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AUTOMATION LIBRARIAN opening for the Arrowhead Library System

By |April 25th, 2022|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Automation Librarian. This librarian position will be responsible for design, implementation, upgrades and daily operations of the library’s SirsiDynix Horizon automation system, and its integration into discovery layer programs and applications. The librarian in this position is expected to work as part of [...]

April 6th is National Library Outreach Day

By |April 6th, 2022|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System meets our patrons where they are to provide great library services.  Across the Northeastern Minnesota area, 27-member public libraries serve the counties of Carlton, Cook, Koochiching, Itasca, Lake, Lake of the Woods and St. Louis.  Patrons can access library materials in additional ways such as the Bookmobile and Mail-A-Book services. The [...]

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One Book | One Minnesota book, The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse

By |March 28th, 2022|Blog|

Minnesotans of all ages are invited to read together with The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse. From March 28 through May 15, your Arrowhead Library System offers Minnesotans of all ages the opportunity to read the featured book selection, access reading guides, and join virtual book club discussions. Readers can access the ebook and audiobook for [...]


By |December 27th, 2021|Blog|

BOOKMOBILE ROUTE CANCELLED FOR TODAY Due to weather and road conditions, the Arrowhead Library System (ALS) Bookmobile route scheduled for the Duluth area today (Monday, December 27) has been canceled. Today's stops are: * Hermantown — 10:00-11:30 (Marcus Lakes Cinema) * Fredenberg — 12:30-1:30 (Community Ctr) * Pequaywan — 2:15-3:00 (Pequaywan Inn Resort) * North [...]

Just a Reminder! September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

By |September 21st, 2021|News|

Promote it on your website or social media sites using the copy below.  Just add your library’s name at the beginning of the second paragraph and then copy and paste.  You can also add or alter this information to suit your library, patrons and community. More information plus graphics and links can be gotten at [...]

FREE Audiobook downloads through the AudioFile Magazine SYNC program!

By |July 20th, 2021|Blog|

NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS July 2021 Newsletter View this email in your browser Get FREE Audiobook downloads through the AudioFile Magazine SYNC program! AudioFile Magazine's SYNC Program is designed to inspire teens and young adults to listen to audiobooks! Running April 29 - August 4, 2021, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week. Titles are all [...]

Tell MDE your ideas for spending federal aid

By |May 26th, 2021|Blog|

Let your voice be heard! Tell MDE your ideas for spending federal aid funds by June 1st The Minnesota Department of Education is seeking public comment on how to spend it's 1.3 billion dollar share of federal aid for schools. The public comment period ends at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1st. Click here for [...]

Rusty sports his Twins cap

By |April 21st, 2021|Blog|

Take me out to ball game. That's what Rusty is trying to tell us. He put on his Twins cap, a fresh face mask and is ready to go. Once the great game is over, win or loose, Rusty retires to read one of his favorite books about baseball from his local library. Some available titles include: [...]

NEW Statewide book club pick, SLIDER — funny & kindhearted middle-grade novel

By |April 14th, 2021|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System invites our seven county area to read together with Slider, the fourth title in the statewide book club, One Book | One Minnesota Click above to get the online book, author information, discussion guide and reading activities. Competitive eating vies with family expectations in this funny, heartfelt novel. National [...]

Tell your representatives that libraries are important!

By |February 24th, 2021|Blog|

Libraries are crucial to Minnesota communities. During Library Legislative Week, Feb. 21-27, tell your state legislators and U.S. Senators and Representatives about your library’s worth. > How did your library respond to COVID-19? > What new services have you put in place? > How do you support children? The elderly? People in need in your [...]