If you suspect you have COVID-19, call UIES (Unidad de Inteligencia Epidemiológica y Sanitaria) at 01 800 00 44 800.
OLL Temporarily Closed
See the new "Library in Place" Page for Online Resources
The OLL, the Community & COVID-19
Updated March 20, 2020
The Oaxaca Lending Library will be closed to patrons as of 7 pm Wednesday March 18 and continuing indefinitely.
The Board of Directors will meet virtually and frequently to make appropriate decisions going forward. Staff will be paid throughout this period.
Late fees are suspended if you cannot return items you have now
You can return materials via the drop box slot in the Pino Suárez gate
Please do return books – especially if you are leaving the country
Do not order items to be delivered to the OLL. If you already ordered something, please track its progress and send an email to the OLL stating when you expect it to be delivered. We will try to have someone there to accept it.
Please check the OLL website and/or the Friends of the Oaxaca Lending Library Facebook page periodically for updates.
Send any suggestions and comments to email@example.com
Please remember to check on friends and neighbors. Talk to each other via phone/Skype/WhatsApp phone/etc. We are a close-knit community and need to support each other as best we can. Stay and healthy. As my mom always said, “This too shall pass.”
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.