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OLL Mission Statement

Our mission is to be a living library and cultural center serving the English speaking community in Oaxaca while supporting and encouraging an interest in reading in the bilingual and Spanish speaking community of all ages. As such, we assist patrons and visitors in their pursuit of information, education, entertainment, and cultural understanding.


Sunday. January 31, 2021

10AM to 2PM


Callejón de Hidalgo 122, Centro, Oaxaca, 68000

The QR code gives you a link for the address, or CLICK here


To avoid crowding (both while shopping and waiting to shop) you must reserve your 20 minute shopping window with Elvira, by calling or via WhatsApp at 951 431 1454

More Shopping Details

Due to COVID and construction at the OLL, things are a little different this year.

There will be two sections to the Bazaar - a general "Buy the Bag" section, followed by a Large and Specialty Item section. Your reserved time allows you a maximum of 20 minutes in the general Bazaar Grounds, and the remainder (up to 20 minutes) in the Large and Specialty Item section. 

Bags will be sold at the entrance to the event upon check-in. 


All COVID sanitary protocols (face covering at all times while shopping, temperature on entry less than 37.4, shoe sanitization and hand gel) will be in place.


Donations (all items in good, clean condition. Small, working, sellable electronics are OK) will be accepted at Tanya's house, Callejón de Hidalgo 122, Centro, Oaxaca, 68000, according to the following schedule: 


  • Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9 AM to 3 PM until January 29th. 

  • By Appointment for alternative days or to arrange pick-up, call or WhatsApp Tanya at 951.287.4288 


11-14 people for the day of the Bazaar for the following roles

  • 2 COVID procedure managers at entrance 

  • 2 Sales/Cashier at entrance 

  • 6 floaters (1-2 per each level, carrying hand sanitizer and bags for people who want to buy a bag or swap up/down)

  • 2 Exit Managers 

  • 2-4 Specialty Boutique & Large Item Managers 


Contact Christine for volunteering:

Pino Suarez 519

Oaxaca, Oax. Mexico 68000

(951) 518-7077

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