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Marigold and WID celebrate the start of construction

Sep 11, 2020

Marigold and the Western Irrigation District (WID) celebrated the start of construction of their new joint facility with an official ground-breaking ceremony in Strathmore on September 11.

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October is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Sep 10, 2020

In October, Marigold libraries are encouraged to participate in Celebrate Your Library Month in combination with Library Card Sign-Up Month. People love their library and they love having a chance to express that appreciation!

Promoting Celebrate Your Library Month and Library Card Sign-Up Month is a way to increase awareness and build connections to your library and its role in the community. If your plan of service has a goal to increase the number of cardholders, these initiatives would be fun ways to achieve your goal!

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Virtual Marigold Library Board Meeting will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 9:30am

Aug 07, 2020

The Virtual Marigold Library Board Meeting will be held on Saturday, August 29, 2020 at 9:30am. Information including connection details and agenda items will be distributed by email to Marigold Board members. If you have an affiliation with Marigold Library System and would like to attend the meeting, please contact Marigold Library System before August 27 at Please include your contact information including name, address, phone number, email address, and name of member municipality.

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

May 22, 2020

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

Apr 21, 2020 Michelle Toombs, CEO

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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