On Wednesday, March 14th from 9:00-11:00pm, all digital services that require a McAllen library card will be temporarily unavailable due to a server upgrade. Thank you for your patience.

RBdigital Magazines

All your favorite Zinio magazines, on a new app that also includes e-books and audiobooks! Use your same Zinio account to sign in! Available to any Hidalgo County library card holder.

Download magazines on your tablet, smartphone, or desktop computer after creating an RBdigital account and downloading the app or computer program. Magazines do not expire, and you can download an unlimited amount. 

Create your account by clicking on the "Register" link in the top right corner of the RBdigital page. Help, FAQ's, troubleshooting tips, and a help request form can be found here: http://hidalgocotx.oneclickdigital.com/#/help.   

RBdigital accounts cannot be created in the app or computer program. You must create your account with the "Register" link on the webpage in your internet browser.

Mobile Apps         


Desktop Apps

eBooks on PC & Mac
Audiobooks on PC
Audiobooks on Mac


Local Newspapers

Full digital issues of local newspapers
Monitor coverage: Nov. 15th, 2002 to current date

The Monitor
The Brownsville Herald
The Valley Morning Star

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Newspaper Source

Cover-to-cover full-text for more than 40 national and international newspapers.

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National Newspapers

New York Times                                 Washington Post                          International Business Times
USA Today Chicago Tribune Chicago Sun-Times
Boston Globe Los Angeles Times               Miami Herald