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 upcoming Silent Auction Nov. 21 to 25. […]
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.
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.
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.” […]
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. […]
The Morinville Public Library Board is pleased to announce the library will now be open seven-days-a-week over the next two months, thanks to a $4,500 grant awarded by the Town of Morinville Council (effective July 4).
Since January 2016, the Morinville Public Library (MPL) has been closed on Mondays due to insufficient funding. The grant awarded to MPL will cover the costs associated with operating on Mondays for the months of July and August.
Public computers, photocopiers, movie licenses, and coffee supplies are just a few of the things the Friends of the Morinville Public Library have been able to gift the library through fundraising.
The non-profit Society recently held their annual general meeting, appointing an executive and brainstorming to see how the group can best support the library’s needs. […]
Photos by Lucie Roy
Morinville – Children’s entertainers Peter and Mary performed at the Morinville Community Library Aug. 6, entertaining their young audience with an hour-long show set to the Summer Reading Program’s Eureka theme. Pulling from a repertoire of approximately 3,500 original and cover songs the couple have accumulated since beginning their careers in the UK in 1970s, Peter and Mary offered their young audience music, magic, puppetry and plenty of audience participation… […]
by Tristan Turner
Morinville Community Library Manager Isabelle Cramp presented to Council on the library’s activities from January to May 2014. Cramp was excited about growth in library attendance in both regular usage and library-hosted events such as the overbooked Lego Club. Some statistics Cramp shared included… […]
The Morinville Community Library is excited to announce its Sunday services are expanding. In addition to being open from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. each Sunday, patrons can now reserve the program room and use it for a unique birthday party experience. .. […]
By Morinville News Staff
Library trustees approved
Morinville Town Council approved the appointment of three new trustees to the Town of Morinville Library Board Nov. 13. Sturgeon County resident Amy Guenette and Morinville residents Stacy Buga and Barb Haberer were approved by Council and now bring the library board’s number to 10 trustees, the maximum number allowed under the province’s Libraries Act. .. […]
By Stephen Dafoe
Morinville – Shelves and tables in the library lobby are loaded with paperbacks, hard covers and magazines, once enjoyed titles all waiting to be read again. The Morinville Community Library officially kicked off its annual book sale Monday morning, one part of its celebration of Library Month… […]