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Biblioteca Publica San Miguel de Allende
Telephone #1: 415 152-0293
Address: Insurgentes 25, San Miguel de Allende, Gto., Mexico
The Biblioteca Pública de San Miguel de Allende A.C. started in 1954 as a basic lending library for children. It is now the second largest private bilingual library in Latin America, holding more than 60,000 volumes. Over 50 plus years it has evolved into the cultural center of the city with the mission.
Biblioteca Mission Statement:
“To provide, promote and support a public library, together with appropriate cultural and educational activities, in the Municipality of San Miguel de Allende, with special attention to the needs of the Mexican youth.”
The Biblioteca also supports several rural libraries; free organized children's classes in art, science, music, English, and computers, awards 200 scholarships to meritorious students annually as well as offering music, theater productions, films, lectures, and free internet access to the general public.
Also publishes the weekly newspaper (a must read) for the English speaking community, Atencion, as well as many other contributions to the city: Teatro Santa Ana, Cinemateca, The Computer Center, Sala Quetzal, Cafe Santa Ana, the weekly House and Garden tour, Bodega de Sopresas (weekly rummage sale), Conversaciones con Amigos (learn both Spanish and English), and the list goes on...