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

Money Talks - Ways to Save for Your Future

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2015/04/15 - 2:06pm
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Spring is the perfect time for renewal and it’s also a great time to look at renewing the way we look at our personal finances.  Lethbridge Public Library and Servus Credit Union will be presenting a series of free noon hour sessions entitled ‘Money Talks.'  The idea for this series came about as a result of a discussion about making wise money choices – how we spend it and how we save it and how we might make amazing choices if we had input and ideas (money expertise) from professionals and ultimately the difference that could make.

Money Talks - First Time Home Buyers

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2015/04/15 - 2:01pm
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Spring is the perfect time for renewal and it’s also a great time to look at renewing the way we look at our personal finances.  Lethbridge Public Library and Servus Credit Union will be presenting a series of free noon hour sessions entitled ‘Money Talks.'  The idea for this series came about as a result of a discussion about making wise money choices – how we spend it and how we save it and how we might make amazing choices if we had input and ideas (money expertise) from professionals and ultimately the difference that could make.

Money Talks - Managing Credit and Debt

Submitted by Lauren on Fri, 2015/04/10 - 3:49pm
Monday, April 20, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Spring is the perfect time for renewal and it’s also a great time to look at renewing the way we look at our personal finances.  Lethbridge Public Library and Servus Credit Union will be presenting a series of free noon hour sessions entitled ‘Money Talks.'  The idea for this series came about as a result of a discussion about making wise money choices – how we spend it and how we save it and how we might make amazing choices if we had input and ideas (money expertise) from professionals and ultimately the difference that could make.

A Museum at Work

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Tue, 2015/03/31 - 2:24pm
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Are you, your child or friend thinking about college or university? Are you talking about career planning? Although the Royal Tyrrell Museum is a museum of palaeontology, only a few of our staff are palaeontologists. Meet some of the other people that make the Museum work—fossil technicians, educators, exhibit designers, librarians, marketing staff, and more!

Spring into Summer

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Tue, 2015/03/31 - 10:02am
Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Learn how animals survive the change from winter to summer. We will discuss migration, overwintering, and what happens after animals emerge from their hibernation. Discover which animals care and nurture their young, and which ones do not! Meet live animals and learn of things you can do to make your neighborhood more animal friendly.
Ages:  Grades 4,5,6, and all  Library Patrons 
Brought to you through the Saint Louis Zoo!

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Stories from a Back Country Park Warden Family; Max and Julie Winkler

Egg-Citing Animals and Egg-Speriments

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Thu, 2015/03/26 - 10:34am
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

No “yolk’s” about it folks, this video conference will keep your children or students engaged for an entire 60 minutes! This program is packed full of “dozens” of egg facts, fun, experiments, and literature. 

Lease to Own with Melanie Barr

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Wed, 2015/03/04 - 11:35am
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Walk through the process of Lease Option, also known as "Rent to Own" and its advantages for renters, investors and homeowners. Learn about the advantages and how this strategy can help you.

Broadcast from Olds Municipal Library.

Storytelling Day

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Wed, 2015/03/04 - 11:32am
Friday, March 20, 2015 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Celebrate the ancient tradition of oral story telling!

Join Olds Municipal Library as they present Mary Hays on World Storytelling Day on March 20th.
 
Mary Hays, from Olds, Alberta, is a full time storyteller who enjoys telling stories that tickle the funnybone and touch the heart. She enlivens storytelling sessions and workshops with puppets, rhymes and a range of stories from folktales to stories of Alberta history
 
An Interactive story time for families from 3-4 pm that's sure to delight all ages.

Winning against Windfall Scams (Better Business Bureau)

Submitted by Hannah on Thu, 2015/02/26 - 12:56pm
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

This session will talk about scammers contacting victims claiming to work for a government agency or representing a well-known organization or celebrity, notifying them that they’ve won a lot of money or a prize.

Hosted by the Lethbridge Public Library.