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ALS Bookmobile Services Suspended, New Library Card Application Available Online

By |March 18th, 2020|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) has suspended its Bookmobile service indefinitely, according to Executive Director Jim Weikum. The ALS Bookmobile has over 60 stops across Saint Louis, Carlton, Itasca, and Koochiching counties. The service is being suspended due to health and safety concerns for both the public and the staff stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

New Online ALS Borrower Card Application

By |March 16th, 2020|Blog|

Greetings!  We know that some of our digital resources require an ALS public library card number to use and/or authenticate.  To remove barriers for our regional patrons and to help provide quick access to digital content as schools move to distance learning, we have created a new online library card application that can be filled [...]

ALS Board welcomes new members

By |February 26th, 2020|Blog|

The ALS Governing Board met on February 13, 2020 and welcomed two new members.  Adam Brisk from the University of Minnesota, Duluth is now the elected representative of ALS member academic libraries. The new representative for Cook County is Helen Muth who has been appointed to that position by the Cook County Board of Commissioners. [...]

Harrison Ford: Find epic stories at your library!

By |February 25th, 2020|Blog|

https://youtu.be/Dev6T3ZCrY8

Becky Schlegel Duo

By |February 4th, 2020|Blog, Legacy Events|

  The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present the Becky Schlegel Duo, a free musical program being offered for all ages at the following locations: Friday, March 6, 3:30 p.m. Common Ground Coffee Bar & Deli, Cloquet Saturday, March 7, 3 p.m. Duluth Public Library Monday, March 9, 10 a.m. Serving Hands Assisted Living, [...]

February is Love your Library (with a Gift!)

By |February 3rd, 2020|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) has again this year designated February as Love Your Library month for our annual fund-raising campaign. In 2019, we received generous donations totaling just shy of $11,500! 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 [...]

Eric Klinenberg: Palaces for the People

By |January 28th, 2020|Blog|

https://youtu.be/Qieh255gXQU

Winter 2020 Part 2 – New Titles in the Professional Collection

By |January 22nd, 2020|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 2020 – New Titles in the Professional Collection

By |January 16th, 2020|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) [...]

Recycle, Repurpose, and Restyle with Mary Mulari

By |January 2nd, 2020|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Recycle, Repurpose, and Restyle, a free program being offered for teens and adults at the following locations: Thursday, January 23, 10 a.m. Coleraine Public Library Thursday, January 23, 5 p.m. Calumet Public Library Friday, January 24, 6 p.m. Keewatin Public Library Saturday, January 25, 1 p.m. Two [...]