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Mesilla Book Center

Old Mesilla plaza, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM
+1 575-526-6220
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I just had to come in here! There are a lot of different kinds of books with emphasis from the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Marta E
El Paso, Texas
Quaint, but stocked bookstore

Thousands and thousands of books here. You might to look around a bit, though all areas are... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Buda, Texas
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Old Mesilla plaza, Mesilla, Las Cruces, NM
+1 575-526-6220
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just had to come in here! There are a lot of different kinds of books with emphasis from the Southwest which just happens to be where I hang my hat! I bought a book on western stories, but I could have bought more! There...More

Thank Marta E
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Thousands and thousands of books here. You might to look around a bit, though all areas are labeled. Actually found a book I needed in graduate school here. Books primarily focus on New Mexico and the Southwest, but there is also a children's section and...More

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Right on the plaza, the Mesilla Book Center has plenty of books on local hiistory and western lore. If they don't have what you need, they will gladly order it for you. A nice way to spend an hour or two, browsing and buying. A...More

Thank eafinct
Reviewed 31 January 2017

We enjoyed the great selection of books, especially those on history of the area. Wondering if the "Harris" lady is still there, she cost me my shirt. Will try to see you this fall on our return from the East coast. John and Judi

Thank heidiw502017
Reviewed 8 January 2017

The Mesilla Book Center is an independent bookstore that specializes in books focused on New Mexico and the Southwest. Part of the charm of the bookstore is its organization. If you are a neat freak, the organization of the bookstore will give you fits. If...More

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful proprietor have us great tip on where to eat in the area and other hints for good shops. Plus, she had a map that helped a lot. Thanks to her!

Thank Shelly C
Reviewed 18 July 2016

We always stop here when passing through Las Cruces. Friendly dogs greet us with a smile as does the woman who owns and operates this store. We got a great tip on an attraction unknown to us. Very nice store. Highly recommended. Next door to...More

Thank Walker S
Reviewed 1 April 2016

A visit to this store should be on the itinerary of anyone who stops for an hour or two in the small historic town of Mesilla on the edge of Las Cruces. The collection of Southwest themed publications is impressive, the staff are loquacious, and...More

Thank Taughboyne
Reviewed 17 February 2016

This store is simply a book lover's dream. Housed in an old historic building, with the original bean ceiling, it houses a large selection of books you won't find in the big-box bookstores: tons of local and regional history, specialty books, Independent books, etc. Plus...More

2  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 16 October 2015

I can find out-of-print books (the ones I lent out and never got back) as well as some new independent bestsellers here. Location is key, and the building dates to the mid 1850's. Family owned business since 1966, and the owners are very helpful. The...More

Thank EmLittleHouses
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