MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Feb. 6, '20

A Librarian Answers Your Ungoogleable Q's About MHPL

When we have a question these days, our automatic response is to search Google for an answer. But what do you do when you can’t find an answer through Google? If you’re like me, I have given up on many queries because, honestly, if Google doesn’t know the answer who would? And looking any further outside of Google is…



Jan. 21, '20

4 Effective Ways To Limit Your Kids Screen Time

Why is too much screen time bad? Every day, I look at a screen. Whether it’s my laptop, my computer at work, my phone, or watching Netflix I almost never go through the day without looking at a screen. Screens have become part of our daily lives. I think most of us already know that staring…



Nov. 20, '18

103 Reasons to Have a Library Card

Today is the 103rd Anniversary of our library!  On our 100th Anniversary, Mayor Clugston signed a proclamation marking November 21st as “MHPL Day.” We’ve celebrated this day in different ways for the past 3 years – in 2015 we had a big party;…



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New Library Card Sponsor: Elizabeth McNally Real Estate Collective

Buying or selling a home can be stressful for everyone involved in the process. Selling one of the city’s premier real estate agencies on sponsoring library cards was the complete opposite.“As one of the initial sponsors, we were drawn to the program's commitment to literacy—a cause we wholeheartedly support,” says Elizabeth McNally, team lead of Real Estate Collective (REC). “Literacy, to us, is not merely a pursuit but a cornerstone of empowerment. We are enthusiastic about the opportunity to contribute to such…...read more
Apr. 9, '24