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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…



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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