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

The Memory Project - Veteran's Visit

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:30pm

The Memory Project is a nationwide bilingual project that connects Veterans and Canadian forces personnel with the opportunity to share their stories with Canadians in classrooms and community forums.
The Strathmore Municipal Library is thrilled to welcome Sergeant Jacqueline Buckley (retired) on Saturday, November 5. Jacqueline is the author of Eye of the Storm: Personal Commitment to Managing Symptoms of PTSD, available through TRAC (The Regional Automation Consortium). Her presentation is open to patrons of all ages and all members of the RISE network. 
The Memory Project is an initiative of Historica Canada and is made possible with generous funding from Canadian Heritage and Veterans Affairs Canada.

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