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

Brain Busters

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/05/06 - 4:28pm
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Brain Busters for kids ages 12 and under!

Here’s your chance to be the next big trivia champions! Join us for an afternoon of fun and suspense in your library! Contestants will battle head to head in a Jeopardy-style game,  answering questions relating to popular culture, sports, animals, and more.  If you think you have what it takes, come on down for an action packed time!

Hosted By: Marigold Library System
Presented By:  Wendy Anderson, Program Coordinator

Brain Busters

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/05/06 - 4:26pm
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 2:00am - 3:00pm

Brain Bustersfor kids ages 12 and under!
Here’s your chance to be the next big trivia champions! Join us for an afternoon of fun and suspense in your library! Marigold contestants will battle head to head in a Jeopardy-style game,  answering questions relating to popular culture, sports, animals, and more.  If you think you have what it takes, come on down for an action packed time!
Please select which date you’d like to participate!

Hosted By: Marigold Library System

Coffee Break: Marketing

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 2:03pm
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

To create a successful videoconference service, you need to serve expressed community needs and get the right patrons into the library. How do you accomplish this? Promote the service! Learn how to market your videoconference service in your community.

Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System HQ
Presenter: Lauren Jessop, Public Services Librarian

Coffee Break: Marketing

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 2:01pm
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

To create a successful videoconference service, you need to serve expressed community needs and get the right patrons into the library. How do you accomplish this? Promote the service! Learn how to market your videoconference service in your community.

Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System HQ
Presenter: Lauren Jessop, Public Services Librarian

Coffee Break: Marketing

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 1:50pm
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

To create a successful videoconference service, you need to serve expressed community needs and get the right patrons into the library. How do you accomplish this? Promote the service!  Learn how to market your videoconference service in your community.

Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System HQ
Presenter: Lauren Jessop, Public Services Librarian

 

Coffee Break: Building Community Partnerships

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 12:20pm
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Discover ways to build partnerships to deliver relevant programming, training sessions, and connect with your community and beyond. This session will include ideas on how to connect with and identify local experts and businesses that would benefit from videoconferencing. Get excited about promoting and marketing the various uses of videoconferencing to patrons, community members and organizations!

Host: Marigold Library System HQ
Presenter: Denise Fung, Library Services Consultant

Coffee Break: Building Community Partnerships

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 12:19pm
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Discover ways to build partnerships to deliver relevant programming, training sessions, and connect with your community and beyond. This session will include ideas on how to connect with and identify local experts and businesses that would benefit from videoconferencing. Get excited about promoting and marketing the various uses of videoconferencing to patrons, community members and organizations!

Host: Marigold Library System HQ
Presenter: Denise Fung, Library Services Consultant

Coffee Break: Building Community Partnerships

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 12:16pm
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Discover ways to build partnerships to deliver relevant programming, training sessions, and connect with your community and beyond.  This session will include ideas on how to connect with and identify local experts and businesses that would benefit from videoconferencing. Get excited about promoting and marketing the various uses of videoconferencing to patrons, community members and organizations!

Host: Marigold Library System HQ
Presenter: Denise Fung, Library Services Consultant
 

Interview Skills

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/04/23 - 3:05pm
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Do job interviews make you nervous? You are not alone! With some advance preparation and a few tips, you can make a better impression on a potential employer. Join McBride Career Group as they discuss interview preparation techniques, what to expect during an interview, how to effectively present your training and experience and how control those nerves. 

Resume Workshop

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/04/23 - 2:54pm
Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Make a great first impression to potential employers with your resume! McBride Career Group will help you create and develop your resume by providing tips and tricks on proper format, resume styles, defined objectives, list of qualifications, employment history, and education and training to help you land that dream job.