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

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.

Cover Letter Workshop

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/22 - 2:26pm
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Join McBride Career Group Inc. as they discuss proper cover letter format and styles, why cover letters support your resume and how to effectively promote your skills and experience.

Host: Strathmore Public Library
Presenter: McBride Career Group

Contact your Regional System Consultant for a customizable event poster.

 

Resume Workshop

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/22 - 2:20pm
Wednesday, May 15, 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.

Coffee Break Session: Hosting Video Conference Programs

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 10:36am
Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Do you want to share your programming with other RISE libraries?  Learn the ins and outs of preparing for and hosting a video conference-based program in your library.  Find out who to talk to for help, when to start preparing your program and more. 

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

Coffee Break Session: Hosting Video Conference Programs

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 10:35am
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Do you want to share your programming with other RISE libraries?  Learn the ins and outs of preparing for and hosting a video conference-based program in your library.  Find out who to talk to for help, when to start preparing your program and more. 

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

Coffee Break Session: Hosting Video Conference Programs

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 10:33am
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Do you want to share your programming with other RISE libraries?  Learn the ins and outs of preparing for and hosting a video conference-based program in your library.  Find out who to talk to for help, when to start preparing your program and more. 

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

Coffee Break Session: Finding Video Conference Content

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 10:27am
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Library programs can be made easy using third-party video conference content providers.  Find out how to access existing programs delivered by museums, zoos, botanical gardens and more!

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

Coffee Break Session: Finding Video Conference Content

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 10:26am
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Library programs can be made easy using third-party video conference content providers.  Find out how to access existing programs delivered by museums, zoos, botanical gardens and more!

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

Coffee Break Session: Finding Video Conference Content

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 10:24am
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:30pm - 3:00pm

Library programs can be made easy using third-party video conference content providers.  Find out how to access existing programs delivered by museums, zoos, botanical gardens and more!

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

Grant Writing Tips

Submitted by Lauren on Wed, 2013/04/10 - 8:00am
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Writing grants can seem like a convoluted, time consuming process, but with a few tips and a bit of determination, you can turn your time into money that will support and enrich the services your library can offer to the community. Which grants are libraries eligible for? What can you do with the money? What makes for a successful application? We’ll cover these topics and more.

Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System HQ
Presenter: Robin Thiessen-Hepher, Associate Director