The McAllen Public Library is now offering the Kanopy streaming video service, which features over 30,000 films and documentaries. You can watch up to 4 films per month with a McAllen Public Library card.


The newest app for e-books and audiobooks from OverDrive. The same books you love, but in a totally new and redesigned app. One-step setup process, and download books with one tap!

Do your children use Libby? Add a child-friendly filter by clicking on the plus-sign button at the top center of the home page. Then choose "Juvenile" under the "Audience" filter.

Help and Instructions
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Some Libby app features, like Patron Recommendations and multilingual support, will be available in early 2018. Until then, please continue using the original OverDrive app to recommend books.



Free music with your McAllen Public Library card!  You can download up to 3 songs per week, which are yours to keep, and stream up to 3 hours per day.  

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For Children

» Storynory
» TumbleBook Cloud Jr. 
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RBdigital Audiobooks

E-books, audiobooks, and magazines for any Hidalgo County library card holder! You can read on your tablet, smartphone, or desktop computer after creating an RBdigital account and downloading the app or computer program.

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:   

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.

Also note: You cannot read the book in the internet browser on your computer. You must download the appropriate desktop app from the list below.

Mobile Apps         


Desktop Apps

eBooks on PC & Mac
Audiobooks on PC
Audiobooks on Mac