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 - Reader's Advisory

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!

This videoconference is a lecture-style presentation intended for library staff and will be limited to 35 RISE libraries plus the host site.

PDFs of titles will be emailed to participants prior to the event. 

Presented by: The Dewey Divas (live from Markham, ON)
Hosted by: Marigold Library System

Dewey Divas.pdf1.28 MB
Marigold Deweys handout - Oct 8.pdf1.44 MB
Fall 2015 ADULT master list.pdf2.08 MB
Fall 2015 KIDS master list.pdf2.34 MB