About Medicine Hat Public Library

Medicine Hat Public Library serves Medicine Hat & area with over 13,000 patrons. Your $5/year adult membership (free for children) gives you access to a wide selection of physical and online resources like books, audiobooks, music, movies, TV, video games, magazines, and newspapers. Dozens of free programs happen at the Library each week - visit the events calendar on mhpl.shortgrass.ca to see what's on.

 

View our program booklets here: 

https://mhpl.shortgrass.ca/learn-and-explore-menu/program-booklets

 

NOTE: Upcoming Library closures

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 20.

Summer Tween Night: Wrap-up Pizza Party

Monday, August 26 | 7 PM | For ages 10 - 12 | FREE at MHPL

Baby & Toddler Storytime

Monday, August 26 | 10:30 AM | For ages 4 - 36 months | FREE at MHPL

Teen Summer Videogaming Night

Wednesday, August 28 | 7 PM | For ages 13 - 18 | FREE at MHPL

Pop Up Play at the Library

Thursday, August 29 | 6:00 PM | FREE at MHPL

Preschool Storytime

Friday, August 30 | 10:30 AM | For ages 3 - 6 | FREE at MHPL

Sing (G)

Saturday, August 31 | 2 PM | FREE at MHPL

Classic Film: The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes -1969

Thursday, September 5 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Tolkien (PG)

Thursday, September 5 | 6:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: The Secret Life of Pets (PG)

Saturday, September 7 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

An Afternoon with Authors

Saturday, September 7 | 1:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Margaret Atwood Book Launch @ Cineplex

Tuesday, September 10 | 7:30 PM | Cineplex Galaxy Cinemas Medicine Hat

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesday, September 10 | 6 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Pride Film: Booksmart (14A)

Thursday, September 12 | 6:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: The Secret Life of Pets 2 (G)

Saturday, September 14 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Back to School Book Sale

Saturday, September 14 | 10 AM - 8 PM | Medicine Hat Public Library

Urban Sketching

Mondays, September 16 - 30 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Tween Medieval Night

Monday, September 16 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesday, September 17 | 6 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Praxis Preschool Science

Wednesday, September 18 | 10:30 AM | FREE @ MHPL

Classic Film: The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Thursday, September 19 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Rocketman (14A)

Thursday, September 19 | 6:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Children's Author & Illustrator: Ruth Ohi

Thursday, September 19 | 9:30 & 10:30 AM | FREE @ MHPL

Teen Videogaming Night

Friday, September 20 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Avengers: Endgame (PG)

Saturday, September 21 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Death Café

Saturday, September 21 | 1:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Sensory Screening: The Secret Life of Pets 2 (G)

Sunday, September 22 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Discover: Virtual Veiner

Tuesday, September 24 | 10 AM - 12 PM | FREE @ Veiner Centre

Travelogue: Biking Budapest

Tuesday, September 24 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesday, September 24 | 6 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Culture Days: Author Ashley Little

Thursday, September 26 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Downtown Art Walk: Kai Hodgeson's Reception

Friday, September 27 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Culture Days: Table Tennis Grand Opening Party

Friday, September 27 | 6 - 9 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Pokémon Detective Pikachu (PG)

Saturday, September 28 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Culture Days: Pecha Kucha Vol. 23

Saturday, September 28 | 8:20 PM | Esplanade, Main Theatre

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 1 | 6 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Classic Film: Tulsa (1949)

Thursday, October 3 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: The Public (PG)

Thursday, October 3 | 6:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Teen Pizza & Giant Party Games Night

Friday, October 4 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Aladdin (PG)

Saturday, October 5 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Library Card Sign-up Day

Saturday, October 5 | 10 AM - 5:30 PM | Medicine Hat Public Library

Card Making Workshop

Saturday, October 5 | 10 AM - 4:30 PM | $25 supply free required

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 8 | 6 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Travelogue: Walking the Camino Portugués

Thursday, October 10 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Asterix: The Secret of the Magic Potion (G)

Saturday, October 12 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Sensory Screening: Aladdin (PG)

Sunday, October 13 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Evening Family Storytime

Tuesday, October 15 | 6 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Classic Film: October Sky (1999)

Thursday, October 17 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: All Is True (PG)

Thursday, October 17 | 6:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Teen Music Mix Night

Friday, October 18 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Film: Men In Black: International (PG)

Saturday, October 19 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

String Art

Monday, October 21 | 7 PM | $5 supply fee

Preschool PLAYbook

Monday, October 21 | 5:45 PM | FREE @ Family Leisure Centre

Film: Hotel Transylvania (G)

Saturday, October 26 | 2 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Monster Mash

Saturday, October 26 | 10:30 AM | FREE @ MHPL

Hallo'Tween Night

Monday, October 28 | 7 PM | FREE @ MHPL

Children's Author: Joan Marie Galat

Monday, October 28 | 9:30 & 10:35 AM | FREE @ MHPL

Preschool PLAYbook

Monday, October 28 | 5:45 PM | FREE @ Family Leisure Centre

Film: Ghostbusters (1984)

Thursday, October 31 | 6:30 PM | FREE @ MHPL