Local News

Library celebrating Freedom to Read Week

Although the Morinville Community Library is more than just books these days, the printed word is still its stock and trade. This week, the Library joins with libraries throughout the country in defending intellectual freedom and the right to curl up with a good book, no matter what ideas and concepts those books may contain. […]


Morinville Council Briefs

Following a unanimous vote from Council, four new members will be appointed to the Morinville Library Board, bringing the organization up to its 10-person capacity. Councillor Rob Ladouceur declared a pecuniary interest in the vote as his mother, Linda Ladouceur, was one of the potential appointees.

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Movies a hit with Friends of the Library

I would like to take this opportunity from the Friends of the Morinville Library Society to thank the Morinville News for sponsoring the free showing of Jurassic Park on Saturday, September 26th and the Minions on Friday, October 25 and offering the Friends the concession as a fundraiser. […]

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Morinville Community Library lowers card fees for County residents

Morinville – Sturgeon County residents will now pay the same rate as Morinville residents for their library cards after the library’s board voted in favour of user fee parity. The change in County rates took effect Sept. 17 and Sturgeon County residents will now pay $10 for an adult, $6 for children and seniors, and $20 for a family. Membership fees are good for one year from date of activation… […]

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Arts & Culture

The week in photos so far

It’s magic
Magician Brian Lehr returned to Morinville Wednesday afternoon for another well-received performance. About 50 children and their parents came out for the show, the final performance in this year’s Summer Reading Program… […]