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

wine tasting at the Merida English Library in Yucatan Mexico

August Evening of Merida Magic

July 11, 2014

The Merida English Library continues the summer gallery tours and wine tastings at 7 p.m. on August 14th in the beautiful garden of Galería Mérida. Galería Mérida owner, Paula Sievert, will be featuring the art of Carlos Priego from Cholul. Galería Mérida is a contemporary and fine art gallery in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico that specializes […]

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New admin at Merida English Library

Job Opening for New Administrator

June 23, 2014

LIBRARY ADMINISTRATOR VACANCY —- MEL is now accepting applications for the Library Administrator position.  This is a year-round, part-time position.  Please review the following job duties and qualifications.  If you would like to apply for the position, send us your resume and a letter explaining why you want the position and why you should be […]

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The Next Fabulous Wine Tasting Event!

June 18, 2014

Evening of Merida Magic—- The Merida English Library’s Evening of Merida Magic program will continue the summer gallery tastings at 7 PM on July 10th in the air-conditioned comfort of SOHO Gallery. SOHO has planned a very special evening capturing the essence of An Evening of Mérida Magic. The gallery will be featuring a collection of […]

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MEL Chili Cookoff with Eva

Chili Cookoff Date Announced

June 16, 2014

Great news! We know the date for next year’s Merida English Library Chili Cookoff… so now you can mark your calendars and be sure to join us! The 2015 Merida English Library Chili Cookoff will be held … drumroll, please… January 25, 2015!

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Has Your MEL Membership Expired?

June 12, 2014

Recently, one of our front desk volunteers, Terry Tatje, reviewed all of the MEL membership cards and discovered that over 100 memberships had expired and had not yet been renewed. He and the other volunteers have begun contacting those members to remind them how important their membership is to the library. If you get a call or an email […]

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Grant Spradling interviewed by the Merida English Library

Grant Spradling

June 12, 2014

Long-time Mérida resident Grant Spradling is the author of three books: From High in the Mulberry Tree (2005) Maya Sacrifice (2012) Palenque Murder: Death at the Maya Ruins (2013) He is also the author of a number of short stories. Q. Your last two books, Maya Sacrifice and your most recent, Palenque Murder: Death at […]

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Irving Cool and Lorna Gail Dallin at Merida English Library

Irving Cool Resigns

June 12, 2014

Irving Cool resigns as Merida English Library Administrator Irving Cool, whom most MEL members know, has traded in his role as administrator for a new career in property management. According to MEL Board President Dan Karnes, “Irving was our administrator for the past two years, and for many years before that, he served as a […]

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Short Stories by Emerging Writers in Merida Yucatan

New Video on Merida Writers Group

June 12, 2014

The Merida English Library is pleased to announce that the local authors group, Merida Writers 2012, has produced a video that features some of the writers who contributed to their recent book 29 : Short Stories and Memoirs by Emerging Writers. To see the video, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ClgUGMkQGlY Many thanks to former MEL president Grant […]

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Hours of Operation - June 30 to Aug 30 2014
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