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COVID-19 Library Service Updates



COVID-19 Testing

MPL's Main Library is providing space for Curative Covid-19 testing in the Library's North Parking Lot (near Orchid Avenue by Whataburger). 

Location: Main Library's North Parking Lot - 4001 North 23rd St., McAllen
For Hours and to Register for an Appointment, visit: https://book.curative.com/sites/17726

For more information, call 1.888.702.9042 or email support@curative.com


Library Services

McAllen Public Library is fully open with enhanced convenience options including virtual programming and Drive-Through Pickup.

All Library branches are open with normal service hours.

Masks are no longer required.

Drive-Through Pickup Service is available at Main Library Monday - Friday from 9:00AM - 5:00PM.  Patrons may pick up requested materials and receive their new or replacement library card at Main Library’s north side driveway. Patrons can also pick up MPL’s latest services: Book Bundles for children, Buzz Kits for teens, and Grab and Go crafts for adults. City of McAllen residents may pick up brown recycle bags with a McAllen water bill or an ID showing a McAllen address.

Computer Labs are open and copy and printing services are available. Find out more about wireless printing here.

Study Rooms, Meeting Rooms, and the Quiet Reading Room are open.

Library Bookstore is open Monday to Saturday, 1:00 - 5:00PM.  Find more information here.

The library is offering in-person programs, many require pre-registration. Marketplace Insurance Assistance, Technology Tutoring and some services continue to be limited to one-on-one assistance, by appointment only.  The library continues to offer a wide variety of programs for all-ages virtually.  You can find all our virtual programs on our library's Facebook and YouTube pages! Learn how to use a new app, make a new craft, or listen to a story time with your children!

Online and Virtual Services are always open. You can enjoy thousands of e-books, audiobooks, magazines, online films, and more from the comfort of your home on our E-Branch.

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