MPL Kids


The Children's Department of McAllen Public Library serves the recreational reading and research needs of children, ages birth to 11 years and their caregivers. Our collections include over 30,000 books, audio and video resources.

For all you could want to know about everything happening in the Children's Department, check out our Children's Guide!

MPL is a Family Place Library

Family Place builds on the knowledge that good health, early learning, parental involvement and supportive communities play a critical role in young children’s growth and development.

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Free Learning Resources
Is your child learning from home? TumbleBooks are now available for anyone, with no library card required!
TumbleMath - Online picture books for anything math-related.
Audiobook Cloud - Access to the entire Audiobook Cloud collection, for all ages. For children's titles, click on "Children" in the menu at the top of the page. No library card required.

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See what's going on for kids at all three MPL branches!

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