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

Library Training

Library Storytimes - an encore presentation

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Thu, 2017/04/13 - 10:02am
Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am

*for library staff only

Join Lara Grunow from the Okotoks Public Library as she provides a brief overview on how to plan and facilitate preschool programs for children (2 - 6), both parented and unparented. Templates for structuring a class and ideas of where to find craft, rhymes and song ideas will be shared.

Strategic Planning and Grant Proposals

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2017/04/12 - 11:31am
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm
*for library staff only
 

Library Storytimes

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Tue, 2017/04/11 - 10:02am
Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

*for library staff only

Join Lara Grunow from the Okotoks Public Library as she provides a brief overview on how to plan and facilitate preschool programs for children (2 - 6), both parented and unparented. Templates for structuring a class and ideas of where to find craft, rhymes and song ideas will be shared.

Minecraft Programming & Basics for Library Staff

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2016/08/03 - 9:12am
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Join Marigold Library System's Summer Program Student, Grant Stewart, as he goes over the basics of Minecraft for library staff. This session will include:

Minecraft Programming & Basics for Library Staff

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2016/08/03 - 9:08am
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Join Marigold Library System's Summer Program Student, Grant Stewart, as he goes over the basics of Minecraft for library staff. This session will include:

  • Introduction to Minecraft
  • Basics of Minecraft play/terminology
  • Marigold Minecraft server
  • Minecraft in the library programming ideas

This session is intended for Library Staff only.

Dewey Divas - Reader's Advisory

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Wed, 2015/12/16 - 5:14pm
Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

The marvelous Dewey Divas are back! Once again, representatives from Ontario will present a delightful reader's advisory videoconference. Check out their favourite picks for what's new and hot in the spring and summer publishing season in books for adults, children, and teens.

Dewey Divas - Reader's Advisory

Submitted by ntalsma.marigold on Mon, 2015/07/27 - 3:00pm
Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

The marvelous Dewey Divas are back! Once again, representatives from Ontario will present a delightful reader's advisory videoconference. Check out their favourite picks for what's new and hot in the fall and winter publishing season in books for adults, children, and teens. Bios on the Dewey Divas can be found here. Build your must-have book lists for the fall and winter!

Dewey Divas! - Spring and Summer 2015

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Thu, 2015/01/22 - 4:42pm
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

It’s that time again - the forever marvelous Dewey Divas are back!
 

Dewey Divas – Reader’s Advisory

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Mon, 2014/07/28 - 3:16pm
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
The marvelous Dewey Divas are back! This year, representatives from Ontario will present this delightful reader’s advisory videoconference. Check out their favorite picks for what’s new and hot in the fall and winter publishing season in books for adults, children and teens. Bios on the Dewey Divas can be found here: http://deweydivas.blogspot.ca/p/bios.html.  Build your must-have book lists for fall and winter!
 

Weeding using the CREW method

Submitted by Kerby on Tue, 2014/05/27 - 8:08am
Monday, June 16, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am

Learn the basics of weeding using the CREW method with Lethbridge Public Librarian, Sarah Head. This session will introduce library staff to the essentials of weeding, discuss the importance of weeding and touch on how weeding and display can make your collection more appealing to your library users. This basic session is suitable for library staff and board members.
 
Presenter: Sarah Head, Librarian: Resource Specialist, Lethbridge Public Library
Host: Chinook Arch Regional Library System