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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

Music

Pioneer Christmas with Charles Ingalls

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2014/09/04 - 4:17pm
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join Charles Ingalls live from The Sheffield Museum of Rural Life in Ontario, to learn about pioneer Christmas traditions!

Charles will discuss Christmas in pioneer times in comparison to modern times, and he will tell an exciting story from his own life. He will also use his fiddle to lead the students in singing some Christmas songs and will teach them some pioneer dancing with live music.

Patrons will: 

  • meet a character from the past
  • hear an exciting story
  • participate in a traditional dance

It’s About Music

Submitted by Kerby on Fri, 2013/11/01 - 12:08pm
Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Taber Public Library is pleased to have IAM perform at this year’s Christmas Concert. IAM is made up of three ensembles, the IAM Chamber Choir, the IAM Wednesday Winds and the IAM Chinook Orchestra, all of whom are members of the Allied Arts Council in Lethbridge. Join us Thursday, December 5th from 7:00 to 8:30 pm for a wonderful evening of music.

Host:  Taber Public Library
Presenter:  IAM

A recording of this presentation is available here: http://vimeo.com/81412702

Sing into Spring

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2012/12/12 - 4:04pm
Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join children's entertainer Mary Lambert on a musical journey to a tropical destination and escape the winter blues. Enjoy singing about all of the wonderful things that spring to life in spring right here at home as well!  Song, dance, colourful costumes and props and LOTS of audience participation.  This program is 50 minutes long.