MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

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…



Jul. 13, '20

What You Need to Know: MHPL's Limited Reopening Plan

We are SO excited that our doors have reopened so that we can see your bright and smiling faces again - though many of your smiles are hidden behind masks - but nonetheless, we're so happy to see you! "Reopening" doesn't mean that we're back to regular operations. "Reopening," at least for the first little while,…



Jul. 13, '20

Where In The World Has Rroary Roamed?

Introducing: Where In The World Has Rroary Roamed?  Rroary, the Medicine Hat Tigers mascot is taking us on a vicarious vacation across Canada for the next ten weeks! We’ll share a weekly…



Jul. 3, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 2 - Basic Art Tips

Welcome to the second post in my Learn to Urban Sketch series! Last post, we learned about what urban sketching is, the supplies we use, and saw some beautiful examples of the variety of art styles that are out there.Now…



Jun. 24, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 1 - What is Urban Sketching?

While we are all isolated during the pandemic, it’s important to stay connected with other people. Starting a new creative hobby, and connecting with others online, is a great way to look after your mental health during this turbulent time. I have been creating Urban Sketches for years and would like to share…



Jun. 23, '20

Accessing eBooks Through Your Library: A How-To Guide

I don't always go digital, but when I do: I prefer to borrow rather than buy. Want to save money by downloading eBooks (and audiobooks) for free using your library card? Get started by reading this quick tutorial. All you need is a library card (start a free trial



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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