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Next Minnesota “One Book” program title is “A Good Time for the Truth”

By |June 19th, 2020|Blog|

The summer title for the Minnesota “One Book” program is A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin. In a series of essays, sixteen of Minnesota’s best writers provide a range of perspectives on what it is like to live as a Native person or a person of color [...]

Bookmobile Back on the Road for the Summer!

By |June 12th, 2020|Blog|

Arrowhead Library System to Resume Bookmobile Service The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) Bookmobile will be back on the road starting Monday, June 15, three months after the service was suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like public libraries all across Minnesota, the Bookmobile service will look different when service resumes. For at least the rest [...]

When Your Library Reopens – Informational Posters You Can Print

By |May 29th, 2020|Blog|

RESOURCES FOR YOUR LIBRARY Thinking about reopening? Unsure, confused, overwhelmed? As libraries consider reopening to the public, these emotions may run rampant.  While each library must choose the course of action best for their patrons, staff and community, the Arrowhead Library System wants to offer you some resources to create a safe and healthy library [...]

Three Area Libraries Seeking Applicants for Leadership Positions

By |April 22nd, 2020|Blog|

The Grand Marais, Virginia and Silver Bay Public Libraries are looking for applicants for the following open positions: Assistant Library Director for Grand Marais Public Library The Grand Marais Public Library is seeking an Assistant Library Director to assist the Library Director in maintaining daily library operations and to operate the library independently in the [...]

Custom Leather Bracelet Workshop with Jen Anfinson

By |October 4th, 2019|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Jen Anfinson's Custom Leather Bracelet Workshop A free program being offered for ages 13 and up at the following locations:     Friday, October 25, 10:00 a.m. Aurora Public Library Tuesday, November 5, 3:30 p.m. Chisholm Public Library Friday, October 25, 4:00 p.m. Cook Public Library Wednesday, [...]

Join a Nationwide Reading Experience!

By |October 1st, 2019|Blog|

Arrowhead Library System will be offering unlimited ebook copies of “After the Flood” by Kassandra Montag. “After the Flood” is the first selection of the Libraries Transform Book Pick digital reading program, which offers access to the same book at the same time through public libraries. “After the Flood” will be available for download October [...]

IRHS’s 46th Annual Meeting – Saturday, October 5, 2019

By |October 1st, 2019|Blog|

  IRHS’s 46th annual meeting to feature stories of Iron Range WWII fallen heroes Hometown Focus | September 27, 2019 EVELETH — The Iron Range Historical Society will hold its 46th annual meeting on Saturday, Oct. 5, at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Mesabi Trailhead Station located at 111 Station 44 Road [...]

Friends of the Grand Rapids Area Library Wins 2019 Eve Nordley Award!

By |September 27th, 2019|Blog|

Friends of the Grand Rapids Area Library had a grand day indeed last Thursday, October 19. During the long-awaited MLA Conference in Prior Lake, representative Mary Jo Wimmer came away with the top prize in MALF’s annual Evy Nordley contest. It was no mean feat, either; MALF fielded a higher than average number of project entries from across [...]

The Treasures of Mrs. Grady’s Library

By |September 27th, 2019|Blog|

  "Judge Olly Neal grew up in Arkansas during the ’50s and didn’t care much for high school. One day he wandered into the library, where he came across a book by African-American author Frank Yerby. The cover piqued his interest, but Olly didn’t want to risk his reputation by letting his classmates see him [...]

ALS Bookmobile Celebration & Book Sale!

By |September 27th, 2019|Blog|

Friday, October 11, 2019 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 5528 Emerald Avenue, Mt. Iron, MN   Take a tour of the new Bookmobile and browse an assortment of materials that have been withdrawn from the Bookmobile and Mail-A-Book collections. With thousands of titles to choose from, something is sure to pique your interest! The event [...]