Tag Archives: McAllen Public Library

Family Drive-in Movie Nights

Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie from the comfort of your own vehicle at the McAllen Public Library Jan. 16 with “Aladdin.” Carnival food from North American Midway Entertainment will be on sale and served carside. A snack menu is available online. Seating is limited and registration is required. Gates open at 6 p.m. and showtime is at 6:30 p.m. Register online.

Family Drive-in Movie Nights

The Call of the Wild

Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie from the comfort of your own vehicle at the McAllen Public Library Jan. 15 with “The Call of the Wild.” Carnival food from North American Midway Entertainment will be on sale and served carside. A snack menu is available online. Seating is limited and registration is required. Gates open at 6 p.m. and showtime is at 6:30 p.m. Register online. Other upcoming showings include: “Aladdin”…

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McAllen Library Now Loaning Video Games

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The McAllen Public Library is now allowing borrowers 17 years and older to take home video game titles for PS4, PS5, X-Box One, X-Box Series X and Nintendo Switch. The new circulating games carry ratings of E–For Everyone and T–For Teens. Video game borrowers must reside in the City of McAllen and be 17 years or older. They must also have an MPL card and provide verification of a current…

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Family Drive-In Movie Nights

Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie from the comfort of your own vehicle at the McAllen Public Library Jan. 9 with “Scoob!” Carnival food from North American Midway Entertainment will be on sale and served carside. A snack menu is available online. Seating is limited and registration is required. Gates open at 6 p.m. and showtime is at 6:30 p.m. Register online. Other upcoming showings include: “The Call of the Wild”…

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Family Drive-In Movie Nights

Sonic the Hedgehog

Enjoy a free, family-friendly movie from the comfort of your own vehicle at the McAllen Public Library Jan. 8 with “Sonic the Hedgehog.” Carnival food from North American Midway Entertainment will be on sale and served carside. A snack menu is available online. Seating is limited and registration is required. Gates open at 6 p.m. and showtime is at 6:30 p.m. Register online. Other upcoming showings include: “Scoob!” Jan. 9…

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South Texas Book Festival Goes Virtual

ABC national news correspodent Adrienne Bankert is part of the McAllen Public Library's South Texas Book Festival.

McAllen Public Library kicks off its seventh annual South Texas Book Festival Oct. 29, going virtual and including literary sessions for adults. At 7 p.m. Oct. 29, adults may join “Poetry & Wine: An Evening of Literature” with two celebrated poets from South Texas. Participants can enjoy a favorite beverage at home while listening to 2020 Texas Poet Laureate Emmy Perez and Jose Antonio Rodriguez. Both will read from their…

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McAllen Library Offers Kid Book Bundles

MPLKids Book Bundles is a new curbside delivery service for children ages from birth to 10 years old. Parents and caregivers can now choose a curated book pack from a variety of themes based on their child’s age. The new service is available during the hours of Curbside Pick-Up at the McAllen Public Library, 4001 North 23rd Street. “MPLKids Book Bundles is a new and innovative way to provide customized services…

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McAllen Public Library Offers Grab & Go Summer Meals

McAllen Public Library invites the public to pick up a Grab & Go meal bundle as part of the Summer Feeding Program. The imitative aims to provide meals to those ages 18 and under in the most underserved McAllen communities. Starting June 15, families can pick up at the entrance of the McAllen Public Library, 4001 N. 23rd Street. The meal bundles include breakfast and lunch as well as a…

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McAllen Community Job Fair Saturday

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McAllen Public Library, in partnership with Workforce Solutions, invites the public to a job fair Feb. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event at the Main Library will host 40 different companies ready to accept applications and conduct on-site interviews. Attendees should bring updated resumes and dress interview-ready. McAllen Public Library hopes the job fair will act as a point of contact for people to gather and network…

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McAllen Public Library Hosts International Festival

In addition to the international festival, the McAllen Library will host lanterns from the City of Jinju, South Korea's famous lantern festival.

The McAllen Public Library will host an international festival Feb. 8, launching its new World Languages Collection. The festival will celebrate the successful introduction of new materials offered in Korean, Tagalog and Hindi. The festival will include food, visual displays, story time, and arts and crafts activities. Guests of all ages can also enjoy stories featuring multi-lingual storytellers including Cat Avila and Dr. Mohammed Uddin. Additionally, a temporary exhibit of…

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