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Welcome to McAllen Public Library

The Award-Winning McAllen Public Library system is proud to serve a diverse and growing community. We offer a wide variety of events and classes for all ages, from storytime for children to English and computer classes for adults. We provide free Internet and work space for individuals and groups. Our book, movie, and music collections are continuously evolving to support our growing community. All are welcome, whether you are studying for an exam, applying for a job, reading the newspaper, or looking for a movie to watch. We strive to provide the best possible library experience to everyone who walks through our doors or visits us online. Explore our website to learn about our services and access our digital resources. Enjoy your visit!

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Curbside Pickup Service:

Main Library only
Monday - Thursday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Friday - Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 7:00pm

When you place an item on hold for curbside pickup service, please wait to come to the library until you receive a notification that your items are ready for pickup. Give us a call when you're in the designated parking spot by the front door, pop open your trunk, and we'll take care of the rest!

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Our doors are temporarily closed, but our E-Branch is always open! You can enjoy thousands of e-books, audiobooks, magazines, online films, and more from the comfort of your home on our E-Branch.

Don't have a library card? No problem! Give us a call and get set up with an e-patron card.

Need help getting started with any of our library apps? Check out our video tutorials below!

Libby E-Book & Audiobook App:


RBDigital E-Book, Audiobook, & Magazine App:


Kanopy Film App:


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