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McAllen Public Library

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this building was remodeled out of a pre-existing Wall-Mart , very personal , sectioned off so... read more

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Free Reading!

Great place to hang out and read or use the computers or book a small room to study. I also enjoy... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2019
Texas M
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Reviewed 2 days ago

this building was remodeled out of a pre-existing Wall-Mart , very personal , sectioned off so you don't have the noise of kids while they are in there own area .

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed February 13, 2019

Great place to hang out and read or use the computers or book a small room to study. I also enjoy going to the farmers market they put out in the front from time to time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Texas M
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This is one of Texas outstanding public libraries. It has several nice settings for the clientele. For example, it has a good set of global, national, regional and local maps. One can get a good number of books on Spanish as well as bilingual (English-Spanish);...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ruben D
Reviewed January 13, 2019

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 December 23, 2018 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
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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
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