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

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

Coffee Break Session: Hosting Video Conference Programs

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 9:35am
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 Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 9:33am
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 Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 9:27am
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 Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 9:26am
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 Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/17 - 9:24am
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 Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/10 - 7:00am
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

Intermediate Microsoft Word

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/10 - 6:54am
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In this intermediate look at Microsoft Word you will learn how to add additional fonts, define headings and styles, format tables, insert graphics and word art and create templates.

Host: Chinook Arch Regional  Library System HQ
Presenter: John Buckmaster, Information Technology Assistant

Health & Safety in your Library

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2013/04/10 - 6:51am
Monday, April 22, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Library work has a number of health and safety hazards.  This session will outline how to provide a safe workplace and how to work safely in your library.  Information about bed bugs will be included!

Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System HQ
Presenter:  Barbara Ramp, Health & Safety Rep, Lethbridge Public Library