New names and interfaces for Gale databases

By |August 19th, 2019|Blog|

The Gale Product Enhancement is here! The following databases available via have been renamed and redesigned: Educator's Reference Complete is now Gale OneFile: Educator's Reference Complete Expanded Academic ASAP is now Gale Academic OneFile Select Gale Professional Collection is now Gale OneFile: Leadership and Management General Science Collection is now Gale OneFile: Science Informe Academico is now Gale OneFile: Informe Academico InfoTrac Student Edition is now Gale OneFile: High School Edition Research in Context is now Gale In Context: Middle School [...]

InterLibrary Loan Will Change Your Life by Nick Ripatrazone | Literary Hub

By |August 13th, 2019|Blog|

The librarian greeted me, asked for my name, and scanned a shelf of books along the wall. She pulled one from the collection, and placed it on the counter—but left her hand on the book. She smiled. “Don’t remove this white band,” she said. “Don’t rip it. Don’t touch it. It will cause problems.” I [...]

The Bookmobile @ the Cloquet Friends of the Library Arts & Crafts Fair and Book Sale

By |July 30th, 2019|Blog|

The ALS Bookmobile made a special trip to the Cloquet Friends of the Library 5th Annual Arts & Crafts Fair and Book Sale on June 28, 2019. Shown with the Bookmobile is ALS Governing Board member and event host, Patricia Brandstaetter. "Patricia is thrilled and proud to be a part of the governing board that [...]

Brave Girls & Wise Women with Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

By |July 26th, 2019|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Brave Girls & Wise Women with Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux! Please join us for this free program on Monday, August 5, 1:00 p.m. Grand Marais Public Library Monday, August 12, 3:30 p.m. Calumet Public Library Tuesday, August 6, 1:00 p.m. Silver Bay Public Library Tuesday, August 13, 1:00 [...]

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.  

Summer 2019 Part 2 – New Titles in the Professional Collection

By |July 23rd, 2019|Blog|

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 from an ALS library) [...]

ALS receives donation from Minnesota Power

By |July 18th, 2019|Blog|

Katherine Rasley, Engineer I at Minnesota Power, was selected as a finalist for the 10th annual Don Shippar Community Leadership Award at the ALLETE Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on May 14, 2019. As a finalist, she was awarded the honor of selecting community nonprofits to receive a grant of $1000. Rasley grew up in rural Deer [...]

Arrowhead Library System Mini Grant Round-Up Summer 2019

By |July 16th, 2019|Blog|

Here's a round-up of Arrowhead Library System Mini Grants that have been completed in 2019 at Hoyt Lakes Public Library, Fond du Lac Ojibwe School Library, Chisholm Public Library, Hibbing Public Library, and Iron Range Historical Society: Project: MN Jack Sparrow Program for Summer Reading Feedback from Sue Sowers, Hoyt Lakes Public Library     [...]

Top 11 Most Challenged Books of 2018

By |July 16th, 2019|Blog|

Advocacy 101: Inviting Your Elected Leaders to Visit Your Library

By |July 16th, 2019|Blog|