MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Sep. 16, '20

Your Connection To Everything: Get A Library Card

We think everyone in Medicine Hat should have a library card. It just makes good sense! Whether you want to expand your intellectual capacity and become as wise as Councillor Samraj (pictured), or you just want to keep abreast of the daily news coming from around the world - a library card is your connection to everything; for…



Sep. 14, '20

Dragons Love Tacos: Book Club In A Bag

Did you know? Dragons love tacos!This month at MHPL we're celebrating our taco-loving dragon friends with a Book Club In A Bag for ages 6 - 9. This Book Club Kit includes a recording of me (Karla) reading 'Dragons Love Tacos' by Adam Rubin and the materials you need to create a fun taco-inspired craft. You might…



Aug. 11, '20

Masks Available at MHPL

Why Should I Wear a Mask? We're not scientists, but we do read a lot of scientific studies which all show that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Here's some trusted information that we hope will convince you to wear a mask when in public settings and/or when physical distancing…



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…



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Your Connection To Everything: Get A Library Card

We think everyone in Medicine Hat should have a library card. It just makes good sense! Whether you want to expand your intellectual capacity and become as wise as Councillor Samraj (pictured), or you just want to keep abreast of the daily news coming from around the world - a library card is your connection to everything; for only $5/year! Cards for children (ages 0 - 18) are always free, so getting a card for your child is really a no-brainer (in our humble opinion). If you're not sure what exactly your library card gives you access to, take a look at our quick guide below.  What…...read more
Sep. 16, '20