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Colors of Minnesota with Ryan J. Schroeder

By |February 14th, 2019|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Colors of Minnesota with Ryan J. Schroeder A free 45-minute program being offered for ages 3-6 at the following dates and locations:   Monday, March 11, 10:00 a.m. Cloquet Public Library Wednesday, March 20, 9:30 a.m. Lake of the Woods School, Baudette Tuesday, March 12, 10:00 a.m. [...]

February is Love your Library (with a Gift!)

By |February 5th, 2019|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) has again this year designated February as Love Your Library month for our annual fund-raising campaign. In 2018, we received generous donations totaling just over $10,800! All proceeds are used to purchase new materials for the Mail-A-Book and Bookmobile collections here at ALS. If you are interested in making a [...]

So, how cold WAS it?

By |January 31st, 2019|Blog|

Temperatures in excess of 40 degrees below zero have been reported. This picture was taken the morning of January 31 at the ALS building in Mountain Iron where it apparently had gotten so cold overnight that the paint fell off our delivery door: Here is one of the "paint chips" that fell off the door: [...]

Winter 2019 Part 2 – New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection

By |January 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) [...]

Winter 2019 Part 1 – New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection

By |January 22nd, 2019|Blog|

Greetings and happy winter!  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 [...]

50 Years of The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

By |January 17th, 2019|Blog|

The classic children's book is now 50 years old!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vYwE8qALm9M&feature=youtu.be&ref=PRH3510EBEE49

Arrowhead Library System Mini Grant Round-Up Part 3

By |January 9th, 2019|Blog|

Here's another round-up of Arrowhead Library System Mini Grants that were completed in 2018 at Hibbing Public Library, Moose Lake Public Library, Lakewood Elementary School, Hibbing High School, and Laura MacArthur Elementary School: Project: STEAM Kits Feedback from April Larson, Hibbing Public Library Children's Librarian The Hibbing Public Library's Mission Statement: The Hibbing Public Library [...]

Apply Now: 2019 Arrowhead Library System Mini Grants

By |January 7th, 2019|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) Governing Board has designated funds for mini grants to enhance library spaces, services, and programming at the local level. Mini grants are open to all member public, school, academic, and special libraries in the ALS seven-county service area. The 2019 ALS Mini Grant Application is available at https://www.alslib.info/for-library-staff/library-training/. 40 mini [...]

Virginia Public Library’s January Calendar

By |January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

Check out these great events at the Virginia Public Library!  January 2 - March 1 Winter Reading Programs for children and adults - Adults can earn raffle tickets for auction style prizes and kids can earn a button and other prizes while building a snowman. All Winter Reading programs will be counting by how long [...]

How to Duo with Pushing Chain

By |December 31st, 2018|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present How to Duo with Pushing Chain, a free one-hour program being offered for high schoolers and older at the following dates and locations: Monday, February 4, 6:00 p.m. Two Harbors Public Library Wednesday, February 13, 10:00 a.m. Chisholm Public Library Tuesday, February 5, 1:00 p.m. Grand Marais [...]