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Nature Series: Summer Gardening

Nature Series: Summer Gardening

2024-05-11 14:00:00 2024-05-11 15:00:00 America/Chicago Nature Series: Summer Gardening McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Auditorium

Saturday, May 11
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-05-11 14:00:00 2024-05-11 15:00:00 America/Chicago Nature Series: Summer Gardening Join Ashely Gregory Horticulturist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as she shares gardening tips for the summer months! McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Auditorium

Join Ashely Gregory Horticulturist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service as she shares gardening tips for the summer months!

Embrace the Heat: Gardening Tips for Summer with Ashley Gregory from Texas A&M AgriLife!

Calling all green-thumbed enthusiasts and nature lovers alike!

Get ready to beat the heat and cultivate flourishing gardens even in the scorching Texas summer, as Ashley Gregory, Horticulturalist with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service shares gardening tips for the summer months!

AGE GROUP: | Seniors (50+) | Adults (21+) | Adults (18+) | Adults (16+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Community Event |

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McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center

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

Hours
Mon, Jun 24 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, Jun 25 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 26 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 27 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 28 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 29 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, Jun 30 1:00PM to 9:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Tue, Jun 25, 10:30am - 11:30am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Health & Human Services for a 5-week course
Registration is now closed

Tue, Jun 25, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Travel the world, beyond the galaxy, and even through time at the Lark Branch Library! *All activities are while supplies last

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room A
Classic and fun stories, crafts, and more!

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Department
Families and friends, come create together! Join us every Tuesday for an afternoon filled with crafts and activities for the whole family!

Tue, Jun 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Teen Social Space
Step into the world of character design and storytelling. Unleash your imagination, create vibrant characters and write your very own adventures! 

Tue, Jun 25, 2:15pm - 5:15pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
Join us loom knitting and crocheting

Tue, Jun 25, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Calling all Gamers!

Tue, Jun 25, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Community Center - Art Room
Come learn how to draw people at our 3rd session of Life Drawing!

Wed, Jun 26, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jun 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room B
Calling all brickmasters! Join us for a morning of imagination, construction, and creation!

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Treat your tween to a delightful day of pampering and relaxation with our Tween Spa Day!

Wed, Jun 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Department
Join us for a special Storytime with local Children’s author Heather Ayala with her book, "See You Next Thursday".

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for an electrifying Trivia Night designed just for teens! Grab your friends and prepare for an evening packed with brain-teasing questions, laughter, and friendly competition.

Wed, Jun 26, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Auditorium
Inspired by a real-life story, join us for a film screening of Milk.

Thu, Jun 27, 9:30am - 10:30am
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
in collaboration with FIT4MOM McAllen

Thu, Jun 27, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Thursdays are filled with excitement and fun here at Lark! Join us for a variety of thrilling activities. *All activities while supplies last

Thu, Jun 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Palm View Branch Library
Come celebrate American Independence Day with a special showing of the family film “The Marvels.”

Thu, Jun 27, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room B
Discuss and analyze this month's game selection and what their impact meant to you!

Fri, Jun 28, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SAND - Using a wooden plank, some sand and seashells, make a beautiful wall decoration highlighting the ever popular "Footprints in the Sand" poem.

Fri, Jun 28, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library
Enjoy an evening of coloring fun! Supplies will be provided. Families are welcomed.

Fri, Jun 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
On Fairytale Fridays, children and families are all welcome to join us for storytime and fairytale themed activities! *All activities while supplies last

Fri, Jun 28, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Story Time Room - Children's Story Time Room
Want to learn Magic the Gathering? Enter the battlefield and explore all types of cards and table-top strategy among mythical and powerful creatures of your choosing, while supplies last.

Sat, Jun 29, All day
Children's Dept.
Join us in our department for a day full of coloring sheets and creativity.

Sat, Jun 29, 10:00am - 12:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Join us for a fun afternoon of painting and artmaking! This six part series will encourage participants to engage and explore different artistic techniques and incorporate them into their art pieces.
This event is full

Sun, Jun 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Saddle up for Storytime! Join us for tales of cowboys, cowgirls, and clever critters under the big blue sky!

Mon, Jul 01, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 01, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Mysterious activities make Mondays at Lark so much fun! *All activities while supplies last

Mon, Jul 01, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Palm View Splash Pad
Join us every Monday for fun activities combining the arts and sciences!

Tue, Jul 02, 10:30am - 11:30am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Health & Human Services for a 5-week course

Tue, Jul 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room A
Calling all brickmasters! Join us for a morning of imagination, construction, and creation!

Tue, Jul 02, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room B
Songs, stories, rhymes, social play for infants.

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Join us for "Tweens Travel to Korea," an exciting event that brings the vibrant culture of Korea to life!

Tue, Jul 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Department
Families and friends, come create together! Join us every Tuesday for an afternoon filled with crafts and activities for the whole family!

Tue, Jul 02, 2:15pm - 5:15pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
Join us for loom knitting and crocheting

Tue, Jul 02, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Release your inner artist and unleash your creativity at our Paint Rage Room for teens! Get ready to let loose and make a mess in a fun and controlled environment.

Tue, Jul 02, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Board Room,Meeting Room A
A series of poetry workshops presented by Unfolded.

Wed, Jul 03, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 03, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Join us on Wednesdays for activities and events that promote health and wellness. Children and families are welcome to join! *All activities while supplies last

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Come celebrate 4th of July with a classic and fun storytime with stories, crafts, and more!

Wed, Jul 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Department
Get excited about nature with our friends from Edinburg’s World Birding Center! Enjoy a Show & Tell presentation of weird artifacts you can find in your garden. Plants & bugs & and snails, oh my!

Wed, Jul 03, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center
BASIC COMPUTER CLASS - Come join us and learn basic computer skills in this classroom setting. This class will be focused on File Management and Basic troubleshooting.

Fri, Jul 05, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 05, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library
Enjoy an evening of coloring fun! Supplies will be provided. Families are welcomed.

Fri, Jul 05, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
On Fairytale Fridays, children and families are all welcome to join us for storytime and fairytale themed activities! *All activities while supplies last

Fri, Jul 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Children's Program Room
Calling all tweens! Bring your own blanket and join us for a movie afternoon just for you!

Sat, Jul 06, All day
- Children's dept
Stop by the children's department & test your searching skills! Can you find all the hidden pictures?

Sun, Jul 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Ahoy, mateys! Set sail for adventures with hidden treasure, daring pirates, and mysterious maps at this special storytime!

Sun, Jul 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
McAllen Public Library, in collaboration with Craft Cultura, will host a Grant Writing and Fundraising Workshop with speaker Dieter Cantu to equip attendees with essential capital-raising skills.

Mon, Jul 08, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 08, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join Rio Bank as they share some financial literacy information. Stay afterwards and make a DIY craft.

Mon, Jul 08, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Surprise guests make Mondays at Lark so much fun! *All activities while supplies last

Mon, Jul 08, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Area
Join us every Monday for fun activities combining the arts and sciences!

Tue, Jul 09, 10:30am - 11:30am
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Health & Human Services for a 5-week course

Tue, Jul 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room A
Calling all brickmasters! Join us for a morning of imagination, construction, and creation!

Tue, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Travel the world, beyond the galaxy, and even through time at the Lark Branch Library! *All activities while supplies last

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
We’re excited to offer FREE haircuts for all tweens and teens at our special event!

Tue, Jul 09, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library
Rock Painting
This event is full

Tue, Jul 09, 2:15pm - 5:15pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
Join us for loom knitting and crocheting

Tue, Jul 09, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Calling all Gamers!

Tue, Jul 09, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Community Center - Art Room
Spend an evening relaxing and brushing up on your art skills.

Wed, Jul 10, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 10, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Join us on Wednesdays for activities and events that promote health and wellness. Children and families are welcome to join! *All activities while supplies last

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Saddle up for Storytime! Join us for tales of cowboys, cowgirls, and clever critters under the big blue sky!

Wed, Jul 10, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Children's Department
Share stories, songs, rhymes, and activities in English and Spanish with friends and families! Compartiremos cuentos, canciones, rimas y actividades en Ingles y Español

Wed, Jul 10, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center
BASIC COMPUTER CLASS - Come join us and learn basic computer skills in this classroom setting. This class will be focused on File Management and Basic troubleshooting.

Thu, Jul 11, 12:00pm - 5:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Let's unplug and play card and board games with friends and/or family!

Thu, Jul 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Thursdays are filled with excitement and fun here at Lark! Join us for a variety of thrilling activities. *All activities while supplies last

Thu, Jul 11, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
- Children's Dept
Stop by the children’s department for fun family board games and activities.

Thu, Jul 11, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
"Cats, books, young love, and adventure: catnip for a variety of readers!" –Kirkus

Thu, Jul 11, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room B
MPL is hosting a monthly event that brings adults together to meet, watch, and discuss popular manga and anime titles! See you there!

Fri, Jul 12, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Palm View Branch Library
Meet our friends from Public Works with a truck petting zoo! Come see some of their trucks and machinery they use to beautify our city. Open for the whole family!

Fri, Jul 12, 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Palm View Branch Library
Enjoy an evening of coloring fun! Supplies will be provided. Families are welcomed.

Fri, Jul 12, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
On Fairytale Fridays, children and families are all welcome to join us for storytime and fairytale themed activities! *All activities while supplies last

Sat, Jul 13, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Lark Community Center - Celebration Hall
Join us for fun afternoon! We will have a variety of board games and puzzles.

Sun, Jul 14, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Board Room
Join the Sunday Book Club for an engaging conversation about our latest read.

Mon, Jul 15, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 15, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Surprise guests and mysterious activities make Mondays at Lark so much fun! *All activities while supplies last

Tue, Jul 16, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room B
Songs, stories, rhymes, social play for infants.

Tue, Jul 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Travel this summer to Italy: where tweens can embark on a delightful cultural journey without leaving town!

Tue, Jul 16, 2:15pm - 5:15pm
Lark Community Center - Green Jay
Join us for loom knitting and crocheting

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for an unforgettable evening under the stars as we screen the feel-good musical movie that's sure to have you tapping your toes and belting out your favorite ABBA hits.

Tue, Jul 16, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Community Center - Art Room
Come learn how to draw people at our 3rd session of Life Drawing!

Tue, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Board Room,Meeting Room A
A series of poetry workshops presented by Unfolded.

Wed, Jul 17, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Discover the magic of self-expression and tranquility through writing!

Thu, Jul 18, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Lark Branch Library
Thursdays are filled with excitement and fun here at Lark! Join us for a variety of thrilling activities. *All activities while supplies last

Thu, Jul 18, 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!

Thu, Jul 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Create a team and battle against others to see who will be the one to win this gaming trivia gauntlet! Click to see the full list of dates for this program.

Fri, Jul 19, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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, Jul 19, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Lark Branch Library
On Fairytale Fridays, children and families are all welcome to join us for storytime and fairytale themed activities! *All activities while supplies last

Fri, Jul 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Delve into the rich history of the Rio Grande Valley and beyond as we uncover the mysteries that linger in its shadows.

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 12:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Join us for a fun afternoon of painting and artmaking! This six part series will encourage participants to engage and explore different artistic techniques and incorporate them into their art pieces.
This event is full

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Join Freelance Photojournalist Anita Westervelt who will present a two-hour long workshop aimed at amateur photographers who are looking to learn a little more about the subject of photography.

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Community Center - Art Room
Come have fun with sculpting clay!

Sat, Jul 20, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Community Center - Kiskadee
Come play friendly games of “Magic: the Gathering” at Lark Library!

Mon, Jul 22, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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.

Tue, Jul 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Lark Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for an immersive experience where you'll learn the fundamentals of sign language in a fun and interactive environment.

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

Tue, Jul 23, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Meeting Room AB
Calling all Gamers!

Tue, Jul 23, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Lark Community Center - Art Room
Spend an evening relaxing and brushing up on your art skills.

Wed, Jul 24, 9:00am - 6:00pm
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.

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

Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Palm View Branch Library - Study Room A (Max 12 People)
Join us for fun and thought-provoking discussions. Newcomers are always welcome!

Thu, Jul 25, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Conference Room B
Discuss and analyze this month's game selection and what their impact meant to you!