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Tech Help

Registration required, limit one session per month

2021-04-29 13:00:00 2021-04-29 13:45:00 America/Chicago Tech Help McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center

Thursday, April 29
1:00pm - 1:45pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-29 13:00:00 2021-04-29 13:45:00 America/Chicago Tech Help Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices. McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center

Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.

AGE GROUP: | Adults (18+) |

EVENT TYPE: | Technology |

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McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center

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

Hours
Mon, May 10 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Tue, May 11 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, May 12 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, May 13 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, May 14 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 15 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sun, May 16 1:00PM to 9:00PM

About the library

Upcoming events

Thu, May 13, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 13, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 13, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
PALM VIEW BRANCH LIBRARY - FACEBOOK LIVE
LOS POLLITOS. Virtual Bilingual Storytime for kids, were you can dance and sing with us. Storytime Live is available on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/mplkids at 2:00pm!

Thu, May 13, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
Registration is now closed

Thu, May 13, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Facebook - MPL Adults
Book recommendation on "The Island of Sea Women" by Lisa See.

Thu, May 13, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Whether it’s Among Us or Skribbl.io, we all need a break from tests or homework, so join us so you can make new friends and blow off some steam together.

Fri, May 14, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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, May 14, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
MPL Adults Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/MPLadults/
Join our librarians as they discuss the books they are reading in May! Today we'll be featuring "Minor Feelings" by Cathy Park Hong.

Fri, May 14, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Facebook - MPL Adults
Learn about the Japanese families that have lived in the Rio Grande Valley over the history of the region.

Fri, May 14, All day
Virtual Program - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfOV_TUBU7sZbOBHvPfhsv2hUm-h6isk-
What is Pinterest? What can you do with it and share on it? Watch this video and find out!

Sun, May 16, All day
Take A Minute . . . A Tea Celebration - YouTube.com video
In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, let's review some special benefits that can come from herbal teas.

Sun, May 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Join us virtually for a Hawaiian Luau as we celebrate in a tropical way the end of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, with games and music.

Mon, May 17, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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 17, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Facebook Live! - Lark Branch Library
Virtual Storytime Live! Join Miss Diana at 11:00 am on our facebook page (facebook.com/mplkids) for an amazing storytime.

Mon, May 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Join us on Zoom to learn about shading techniques and get the chance to chat, hang-out, share some awesome art, and play Skribbl.io!

Mon, May 17, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center
Brief overview of paleobiology of dinosaurs with Dr. Saad Mohammed with UTRGV.

Tue, May 18, All day
STAY HOME CINEMA - YouTube.com - video
A small-time criminal befriends a notorious gangster in prison who orchestrates his daring escape.

Tue, May 18, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Facebook Live
Join us on facebook.com/mplkids or Tuesday at 2pm! A fun virtual family storytime to watch with the family. Songs, books, fingerplays and so much more!

Tue, May 18, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
- Zoom
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Tue, May 18, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
- Zoom
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Tue, May 18, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Learn what it’s like to jump into a world of magic and adventure with Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). We will show you how to play and even get you started with others that are just as curious as you are.

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom - Zoom
Discover, read, and discuss a great book!

Tue, May 18, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center
This Week in History

Wed, May 19, 9:00am - 9:00pm
Facebook Live - mpladults@facebook.com
GRAB-N-GO CRAFT

Wed, May 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Facebook Live! - Lark Branch Library
Let's make fun and easy crafts with Miss Diana.

Wed, May 19, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom - Zoom
This is a fun and casual conversation group for English language learners who want to practice conversing in English. We'll chat about fun topics like hobbies, family, movies, and current events.

Thu, May 20, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, May 20, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, May 20, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
PALM VIEW BRANCH LIBRARY - FACEBOOK LIVE
VAMOS A BAILAR. Virtual Bilingual Storytime for kids, were you can dance and sing with us. Storytime Live is available on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/mplkids at 2:00pm!

Thu, May 20, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, May 20, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Virtual - Facebook.com/MPLAdults
The night the devil came to dance at Boccaccio 2000.

Thu, May 20, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Whether it’s Among Us or Skribbl.io, we all need a break from tests or homework, so join us so you can make new friends and blow off some steam together.

Thu, May 20, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Zoom - Zoom.com
"An impressive bitter, and sweet debut that explores the age-old conflicts between father and son and the depths and longing of deep-heart love." -Lisa See, bestselling author of Shanghai Girls

Fri, May 21, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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, May 21, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
FaceBook page - https://www.facebook.com/MPLadults/
Bring out your inner artist with this Koi fish painting.

Sat, May 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center
Tune into our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MPLKids/) for a totally tubular tween storytime!

Sat, May 22, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Zoom Link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Are you a fan of manga and anime? Or interested but don't know where to start? Join us on Zoom and discuss your favorite and new series with fellow fans!

Sat, May 22, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Youtube - https://bit.ly/35vFkZU
Grace will provide simple lessons on each letter of the Korean alphabet and pair each letter with popular KPOP artists, groups, and K-drama phrases.

Sun, May 23, All day
Take A Minute . . . 2021 Virtual Summer Reading Challenge - YouTube.com video
This summer go on a virtual adventure and join us for the 2021 Virtual Summer Reading Challenge.

Sun, May 23, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Teens! Join us on Zoom and play Super Smash Bro's Ultimate Online! Play with fellow teens and show off your skills! Nintendo Switch Online membership is required.

Sun, May 23, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
- ZOOM
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Sun, May 23, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
- ZOOM
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Mon, May 24, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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 24, 9:05am - 9:05pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - Teen Social Space
Start off your Summer right! Celebrate the start of Summer Reading by stopping by to pick up your Kick-off Kit. Our Activity for this kit is the Tie Dye Pet Bandana. Show off your pet in style!

Mon, May 24, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Facebook Live! - Lark Branch Library
Virtual Storytime Live! Join Miss Diana at 11:00 am on our facebook page (facebook.com/mplkids) for an amazing storytime.

Tue, May 25, All day
STAY HOME CINEMA - YouTube.com - video
Trespass Against Us is a crime-thriller film featuring actor and race car driver Michael Fassbender.

Tue, May 25, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Palm View Branch Library - Facebook Live
Join us on facebook.com/mplkids or Tuesday at 2pm! A fun virtual family storytime to watch with the family. Songs, books, fingerplays and so much more!

Tue, May 25, 3:00pm - 3:15pm
Virtual - Facebook.com/MPLAdults
Explore Santa Ana Wildlife Refuge in Hidalgo County.

Tue, May 25, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Learn what it’s like to jump into a world of magic and adventure with Dungeons & Dragons (D&D). We will show you how to play and even get you started with others that are just as curious as you are.

Tue, May 25, 6:30pm - 7:00pm
- ZOOM
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Tue, May 25, 7:30pm - 8:00pm
- ZOOM
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Wed, May 26, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Facebook Live! - Lark Branch Library
Let's make fun and easy crafts with Miss Diana.

Wed, May 26, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
Virtual Program - Facebook - MPL Adults
Join our librarians as they discuss the books they are reading in May! Today we'll be featuring "Minor Feelings" by Cathy Park Hong.

Wed, May 26, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom - Zoom
This is a fun and casual conversation group for English language learners who want to practice conversing in English. We'll chat about fun topics like hobbies, family, movies, and current events.

Thu, May 27, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, May 27, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, May 27, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
PALM VIEW BRANCH LIBRARY - FACEBBOK LIVE
ARE YOU READY FOR SRP 2021? Virtual Bilingual Storytime for kids, were you can dance and sing with us. Storytime Live is available on Facebook Live at www.facebook.com/mplkids at 2:00pm!

Thu, May 27, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, May 27, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Facebook - MPL Adults
Dr. Jerwen Jou will talk about his life, career trajectory, his research, and how he once published an article in which he challenged Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman.

Thu, May 27, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Zoom Link - bit.ly/mplteenprogram
Whether it’s Among Us or Skribbl.io, we all need a break from tests or homework, so join us so you can make new friends and blow off some steam together.

Fri, May 28, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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.

Rescheduled
Fri, May 28, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
New date Wednesday, May 26, 5:00pm - 5:15pm
MPL Adults Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/MPLadults/
Join our librarians as they discuss the books they are reading in May! Today we'll be featuring "Minor Feelings" by Cathy Park Hong.

Fri, May 28, All day
Virtual Program - https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLfOV_TUBU7sZbOBHvPfhsv2hUm-h6isk-
Did you know that you can explore art and culture from around the world virtually through Google? Find out more in this video!

Sat, May 29, 2:30pm - 3:00pm
- ZOOM
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Sat, May 29, 3:30pm - 4:00pm
- ZOOM
Virtual Storytime with Ms. Diana

Mon, May 31, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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 31, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
MPL Adults Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/MPLadults
Food for Thought is an engaging virtual program that features food-related content.

Tue, Jun 01, All day
STAY HOME CINEMA - YouTube.com - video
Watch Summer Days with Coo on Kanopy and earn your “Watch a Film on Kanopy” virtual badge. This film counts towards the 2021 Virtual Summer Reading Challenge goal.

Wed, Jun 02, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom - Zoom
This is a fun and casual conversation group for English language learners who want to practice conversing in English. We'll chat about fun topics like hobbies, family, movies, and current events.

Wed, Jun 02, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
https://www.facebook.com/MPLadults
Tutorial of SRP Adult Kick-off craft.

Thu, Jun 03, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 03, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 03, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Fri, Jun 04, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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, Jun 07, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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, Jun 08, All day
STAY HOME CINEMA - YouTube.com - Video
In honor of Juneteenth, celebrate the liberation of slaves in the United States with the “Slavery and the Making of America” documentary available on Kanopy.

Wed, Jun 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center
Register to attend virtually or in person. Let’s expand and make our unique granny square pillow.

Wed, Jun 09, 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Zoom - Zoom
This is a fun and casual conversation group for English language learners who want to practice conversing in English. We'll chat about fun topics like hobbies, family, movies, and current events.

Thu, Jun 10, 1:00pm - 1:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 10, 2:00pm - 2:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.
This event is full

Thu, Jun 10, 3:00pm - 3:45pm
McAllen Main Library - Meeting Center - MPLab
Want to learn how to use Facebook? Format a resume on Word? Use a new app? We're here to help! In-person socially-distanced or Zoom options available. For your safety, staff will not handle devices.

Thu, Jun 10, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
McAllen Public Library - Main Branch - virtual discussion on Zoom
Book Title: A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne

Fri, Jun 11, 9:00am - 5:30pm
McAllen Main Library - Study Rooms - Study Room 5 (max 4 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 11, 7:00pm - 7:15pm
facebook.com/MPLadults - Facebook
Watch our video on some of the best practices to successfully grow your seed. Planting a seed will complete the "Green Thumb" challenge.