The Pharr Memorial Library strives to promote the love of reading and serves as a gateway to knowledge for our community.
Cleaning Library Materials at Home
Wash Your Hands
Wash. Your. Hands. Lather up with soap and scrub for 20 seconds. Be thorough. Rub the backs of your hands as well as the front, interlace your fingers and pull them through, soap up each thumb with the opposite hand and lightly scratch your fingernails against your palm. (NPR)
The easiest, safest, and most inexpensive disinfectant is time. The Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC) recommends a 72-hour quarantine of collection items as the safest and most effective way to disinfect them after handling by staff and patrons.
If you want to disinfect your library materials once you’ve got them home, use 70-percent isopropyl alcohol or any other mild household cleaner to wipe down the outside of the items. Just a few seconds with an alcohol-based cleaner is sufficient.
Are You Ready for the Pharr Memorial Library Summer Reading Program 2020?!?!?
On Monday May 18-31, 2020, we invite you to join the Pharr Memorial Library Summer Reading Program from the comfort of your home. You can join online on your computer at pharr.readsquared.com or down load the (FREE) READsquared app on your tablet or smart phone.
For more information please reach out to our Children’s Staff at the Pharr Memorial Library (956) 402-4650 or at the Pharr Development and Research Center (956) 402-4651.
May 18-30, 2020: Early Registration
June 1, 2020 – July 5, 2020: Summer Reading Program