News Blog

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...

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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…

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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…

Winter Holiday Art Contest

November 5 2020

Submissions begin on November 13 for the Winter Holiday Art Contest. Any medium is admissible - traditional, digital, cosmetics, sculpture - anything your ART desires! The limitations are: art must have a Winter Holiday theme art must be submitted before midnight on…

Expanding Hours

October 15 2020

We're expanding our hours once more! Starting this weekend, we will be open Saturday and Sunday from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. For our vulnerable patrons, we will remain closed to the public on Tuesday mornings for private appointments, which can be booked over the phone…

More Monsters Outdoor Storytime

September 21 2020

We will be doing a monster-themed storytime from 10:30-11:00 on Thursday, September 24 if weather permits. We'll be reading some some monster stories and singing some monster songs - so if you like, come wearing a cool monster costume or bring some awesome monster…

Get Cracking Outdoor Storytime

September 14 2020

We will be doing a Get Cracking storytime from 10:30-11:00 on Thursday, September 10 if weather permits. Due to Covid-19 social distancing restrictions, we will have to limit attendance to 5 families, so please make sure to register ahead if you can! If it's raining…

Join Us! Library Board vacancies available

September 10 2020

Whether you're a longtime library patron or new in town, you have something to contribute! Join our Library Board and help make the decisions that make our library the great place it is.    See more details        ...

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Changing Seasons Storytime

September 4 2020

We will be doing a Changing Seasons-themed storytime from 10:30-11:00 on Thursday, September 10 if weather permits. We'll be reading some some fall stories and singing some fun songs - so if you like, come wearing some fall colours! For more details, including Covid-19…