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

Coffee Break Session - Marketing

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2012/12/21 - 9:13am
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

To create a successful video conference service, you need to serve community needs and get the right patrons in to the library. How do you accomplish this? Promote the service. Learn how to market your video conference service in your community.
Host: Marigold Library System and Chinook Arch Regional Library System
Presenter: Lauren Jessop, Consultant Librarian

Coffee Break Session - Finding VC Content

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2012/12/21 - 9:10am
Friday, January 18, 2013 - 11:30am - 12:00pm

Video conferencing is make easy through the use of third-party providers. Find out how to access existing programs delivered by museums, zoos, educational institutions and more!
Host: Marigold Library System and Chinook Arch Regional Library System
Presenter: Denise Fung

Coffee Break Session - Finding VC Content

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2012/12/21 - 9:08am
Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Video conferencing is make easy through the use of third-party providers. Find out how to access existing programs delivered by museums, zoos, educational institutions and more!
Host: Marigold Library System and Chinook Arch Regional Library System
Presenter: Denise Fung

Coffee Break Session - Finding VC Content

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2012/12/21 - 8:56am
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Video conferencing is make easy through the use of third-party providers. Find out how to access existing programs delivered by museums, zoos, educational institutions and more!
Host: Marigold Library System and Chinook Arch Regional Library System
Presenter: Denise Fung

Sharks, Devouring the Myths

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2012/12/21 - 8:51am
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Don't be afraid! See sharks up close and learn the truth about them! Find out why it's more dangerous to be a home than in the water with these fascinating creatures.
Join the Mote Marine Laboratory to will learn about the behavior of sharks, types of sharks, and the anatomy and physiology of sharks (including the senses). Participants will also learn about the popular misconceptions about sharks and why they are often misunderstood.
Age: 6+

Wellness Information Series: Understanding and Reducing Anxiety

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2012/12/19 - 1:48pm
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Learn to slay your anxiety dragons and manage your emotions.
Anxiety is an unpleasant state of mental and emotional uneasiness. Persistent anxiety can interfere with many aspects of life including work, school, our social life and our relationships. This workshop provides individuals with an understanding of anxiety and how to overcome anxiety through effective anxiety reduction strategies and tools.

Database Coffee Break Session

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2012/12/19 - 1:39pm
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am

Database Coffee Break Session

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2012/12/19 - 1:38pm
Wednesday, January 9, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Sing into Spring

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2012/12/12 - 3:04pm
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join children's entertainer Mary Lambert on a musical journey to a tropical destination and escape the winter blues. Enjoy singing about all of the wonderful things that spring to life in spring right here at home as well!  Song, dance, colourful costumes and props and LOTS of audience participation.  This program is 50 minutes long.