In our day and age, the news are dominated by conflict, whether it is domestic or international- covering everything from politics to war. Keeping yourself well-informed is extremely important, but sometimes we need a break from the negativity in order to preserve our mental sanity. The Olympics are one of those rare events, along with the… More The Ancient Olympics
August is DIY Month at the McAllen Public Library, and what better time is there to learn how to create all sorts of projects yourself? It’s too hot to do anything outside, and the kids are heading back to school. So escape the heat, and stop by any of our DIY programs for adults at… More August is DIY Month!
Come on by your favorite MPL location and enjoy the latest selection of books, CD’s and DVD’s recommended by our dedicated staff! August Staff Recommendations Fiction Robert B. Parker’s Slow Burn, by Ace Atkins. [Palm View Branch] “Spenser, Hawk, and Sixkill pursue a firebug with an assist from Vinnie Morris. Vinnie and Quirk are now both recently promoted to… More August Staff Recommendations
Unless you are living under a rock, you probably know that this week is the Republican National Convention, and next week is the Democratic National Convention. A party convention is where each state’s delegates vote among all of their party’s candidates that ran in the primary. The winner is the party’s official nominee for the… More Ain’t No Party Like a… Political Party Convention?*