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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 [...]

Customer Service Webinar Series Available for ALS Library Staff

By |October 30th, 2020|Blog|

Customer Service Webinar Series Four hour-long customer service webinars by Pat Wagner are available free to you and all ALS member library staff at your convenience. You also have access to the presentation slides and handouts. This webinar series is useful for all library staff, including public, school, academic and special libraries. Its [...]

There’s Still Time to promote Library Card Sign Up Month!

By |September 17th, 2020|Blog|

September is Library Card Sign Up Month, sponsored by DC's Wonder Woman, the Arrowhead Library System and the American Library Association.  Library staff can promote this on your websites, Facebook pages, blogs and more by using this article, graphics and links.  You can also replace text or graphics with your own ideas, logos and photos [...]

INCLUSIVE POSTER – Libraries Are For Everyone

By |July 23rd, 2020|Blog|

Great Poster for your library:  Libraries Are For Everyone These well-designed, colorful posters with the motto, Libraries Are For Everyone, are available FREE for your use.  Artist, Rebecca McCorkindale, created the great graphics and worked to have the motto translated into 100 languages. These posters offer a wonderful way to invite everyone in your community [...]

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 [...]