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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‘Chocolate: From Treasure to Treat’ from the Royal Botanical Gardens

Submitted by robert.chinook on Wed, 2016/11/02 - 8:23am
Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join Karin from the Royal Botanical Gardens to learn about cacao and chocolate – from rainforest treasure to luscious treat. Learn about the life cycle of the cacao tree, then journey through history to get the complete story behind the tasty treat that we call chocolate. From the time of the Mayans and Aztecs, to pre-industrial Europe and finally to the present, explore how humans have used and processed these bitter tasting seeds. Finally, discover the role and impact of chocolate on the rainforest ecosystems where it grows.
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us for a timely discussion about Canada's early history, its effects on First Nations of Western Canada and the important issue of reconciliation.

Ashtanga Yoga

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Mon, 2016/10/03 - 10:35am
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Have you ever wanted to learn a new (to you!) yoga style? Join Danielle Harris as she takes you through the fundamentals of Ashtanga Yoga. The class will end with a treat: a guided meditation with singing bowls. What could be a better way to end your evening?

This event is being hosted by the Chestermere Public Library and is suitable for participants age 16+.

Law@Lunch: Grandparents, Grandchildren and Law

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 12:13pm
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Law@Lunch: Grandparents, Grandchildren and Law

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

Law@Lunch: Residential Tenancies

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 12:11pm
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Law@Lunch: Residential Tenancies

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

Law@Lunch: Looking after Dependent Parents

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 12:09pm
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Law@Lunch: Looking after Dependent Parents

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

Law@Lunch: Being An Executor – Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Submitted by robert.chinook on Thu, 2016/09/15 - 12:07pm
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Being An Executor – Legal Rights and Responsibilities

Hosted by Lethbridge Public Library

CANCELLED - Savvy Consumers – Running an Ethical Enterprise

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 10:32am
Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Better Business Bureau’s Eight Standards of Trust creates a framework for running an ethical business.
 

Savvy Consumers – Data & Internet Security

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 10:29am
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
There’s a lot of “phish” in the sea. Learn how not to get caught up in the many forms of fraud on the ‘net. What you need to know to keep yourself and your identity safe online.
 

Savvy Consumers – How to Hire a Contractor

Submitted by robert.chinook on Mon, 2016/08/22 - 10:22am
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
What should you look for in a contractor? How do you choose? What are some of the steps you can take to protect yourself? 10 Steps to help ensure a surprise-free renovation.