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McAllen Public Library

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Great salad and sandwich!

We visited at 830 pm on Saturday night at location on 72nd St. We had driven from South Dakota so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bould22
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It's always a pleasure

It's nice to find a new surprise in this place. Among the collection of books they also have a very... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
La C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 31 August 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

Thank La C
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

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

Thank KellyMag15
Reviewed 7 August 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

Thank Myra G
Reviewed 9 July 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.

Thank Don3677
Reviewed 7 July 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

Thank CathyDArizona
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

This library is full of adventures, intrigue and relaxation. Yes, it's true. Take a trip to this aesthetically pleasing library and you will be in for a treat. The staff is ready to answer any questions you may have and/or help you find the book...More

Thank Dreamm013
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Great location great friendly staff plenty of resources to keep your kids busy and help with homework!!

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Good staff helpful. Not as much homeless as many libraries. No surprises when studies ongoing. Full service coffee and snack bar. Internet and printing, services. Study rooms, conference rooms, meeting rooms.

Thank King L
Reviewed 13 June 2018

McAllen has one of the largest libraries in the country. It has plenty of space to read and study. It also hosts events and conference rooms as well as hosting the weekly Saturday farmers market.

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