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


CANCELLED - Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle

Submitted by chaworth.marigold on Wed, 2016/07/13 - 11:32am
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

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

Spiders and Bats and Rats, OH MY!

Submitted by Anonymous on Fri, 2014/09/05 - 8:47am
Thursday, October 23, 2014 - 2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join The Toledo Zoo, live, to learn about the stereotypes and myths about "unloved" animals like bats and rats. Explore why people have these negative feelings and learn some true facts about the species. Learn about "Old Wives Tales," superstition and develop an appreciation for three species of animals that are traditionally "unloved!"

Participants will do experiments and see live animals!

Audience: Grade K-6.

Ocean Rangers: Shark Mythbusters

Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 2014/07/23 - 3:57pm
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.