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Monday, June 25, 2012

Collaboration Bulletin

Reach. Relationships.  Resource sharing.  Revenue generating.
CC: Creating Communities            
BCC: Build. Connect. Collaborate. Capacity Development.

May 19,2011: Leadership Skills workshop Partner: Knowledge by Volunteer Alberta

June 6,2011: Parents as students (teachers for their children), Promoting our services and resources at the Norquest College

June 1,2011: PRINTS worker bee meeting at Catholic Social Services

June 6,2011: Strategies and Tools when working with newcomers    (Partner: Alberta Employment and Immigration Please use the word 'retention' in your application.)

June 7,2011: Say Yes to Community Inclusion workshops for seniors at Sunrise Village and Madyson Manor  (Speaker provided by Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability)   To book a FREE Speaker contact: Active Living Alliance for Canadians with a Disability, 720 Belfast Road, Suite 104, Ottawa, Ontario, K1G 0Z5, Tel.: 1-800-771-0663 or (613) 244-0052,  Fax: (613) 244-4857, Email:             Web:    (Please use the words 'active living' or 'movement' in your application.)

June 8,2011: Field trip to the library by students of Louis Bull reserve to celebrate World Oceans Day. Students learned about the traditional Cree teachings about water.  Water Conservation. (Louis Bull school)

June 13,2011: Communicating with First Nations People seminar  (Partner: Maskwachees Cultural College)

June 20,2011: Volunteer networking and training workshop

June 21,2011: Aboriginal Day Celebration Library Booth at the Drill Hall  (Partner: Central Alberta Children’s Services)

June 25,2011: Westlock Public Library Gyotaku print making workshop at the Heritage Museum

July 11,2011: Boys & Girls Club Family Enhancement program, Play date at the library

August 5,2011: Center for Family Literacy, COW Bus, 5 programs ran at the library in one day and this cultivates and breeds an audience for our fall programs   (Please use the words 'Gathering' for direct parent model of family literacy workshops.) To book the COW Bus contact Megan Vander Griend
Alberta Prairie C.O.W. Bus Coordinator & Facilitator, Centre for Family Literacy, 11642 142 Street NW 
Edmonton, AB T5M 1V4, Phone: 780-421-7323 Fax: 780-421-7324,

August 8,2011: MANGO Language Learning Training for library staff, literacy stakeholders and integration agents (Trainer provided by The Alberta Library)  (Staff from Tofield Public Library came to Wetaskiwin and suggested grandkids as teachers/trainers)

August 10,2011: Wordy the Octopus BBQ set draw (Random rewards. BBQ set donated by Lions Club)
Community gives us 602 words. Emily Whittal brings her mother, grandmother and friends to the library 

May-September, 2011: Series of intercultural communications workshops  (Funded by Alberta Employment and Immigration and Community Literacy Program)

IFLA Sister Library

Upcoming three events

Join Us September 9th
for Special Guest Speakers, Mocktail Tastings, Games and
A Chance to Network With Others in the FASD Community
Ceremonies Begin at the Wetaskiwin Public Library 5002 – 51st Street Wetaskiwin at 1:30.
Come Help Us Recognize This Important Day
RSVP 780 361 4447

Proposed Partnerships and Projects

For information about Initiating Collaborations and Coaching workshops please contact Manisha Khetarpal at