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

Dewey Divas! - Spring and Summer 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

It’s that time again - the forever marvelous Dewey Divas are back!
On April 23rd, representatives from Ontario will present this delightful reader’s advisory videoconference via the RISE Network. Check out their favorite picks for what’s new and hot in the spring and summer publishing season in books for adults, children and teens. This is an opportunity to build your ‘can hardly wait’ reading list! Bios on the Dewey Divas can be found here:  This program will take place from 9:30am - 12:30pm, with a short break halfway through the program.

This videoconference is a lecture style program and is intended for library staff. Signups will be limited to 35 RISE libraries plus the host site. PDFs of titles will be emailed to participants prior to the event, and posted on the RISE Network website as well!

Presented by: The Dewey Divas (live from Markham, Ontario)

Hosted by:  Marigold Library System

Marigold Deweys handout.pdf2.08 MB
Ampersand-s15-mixed.pdf5.9 MB
Dewey Diva Presentation Long Version - Copy.pdf6.31 MB
HarperCollins S15 DD Marigold.pdf5.16 MB
LahringMarigoldSpring2015.pdf5.48 MB
LAUREEN - MARIGOLD MIXED April 2015 [Compatibility Mode].pdf5.23 MB
Manda Mixed Spring 2015.pdf2.5 MB