MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Jun. 16, '22

Stranger Reads

Alright mouthbreathers, Stranger Things Season 4 V.2, is coming out on July 1st, and if you’re like me, you can’t wait! To help pass the time between then and now, I've compiled a list of book recommendations based on my favorite characters. Don’t…



May. 12, '22

Meet Brittany: MHPL Summer Student

Hi Medicine Hat! My name is Brittany Renaud (pronounced Ren-NO, dang French names amirite?) and I’m from London, ON, but was born and raised in Chatham, ON, a smaller town closer in size to Medicine Hat. I’m here on a co-op while I work on my Master’s Degree in Librarian Sciences, and…



Mar. 7, '22

Donut Fundraiser!

We're well on our way to providing library cards to EVERY Hatter thanks to all of the generous sponsors who've stepped up to help us provide FREE library cards! This donut fundraiser by McBride's Bakery will help to keep our



Feb. 17, '22

Virtual Vacation to France

Join us at the Library during the Family Week Break to take a Virtual Vacation to France! In partnership with the Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, we've put together a bunch of fun activities that will make you feel like you're vacationing in beautiful France. Visit the Library starting…



Dec. 10, '21

Holiday Greetings from the Chief

It’s December and it feels like the Library is on the cusp of change.  December is always a time of ending and renewal; it’s when we enter the dead of winter and also when the sun first begins to return.  One year passes and another begins.  You get the idea.



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Freedom to Read Week, Feb. 18-24

Freedom to Read Week is celebrated each February, a week dedicated to encouraging Canadians to reflect on and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom. Freedom to Read Week, from Feb. 18-24 this year, celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2024. It is a nationwide campaign that aims to unite readers, writers, publishers, schools, libraries, bookstores, universities, colleges and other organizations across Canada.Intellectual freedom challenges are on the rise in Canada, more than doubling in the two most recent 12-month periods. “During the…...read more
Feb. 21, '24