MHPL BiblioFiles: Blog

Mar. 11, '20

An Information Professional's Guide to the Coronavirus

Though we’re far from experts, we are in the business of getting information, especially from reliable sources, out to our communities, so I’m hoping to have a brief, well-sourced discussion about SARS-CoV-2, a virus that causes COVID-19, a respiratory disease. Unless the distinction between the two is important, I’ll…



Mar. 4, '20

Babies Need Books - Here's Why

Books and babies… not something everyone puts together, but at the library we strongly believe in reading to babies. Developing early literacy skills from a young age has multiple benefits for young children. Many books for babies include shapes, colors, and numbers which can boost your baby’s IQ. You can also…



Feb. 28, '20

3 Ways That Screen Time Is Affecting Your Child's Behaviour

Behavioural Effects from Excessive Screen Time One moment you’re watching a video online, then you’re distracted by a notification on your cell phone, then you get a text message, and then the video you were watching recommends another video. It’s overwhelming, right? To constantly have interruptions…



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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.  Even though our service will look a little different until we're allowed to reopen under the province's reopening plan, we look forward to still serving you. Here’s what you can do with your library card during this third government-mandated lockdown. ...read more
Mar. 18, '20