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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Library Training

Teens in the Library: Spaces, Collections, and Programs for Grades 7-12

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2017/07/06 - 10:25am
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

What do you do with teens in the library?  How do you make sure the library is a welcoming space and reflects their needs?  Join Paige, the teenbrarian at Lethbridge Public Library as she shares successes (and failures) in her work with library teens.

*session for library staff only

Kids & Family Reading Report (Scholastic Canada)

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Fri, 2017/06/30 - 8:14am
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Library staff, learn at lunch!

Earlier this year, Scholastic Canada released its first Kids & Family Reading ReportTM, Canadian Edition. This report is a landmark nationally representative survey conducted in English and French that explores the attitudes and behaviors around reading of children ages 6–17 and their parents, as well as parents of kids ages 0–5. Learn more about the results in this videoconference presentation.

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

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2017/06/21 - 10:02am
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.

Library Storytimes - an encore presentation

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2017/04/13 - 9:02am
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 - 10:31am
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
*for library staff only
 

Library Storytimes

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Tue, 2017/04/11 - 9:02am
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.

Minecraft Programming & Basics for Library Staff

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2016/08/03 - 8:12am
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Marigold Library System's Summer Program Student, Grant Stewart, as he goes over the basics of Minecraft for library staff. This session will include:

Minecraft Programming & Basics for Library Staff

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2016/08/03 - 8:08am
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Marigold Library System's Summer Program Student, Grant Stewart, as he goes over the basics of Minecraft for library staff. This session will include:

  • Introduction to Minecraft
  • Basics of Minecraft play/terminology
  • Marigold Minecraft server
  • Minecraft in the library programming ideas

This session is intended for Library Staff only.

Dewey Divas - Reader's Advisory

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Wed, 2015/12/16 - 4:14pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

The marvelous Dewey Divas are back! Once again, representatives from Ontario will present a delightful reader's advisory videoconference. Check out their favourite picks for what's new and hot in the spring and summer publishing season in books for adults, children, and teens.

Dewey Divas - Reader's Advisory

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Mon, 2015/07/27 - 2:00pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

The marvelous Dewey Divas are back! Once again, representatives from Ontario will present a delightful reader's advisory videoconference. Check out their favourite picks for what's new and hot in the fall and winter publishing season in books for adults, children, and teens. Bios on the Dewey Divas can be found here. Build your must-have book lists for the fall and winter!