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Author Talks

featuring Julieta Corpus

2024-04-10 19:00:00 2024-04-10 20:30:00 America/Chicago Author Talks McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Auditorium

Wednesday, April 10
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-10 19:00:00 2024-04-10 20:30:00 America/Chicago Author Talks Join us for the last part of a three-part Author Talk series! Take part in getting to meet some of the Rio Grande Valley’s local talent as they present on some of their recent writings and works. McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Auditorium

Join us for the last part of a three-part Author Talk series! Take part in getting to meet some of the Rio Grande Valley’s local talent as they present on some of their recent writings and works.

Our last author talk features renowned local author Julieta Corpus who will be discussing her published work: “Of Love and Departures/De Amor Y Despedidas”. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults (16+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Community Event | Author Events | Arts & Cultural |

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McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center

Phone: 956-681-3000
Branch Manager
Kate P. Horan

Hours
Mon, Apr 15 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Apr 16 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Apr 17 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Apr 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Apr 19 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Apr 20 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Apr 21 1:00PM to 9:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Wed, Apr 17, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Wed, Apr 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
This class series will go over the basics of how to use a computer such as using a mouse, keyboarding, using Microsoft Word, and creating files.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Come and express your creativity at the Lark Branch Library! Families and children of all ages are welcome to make fun morning crafts.

Wed, Apr 17, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for an informational session on liver health with McAllen Research. Come learn about early detection and prevention of fatty liver disease.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Apr 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Join us at the Lark Branch Library for Storytime! Each week children will listen to stories, sing songs, and get creative with fun craft activities. Children of all ages are welcome.

Thu, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Teach your toddler with fun activities for ages 2- 5 years old

Thu, Apr 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Come get wordy with us! Join us for an afternoon of poetry making in celebration of National Poetry Month. Write your poem inside the pedals of a beautiful flower or create your own design

Thu, Apr 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Board Room
Join MPL's New Diverse Voices Book Club! Enjoy a variety of literary works and meaningful discussion amongst peers!

Thu, Apr 18, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
"Magnificent...Towles is a supreme storyteller, and this one-of-a-kind of novel isn't to be missed." --Publishers Weekly

Fri, Apr 19, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Fri, Apr 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Community Center - PVCC Gym
Join us at our 2nd Annual Palm View Community Health Fair for FREE Health Screenings: blood glucose, high blood pressure, BMI, fatty liver.

Sat, Apr 20, 11:00am - 2:00pm
Teen Social Space - Children's Story Time Room
Dive into the world of finance and money management with FLARE & Frost Bank. Join us for their Reality Fair, food, and learn new budget skills! Registration is required. For teens in 9th-12th grade.

Sun, Apr 21, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Defy Gravity!

Sun, Apr 21, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Teen Social Space
Attention all teen movie-goers! Join us for a showing of Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017) with snacks. Blankets and PJs encouraged.

Mon, Apr 22, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Mon, Apr 22, All day
- Children's Department
Let’s celebrate our planet together by creating something beautiful! Pickup your own planter and our special seed paper shapes!

Mon, Apr 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lark Branch Library
*Registration required*

Mon, Apr 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Palm View Branch Library
Engage in a creative outlet to provide a time of relaxation and free of stress. Enjoy the craft of painting with Ms. Susie.

Mon, Apr 22, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Let's unplug and play card and board games for an hour, so bring your friends and/or family. Hope to see you!

Mon, Apr 22, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Step into a world of eco-inspiration this Earth Day, with a loveable robot on a mission to save our planet! In the Children’s storytime room.

Tue, Apr 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lark Branch Library
At the Lark Branch Library we will be having a time for toddlers to explore new books, create art projects, and engage in sensory play.

Tue, Apr 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Bilingual Storytime. Share bilingual stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Tue, Apr 23, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Songs, stories, rhymes, social play for infants.

Tue, Apr 23, 2:15pm - 5:15pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
Join us for loom knitting and crocheting

Tue, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Celebrate National Poetry Month with an enchanting evening where words come alive at Poetry Night / Noche de poesía with Emmy Pérez, TX 2020 Poet Laureate and renowned local author Julieta Corpus.

Tue, Apr 23, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Board Room
A series of poetry workshops presented by Unfolded.

Wed, Apr 24, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Wed, Apr 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
This class series will go over the basics of how to use a computer such as using a mouse, keyboarding, using Microsoft Word, and creating files.

Wed, Apr 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Come and express your creativity at the Lark Branch Library! Families and children of all ages are welcome to make fun morning crafts.

Wed, Apr 24, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room A
The Basics of Financial Wellness presented by Rio Bank. Learn about Banking Basics 101 and Retirement Options. Seating is limited.

Wed, Apr 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Teens are invited to attend our teen sketch program. Teens can draw sketch and chat about art.

Wed, Apr 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room A
Join us as you create your own wall art décor. All supplies are provided.

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Auditorium
April is National Poetry Month

Wed, Apr 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Curious about Excel but unsure where to begin? This presentation covers the essentials, including creating and saving spreadsheets, basic formulas, and their practical applications.

Thu, Apr 25, 9:30am - 10:30am
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
in collaboration with FIT4MOM McAllen

Thu, Apr 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Teach your toddler with fun activities for ages 2- 5 years old

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Teen Social Space
Let’s celebrate National Poetry Month! Dig into some pizza and enjoy the awesome poetry written by teens at the Poetry Workshops with South Texas College. Family members welcome!

Thu, Apr 25, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Step into the spotlight and let your creativity shine with the latest TikTok trend: Backwards Karaoke!

Thu, Apr 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Board Room
Discuss and analyze this month's game selection and what their impact meant to you!

Fri, Apr 26, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Fri, Apr 26, 10:00am - 11:00am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Esta serie de clases son para principiantes que quieren aprender computación. Las clases se llevan acabo en español y cubrirán diferentes temas cada semana.

Sat, Apr 27, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Lark Community Center - Celebration Hall
Join us for an afternoon of painting using acrylic paint in this hands-on program.

Sat, Apr 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Teen Social Space
Let’s learn about natural disasters with Hector from Quantum STEM Club! We challenge you to make your own tornado and earthquake resistant structure. Limited space available.

Sun, Apr 28, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library - Meeting Center
McAllen Public Library invites you to the ninth annual Día celebration, honoring El día de los niños. This event promises an engaging lineup of activities for children and teens.

Mon, Apr 29, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Mon, Apr 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for this month’s Bilingual Book Club for an engaging exploration of Sandra Cisneros's timeless classic, "The House on Mango Street."

Mon, Apr 29, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Facebook/YouTube - https: Facebook.com/MPLAdults/YouTube
Our painting will relate to "Spring"

Tue, Apr 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Bilingual Storytime. Share bilingual stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Tue, Apr 30, 2:15pm - 5:15pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
Join us for loom knitting and crocheting

Tue, Apr 30, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for the ultimate end-of-event celebration – the Lucky Reader Scratch Off Party! Food, Fun, and Prizes! Registration required!

Wed, May 01, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Wed, May 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
This class series will go over the basics of how to use a computer such as using a mouse, keyboarding, using Microsoft Word, and creating files.

Thu, May 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Teach your toddler with fun activities for ages 2- 5 years old

Fri, May 03, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Sat, May 04, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Main Library - Bookstore
Announcing the Pop Up Book Sale at the MPL Book Store!

Sun, May 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Celebrate Mother’s Day with heartwarming stories & fun activities.

Mon, May 06, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Mon, May 06, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Hang out and polish your gaming skills! Play tournaments with our Nintendo Switch or bring your own console and play with your friends.

Tue, May 07, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Bilingual Storytime. Share bilingual stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Tue, May 07, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Songs, stories, rhymes, social play for infants.

Tue, May 07, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room A
A series of poetry workshops presented by Unfolded.

Wed, May 08, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Wed, May 08, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen's Department - Teen's Computer Lab
BASIC COMPUTER CLASS - Come join us and learn basic computer skills in this classroom setting. This class will be focused on Microsoft Office Word.

Thu, May 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Teach your toddler with fun activities for ages 2- 5 years old

Thu, May 09, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room A
MPL is hosting a monthly event that brings adults together to meet, watch, and discuss popular manga and anime titles! See you there!

Fri, May 10, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Sat, May 11, All day
children's dept desk
Let your creativity shine and make a unique treasure filled with love.

Sun, May 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Board Room
Join the Sunday Book Club for an engaging conversation about our latest read.

Sun, May 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Enjoy delicious treats and quality time together with your favorite grownup.

Mon, May 13, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Mon, May 13, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Let's unplug and play card and board games for an hour, so bring your friends and/or family. Hope to see you!

Tue, May 14, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Bilingual Storytime. Share bilingual stories, songs, rhymes and activities.

Tue, May 14, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Calling all Gamers!

Tue, May 14, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Gather & meet moms to ask for or offer advice of others, or just sit in - all, including lap babies, are welcome!

Wed, May 15, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.

Wed, May 15, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Teen's Department - Teen's Computer Lab
BASIC COMPUTER CLASS - Come join us and learn basic computer skills in this classroom setting. This class will be focused on Microsoft Office Word.

Wed, May 15, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room A
Join us as you create your own dot art.

Thu, May 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Area
Teach your toddler with fun activities for ages 2- 5 years old

Thu, May 16, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room A
Join MPL's Diverse Voices Book Club! Enjoy a variety of literary works and meaningful discussion amongst peers!

Fri, May 17, All day
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 8 people)
Individual in-person appointments with an MHP Salud Navigator for enrollment in the Affordable Care Act health insurance. By appointment only. Please call (956) 246-4125 to make an appointment.