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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 [...]

Meet the ALS Giraffe!

By |December 21st, 2018|Blog|

Giveaway from Horizon Summit - Regional Librarian Chris Magnusson's story of why we needed a giraffe We need a giraffe to ride across our region. The northeastern quarter of Minnesota is very large, and a giraffe would love running wild with the moose from Moose Lake to International Falls on the Canadian border. A giraffe [...]

Supernatural Lake Superior with Chad Lewis

By |December 17th, 2018|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Supernatural Lake Superior with Chad Lewis, a free one-hour presentation being offered for ages 13-adult at the following dates and locations: Monday, January 7, 1:00 p.m. Babbitt Public Library Monday, January 14, 1:00 p.m. Cloquet Public Library Monday, January 7, 6:00 p.m. Two Harbors Public Library Monday, [...]

2018 Minnesota Library Association Conference Report from Shari Fisher

By |December 13th, 2018|Blog|

I attended a session called “Visual Merchandising in Marketing your Library: What is it? How can you use it at your library?” with Lean Egersdorf and Tony Molaro as presenters. I attended a session on the art of communicating with Tony Molaro on Thursday. I found that session to be very interesting and saw a [...]

Arrowhead Library System Mini Grant Round-Up Part 2

By |December 7th, 2018|Blog|

Here's a round-up of Arrowhead Library System Mini Grants that have been completed at Coleraine Public Library, Keewatin Elementary, Cook Public Library, Duluth Public Library, and Floodwood School: Project: Computer Replacement Feedback from Liv Mostad-Jensen, Coleraine Public Library Director We had several computers that were out of order and could not be repaired, so we [...]

Seasonal Die Cuts at ALS

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog|

Thank you to Paula Stanaway for adding Fall colors to our Arrowhead Library System Lobby! Next week, Paula will move us to a new season. Let Paula know if you need die cuts for your library programming.