MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Dec. 6, '23

New Swag in the MHPL Store

It’s been a while since we’ve been able to say this: There’s new swag in our MHPL Store!We’ve added gorgeous, soft and warm toques and scarves to our merchandise line, just in time for winter. There are three colours available – black, blue and grey.

Nov. 14, '23

​The Book Sale is Back

Set a reminder for Thursday and then set your alarm for Friday.It’s Book Sale day. Day one to be specific.Yes, the traditional fall Friends of the Medicine Hat Public Library Society Book Sale is back on Nov. 17-18.…

Oct. 27, '23

Why We've Requested a Funding Increase From the City

The Medicine Hat Public Library has approached the city with its funding request for 2024.The library has asked the city for $2.6 million in funding for next year, an increase of $372,957, or 17%, over 2023 funding. It is a major increase and a bold request. Here’s…

Oct. 16, '23

Library hosting townhall for Medicine Hat MLAs

Medicine Hat’s MLAs will be in the city to hold a townhall at the Medicine Hat Public Library next week.The Honourable Danielle Smith, MLA for Brooks-Medicine Hat, and Justin Wright, MLA for Cypress-Medicine Hat, are holding the event in partnership with the library.The…

Oct. 6, '23

'The Library is for Everyone'

The Medicine Hat Public Library has been part of the fabric of the city since 1915. Back then it was no more than a small reading room with a limited selection of books.Now,…

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​BYOB Club Coming To Medicine Hat Public Library

Medicine Hat Public Library is putting an out-of-this-world spin on our adult summer reading program.Instead of our One Book One Summer program where everyone reads the same book after a public vote, in 2024 we’re challenging you to read multiple books within multiple themes. Which books are we challenging you to read? Well, that’s up to each of you. That’s right, introducing MHPL’s BYOB (book, not beer) Club. “Every two weeks starting July 4 we’re giving you a new theme,” says Miranda Leduc, adult and community librarian. “Every second Thursday we’ll meet for the Bring Your Own Book Club… more
Jul. 9, '24