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

Pincher Creek Speaker - Larry Frith

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/02/12 - 5:06pm
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Larry Frith, professional agrologist and local rancher for 42 years, raising certified organic beef since 1997, will be chatting with us about “Sustainable Ranching.”

 
Hosted:  Pincher Creek
Presented: Larry Frith

Law@Lunch - Grandparents, Grandchildren, and the Law

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2013/02/07 - 4:05pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Grandparents often play a role in the lives...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join other book lovers in this interactive discussion of Conor Grennan's "Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Back the Lost Children of Nepal."

Law @ Lunch - Separation and Divorce

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:59pm
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Planting Our Past, Preserving Our Future

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:57pm
Monday, February 25, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

June Flanagan is a professional botanist, environmental horticulturist and author, as well as the designer of the award-winning Garden of Native Prairie Plants at the Galt Museum & Archives. This program “Planting Our Past, Preserving Our Future” highlights the story behind this garden of truly local species, which was planted by the Society to commemorate its 2009 centennial.

A Taste of Meditation

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:13pm
Friday, February 22, 2013 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Help Yourself Health Series - Self-Hypnosis

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:07pm
Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

This interactive lesson will allow participants to experience hypnosis and will teach them how to enter a state of hypnosis on their own. Learn how to use this state of hypnosis to improve their lives and to harness the power of their own subconscious mind for relaxation, and the management of stress, sleep, and anxiety.

Host: Okotoks Public Library
Presenter: Tom Gillis

Law @ Lunch - Grandparents, Grandchildren and the Law

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:05pm
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Help Yourself Health Series - Positive Self Talk

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:03pm
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

This short seminar will focus on how the human brain processes language and creates schema’s for our own success or failure. What is positive self talk and strategies for implementation will all be discussed and explored.

Host: Okotoks Public Library
Presenter: Okotoks Public Library

Horticulture - Permaculture Basics

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2013/01/08 - 2:01pm
Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Get an overview of this holistic approach to the design and maintenance of sustainable residential living. A solid mix of old practice meeting new science, there is much to learn about this philosophy of harmonious integration of landscape and people providing food, energy and shelter, sustainably!

Host: Olds Municipal Library
Presenter: Angela Sommers