Mission Statement

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 2021?!?!?

On Saturday May 15- June 6, 2021, 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. You can also visit us and register in-person at The Pharr Memorial Library located on 121 E. Cherokee Pharr, Texas 78577.

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.

Important Dates:
May 15-June 6, 2021: Early Registration
June 1, 2021 – July 3, 2021: Summer Reading Program

Online Resources

Need Computer Assistance?

Register Today!

The Pharr Memorial Library offers computer classes to anyone who wishes to learn or requires computer assistance. These classes are taught by library staff and are designed for patrons who have little to no computer skills.
All classes are 2 hours long and meet every Friday of every month from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. For more information, click the button below

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Hours of Operation

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday:
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Library Information

  • 121 E. Cherokee Ave. Pharr, TX 78577
  • 956.402.4650
  • 956.787.3345