MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

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



Jun. 10, '20

4 Steps to Becoming an Ally

“I raise up my voice - not so I can shout but so that those without a voice can be heard.” - Malala YousafzaiJune is both Pride Month and National…



Jun. 8, '20

Library Reopening Plan: First Phase

Libraries are in Stage 2 of the Alberta Government Relaunch Strategy. As of this writing, the launch date of Stage 2 is still TBD. The government website lists libraries as being able to open "with restrictions" but we don't know what…



Jun. 1, '20

Your Anti-Racist Reading Lists for the Black Lives Matter Movement

Today marks the seventh day of protests that were sparked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man who was murdered by a Minneapolis police officer when he kneeled on Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes. Protests and riots have broken out across the United States, currently occurring in



May. 29, '20

Stories Connect Us: A Community Building Initiative

Stories Connect Us I’ve always strongly believed that stories connect people. That they can bring together a community even while everyone is apart. How many of you have read an excellent book and then recommended it to a friend? Or better yet, have you ever discussed a book with a friend?…



May. 20, '20

Five Tips to Help You Read More

We're not going to waste your time because we know you have a really good book to get back to, so here are five tips for making reading a part of your daily life.  1) Get a Library Card! Library cards help you save money by allowing you to borrow as many books as you want…



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PSA: Reading Not Cancelled

The Library is currently closed to the public 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. And we know that you LOVE reading and are probably really upset that you can’t get your materials right now. Here’s what you can still do with your library card from the comfort of your self-quarantine.  ...read more
Mar. 18, '20