New Graphic Novel Collection at MPL

Humans have been telling stories through pictures since prehistoric times- from the earliest cave paintings, to Egyptian hieroglyphs, to Mayan pictographs.  This tradition of telling stories through pictures has never gone away, it has just evolved.  Movies are called “movies” because they are “moving pictures.”  However, stories told through printed, hand-drawn pictures are still an important part … More New Graphic Novel Collection at MPL

October Staff Recommendations

Come on by your favorite MPL location and enjoy the latest selection of books, Blu-ray’s and DVD’s recommended by our dedicated staff! October Staff Recommendations   Fiction A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini. [Main Library] “This book, besides being heart-rending and blood boiling, it made me feel happy to realize that we are all interconnected, or will be … More October Staff Recommendations

Valley Voter Awareness Month

Register to Vote! The deadline to register to vote in the Presidential Election is Tuesday, October 11th. Voter registration applications must be postmarked by this date. There are several ways to register to vote: Pick up a postage-paid, pre-addressed voter registration application at the McAllen Public Library Main Branch (available in English and Spanish). Just … More Valley Voter Awareness Month

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program coming to the McAllen Public Library

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be offering the public a free 7 week nutrition course, in both English & Spanish, at the McAllen Public Library, starting September 6th and running weekly through October 18th. Learn components of the MYPLATE program to help improve eating habits, food safety in the home, encouragement of wellness and increasing physical … More Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program coming to the McAllen Public Library