1. Bullet  Recently added Books & DVDs are listed on OLL’s online library catalog page

  2. Bullet  Books and DVDs for Book Salons

  3. Bullet  Links to Newspapers, Magazines, Book Reviews, and other Oaxaca libraries

  4. Bullet  Free Emergency Contact Information [pdf] form

  5. Bullet  Friends of Oaxaca Lending Library on Facebook

  6. Bullet  Libros Para Pueblos

  7. Bullet  Margie Barclay’s Oaxaca Calendar of Events


Current Wish List

We take all donations but also have a wish list.  Please let us know if you can donate any of the following:


  1. Bullet  Holy Orders by Benjamin Black

  2. Bullet  Vengeance by Benjamin Black

  3. Bullet  One Act of Evil by Elizabeth George


  1. Bullet  We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo

  2. Bullet  The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

  3. Bullet  A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki 

  4. Bullet  The Testament of Mary by Colm Tóibín 

  5. Bullet  The Guts by Roddy Doyle

  6. Bullet  Herzog by Saul Bellows


  1. Bullet  The Internal Enemy by Alan Taylor

  2. Bullet  Going Clear by Lawrence Wright

  3. Bullet  Organic: A Journalist’s Guide to Discovering the Truth Behind Food Labeling by Peter Laufer

  4. Bullet  Capital in the 21st Century by Thomas Piketty

  5. Bullet  A Perfect Red: Empire, Espionage, and the Quest for the Color of Desire by Amy Butler Greenfield

Email or call the OLL (at the above phone number) for more information and to offer your assistance.

¡Muchas gracias!


Upcoming OLL activities...

Pino Suarez 519a

Oaxaca, Oax. Mexico 68000a

(951) 518-7077a

library [at] oaxlibrary.orga

Open Mon - Fri  10 - 2 & 4 - 7  |  Saturdays 10 - 1a Closed Sundays and National Holidaysa


Bienvenidos ~ Welcome

Magazines at the OLL!!!

OLL may well have the most varied collection of current and near current magazines south of the Rio Bravo. Several, are full year runs:  National Geographic en Español, The New Yorker, The Economist, Popular Mechanics, and the recently donated, Wild Fiber — about which donor Rebecca Severeide says: “If you wanderlust and fiber envy this is the magazine for you. Each issue highlights (with text and drop dead beautiful photos) an exotic place and people who raise fiber.” 

Monthly at the OLL...

“Share the Kitty” Raffle

½ the “Kitty” goes to the library and the other ½ goes to the winner!!!

Tickets sold in the following amounts:

  1. Bullet  10 pesos for 1 ticket

  2. Bullet  50 pesos for 6 tickets

  3. Bullet  100 pesos for 12 tickets

Purchase your raffle tickets at the OLL front desk. The more tickets you purchase the greater your chance of winning.  No limit on how many or how often you purchase tickets.  Groups can purchase tickets together.  Winning ticket drawn on the last Monday of the month at 12:30 PM.  Winner need not be present to win and will be notified within 2 days after the drawing.

Call for Entries

OLL will be publishing a cookbook in time for the holiday season.  Oaxaca has some great cooks and many foodies.  We encourage you to be apart of this fun project.  Please send in your favorite recipes to Denise Galipeau, who will be heading up this project: deniseinoaxaca [at] gmail.com

Questions? Concerns?? Ideas???

There is now a Board Member present at the OLL, Monday through Friday (usually from 10 AM to 1 PM), to listen to member concerns, suggestions, and dreams for our future.

New books shelf

& carriers wanted!

We have had several new books added to our collection.  Check out the new book shelf behind the circulation desk!  If you are going to the US and can bring back a book or two on our wish list (see “Current Wish List” on lower left of this page), please contact Rebecca Severeide (rsevereide [at] pobox.com).  Donations always accepted. 

At the OLL...

Annual July Book Sale

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM on:

Fri. July 18 & Mon. July 21

Fri. July 25 & Mon. July 28

Books 20 pesos each or 6 books for 100 pesos; DVDs only 5 pesos.  And be sure to check out our selection of FREE books.

Needed:  Cafe Barista

We need a Cafe Barista to cover Wednesdays from now until September 3rd and Thursdays from September 4 until mid October, when the winter guests arrive to take over.


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Telephone:  (951) 518 7077 | Email: library [at] oaxlibrary.org

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