Fifty-one years ago, Morinville resident Pheobe Clarke had the idea to establish a library in the Town of Morinville. Together with John Wozney, Lorraine Ferguson, Angeline Leduc, and Lil Boddez, the group worked hard to form a library, and the group became the first library board with Clarke as Board Chair. Albert Ouellette was the Town Representative on the board. […]
In September of 1967, Elia Kazan’s novel The Arrangement was the New York Times bestseller. In fact, the novel was top of the charts from March until May and from July until September of that year.
A 50th-anniversary celebration needs a cake, and the Morinville Community Library is hoping to find a baker to craft a custom cake for that half century milestone celebration later this year on Sept. 9.
The Morinville Community Library will soon be setting up tables in the program room and throughout the library to showcase the many items up for bid during the library’s silent auction Apr. 4 to 8.
Library Manager Isabelle Cramp said the twice-annual event is an important fundraiser for the library.
Freedom to Read Week (FTRW) is an annual event that encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom, which is guaranteed them under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Freedom to Read Week takes place Feb. 26 – Mar. 4, 2017 […]
2017 is shaping up to be a big year for the Morinville Public Library (MPL).
“There are so many programs, for babies to seniors, at the library and in 2017 there is sure to be some new, exciting, programming added as well,” said Amy Guenette, Chair of the MPL Board, in an interview on December 15. “There always seems to be something fun going on at the library every month.” […]
With October just around the corner, the staff at the Morinville Community Library will be foregoing their usual cold weather wear in favour of bright white lab coats. Why? Because there is no better attire for the launch of a STEAM Makerspace. […]
The Morinville Community Library is excited to announce the launch of their 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program which began accepting registration Sept. 5. This internationally acclaimed program has garnered plenty of attention in libraries across North America since it was first launched by the 1000 Books Foundation in Nevada, USA in 2013. […]
Following a motion made by Councillor Stephen Dafoe, the Morinville Library will be open seven days a week. The motion passed 4-3, with Councillors Boutestein and Putnam, as well as Mayor Holmes voting against. The proposal will cost just under $8,600. […]
Alberta Culture Days run from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, and the province is expecting a full weekend of hands-on art workshops, live musical performances, historical exhibits, and a wide variety of artistic and cultural activities. […]