MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Mar. 10, '21

21 Books I Want To Read in 2021

As a book nerd, every year I set some reading goals for myself. Last year I wanted to read 100 books, and I surpassed that goal and read 106 books by the end of the year - thanks to pandemic life! Not only do I normally set a numeric goal, but I also set some more generic goals as well.…



Jan. 25, '21

Getting To Know Corianne: SAIT Practicum Student

Hello! My name is Corianne Rattai. I am a practicum student at the Medicine Hat Public Library. It's been a great experience so far at the Library, meeting all the wonderful staff who work here and getting to know a little of what each of them do. Also, getting to know the different tasks…



Jan. 18, '21

Introducing: Community Journals

This month at MHPL we are introducing Community Journals! These are blank journals that any patron of MHPL can check-out and add their own thoughts and ideas to. By the end of the year our hope is to have a collection of stories, memories, and artwork created by the community that can…



Nov. 20, '20

#MHPLRocks: 105th Anniversary Celebration

In a normal year, we would have invited you to the Library for cake and a fun event with games, prizes, and probably a photo booth (that's our go-to). But this isn't any normal year. So instead, we're celebrating our 105th Anniversary by giving away a pandemic-approved…



Nov. 4, '20

Finding Your Foundation: A Mental Health Series

We are partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Southeast Region (CMHA) to offer a series of Mental Health Sessions in our Library Theatre over three Saturday afternoons in November & December. Details of each presentation are…



Featured Article:

PSA: Reading Not Cancelled

The Library will close to the public AGAIN beginning on Wednesday, April 7 in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. This makes us incredibly sad because we LOVE what we do! We LOVE our patrons. We LOVE interacting with you all on a daily basis.  Even though our service will look a little different until we're allowed to reopen under the province's reopening plan, we look forward to still serving you. Here’s what you can do with your library card during this third government-mandated lockdown. ...read more
Mar. 18, '20