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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Law At Lunch – Being an Executor: Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:48pm
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
This presentation will provide an overview of the legal rights and responsibilities of an executor (also known as a personal representative) as that person:
 
·         Gathers in the estate assets
 
·         Pays the debts
 
·         Distributes to beneficiaries

Law At Lunch - Losing A Job and Wrongful Dismissal

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:47pm
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
In this presentation you’ll learn about:
 
·         When a dismissal is ‘wrongful’
 
·         Rights and responsibilities of employers in situations where an employee is dismissed
 
·         Rights and responsibilities of someone who loses a job, and

Savvy Consumers – Running an Ethical Enterprise

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:45pm
Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Better Business Bureau’s Eight Standards of Trust creates a framework for running an ethical business.
 
Better Business Bureau's Savvy Consumers education program provides free presentations and information to consumers of all ages, in all walks of life. Funded by our Accredited Businesses, Savvy Consumers aims to give people the knowledge and the tools they need to protect themselves from scams, fraudsters or shady business practices.

Savvy Consumers – Data and Internet Safety

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:44pm
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
There’s lots of “phish” in the sea. Learn how not to get caught up in the many forms of fraud on the ‘net. What you need to know to keep yourself and your identity safe online.
 

Savvy Consumers – How to Hire a Contractor

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:43pm
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What should you look for in a contractor? How do you choose? What are some of the steps you can take to protect yourself? 10 Steps to help ensure a surprise-free renovation. 
 

Savvy Consumers - Fraud Fighters

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 1:42pm
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Pyramid dreams to Ponzi schemes - what you need to know to protect yourself from investment fraud.

 
Better Business Bureau's Savvy Consumers education program provides free presentations and information to consumers of all ages, in all walks of life. Funded by our Accredited Businesses, Savvy Consumers aims to give people the knowledge and the tools they need to protect themselves from scams, fraudsters or shady business practices.

3D Printing in the Library - a session for library staff

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2017/01/09 - 10:22am
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Join Leah Hunter, Library Manager at Delia Municipal Library, for this session for library staff about 3D printing in the library. Leah will discuss the decision to purchase a 3D printer for the library and the trials, tribulations, and successes she’s experienced throughout the process. Questions from library staff are welcomed. Please submit your questions in advance through this online form: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5S6BQJC Questions will be accepted until February 6, 2017.

Gather 'Round: Tales to Warm Your Heart

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Tue, 2016/11/15 - 10:41am
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 11:30am - 12:30pm

Join Storyteller Mary Hays as she shares fun and exciting tales of bears, cookies, and scallywags just in time for the holiday season!

recommended for ages 3+

presented from the Irricana & Rural Municipal Library

Our Oldman Watershed: What does it mean to be Downstream?

Submitted by Trevor on Thu, 2016/11/10 - 4:58pm
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

This interactive presentation with the Oldman Watershed Council will discuss the Council’s new film, that will portray Southern Alberta’s diversity and entrepreneurship via watershed use, and communicate where water comes from, where it goes, and what happens in between. Following the growth of the region from the mid-1700s through to 2060, this presentation draws on the film’s historical photos, interactive maps, and spectacular footage of the people, places, and landscapes related to the Oldman Watershed.

Taber Public Library Christmas Concert

Submitted by robert.chinook on Fri, 2016/11/04 - 8:40am
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join the Taber Public Library for their annual Christmas Concert! This year the concert will feature Simply Harp, including Karin Barg, Mark Rodgers, and Peggy Mezei of the Lethbridge Symphony. The theme for the evening will be Winter Gardening, with beloved classics, carols, and more!

The target audience for this event is families and adults.