MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Jun. 29, '21

LGBTQIA2S+: What Does It All Mean?

A Brief History of Pride As we celebrate Pride in 2021, we would be remiss to ignore the historical context in which we celebrate and provide allyship to LGBTQIA2S+ communities and those who identify as LGBTQIA2S+. 



May. 26, '21

REC Spotlight: What The Library Means to Nichola

I’ve always enjoyed reading. From my earliest memories, books were a major part of my life, so when I got pregnant with my first child, I did what I do, and started to read. I would read to my son while he was in my stomach. Robert Munsch Love you Forever was on repeat and anything…



May. 4, '21

COVID-19 Illness Among Staff

Our popular no-contact pick-up service will be suspended due to a positive case of COVID-19 among staff. The staff member who contracted the virus and their close contacts are currently in isolation. Suspending our no-contact pick-up service…



Apr. 26, '21

REC Spotlight: Amy Toews Kletzel

As an avid reader and frequent library goer, I am so proud to be a part of Real Estate Collective’s reading initiative! I’ve compiled a list of a few of my favourites (to list them all would cover many a page…). 



Mar. 18, '20

PSA: Reading Not Cancelled

The Library will close to the public AGAIN beginning on Wednesday, April 7 in order to stop the spread of COVID-19. This makes us incredibly sad because we LOVE what we do! We LOVE our patrons. We LOVE interacting with you all on a daily basis.  



Featured Article:

City Upgrading Library HVAC System

The City of Medicine Hat has a lot of construction and maintenance projects going on already this spring on roads and at city buildings. Medicine Hat Public Library is about to be added to its list.Starting on Tuesday, May 21, the city will be upgrading our HVAC system. There will be minimal disruption to our patrons and library operations during the work, which is expected to take about four months to complete, depending on the weather. The only impact expected for patrons is a little bit of noise and three fewer parking spaces around the library.…...read more
May. 17, '24