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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 ...the potential for transforming public libraries, especially in rural areas, is enormous. This is a [network] that brings people together, strengthens our communities and creates another service niche for public libraries in Alberta.

— Michelle Toombs, Director Marigold Library System

Floating Food and Puffy Faces - Is Living in Space Just Like Life on Earth?

Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am
How do the astronauts go to the bathroom in space? See the astronaut's home including where they sleep, how they eat and experience how astronauts adapt to their new home with interactive demonstrations. You will discover the everyday challenges of how astronauts in orbit live from a mock-up of space station living quarters! It doesn't get any closer to home than this.
Suitable for ages 8-13
Please see attachment for promotional poster and supplemental information *you will need certain supplies for the activities involved in this VC, see attachments* 
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Thank you!

We participated in the first one, and it's a GREAT session! Whenever I tell people about videoconferencing, one of the highlights I mention is this videoconference in particular. Thanks for putting it on again, I'm sure the kids will really enjoy it!! :D

Thank you so much, Shelley,

Thank you so much, Shelley, for the feedback! Please feel free to let us know of any future courses you would like to see on here! Jane