Preschoolers visit ALS Bookmobile in Proctor

By |October 17th, 2018|Blog|

  Students and staff from the Mesabi Preschool Academy in Proctor visited the Bookmobile on Thursday, October 11. As Beth Morgan, Bookmobile Clerk, reported, "[A] huge success with the Preschoolers (17, plus one behind the tree)."

Create a Hand-Stamped Cuff Bracelet!

By |October 8th, 2018|Blog|

                              The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Jen Anfinson’s Jewelry Stamping and Metal Bending Workshop for adult and teen patrons, ages 15 and older. This is a free program where patrons will create a stamped cuff bracelet in a [...]

ALS Loses a Former Leader

By |October 3rd, 2018|Blog|

Kenneth Ray Nielsen, 91, died peacefully on September 30, 2018, at his home in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Ken came to the Arrowhead Library System in 1972 where he served as Assistant Director, Acting Director and finally, from 1977 until his retirement in 1992, as Director.  A WWII veteran, Ken earned an undergraduate degree in History and Masters [...]

Free for All: Inside the Public Library Documentary

By |October 2nd, 2018|Blog|

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Join the World’s Largest Digital Book Club — October 1st-15th, 2018

By |September 28th, 2018|Blog|

No Holds, No Waitlist for Historical Fantasy Ebook as Arrowhead Library System Joins Largest Digital Book Club     Patrons can enjoy Katherine Locke’s “The Girl with the Red Balloon” ebook for two weeks with no waitlist Arrowhead Library System patrons can join thousands of readers worldwide in the largest global digital book club, Big [...]

When There’s Good to Be Done by Curtis & Loretta

By |September 28th, 2018|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Curtis & Loretta’s When There’s Good to Be Done, a free musical program being offered for ages 12-adult at the following dates and locations: Monday, October 22, 1:30 p.m. Hibbing Public Library Monday, October 29, 2:00 p.m. Duluth Public Library Monday, October 22, 6:00 p.m. Coleraine Public [...]

RBdigital eMagazine Collection – Available October 1, 2018!

By |September 26th, 2018|Blog|

Get ready for the the upcoming launch of the Arrowhead Library System RBdigital eMagazine Collection! Arrowhead Library System, in partnership with Recorded Books, is happy to announce the launch of the RBdigital eMagazine Collection. RBdigital features a full-color collection of over 120 popular magazines, digitally available for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. With [...]

County Seat Theater Company – “Sweet”

By |September 16th, 2018|Legacy Events|

A limited number of tickets are available at local libraries for the County Seat Theater, Cloquet, world premiere of Sweet. This story is centered around three generations of the Carter family, headed by former boxing champ "Sweet" Clemmet Carter. When an enthusiastic sports writer enters their life asking to write a book about Clemmet's boxing days, [...]

321 Art Studio-Arthur Zar’s Amazing Zebras

By |September 10th, 2018|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present 321 Art Studio’s Arthur Zar’s Amazing Zebras, a free program being offered for ages preschool-adult at the following dates and locations: Monday, September 10, 1:00 p.m Babbitt Public Library Monday, September 10, 6:00 p.m Silver Bay Public Library Tuesday, September 11, 10:30 a.m. Eveleth Public Library Tuesday, [...]

Arrowhead Library System Mini Grant Report — Two Harbors Public Library

By |September 10th, 2018|Blog|

Report written by Katie Sundstrom, Two Harbors Public Library Director Project: Developing an Early Learning Space in the Children’s Area          We have been watching the ongoing trend of libraries incorporating dynamic early learning spaces into their children’s areas, as well as reading the numerous benefits children receive from having access to educational [...]