I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library. I ransack public libraries, and find them of sunken treasure. The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library. What is more important in a library than anything else
 
Events at the Merida English Library

I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.

- Jorge Luis Borges

Merida English Library in Merida Yucatan Mexico

I ransack public libraries, and find them of sunken treasure.

- Virginia Woolf

Merida English Library in Merida Yucatan Mexico

The only thing that you absolutely have to know is the location of the library.

- Albert Einstein

Wine tasting at the Merida English Library

What is more important in a library than anything else… is the fact that it exists.

- Archibauld MacLeish

art at the Merida English Library

MEL has Art!

September 7, 2014

The work of local artists is on exhibit in the library! A show by Joel Rios and David Reed is being hung this week and there will be a new show every 6 weeks or so. Prior to the February 2015 “MEL Artists Studios Tour”, there will also be a group show for those artists […]

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Thank You!!

September 7, 2014

The Merida English Library held three wine tasting events this summer, each one at a different art gallery. Each one was beautiful and featured a great assortment of art, and we want to thank them for their help…

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50 books to read before you die list

Coming to Merida? Bring Books!

September 7, 2014

The Merida English Library is interested in acquiring new and important books. We found a list of 50 books to read before you die, and found that the library was missing a few. Which ones have you read? And can you bring one of them with you when you come to Merida this year? Read the list…

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Merida English Library donors

Couple Nurtures MEL with Sustainable Donation

September 7, 2014

If you have come to the Merida English Library, you have probably seen the plants for sale. This couple carries on a tradition by donating plants to the Merida English Library…

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New MEL Administrator announced

Announcing the New MEL Administrator

September 7, 2014

After a long and thorough search, the Board of Directors has finally reached a conclusion. The name of the new Merida English Library Administrator has been announced…

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INdependence day in Merida

Library Closed September 15

September 3, 2014

In honor of Mexico’s Independence Day (September 16), the Merida English Library will be closed that day. Also, there will be no Conversaciones that night at the library. On this day in Mexico, the country celebrates the country’s independence from Spain. Join the children and others in the city in the Plaza Grande at about 10 […]

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MEL House and Garden Tours in Merida Yucatan

House & Garden Tours Start Date Announced

September 2, 2014

Probably the most popular program put on by the Merida English Library are the Merida House & Garden Tours. For years, the Merida English Library has had the pleasure of introducing visitors and residents alike to the beautiful variety of homes and gardens in the downtown Merida historic centro. The MEL House & Garden Tours […]

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Merida English Library

New MEL Administrator: Coming Soon!

August 30, 2014

After much discussion and evaluation, the Board of MEL has found a worthy candidate for the job of Merida English Library administrator…

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Calle 53 #524 x66 y68, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico
(999) 924-8401
meridaenglishlibrary.acboard@gmail.com
Hours of Operation - From September 1 2014
Open Monday - Friday: 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Open Monday Evenings - 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Open Saturdays - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Closed Sundays
Library closed September 15

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Upcoming Events

  1. AA Meeting: Discussion

    September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. MEL Night

    September 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. Conversaciones con Amigos

    September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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New Books!

  • Annabel by Kathleen
  • Command and Control:
  • The Other Normals by
  • Mozart's Women: His

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