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 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

Writing Historical Fiction with Author Simon Rose (Part 1)

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Thu, 2017/02/23 - 10:52pm
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

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

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 2:54pm
Wednesday, March 22, 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
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Planning for disability or death is never pleasant. However, it is an important part of identifying what you want done when something like this happens to you and helping those around you carry out your wishes. An enduring power of attorney, a personal directive, and a will are basic to building your plan. With them you can set out respectively:
 
·         Who will handle your financial affairs and how, if you become mentally incompetent

Law At Lunch – Information, Identity Theft and Law

Submitted by Trevor on Fri, 2017/01/13 - 2:53pm
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Driver’s license information, SIN number, credit cards, medical records, banking information, passport… There’s a whole identity out there made up of information about you, much of it stored in   electronic databases. If that identity is stolen, or your information gets into the wrong hands some other way, or the information is wrong, the results can be serious. This presentation provides a general overview of legal issues related to your information identity. Questions for discussion include: