Connecting Libraries, Connecting People

The RISE Network works with public libraries to provide Albertans with opportunities to communicate with health care professionals, participate in distance education, attend meetings, learn new skills and more – all by videoconference from their local library. 

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RISE Is a great example of community development and efforts to build a resilient, trusted and accessible network of learning opportunity for rural Alberta. Bow Valley College would be pleased to continue utilizing the RISE Network to support and align with needs of rural learners, increase access to post-secondary opportunities and strengthen cross-generational learning through technology

— Teri McKinnon Bow Valley College

Learning Modules for Everyone: More Than Just Kits (session for library staff)

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2017/06/21 - 11:02am
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Willow Schnell of the New Sarepta Public Library as she addresses the continual issue of needing to instruct patrons one-on-one when offering new technology, materials, programs and services.

Kids Can Code at the Library

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2017/06/07 - 2:16pm
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Marigold Library System's Summer Program Student Grant Stewart as he shares about resources available to teach coding to children and how to run kids coding programs at your library.

This session will include:

  • Coding Basics/Terminology
  • Online Coding Resources
  • Children's Coding Program Ideas

This session will last approximately 45 minutes; 30 minutes for the presentation and 15 minutes for questions

Minecraft in the Library: How to Run Minecraft Programs

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2017/06/07 - 2:05pm
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Marigold Library System's Summer Program Student Grant Stewart as he goes over the basics of Minecraft and how library staff can create and run their own Minecraft programs.

This session will include:

  • Introduction to Minecraft
  • Basics of Minecraft Play/Terminology
  • Minecraft Programming Ideas
  • Marigold Minecraft Server

This session will last approximately 45 minutes; 30 minutes for the presentation and 15 minutes for questions

Oh Canada! Our Home and Native Land

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Tue, 2017/05/02 - 11:27am
Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

for ages 3+

Join Storyteller Mary Hays as she shares fun stories from across Canada.

presented from Irricana & Rural Municipal Library

Library Storytimes - an encore presentation

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2017/04/13 - 10:02am
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am

*for library staff only

Join Lara Grunow from the Okotoks Public Library as she provides a brief overview on how to plan and facilitate preschool programs for children (2 - 6), both parented and unparented. Templates for structuring a class and ideas of where to find craft, rhymes and song ideas will be shared.

Strategic Planning and Grant Proposals

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2017/04/12 - 11:31am
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
*for library staff only
 

Library Storytimes

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Tue, 2017/04/11 - 10:02am
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

*for library staff only

Join Lara Grunow from the Okotoks Public Library as she provides a brief overview on how to plan and facilitate preschool programs for children (2 - 6), both parented and unparented. Templates for structuring a class and ideas of where to find craft, rhymes and song ideas will be shared.

CANCELLED - Gardening in Southern Alberta

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Tue, 2017/03/21 - 8:56am
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm
This program has been cancelled due to unforeseeable circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Writing Historical Fiction with Author Simon Rose (Part 3)

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Thu, 2017/02/23 - 11:15pm
Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Writing Historical Fiction with Author Simon Rose (Part 2)

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Thu, 2017/02/23 - 11:11pm
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm