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Daytime Activities

Library Programs and Activities are general held on the 2nd floor terrace of the Library. A donation of 20 peso per person in encouraged for daytime activities with the exception of the Intercambios and Welcome to Oaxaca which are FREE activities.


Intercambios, or language exchange, is a method for English and Spanish speakers to practice their language skills in their non-native language. It's an excellent way to learn more about each other in the process! These are both FREE activities

In-person (Saturday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Held on the Bertelli Pavilion. Mask use is encouraged but currently not required.

Zoom (Tuesdays from 6 - 8 p.m.)

Use the Newsletter link. Fill in your details. Check Zoom Intercambio and other areas of interest.

Already a Newsletter subscriber? In your last newsletter look for the update your preferences. Click that. You will receive an email to add Zoom Intercambio to your regular mailings. 

Intercambio on the Bertelli pavillion, photo provided by Doug Long

Jóvenes Adelante

Jóvenes Mas Adelante, for youth aged 12 to 17.  Every Saturday from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.  Intermediate English lessons, including grammar, writing, and reading. Participants have the right to a free membership to the OLL, with a view to promoting reading. Re-Starting 4, Feb. 2023


¡Niños Adelante!

Saturday mornings from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM we welcome children ages 5 to 10.  Parents of children are welcome.  The program teaches English to children through songs & games. It remains free to children and all children continue to receive a free library membership.


Welcome to Oaxaca

Are you new to Oaxaca and looking to learn more about this wonderful city? Or maybe you've been here for some time and have questions. This free, hour-long question-and-answer session is valuable for tourists, long-term visitors, and those who are considering a move to Oaxaca. This is a FREE activity, open to all, no registration required

Held weekly on Mondays at 11am to12 pm

Hola sign via Unsplash

Crear y Compartir

Held weekly on Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Crear y Compartir (formerly "Stitch n' Bitch") is a weekly needle-arts group formed to give people an opportunity to knit, crochet, embroider, and kibbitz.

Bring your own handiwork, socialize, and trade skills. Many of us make garments  for the HatsandScarves Campokids Project, designed to bring warm clothing to children across Oaxaca state. If needed, yarn is provided.

A 20 peso per person donation to the OLL is encouraged

Yarned and darned via Unsplash

For these groups activities and others—such as Bridge and Mexican Train Dominoes—check the full OLL calendar for dates/times.

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