MAIN LIBRARY | 4001 N 23RD ST., MCALLEN, TX 

ADULTS
South Texas Women’s Sports: The RGV Bandidas
March 9th  │ 3:00-5:00PM
Meeting Room B in the Lobby 
MPL proudly presents our very own local women’s roller derby team, the RGV Bandidas!  Come learn more about the sport of roller derby, find out how to join the team, or how to become a league fan.  You won’t want to miss the lively demonstration of their skills! 

Breaking Barriers: MeToo in India 
Thursday, March 14  | 3:00-4:30PM
Auditorium in the Lobby 
Dr. Nilanjana Paul presents a look at oppression faced by women including the rise of the MeToo movement in India.  Dr. Paul is a noted lecturer and History Professor at UTRGV.

South Texas Women’s Sports: The McAllen Maidens 
Saturday, March 23  | 9:00-11:00AM
Meeting Room A in the Lobby 
MPL proudly presents our very own local women’s Rugby team, the McAllen Maidens!  Come learn more about the sport of rugby, find out how to join the team, or how to become a league fan.  You won’t want to miss the fun, outdoor demonstration of their skills!

Chicana Feminism and Research 
Monday, March 25 | 6:00-7:00PM
Auditorium in the Lobby 
Dr. Saavedra guides our look at Chicana/Latina feminism as one way to unearth new possibilities for writing and exploring.  Dr. Saavedra is a renowned authority on Mexican American Studies and Professor at UTRGV.

TEENS
Women In Space
Thursday, March 7 | 6:00PM 
Come join us and learn about the courageous women who went to space and their accomplishments while making your own rocket!

Film: “Hidden Figures”
Friday, March 15 | 2:00PM
Join us for a movie screening of “Hidden Figures,” an incredible story of 3 visionary women crossing gender and racial lines and inspiring generations. 

TAC Women’s History Gallery
Saturday, March 23 | 2:30PM
The Teen Advisory Committee invites you to explore the portraits of strong women and their many contributions and accomplishments throughout history. All portraits will be created and provided by the Teen Advisory Committee.


LARK BRANCH LIBRARY | 2601 LARK AVE., MCALLEN, TX 

TEENS
Who am I?
Monday, March 4  │ 4:00PM
Teens, play a fun game. The goal is to guess the female historical figure by using the fewest number of clues.

Movie: Frida 
Thursday, March 7  │ 6:30PM  
Frida was 20-years old when she married the much older, rich, Diego Rivera, Mexico’s most famous artist. ’Frida’ reveals the story not only of a brilliant artist, but also of a woman for whom love and family came before all. 


PALM VIEW BRANCH LIBRARY | 3401 JORDAN AVE., MCALLEN, TX 

TEENS
LibFlix Monday: Hidden Figures
Monday, March 18 │4:00PM 
Wind down after school by watching a teen-based Flicker show and snacks. Hidden Figures is the story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a
vital role at NASA during the early years of U.S. space program.