McAllen Public Library will celebrate Anti-Boredom Month with a series of programs throughout the month of July called “Beat Boredom at MPL.” The programs are designed to engage people of all ages in fun and entertaining activities that will help anyone beat boredom at the library.

The month long celebration will kick-off with programs at all three McAllen Public Library locations. As part of the ongoing Summer Reading Program, children can enjoy a presentation from Sea Turtle, Inc. at the Main Library on Friday July 13th at 2:00 PM. Also at the Main Library, adults are invited to participate in and learn about chair yoga with yoga specialist Ranjana. For more information about these programs, please contact the Main Library at 956-681-3000.

Lark Branch Library will host a special STEAM program where children will create Sugar Bubbles on Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 PM. Teens can also join in the fun at the Lark Branch with a Pointillism with Paint program on Wednesday, July 11th at 2:00 PM and Water Balloon Wars: Season 5 on Thursday, July 26th at 2:00 PM. For more information about these programs, please contact the Lark Branch Library at 956-681-3100.

Get your boots and hats ready and head on down to the Palm View Branch Library for a Line Dance class for adults on July 13th and 27th at 10:00 AM. Children are also invited to “Machines Rock,” a program in collaboration with McAllen Public Works on Friday, July 13th at 11:00 AM. Children will be able to see large public works machines and know what it feels like to sit in the driver’s seat! For more information about these programs, please contact the Palm View Branch Library at 956-681-3110.

“July is a great time to rediscover everything that the library has to offer for people of all ages,” said Kate Horan, Library Director. “We invite everyone to beat boredom this month by visiting the library and participating in one of our many programs.”

Many more free programs are scheduled throughout the month of July. For more information, please visit the Events page at or call 956-681-3000


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