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Weekly Webcast Recap

By |December 31st, 2015|Blog|

New Year, New Books! Booklist Get an inside look at Lerner’s outstanding Spring 2016 lineup of informational books, narrative nonfiction, picture books, middle grade and young adult fiction, and graphic novels. Hear straight from our editors about these new titles, which are sure to inform and entertain your K-12 students. Moderated by Booklist’s Book for [...]

Mid-Weekly Webcast Recap

By |December 23rd, 2015|Blog|

A Conversation with the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalists School Library Journal  January 5, 1:00pm EST Join us for a live webcast featuring the five finalists for the 2016 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award. Register now to learn a bit about these terrific titles; hear from the authors about their research and writing processes; [...]

ALS Board welcomes newest board member

By |December 23rd, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

On Thursday, December 10, the ALS Board welcomed its newest member. Virginia Katz, appointed by the Saint Louis County Board of Commissioners, was given the library trustee oath of office by Marge McPeak, President of the ALS Governing Board. Ms. Katz is also a member of the Duluth Public Library Board. Welcome to the board!

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |December 18th, 2015|Blog|

Library Design Workshop Library Journal  Fee $214.63 (Use code LTCA10 to save 10%)  January 27, 1:00pm Create the Library Your Community or Campus needs is a 4-week intensive and interactive online course designed to connect you to leading design thinkers and librarians to help you untangle complex issues related to your library's space design projects [...]

University of Minnesota Extension Service

By |December 18th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

The University of Minnesota Extension Service offers resources for living healthy and living well. Click here for more information.

Library Catalog Goes Mobile!

By |December 16th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

Library users across the region are now able to access library books, movies, and music using the BookMyne app on your phones and tablets! BookMyne offers all the capabilities of your local library account but on-the-go, providing mobile access to in-demand library materials. BookMyne allows library customers to search the catalog, place holds, and view [...]

Gilbert Publilc Library’s Unique Collection

By |December 11th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

When I visited the Gilbert Public Library, Library Director Nicole Miller was excited to show me the unique collection of prom and formal dresses the library circulates. (One dress could possibly be a wedding dress.) What a fantastic service! Nicole is pictured here with her favorite dress of the collection:

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |December 4th, 2015|Blog|

Apps for Librarians American Library Association  Fee $250.00  January 11, 5 week eCourse Learn about the most useful apps available on tablet and mobile devices and how they can be applied in your library to create the best learning experiences for your patrons and students. Mobile apps are empowering for people of all ages and abilities. Contrary [...]

New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection

By |December 3rd, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

Greetings and happy December!  Arrowhead Library System (ALS) has a long-standing commitment to maintaining a collection of current publication titles of interest to librarians, library staff and library trustees.  The collection is housed at the ALS building in Mountain Iron, but all titles can be requested via the online catalog (if you have a borrower's [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |November 20th, 2015|Blog|

Customer Intelligence Drives Strategy December 9, 10:00am PST Join OrangeBoy Principal Nickie Harber-Frankart and Sara Jones, Director of the Marin County Free Library (MCFL) in San Rafael, CA for a free webcast on how to use data to transform your library! They recently spoke about using data to drive decision making at the California Library [...]