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

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The Nature of our Holiday Traditions

Submitted by Lauren 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 jwaugh.marigold 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.