Marigold provides professional quality publications, displays, custom promotional materials and marketing software to promote resources, events and services available at the library or through headquarters. These publications also inform library trustees and local library staff about current issues, trends and news, and are helpful in board orientations and presentations to councils.
A list of Library Acronyms to help you navigate the library world.
As needed or requested such as a call to action
example Advocacy at Your Library
Working together for regional success — Get the big picture with the regional systems brochure.
Informs stakeholders about the advantages of belonging to a regional library system.
Do you know the deadlines for sending certain documents to Public Libraries Service Branch? Do you know when to expect your Service Grant. When is the Member Libraries workshop? The Calendar for local library board lists quick reminders for the year.
In-depth information about Marigold's IT support — Marigold headquarters is the central hub for the delivery of computerized public library services for Marigold member libraries.
L2U is a free mail service offered to those who face physical or geographic difficulties in visiting their local library in person. Marigold has been providing L2U service since 1981. This is a valuable component of library service and we are pleased to collaborate with our partners, Shortgrass Library System and Chinook Arch Regional Library System, to extend the service to other areas.
Setting the Future in Motion — Share Marigold's Annual Report 2019 with board members, councils, the public and more. One-stop information shopping about Marigold's accomplishments in 2019.
Marigold business facts at a glance — Get information on service population, collaborations and financial statistics with Marigold Profile
Marigold Report, issued after each board meeting — highlights decisions made, policies approved and provides details of local, provincial and nation-wide events and promotions.
Learn about services available to member libraries, including IT and Network Support, Collection Development, Delivery, Consultation & Training, Services & Program Support, Purchasing Program, Communications & Marketing Support, Board Development and more.
In response to suggestions from board members, Marigold staff publishes a quarterly newsletter called New HQ (formerly ReNews). Read about our progress in New HQ — issued after each Marigold Board meeting and as needed. Get details and updates on Marigold's quest for a new headquarters building.
January 2020 Issue 10
November 2019 Issue 9
August Issue 8
April 2019 Issue 7
January 2019 Issue 6
November 2018 Issue 5
August 2018 Issue 4
April 2018 Issue 3
January 2018 Issue 2
November 2017 Issue 1
This in-house publication is also available upon request — a great resource for orienting member library staff to the roles of Marigold Headquarters staff.
Overview of Headquarters staff booklet
Vision 2020 objectives define the strategies and performance measures that Marigold will pursue to achieve our strategic goals in the 2019-2020 timeframe.
More about Vision2020