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ALS Board recognizes employee

By |June 21st, 2018|Blog|

On June 14, the ALS Governing Board recognized Nicole Erickson for 20 years (so far!) as the ALS Bookkeeper. Thank you for your service, Nikki!

Take me to your reader: Bookmobile taking library on the road

By |June 11th, 2018|Blog, News|

KBJR 6 visits the bookmobile!

Sad news from ALS

By |June 7th, 2018|Blog|

Here at the Arrowhead Library System, we received the sad news that Rebecca Patton, a retired long-time ALS employee, passed away on May 26 after a long illness. In 1985, Rebecca was hired as the Director of the North Country Library Cooperative, the multitype library agency serving northeast Minnesota. She was hired by the Arrowhead [...]

Sean Emery – Funny Guy, Jugglin’ Stuff (Kids Stuff Summer 2018)

By |June 1st, 2018|Blog|

  Sean Emery -- Funny Guy, Jugglin’ Stuff! Arrowhead Library System is pleased to host professional juggler Sean Emery for 27 performances around NE Minnesota. This program is free and for all ages. Join us at the following dates and locations: Thursday, July 5, 10:00 a.m. Carlton Area Public Library Thursday, July 5, 1:30 p.m. [...]

Brodini Comedy Magic Show (Kids Stuff Summer 2018)

By |June 1st, 2018|Blog|

Brodini Comedy Magic Show Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present the Brodini Magic Comedy Show. This program is free and for all ages. Join us at the following dates and locations: Monday, June 11, 10:00 a.m. Chisholm Public Library Monday, June 11, 3:30 p.m. Gilbert Public Library Tuesday, June 12, 9:00 a.m. Ely Public [...]

Writing Memoir, Writing Life

By |May 22nd, 2018|Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Writing Memoir, Writing Life with Kate St. Vincent Vogl, a free program being offered for ages 12-adult at the following dates and locations: Monday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. Eveleth Public Library Monday, June 4, 6:00 p.m. Babbitt Public Library Tuesday, June 5, 10:30 a.m. Calumet Public Library [...]

By |May 7th, 2018|Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Barbara Cary Hall’s, The Rootbeer Lady, The Making of the Musical a free program being offered for ages 10-adult at the following dates and locations: Monday, May 7, 1:00 p.m. Baudette Public Library Monday, May 7, 6:00 p.m. International Falls Public Library Tuesday, May 8, 10:30 a.m. [...]

Cooking on the Oxcart Trail with Jan Smith

By |May 7th, 2018|Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Jan Smith’s, Cooking on the Oxcart Trails, a free program being offered for ages 10-adult at the following dates and locations: Tuesday, May 15, 10:30 a.m. Mt. Iron Public Library Tuesday, May 15, 1:00 p.m. Aurora Public Library Tuesday, May 15, 6:00 p.m. Hoyt Lakes Public Library [...]

2017’s Most Popular Mystery Books

By |May 4th, 2018|Blog|

By Theresa de Valence Posted on 31 March 2018 Readers of DorothyL listserv posted the memorable books read in 2017. The count represents the number of times each title was included. Below are the thirty-seven most-cited titles. All but one title, The Question of the Absentee Father, are available in the regional catalog, although Police [...]

Spring 2018 Part 2 — New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection

By |May 1st, 2018|Blog|

Greetings and happy spring!  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 Headquarters in Mountain Iron, but all titles can be requested via the online catalog (if you have a borrower’s card [...]