MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Nov. 4, '20

Finding Your Foundation: A Mental Health Series

We are partnering with the Canadian Mental Health Association Alberta Southeast Region (CMHA) to offer a series of Mental Health Sessions in our Library Theatre over three Saturday afternoons in November & December. Details of each presentation are…



Nov. 4, '20

Book Clubs at the Library

Want to use a good book to connect with us and other fellow readers? Register for one of our monthly book club meets! We have an adult book club, a political book club, and a brand new TEEN book club. Read on for the details of our November meetings.



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…



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