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

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The Nature of our Holiday Traditions

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2015/11/10 - 11:36am
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Holiday plants all have special stories to tell – the spices and herbs we cook with and the plants we decorate with.  We’ll explore these stories and their history while creating our own pomander remembering that you are carrying on ancient traditions from all over the world.  And don’t forget about the wish for the bees!

Organic Gardening - Royal Botanical Gardens

Submitted by Anonymous on Thu, 2014/07/10 - 1:43pm
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Around the world, gardeners, farmers and ranchers are working the land in a more sustainable way

producing and distributing food and fiber. Discover how you can improve the quality of soil and variety of wildlife of your gardens without having to use harmful fertilizers or pesticides.