MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Jun. 23, '22

Library Closing Sundays in the Summer

As part of its Financially Fit initiative, in response to funding challenges of its own, the City of Medicine Hat cut library funding by about $140,000 between 2019 and 2021.  Through the COVID-19 pandemic, with library…



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…



Featured Article:

Library Welcoming Two Speakers For Pride Month

To help mark Pride Month, Medicine Hat Public Library is welcoming two speakers from the Prairie Pride Guild of Medicine Hat and District for a pair of presentations that will reflect on the past and look to the future of Pride in our community. First, Jenni Barrientos, an archivist at the Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, will discuss the history of Pride in Medicine Hat. Following that, Kim Large will speak about her journey as a parent of a transgender child and steps you…...read more
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