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So far Chris Magnusson has created 13 blog entries.

Take me to your reader: Bookmobile taking library on the road

By |June 11th, 2018|Blog, News|

KBJR 6 visits the bookmobile!

Minitex ILL Conference Report

By |May 23rd, 2017|Blog, News|

Customer Service – Things I wish I could tell my Librarian Experience not products – People want to feel welcome in a comfortable setting with desired products Families not coming for the books but the time together, safe environment, social interaction, & activities Exceed expectations and anticipatory services answer the basic reference question but provide [...]

Hip Hop Librarian Consortium

By |May 16th, 2017|Blog, News|

The Hip Hop Librarian Consortium, is a group of Academic Librarians from various parts of the United States, collaborating on an ongoing book-project series that features a bibliographic archive of Hip Hop scholarly resources for students, faculty, and life-long learners to use for research purposes.

Library Connections

By |April 20th, 2017|Blog, News|

Juvenile Subject Headings

By |March 7th, 2017|ALS Cataloging|

Enterprise does NOT recognize that the second index coding in these entries indicates that these are Juvenile books. In Enterprise it is going to look like they are adult subjects. 650 1 $aBaseball $vFiction. 650 1 $aHonesty $vFiction. 650 1 $aSportsmanship $vFiction. So it is important that you change them to the format shown below. [...]

ARSL 2016 – More Workshop Reviews!

By |November 4th, 2016|Blog, News|

ARSL 2016 – Tech Training for Patrons Always try to connect new information to something patrons already know to help them retain the new information that is being shared. Eight tips to remember Self-Identify - do your best, acknowledge unexpected problems and reflect on your experience Measure your progress – Keep learning in an intentional [...]

Refresh and Revitalize Your Friends Groups

By |September 25th, 2016|Blog|

MALF sponsored several workshops across Minnesota and I attended the workshop at the Wentworth Library in Dakota County on September 16, 2016. There were many great ideas discussed about increasing both membership rosters and your pool of volunteers. What do today’s volunteers want? Concise communications To use their skills No meetings! Short term well defined [...]


By |September 21st, 2016|Blog|

MNLINK has a new video to help you access materials from libraries across the state.    

Catalog Down for Upgrade

By |May 15th, 2016|Blog, News|

All public services should be working as normal.  Thank you for your patience during this upgrade! Chris 4:00 p.m. May 27, 2016   If you frequent the Arrowhead Library System website,, you will notice we have had a lot of change in the last few months and there are still a lot more changes to [...]

Have you attended a Legacy Program?

By |April 21st, 2016|Legacy Events|

Have you attended a Legacy Program at a library? Have you attended a concert or performance with a Legacy Ticket? Have you seen any of the public art projects at a library? Your feedback is important! Please fill out our survey and let us know how Legacy funded programs have impacted your life: Legacy Feedback