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

Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

 Fire Management in Waterton Lakes National Park; Recent Prescribed and Wildfire Experiences

Scott Murphy from the Pincher Creek Library

Resume Information Session

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Tue, 2016/03/08 - 9:49am
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Alberta is experiencing an economic downturn, and never has it been more important for those seeking employment to have a resume that will capture a potential employer’s eye. So what are job seekers to do? In this informative resume information session, you will learn resume do’s & don’ts, uncover cover letter tips & mistakes, explore networking opportunities, and discover what Being Human Services can offer you. Presented by Bob Will from Being Human Services via videoconference from the Redcliff Public Library.

A Song with Every Story - sing-a-long!

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Mon, 2016/03/07 - 12:23pm
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Join best-selling authors Rick and Erica Bergh in a sing-a-long as they joyfully engage you in their children's books! Come and discover the story, the music, and the people behind them. A few stories that will be explored are...

Chair yoga for seniors and those with limited mobility

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/03 - 11:49am
Thursday, June 23, 2016 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Yoga is great for adults of all ages, especially seniors. Studies have shown that yoga can be extremely helpful when it comes to combating stress, fatigue, and pain. Some yoga poses increase core strength and balance, which reduces the risk of fall-related injuries. Other poses can alleviate senior-related health issues such as menopause. 

Join Bonnie Harvey from Inner Focus Yoga for a fun hour of Chair Yoga!

Morning Guided Meditation

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/03 - 11:37am
Friday, June 10, 2016 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Introduction to Yoga - Key Poses

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/03 - 11:34am
Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

There are many different styles of yoga today, and sometimes it can be intimidating to start if we don’t know what to expect. Learning the poses correctly is a key ingredient for avoiding injury and building a strong practice. Join Bonnie Harvey of Inner Focus Yoga as she breaks down the 5 most common poses you will see in a yoga class, variations you can take, and some common habits to avoid. Discussion, theory, and practice. 

Women's Self Defense

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/03 - 11:31am
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Aimee Maund and Bonnie Harvey of Focus Taekwon Do for an introduction to self defense. Participants will discover the most common attacks, and your instructors will guide you through the 4 steps to taking control of any situation. You will learn basic joint manipulation and pressure points, giving you the tools for effective self defense strategies regardless of your size. 

Participants should come in comfortable clothes so they can practice the moves taught. 

Guided Meditation - Meditation 101

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/03 - 11:24am
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 7:00pm - 7:30pm

The Path to Wellness: A Personal Story About Finding Yoga and Alternative Healing

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Thu, 2016/03/03 - 11:19am
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at 7pm on April 21, 2016. Bonnie Harvey, yogi and owner of Inner Focus Yoga, will share her journey of sickness to health using natural remedies. The best medicine available to us is free! 

"Yoga is universal - you just have to find what speaks to you."

7 Steps to Success

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2016/02/25 - 5:09pm
Monday, May 30, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

What does “success” mean to you?  Is it more money, a better relationship, recognition? Are your bills, poor decisions, lack of support…your “life” dictating your goals…or are you? Learn how practicing seven simple steps can put you on a path of achieving your personal and or professional success! 

Presented by Life Coach Sandra Oleksiw. http://sandraoleksiw.weebly.com/  and hosted by the High River Library.