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

Having fun at story time

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/05/29 - 5:22pm
Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

“Having fun at Story Time.   Does the thought of dozens of the smallest library patrons waiting for you to entertain them fill you with dread? Rose Reid from Bighorn Library will share some tips and tricks to make story time fun for kids and librarians.

To view this videoconference copy and past this link into your URL: https://vimeo.com/68540545.

Hosted by: Bighorn Library
Presented by: Rose Reid

CANCELLED I'm Special ... Just Like You!

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2013/05/23 - 12:40pm
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 10:00am - 11:30am

I’m Special…Just Like You! is a DVD presentation that teaches 5-7 year olds about being unique and accepting others.  Participate along with the DVD, meet DVD creator/author Sandy Baines; her puppets and listen to a reading of her book, I’m Special…Just Like You!

I’m Special…Just Like You! DVD Presentation & Book Reading (parent + child age 5-7) Workshop facilitated by Sandy Baines, www.imspecial.ca

Brain Busters

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2013/05/16 - 8:13am
Wednesday, August 21, 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, Summer Program Coordinator

Brain Busters

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2013/05/16 - 8:03am
Wednesday, July 24, 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

Kids Calling 911

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/05/13 - 7:46am
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 11:00am - 11:30am

We’ve partnered with Alberta Health Services (AHS) for Emergency Medical Services Week 2013 to help raise awareness of what kids need to know in a health care emergency to get the right help to them as quickly as possible, and what to do until help arrives.
 
This interactive session will be presented by two representatives from AHS: JoAnn Cazakoff, Public Education Officer, Emergency Medical Services and Rachelle Bérubé Coordonnatrice des Services de santé en français / Coordinator for Health Services in French.

Teen Showdown!

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/05/06 - 3:31pm
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Teen Showdown! Calling all teens ages 12 and up!
Here is a chance for today’s teenagers to put their knowledge to the test!  In a Jeopardy-style set up, contests will answer questions on a wide range of topics from popular culture, history, science, sports and much more! Bring your friends for more brain power!
Please select which dates you would like to participate!

Hosted By: Marigold Library Systems
Presented By:  Wendy Anderson

Teen Showdown!

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/05/06 - 3:30pm
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 2:00am - 3:00pm

Teen Showdown! Calling all teens ages 12 and up!
Here is a chance for today’s teenagers to put their knowledge to the test!  In a Jeopardy-style set up, contests will answer questions on a wide range of topics from popular culture, history, science, sports and much more! Bring your friends for more brain power!
Please select which dates you would like to participate!

Hosted By: Marigold Library Systems
Presented By:  Wendy Anderson

Brain Busters

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/05/06 - 3:28pm
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 - 3:26pm
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 - 1:03pm
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