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MN Woodcut With Sarah Guy-Levar

By |March 26th, 2017|Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present MN Woodcut with artist Sarah Guy-Levar, a free program being offered for ages 10-adult at the following dates and locations: Tuesday, April 18, 10:30 a.m. Mt. Iron Public Library Tuesday, April 18, 3:30 p.m. Hibbing Public Library Tuesday, April 18, 6:00 p.m. Bovey Public Library Wednesday, April [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |March 24th, 2017|Blog|

Using WebDewey and Understanding Dewey Decimal Classification ALA April 3, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $175.00 With the expert cataloging instruction of Violet Fox, you will gain a comprehensive grounding in Dewey Decimal Classification® principles and practice. Starting with the basics, this eCourse will teach you how to assign DDC® numbers with correct meaning in [...]

Spring 2017 — New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection

By |March 22nd, 2017|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 [...]

2016’s Most Popular Mystery Books

By |March 21st, 2017|Blog|

2016's Most Popular Mystery Books By Theresa de Valence Posted on 13 March 2017 Readers of DorothyL listserv posted the memorable books read in 2016. The count represents the number of times each title was included. Below are the twenty-nine most-cited titles. All but one title (Brain Storm by Elaine Viets) are available in the [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |March 17th, 2017|Blog|

Using and Understanding Library of Congress Classification ALA April 24, continuing for 4 weeks Fee $175.00 Robert Bothmann’s expert cataloging instructions offer you a comprehensive grounding in Library of Congress Classification (LCC) principles and practice. Starting with the basics, this eCourse will teach you how to assign LCC numbers with correct meaning in hierarchy, build numbers [...]

Basic American Sign Language for Library Staff eCourse

By |March 15th, 2017|Blog|

By Maia Jourdan Bergloff, Littlefork-Big Falls Schools I began the American Sign Language eCourse January 23, 2017, and completed it March 5, 2017. Overall, the eCourse was very informative regarding Deaf Culture and some signs specific for use in a library environment. I have already put some of the information learned into practice in my [...]

Lenore Johnson joins the ALS Board

By |March 7th, 2017|Blog|

On February 9, Lenore Johnson received the oath of office as a member of the Governing Board for the Arrowhead Library System. Ms. Johnson is a former County Commissioner and previously served on the Board. She was appointed to the ALS Board by the Lake County Board of Commissioners. Pictured administering the oath of office [...]

Juvenile Subject Headings

By |March 7th, 2017|ALS Cataloging|

Enterprise does NOT recognize that the second index coding in these entries indicates that these are Juvenile books. In Enterprise it is going to look like they are adult subjects. 650 1 $aBaseball $vFiction. 650 1 $aHonesty $vFiction. 650 1 $aSportsmanship $vFiction. So it is important that you change them to the format shown below. [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |March 3rd, 2017|Blog|

Adult Programming: Planning for Success ALA April 17, continuing for 3 weeks Fee $199.00 Learn how to build programs that draw adult users into your library from one of the most well-known programming experts—Amy Alessio! Adults are a very important—but often overlooked—category of patrons. They generally make up a large proportion of library patrons. In [...]

Minnesota in WWI With Arn Kind

By |February 27th, 2017|Legacy Events|

  The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Arn Kind’s Minnesota in The Great War, a free program being offered for ages 8-adult at the following dates and locations: Monday, March 6, 10:30 a.m. Coleraine Public Library Monday, March 6, 6:00 p.m. Two Harbors Public Library Tuesday, March 7, 6:00 p.m. Eveleth Public Library [...]