Things You Can Get From Home For Free With Your Library Card

Here in the Rio Grande Valley, we are having an unusually cold winter. Between the cold temperatures, rain, and lack of sunlight, you might be spending more time at home. This can be a nice escape for a while, but you might be starting to get bored and feel cabin fever (especially if you have … More Things You Can Get From Home For Free With Your Library Card

Tracking the Storms

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, José, and Katia- four major hurricanes all occurring in the same month- have been causing many of us to think more about the weather and wonder what is going on with our climate. Even people who are not normally interested in climate science have been regularly tracking the storms. Whether you’re an … More Tracking the Storms

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!