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McAllen Public Library

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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

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Any Book.

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
McAllen, Texas
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Reviewed yesterday

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 September 30, 2018 via mobile

We visited at 830 pm on Saturday night at location on 72nd St. We had driven from South Dakota so thought we would try something new. Glad we did, I had wonderful salad and impressed with it. My husband had club and Mac and cheese...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bould22
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
Thank Myra G
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love the local library. There is a large selection and the staff is always willing to help. The meeting rooms are also very good.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Don3677
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

I usually go to the Mission library but the books I was looking for were at Mcallen. What a wonderful layout. It made perfect sense and signage was good too. Even in the summer many of the study rooms were occupied. Check out was easy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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