At Your Libraries – June 2022

What an interesting week! Who had a “multi-day power outage” in your list of what could go wrong this year? The Cavan-Monaghan Libraries stepped up by offering access to Wi-Fi and electricity at the Millbrook Branch on the Monday of the long weekend and offering full service through the Millbrook… Continue reading

The Library Listens; the Library Responds

The Library and all residents of Cavan-Monaghan are lucky to have a local newspaper. The disappearance of local reporting is a very unfortunate trend. And last month’s article (Frustration over Library budget mounts) offers the Library and its Board the opportunity to once again help readers know more about the… Continue reading

In-person Programming Resumes at the CM Libraries!

The Cavan-Monaghan Libraries is continuing to adjust to the “next normal”. Masks are now optional but highly recommended in the Library spaces. The next normal sees the resumption of in-person activities. We are excited to welcome back Community Threads and Storytime as well as our first Tuesday Toonie Movie Night… Continue reading

Frustration Over Library Budget Mounts

Challenges between the Library Board and Council over Library Budget requests have been building for several years. It’s like they don’t speak the same language.  Exasperation led to a unanimous decision to freeze payment of the final 2022 library operating installment and the capital budget funding at the budget approval… Continue reading

When one chapter finishes another one starts… 

The CMLibraries said a sad farewell to Melanie as she moves on to other opportunities. She has promised to return to the Library as a volunteer to assist with our wonderful literacy program. Courtney, who started with us during the summer as a tutor, has been covering programming and will… Continue reading

For the Love of Lifelong Learning 

It’s February – and that means all things love, romance, and an abundance of hearts. The CMLibraries wants to share with you our newest love: STEM Kits and Manipulatives. STEM kits are now available to loan from both branches! Choose from a variety of kits and manipulatives that target a… Continue reading

Barbie and Buddies put Brakes on the Blues

No winter blues for Barbie!  Celebrating her 63rd birthday next month, Barbie and her buddies are celebrating Valentine’s Day at the Millbrook Branch of Cavan-Monaghan Libraries, and while you can’t join them exactly – they are partying inside the Historical Society display cabinet – you can sure come and admire… Continue reading