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Apr. 6, '20

How to Celebrate International Poetry Month in Isolation

It’s your friendly neighbourhood librarian here, Miranda. Like a lot of you, I am working from home and isolating to help stop the spread of COVID-19. However, April is International Poetry Month so I wanted to give you three poetry ideas to help spark your creativity. I’ve also provided alternatives to make these poems…



Mar. 23, '20

How to Apply for Financial Assistance During the COVID-19 Pandemic

As I’m sure we all know by now, the past week has been unprecedented. Our library has closed its doors to the public, for an indefinite period, for the first time in our history.The timeline for the COVID-19 outbreak could be longer than officials originally assumed. The province has said that the drastic measures…



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Library Welcoming Two Speakers For Pride Month

To help mark Pride Month, Medicine Hat Public Library is welcoming two speakers from the Prairie Pride Guild of Medicine Hat and District for a pair of presentations that will reflect on the past and look to the future of Pride in our community. First, Jenni Barrientos, an archivist at the Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, will discuss the history of Pride in Medicine Hat. Following that, Kim Large will speak about her journey as a parent of a transgender child and steps you…...read more
Jun. 18, '24