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?
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!
March is Women’s History Month in the United States, and today, March 8th, is the United Nations-designated International Women’s Day. Millions of women around the world are celebrating the importance of women’s roles in society. We are leaders, we are fighters, we are builders, and we make the world go ’round. Some are showing the impact … More International Women’s Day
Future dystopian fiction is a subgenre of science fiction, in which the setting is a future society under some sort of oppressive, authoritarian regime. This 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