MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Dec. 10, '21

Holiday Greetings from the Chief

It’s December and it feels like the Library is on the cusp of change.  December is always a time of ending and renewal; it’s when we enter the dead of winter and also when the sun first begins to return.  One year passes and another begins.  You get the idea.



Nov. 9, '21

How to Make a Lazy Daisy Cake

You can always tell the good recipes by how many stains are on the page. This one comes from a tattered, handwritten notebook that belonged to my Grandma. Some of the words are faded or covered with cake batter, so even if you’ve never tasted it, you know it will be good.



Oct. 21, '21

November is NaNoWriMo!

Every November thousands of writers around the world participate in National Novel Writing Month, otherwise known as NaNoWriMo. The challenge? To write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days. Think you can do it? Then, I encourage you to participate…



Sep. 16, '21

MHPL and the Restrictions Exemption Program

The Library is open! Here's how we've responded to the provincial restrictions announced on September 15th. We will be following capacity restrictions rather than restricting access to our services. So if you, for example, need to use our…



Sep. 3, '21

Book our Play Space or Theatre for Your Household

Today the province brought in a mask mandate and announced that the unvaccinated should limit indoor social gatherings due to the rising number of cases in this fourth wave of COVID-19. Since we have no way of telling who is vaccinated and who isn't, it would be irresponsible of us to…



Jul. 20, '21

Crafting with the Library

From tie dye shirts to tissue paper art, we did a BUNCH of crafts during the pandemic to keep our hands (and our minds) busy. We shared these with you on our YouTube Channel and our social media pages. Here…



Featured Article:

New Library Card Sponsor: The Sweetness Bakeshop

The #MHPLforYXH campaign has a new sponsor! Before we introduce Sara and her business, we'd like to take a minute to thank our previous sponsor, Real Estate Collective. Elizabeth McNally and the team at Real Estate Collective, Medicine Hat's newest boutique real estate brokerage, donated $6,500 which translated into 1,300 FREE cards for Hatters! Thank…...read more
Oct. 4, '21