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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CANCELLED - Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2016/07/13 - 10:32am
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

This program has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

The Nature of our Holiday Traditions

Submitted by Anonymous on Tue, 2015/11/10 - 10:36am
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!

Let it Rot

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Thu, 2015/07/30 - 2:09pm
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Why is it important to learn about composting? Explore a simple way we can all help reducing what goes into the trash stream, while at the same making a great addition to our garden soil.

Let it Rot!

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Mon, 2015/04/27 - 12:32pm
Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Why is it important to learn about composting? Explore a simple way we can all help reducing what goes into the trash stream, while at the same making a great addition to our garden soil. LEarn what decompostition is and how using scraps from your kitchenm you can get soil for your gardens! 

Ages: Kindergarten to Adults.... It is a great pogram fro all ages to enjoy!

Learn how to create your own compost bin!

Butterfly Habits

Submitted by jbach.marigold on Mon, 2015/04/27 - 12:25pm
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

 The butterfly lifecycle is fascinating to observe. Everyone have a natural curiosity about butterflies that can be used to help them understand more about protective strategies found in nature. Through live material, pictures and insight into butterflies lives, patrons will learn about where butterflies live, what they need to survive, ways they protect themselves from predators and the environment, and what characteristics they share with other insects.

Ocean Rangers: Shark Mythbusters

Submitted by jwaugh.marigold on Wed, 2014/07/23 - 2:57pm
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Is it safe to go back in the water? Officer Opaleye returns for another Ocean Ranger adventure in order to answer that very question! This time, students will follow sharks into their ocean habitat to learn the truth and dispel the myths surrounding these incredible predators. Through investigation, problem solving and interviews with experts, students will help to identify the mystery shark and find out what we can do to protect sharks and their relatives.

Join the Aquarium of the Pacific in learning all about sharks!

Target audience, grade 3, 4, 5.