Update about the passing of Stephen Hawking at end of post. Since all of you are reading a library blog, I am assuming that all of you enjoy reading and understand how it can be a transformative experience. We can probably all remember one or two of our most favorite books from childhood- books that … More A Wrinkle in Time- Books that Transform
It’s now mid-October, and judging from the fact that starting a few days ago we have needed a light jacket at night, fall is here and winter is coming! (For those of you who get the winter reference, stop by the Information Desk and check out our Game of Thrones Halloween decorations.) The temperature has … More Fall is in the Air
The ecosystem of the Rio Grande Valley (our wildlife and natural habitat) is much more rich and diverse than many people who have never been to the Rio Grande Valley realize. Most of it has been cleared over the decades for agriculture and urban development, and sadly only a very small percentage of the native … More Wildlife in the Rio Grande Valley
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!