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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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