MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Mar. 31, '21

A Library Card for EVERY Hatter: #MHPLforYXH

To say that the past year has been tough on our community would be an understatement. Some of us have been sick, many of us lost loved ones, and all of us were affected negatively by the global pandemic that rages on. We are grateful to the…



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…



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