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Public libraries can re-open to the public with restrictions as part of Stage Two of the relaunch

As you likely know, the Government of Alberta has announced the province’s relaunch strategy, Opening Soon.

As part of that strategy, the Government of Alberta is beginning to carefully and gradually lift restrictions imposed as part of the COVID-19 response. Stage One of the relaunch began Thursday, May 14th. Public libraries remain closed to the public right now and should continue to offer virtual services during this time.

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Follow-up to April 18th Marigold Board Meeting

Saturday, April 18 was a banner day for Marigold. 39 Marigold Trustees participated in our Board meeting, which was a record turnout for Trustees (39 out of 44)! Marigold is pleased that everything worked so smoothly with our first Board Zoom conference. Now we have another reliable option to conduct future meetings. All the motions in the accompanying survey passed.

We were more than excited to see the funding announcement from Dr. Diana Davidson, PLSB Director. This was about the distribution of 50% of the provincial library operating grants that are coming soon.

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eResource changes & additions during closure

Due to the mandatory library closures during this pandemic, many of our eResource providers have allowed temporary additional access to your patrons. Here is a list of those resources at the time of writing:

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