Season for Gratitude

Thanksgiving may have passed, but practicing gratitude year-round, especially during the holiday season, is beneficial to you and everyone around you. It will improve your state of mind, as well as that of everyone you come across during your day. Holidays can be a stressful time for anyone- if you are gathering with family, you … More Season for Gratitude

Wellness in the New Year: Interview with Rafael Curiel, McAllen Employee Wellness Coach

The new year has just started, and like many of us, you might have made a resolution to eat better, exercise, de-stress, and improve your overall wellness. This is great, but we all know that it’s very hard to make those choices a permanent lifestyle change, and not just a temporary resolution that will be … More Wellness in the New Year: Interview with Rafael Curiel, McAllen Employee Wellness Coach

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!