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

Coffee Break: Marketing

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/29 - 1:01pm
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 - 12:50pm
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 - 11:20am
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 - 11:19am
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 - 11:16am
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 - 2:05pm
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 - 1:54pm
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 - 1:26pm
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

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Resume Workshop

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2013/04/22 - 1:20pm
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 Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 9:36am
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