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MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Oct. 26, '20

Scary Books To Read In The Dark

The horror genre contains stories that are meant to frighten, scare, and elicit a sense of dread in the reader or viewer. I think we all have a rough idea of what horror stories are, but where did this genre start?



Sep. 30, '20

Halloween ComicFest at MHPL!

We're not sure how Halloween is going to look this year - will there be trick-or-treating? Maybe. Will there be crowded bars with Thor and Catwoman dancing side-by-side? Definitely not.  We love Halloween at the Library because we love make-believe…



Sep. 16, '20

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…



Sep. 14, '20

Dragons Love Tacos: Book Club In A Bag

Did you know? Dragons love tacos!This month at MHPL we're celebrating our taco-loving dragon friends with a Book Club In A Bag for ages 6 - 9. This Book Club Kit includes a recording of me (Karla) reading 'Dragons Love Tacos' by Adam Rubin and the materials you need to create a fun taco-inspired craft. You might…



Aug. 11, '20

Masks Available at MHPL

Why Should I Wear a Mask? We're not scientists, but we do read a lot of scientific studies which all show that wearing masks can help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Here's some trusted information that we hope will convince you to wear a mask when in public settings and/or when physical distancing…



Jul. 23, '20

Learn to Urban Sketch: Part 5 - Drawing Techniques

Now that you know the basics of sketching things… what’s next? You’ll find your own way to draw the world around you. There’s countless ways and styles to sketch. This post will be all about inspiration. I’ve included some art that I really like, and I hope you like it too.



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PSA: Reading Not Cancelled

The Library will close to the public again beginning on Saturday, December 12 at 5:00 pm 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 for at least the next four weeks, we look forward to still serving you. Here’s what you can do with your library card during this second government-mandated lockdown.  ...read more
Mar. 18, '20