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Reopening at 1:30 on Monday

June 10 2021

In accordance with the Government of Alberta's Open for Summer Plan, Morinville Community Library will reopen with limited in-person services starting on Monday, June 14 at 1:30 pm. Until then, we can only offer curbside, email, and phone-based services. Services available…

FREE Library Cards for 55+

June 7 2021

To celebrate Seniors' Week, the Town of Morinville FCSS and Sturgeon County Family & Community Support are providing FREE library cards to all residents over 55. To get or renew your card for free, you can: Call 780-939-3292 Apply @ my-mcl.info/getacard Here's the…

May the Fourth Be With You!

May 4 2021

Come check out our astronomically cool Star Wars displays - we may not be able to open our doors yet, but we wanted to spread some joy just the same! We'll have our displays up until the end of May along with a scavenger hunt contest to find (and maybe win!) all the…

New Creativity Kit: English Paper Piece Quilting

April 12 2021

Our newest creativity kits are up and running! This month, you'll get everything you need to create an English Paper Pieced coaster. Book a curbside appointment to request your FREE kit today, then take it home and watch our how-to video to get started learning your…

Virtual Games Week

March 26 2021

We'll be hosting some free events for Games Week this Spring Break, but this time it'll be virtual! Join us for Minecraft Creative Day (kids) or Zoom Games (older kids and adults) - registration required.   Details & Registration...

Easter Book Bundle Draw

March 19 2021

We're holding a book bundle draw for the next two weeks to celebrate spring and being open again! Starting Friday, March 19, you can enter once per day until we close for Easter on April 1. Come into the library and ask our front desk staff for a ballot. You can enter…

We're Reopening!

March 2 2021

We've been included in Stage 2 of the Government of Alberta's Path Forward reopening plan. Starting Thursday, March 4, we will be taking appointments for computer use only. Starting Monday, March 8, we will be allowing 15 patrons at a time into the library to browse…

Introducing: Discovery Series

March 1 2021

Introducing our new Discovery Kits, where we'll provide you a new international spice, tea, or ingredient along with the instructions to get you started discovering it! We'll be starting with arborio rice, as this month's instructions were generously provided to us…

Snowman Festival February 14-28, 2021

Snowman Festival Events

February 11 2021

The Town of Morinville is hosting a two-week-long Snowman Festival this year, and the Friends of the Morinville Library are helping us be part of it! Snowman Storytime: Sunday, February 14 at 10:30 am Snowman Storytime Snowman Craft: Kits become available for pickup…

Closed for Family Day Long Weekend

February 9 2021

We will be closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday (February 13 through 15) for Family Day long weekend. Curbside appointments can be pre-booked for Tuesday.   Book Appointment...

bath bomb and mold surrounded by hearts and glitter on a red background

Introducing: Kids' Creativity Club

February 1 2021

We're starting a Creativity Club for kids as well! Every other month, we will provide you with the supplies and how-to for a project that mixes creativity with scientific discovery. This month's kit is DIY bath bombs for Valentine's Day! Request your Kids' Creativity…

title Banned Book club, hardcover of Snow Falling on Cedars in front of spruce tree and highway background

Introducing: Banned Book Club

January 25 2021

To celebrate Banned Books Week (February 21-27), we will be doing a one-off, online-only Banned Book Club during the month of February. The selection is David Guterson's Snow Falling on Cedars.  We'll be connecting as we read on Facebook (and on Discord if there…

Supplies for caterpillar craft

NEW YouTube channel

January 14 2021

Subscribe to us on YouTube for an easy way to track and watch our virtual program videos! We'll have how-tos on everything from clothespin caterpillars for Cozy Corner Craft time to watercolour painting for our Adult Creativity Club. Check it out! ...

Adult Creativity Kits: Succulent Terrarium DRAW

January 12 2021

January's Adult Creativity Kit is a succulent terrarium with everything you need to get your very own hardy houseplant garden going. Our first Adult Creativity Kits have gone out incredibly quickly! So quickly, in fact, that we had to go out and get new supplies, and…

Winter Reading Program Begins

January 4 2021

The 2021 Winter Reading Program has begun! Book your curbside appointment now to pick up your WRP Package and get logging! More Details Book Your Appointment ...

Winter Holiday Art Contest Popular Voting

December 15 2020

One and all can vote for their favourite entry in our Winter Holiday Art Contest! One person, one vote - voting ends at 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 20. The winner of the popular vote will receive a book bundle and a bookmark.   Vote Now...

COVID changes

COVID Changes In Effect December 13

December 10 2020

Beginning December 13, several changes will be in effect: Library closed to the public Holds, borrowing, craft kits, and printing available by curbside (payments cash only) Book your curbside appointment at my-mcl.info/curbside Items can be returned via the outside…

Cozy Corner Christmas storytime

November 27 2020

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Still open!

November 25 2020

We're still open! If you've visited us in the last few months, you won't notice any difference from usual, but our current restrictions are: maximum 15 people at a time mandatory masks and hand sanitization on entry longer visits not encouraged unless on a computer…

new tracpac app

New TRACpac app ready for download

November 16 2020

The new TRACpac app is now available for download on Smartphones, iPads, tablets, and other devices. You can use it to place your hold, check if an item is available at the library, act as a mobile barcode if you've forgotten your library card, and more!   Download…