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

Health

CANCELLED Doula Birth Services

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Mon, 2016/07/25 - 8:04am
Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

This session has been cancelled. 

Have a green thumb? Work in health care? Love plants? Read on!

Submitted by jfisher.marigold on Tue, 2016/05/03 - 1:34pm
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Do you work in health care, or are you interested in working in health care, AND have a green thumb? Maybe you just want an excuse to get your hands dirty? Becoming a Horticultural Therapist would allow you to connect to diverse populations in a wide variety of settings. Horticultural Therapy programs use plants and gardening to enhance emotional, physical, and mental well being. Come have some fun in the dirt with us! Presented by the Royal Botancial Gardens in Ontario, suitable for ages 14-99, and beyond!

The Adventures of Captain Healthy & Safety Dog: A Live Interactive Puppet Show!

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Fri, 2014/10/10 - 10:15am
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn basic health and safety tips from two intergalactic characters from the planet Relatively Fit — Captain Healthy & Safety Dog! Through this live, interactive performance students will engage with puppeteers as they learn about hygiene, sun protection, nutrition and healthy eating habits (MyFoodPlate), active play & safety outdoors, and general household safety tips! Sound effects and original music get students up on their feet and moving during the program.

The Adventures of Captain Healthy & Safety Dog: A Live Interactive Puppet Show!

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Mon, 2014/09/08 - 2:51pm
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Learn basic health and safety tips from two intergalactic characters from the planet Relatively Fit — Captain Healthy & Safety Dog! Through this live, interactive performance students will engage with puppeteers as they learn about hygiene, sun protection, nutrition and healthy eating habits (MyFoodPlate), active play & safety outdoors, and general household safety tips! Sound effects and original music get students up on their feet and moving during the program.