MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Jun. 29, '21

LGBTQIA2S+: What Does It All Mean?

A Brief History of Pride As we celebrate Pride in 2021, we would be remiss to ignore the historical context in which we celebrate and provide allyship to LGBTQIA2S+ communities and those who identify as LGBTQIA2S+. 



May. 26, '21

REC Spotlight: What The Library Means to Nichola

I’ve always enjoyed reading. From my earliest memories, books were a major part of my life, so when I got pregnant with my first child, I did what I do, and started to read. I would read to my son while he was in my stomach. Robert Munsch Love you Forever was on repeat and anything…



May. 4, '21

COVID-19 Illness Among Staff

Our popular no-contact pick-up service will be suspended due to a positive case of COVID-19 among staff. The staff member who contracted the virus and their close contacts are currently in isolation. Suspending our no-contact pick-up service…



Apr. 26, '21

REC Spotlight: Amy Toews Kletzel

As an avid reader and frequent library goer, I am so proud to be a part of Real Estate Collective’s reading initiative! I’ve compiled a list of a few of my favourites (to list them all would cover many a page…). 



Mar. 18, '20

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.  



Featured Article:

New Library Card Sponsor: The Sweetness Bakeshop

The #MHPLforYXH campaign has a new sponsor! Before we introduce Sara and her business, we'd like to take a minute to thank our previous sponsor, Real Estate Collective. Elizabeth McNally and the team at Real Estate Collective, Medicine Hat's newest boutique real estate brokerage, donated $6,500 which translated into 1,300 FREE cards for Hatters! Thank…...read more
Oct. 4, '21