National Library Week – How has your library transformed you?

This week is National Library Week, and the theme is “Libraries Transform.” How has the McAllen Public Library transformed you? Perhaps you learned English with our free English classes, or got a voter registration card. Perhaps you signed up for health insurance, or received free tax assistance. Or perhaps you improved your computer skills that … More National Library Week – How has your library transformed you?

Tired of the news? The library can help!

As any follower of this blog is probably aware, here at the McAllen Public Library we strongly encourage civic engagement and following current events, as part our duties as responsible citizens. However, sometimes you need a break for your own mental health. If the constant stream of breaking political news alerts on your phone is … More Tired of the news? The library can help!

A Future Dystopia

Future dystopian fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, in which the setting is a future society under some sort of oppressive, authoritarian regime. ┬áThis subgenre has been around for decades and has always had a loyal fan base, but ever since the mega-hit Hunger Games trilogy several years ago, the future dystopian subgenre has … More A Future Dystopia