Plans, Boards and Activities – Library

The phrase “strategic plan” makes my dad’s eyes roll. Why would anyone make a plan that is not strategic? That aside, the CM Library Board started out a year ago to create a strategic planning document that will provide direction for the next several years. In the process of creating… Continue reading

This Summer at Your Libraries

Now that the summer is fast approaching, the CMLibraries will be starting up our Summer Programming again! This year’s TD Summer Reading Program is “Fantasy”. Sign up at either branch for the summer reading program – add your name to our “Fantasy Boards”! Join us every Tuesday at 10:00am at the… Continue reading

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