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October is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

Sep. 10, 2020

In October, Marigold libraries are encouraged to participate in Celebrate Your Library Month in combination with Library Card Sign-Up Month. People love their library and they love having a chance to express that appreciation!

Promoting Celebrate Your Library Month and Library Card Sign-Up Month is a way to increase awareness and build connections to your library and its role in the community. If your plan of service has a goal to increase the number of cardholders, these initiatives would be fun ways to achieve your goal!

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Public libraries can re-open to the public with restrictions as part of Stage Two of the relaunch

May 22, 2020

As you likely know, the Government of Alberta has announced the province’s relaunch strategy, Opening Soon.

As part of that strategy, the Government of Alberta is beginning to carefully and gradually lift restrictions imposed as part of the COVID-19 response. Stage One of the relaunch began Thursday, May 14th. Public libraries remain closed to the public right now and should continue to offer virtual services during this time.

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eResource changes & additions during closure

Apr. 20, 2020 Marigold Library System

Due to the mandatory library closures during this pandemic, many of our eResource providers have allowed temporary additional access to your patrons. Here is a list of those resources at the time of writing:

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Marigold update: April 6, 2020

Apr. 06, 2020 Michelle Toombs, CEO

It has been three weeks since the COVID situation significantly changed our day-to-day lives. Sincerely hope that you are all well and making the best of this unprecedented situation. Marigold is taking all the necessary precautions to be compliant with the containment efforts suggested by health organizations and the governments, and the good news is that we are all well and very busy. Marigold’s Business Continuity Plan served us well as we transitioned to new ways of communicating and providing service, for which the public is grateful. Here are several comments that the public has shared with us lately:

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COVID-19 situation - message for Marigold libraries

Mar. 18, 2020

At 3:30pm, March 17, Alberta’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Deena Hinshaw has prohibited Albertans from visiting libraries in-person under the declared public health state of emergency.

In an effort to do our part to reduce the spread within the broader community, Marigold is taking the following steps:

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