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McAllen Public Library

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Live the essence

I really enjoy the essence of this library it's very spacious and the staff there are very friendly... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Great place to study!

This library has a huge selection of books for everyone! It is very spacious and the staff is... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
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4001 N 23rd St, McAllen, TX 78504-4104
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is huge, it was a Walmart before Mcallen bought it. Like how the children's section is huge and separate from the other resources like computer and quiet study areas. The staff was very helpful.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoy the essence of this library it's very spacious and the staff there are very friendly and eager to help you.i like the fact that outside this library people have like a little sale I love it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thelmarios
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Our family loved the large library space, kids' play area, and outdoor exploration area. They have a farmer's market on Saturday and some great festivals and special events.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Christy S
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This library has a huge selection of books for everyone! It is very spacious and the staff is always friendly and willing to help. Their online system makes it super easy to reserve a study room. Their WiFi is excellent and the coffee shop adds...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank FoodieGirl87
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Excellent facilities at the library. Theres a nice play area, a study area and computer access for children of all ages. Everyone has something or the other to do. It's a must go. We visit quite often.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

The atmosphere is great and the people are so helpful. Whatever book you want, you will find it in the library.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jag982
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The water fountain outside is a treat! The used book store inside is where I go once a month. There is an offering of many great and current books at affordable prices. The cafe offers a nice selection of drinks and food.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathy H
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

It's nice to find a new surprise in this place. Among the collection of books they also have a very vast and entertaining collection of movies and music. I enjoy the study room that's very quiet when you truly need to be away from distraction....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank La C
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Largest single floor Libary- let’s go. Very nice. Saturday farmers market. Nice coffee shop. Sitting areas. Free WiFi.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KellyMag15
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This library is a converted Wal-Mart store which was donated to the city of McAllen, TX by Wal-Mart Corporation. As such, it is big. In fact very big. The children's section is beyond wonderful as are the adult sections. This is a wonderful place to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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