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So far Shari Fisher has created 10 blog entries.

New Lead Library Technician at Buhl Public Library

By |July 25th, 2019|Blog|

Welcome Cari Oberstar! Cari assumed the Lead Library Technician position at Buhl Public Library on July 2nd.  

Hoyt Lakes Public Library – Tables you can draw on

By |June 21st, 2019|Blog|

Library Director Sue Sowers showed me several enhancements that have been made to the Hoyt Lakes Public Library, particularly in the children and young adult areas. Using whiteboard paint to refurbish existing tables is a great idea! Young patrons can write or draw right on the tables. Then, the tables can easily be cleaned [...]

Aurora Public Library – Reading Chairs

By |June 21st, 2019|Blog|

I had the pleasure of visiting the Aurora Public Library on June 14th. These reading chairs were donated to the library by a patron who used to sit on one of these chairs and read alongside her sister when they were small. Library Director Paula Chapman tells me that these reading chairs are quite [...]

What is trending at local libraries?

By |April 30th, 2019|Blog|

On recent site visits to local libraries, I took note of some trending ideas. I found comfy seating at the Babbitt Public Library that provides an inviting atmosphere for patrons to enjoy a good book. At Hibbing Public Library, I noticed mobile shelving in the Children's area. Not only does this provide an inviting look [...]

Library Legislative Day – February 26, 2019

By |March 11th, 2019|Blog|

Pictured left to right: Crystal Phillips - Cook Public Library and ALS Board Member, Chadd Niles - ALS, Dena Vendetti - ALS, Senator Paul Utke, and Shari Fisher - ALS. Pictured left to right: Shari Fisher - ALS, State Representative Mary Murphy, Dena Vendetti - ALS, Crystal Phillips - Cook Public Library [...]

Seasonal Die Cuts at ALS

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog|

Thank you to Paula Stanaway for adding Fall colors to our Arrowhead Library System Lobby! Next week, Paula will move us to a new season. Let Paula know if you need die cuts for your library programming.

ALS Legacy Events – Winter 2018 Brochure pdf

By |December 20th, 2017|Blog, Legacy Events, Legacy Events ORIGINAL|


Coleraine Art Project 2016 by Aaron Squadroni

By |August 16th, 2016|Legacy Public Artwork|


Grand Marais Public Library hosts Pokemon Go at the library panel – watch the video!

By |August 3rd, 2016|Blog, News|

2016 Public Library Association Conference report by Mary Lukkarila

By |April 25th, 2016|Blog|

Thank you for the opportunity to attend the Public Library Association Conference in Denver. The theme this year was Be Extraordinary. Each day began with an opening talk featuring Big Ideas. The Big Ideas reinforced how our libraries are or can be extraordinary. It was a wonderful experience to not only attend the excellent sessions [...]