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Alberta libraries recognized with Marigold’s Making a Difference Award

Marigold Library System is celebrating excellence and innovation in library service by awarding its annual Making a Difference Award to six member libraries.

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Not a public library; Marigold's new HQ facility takes shape

As the Marigold Library System & Western Irrigation Headquarters building is well into construction, there's a growing misconception in Strathmore that the Strathmore Municipal Library will be occupying the space. We are setting the record straight, and are eagerly awaiting the move into our new building.

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Season's Greetings from Marigold

Wishing everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season. We have all experienced an extraordinary year with the COVID pandemic, so as 2020 draws to a close, we all hope for an easier time in 2021. This is a good time to reflect on the good things in our lives: that we live in a safe country; that there are many good neighbours who look after us in our hospitals and clinics; that there are more good neighbours who work in grocery stores and libraries, and provide other needed services; and that libraries exist for everyone.

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Land Acknowledgement

We would like to take this opportunity to acknowledge that we are gathered on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. This includes: the Blackfoot Confederacy, made up of the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations; the Îethka Nakoda Wîcastabi6 First Nations, comprised of the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations; and the Tsuut’ina First Nation. Marigold Library System is also homeland to the historic Northwest Métis and to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region 3.

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