MEL is Closed for Our Expansion Project Until Fall
 

MEL is Closed for Our Expansion Project Until Fall

Dear members of MEL and the community, The Merida English Library has officially closed to the public in order to begin our much awaited expansion project! Although the Library will not be accesible to the public during the next few months of construction, we would like to urge our members to keep their eyes on […]

“I came, I saw, I left you a library” by Elizabeth Dunkel, Founder of the Merida English Library

Below is a letter written by Elizabeth Dunkel, founder of the Merida English Library, in light of her departure from Merida. We cannot thank Elizabeth enough for the legacy she has left in our care.  I came, I saw, I left you a library. by Elizabeth Dunkel, Founder of the Merida English Library Take good […]

MEL is Closed for Our Expansion Project Until Fall

June 4, 2019

Dear members of MEL and the community, The Merida English Library has officially closed to the public in order to begin our much awaited expansion project! Although the Library will not be accesible to the public during the next few months of construction, we would like to urge our members to keep their eyes on […]

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“I came, I saw, I left you a library” by Elizabeth Dunkel, Founder of the Merida English Library

April 16, 2019

Below is a letter written by Elizabeth Dunkel, founder of the Merida English Library, in light of her departure from Merida. We cannot thank Elizabeth enough for the legacy she has left in our care.  I came, I saw, I left you a library. by Elizabeth Dunkel, Founder of the Merida English Library Take good […]

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Donate Your Books to MEL Before Heading Home!

March 26, 2019

Heading north for a few months after a Merida winter of warmth and reading? The Merida English Library wants to help make your luggage a little lighter and is happily accepting donations of books you read during your time in Merida this year!

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Cookies with the Consul

March 19, 2019

On Thursday March 21st from 5PM to 6PM MEL will be hosting a special event with U.S. Consul General, Courtney Beale! She will be speaking about services available to U.S. Citizens who are visiting or residing in Merida and sharing some delicious cookies!

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Santa Ana Gallery Tour – Last of the Season

March 19, 2019

Join us on March 22nd for the last Santa Ana Gallery Tour of the season!

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Wednesday Lecture for March 20th

March 15, 2019

Join us for our last Wednesday Lecture of the season on March 20th at 7 PM. This time we’ll be presenting Mayan Herbal Medicine: Alive and Well by Sra. Anselma Chalé and Shaman Bacilio Cue with translator Rodolfo Puch. See you there!

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Sponsor Spotlight: Carlos Betancourt

March 7, 2019

Thank you to Carlos Betancourt for his generous support of the Library’s Building Expansion Project and sponsorship of our March fundraising events!

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Calle 53 #524 x 66 y 68, Centro
Mérida, Yucatan 97000 México
(999) 924-8401
meridaenglishlibrary.acboard@gmail.com
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Open Monday Evenings - 6:30 to 9:30 pm
Open Wednesdays - 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Closed Sundays

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New Books!

  • Indecent Exposure (Stone Barrington, #42) by Stuart Woods
  • Blonde Faith (Easy Rawlins #11) by Walter Mosley
  • Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife by Eben Alexander
  • Collected Fictions by Jorge Luis Borges
  • Valhalla Rising (Dirk Pitt, #16) by Clive Cussler
  • The Line Becomes A River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantú
  • Tomb Song by Julián Herbert
  • Three Exemplary Novels by Miguel de Unamuno

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