MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Jul. 23, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 5 - Drawing Techniques

Now that you know the basics of sketching things… what’s next? You’ll find your own way to draw the world around you. There’s countless ways and styles to sketch. This post will be all about inspiration. I’ve included some art that I really like, and I hope you like it too.



Jul. 14, '20

Read With A View At These Instagrammable Landmarks

Our friends at Tourism Medicine Hat have created a list of instagrammable landmarks in and around our beautiful city for you to explore this summer! One of those landmarks happens to be just across the street from us at the Ewart Duggan House. We…



Jul. 13, '20

What You Need to Know: MHPL's Limited Reopening Plan

We are SO excited that our doors have reopened so that we can see your bright and smiling faces again - though many of your smiles are hidden behind masks - but nonetheless, we're so happy to see you! "Reopening" doesn't mean that we're back to regular operations. "Reopening," at least for the first little while,…



Jul. 13, '20

Where In The World Has Rroary Roamed?

Introducing: Where In The World Has Rroary Roamed?  Rroary, the Medicine Hat Tigers mascot is taking us on a vicarious vacation across Canada for the next ten weeks! We’ll share a weekly…



Jul. 3, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 2 - Basic Art Tips

Welcome to the second post in my Learn to Urban Sketch series! Last post, we learned about what urban sketching is, the supplies we use, and saw some beautiful examples of the variety of art styles that are out there.Now…



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PSA: Reading Not Cancelled

The Library is currently closed to the public in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. This makes us incredibly sad because we LOVE what we do! We LOVE our patrons. We LOVE interacting with you all on a daily basis. And we know that you LOVE reading and are probably really upset that you can’t get your materials right now. Here’s what you can still do with your library card from the comfort of your self-quarantine.  ...read more
Mar. 18, '20