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

Savvy Seniors: The Big Picture

Submitted by John on Wed, 2015/12/23 - 2:18pm
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 12:00am - 1:00pm

Even the savviest seniors may have difficulty spotting today’s increasingly complex scams. This presentation covers all the basics including the four types of fraud targeting seniors and what you can do to protect yourself. 

Dewey Divas - Reader's Advisory

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Wed, 2015/12/16 - 5:14pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 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 spring and summer publishing season in books for adults, children, and teens.

Money Talks: Retirement Planning

Submitted by robert.chinook on Tue, 2015/12/08 - 11:08am
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

 We’ll show you how to make your money work for you to ensure you’re on the path to realizing your retirement dreams.

Presenter: Servus Credit Union

Host: Lethbridge Public Library (Main)

The Nature of our Holiday Traditions

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2015/11/10 - 11:36am
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Holiday plants all have special stories to tell – the spices and herbs we cook with and the plants we decorate with.  We’ll explore these stories and their history while creating our own pomander remembering that you are carrying on ancient traditions from all over the world.  And don’t forget about the wish for the bees!

A City Transformed by Wartime Demands

Submitted by John on Mon, 2015/11/02 - 11:35am
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dr. Robert Rutherdale will be presenting his lecture "A City Transformed by Wartime Demands: Raising a Force, Civilian Support, and Commemorating the Sacrifice in Lethbridge, Alberta during the Great War” 

Law at Your Library: Legal Information - We'll Make it Easier

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Mon, 2015/09/21 - 9:21am
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Are you curious about the law? Learn about freely available, quality legal and community support information in this hands-on program. Presented by Alberta Law Libraries in conjunction with the Calgary Public Library. 

The Sounds of Christmas

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2015/09/16 - 9:50am
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Musaeus will once again play Christmas music and their own selections for a music-filled night at the Taber Public Library.  Join us, to hear this popular group in a unique setting. 

Presenter: Musaeus
Host: Taber Public Library

Money Talks: Managing Home Equity

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2015/08/11 - 7:58am
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Tapping into the equity built up in your home is a great way to finance investments in your life like vacation homes, rental properties or your retirement plan. We’ll provide you with expert advice to help you reach your goals.  

Money Talks - Managing Home Equity

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2015/08/11 - 7:57am
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Tapping into the equity built up in your home is a great way to finance investments in your life like vacation homes, rental properties or your retirement plan. We’ll provide you with expert advice to help you reach your goals.  

Presenter: Servus Credit Union
Host: Lethbridge Public Library (Main)

Money Talks - Ways to Save for Your Future

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2015/08/11 - 7:55am
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

 Whether you’re saving for a trip this winter, a down payment on a house, or hoping to retire early, we’ll provide you with expert advice to help you reach your goals.

Presenter: Servus Credit Union

Host: Lethbridge Public Library (Crossings Branch)