurgentes 15 | entre calle Hidalgo y Hernández Macias, San Miguel de Allende 37700, Mexico
+52 415 152 0293
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Biblioteca is where you go to find out what’s going on in San Miguel. They have fliers of all the plays,singers and other events in the city. You also buy your Home Tour tickets here. A lot of events are held here also. They...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank jijij781
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place has so much to offer. There are musical events. Don't miss classical guitarist, Miguel Omana on Tuesday and Friday evenings. He's brilliant. The courtyard cafe is charming. English and Spanish book,tours. The art and murals are wonderful.It is one of the best cultural...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

We were in search of the local paper printed only on Friday's and we stayed for lunch. Nice atmosphere and great sandwiches and coffee. enjoyed the atmosphere.

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank MelissaHouston
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

The library was a happy accident discovery when our rented air bnb turned out to be just a short walk away. What a beautiful courtyard and vibrant cultural center. Three nights during our one week stay, we walked over for an hour of music or...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank 386sharonf
Reviewed May 26, 2019

Books, movies, speakers, outings, courtyard cafe, gift shop, etc! This is the second largest English/Spanish library in Mexico. Seems like this is the meet and greet spot for a lot that happens in San Miguel.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Karen P
Reviewed May 14, 2019

The San Miguel de Allende library is a place of wonder. Located in a completely restored 18th century anex of a chruch, it consists of reading rooms, a large patio, a restaurant, a theater and a gift shop. A reading room and the gift shop...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank magofailoni
Reviewed May 2, 2019

I was in San Miguel for Feb and March and was in the library almost every day except Sundays. It is a busy spot and offers a lot to the community besides books. I purchases a library card and read about 20 books while I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Ganongdelecto
Reviewed April 14, 2019

The tienda inside the Biblioteque has a good assortment of used books in fiction and nonfiction to read. I don’t think I have ever left without 2 books to add to my home library in San Miguel.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Travelerjude
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Each week la Bibliotheca offers many activities, conferences, documentaries and movies to challenge your mind but the Biblioteca is more than that: it offers opportunities to meet people, to volunteer, to exchange ideas, to sit with a group and learn Spanish and so much more....More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Ghislaine C
Reviewed March 31, 2019

The public library is a great place to get recent books in English and Spanish. You can enjoy breakfast and lunch there most days and there is a wide range of films and lectures too.

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank myraevans1942
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July 5, 2019|
Response from Rachel S |
Hay tours por bus y caminando que no son carros. Sugiero que vaya a el centro para turismo en SMA cerca de la Parrochia San Miguel Archangel. Tambien, hay guias en frente de la iglesia y ofrecen tours para solo una... More
January 30, 2019|
Response from skboals | Reviewed this property |
We did not take the tour, but we were told that the butterfly exhibit is outstanding.