Dr. Joseph K. Ryan - Board President
Maria Elena Ingram - Board Vice President
Sofia Kamal - Board Secretary
Irma Gomez - Board Member
Carole Bell - Board Member
Carol J. Muñoz - Board Member
Linda Cavazos Castillo - Board Member
Dr. Aishwarya Charesh - Alternate Board Member
Library Board meetings are open to the public, and are on the second Thursday of every month at 4:30 in the Main Library Board Room.
Board meeting agendas can be found here: McAllen Library Board Agendas
McAllen Public Library has received the Best in Show Award from the prestigious Texas Library Association's (TLA) Branding Iron Awards! The award was presented to MPL for the 2021 Wild West Casino Fundraiser, which directly supported the South Texas Book Festival (STBF) and was hosted by the McAllen Public Library Advisory Board.