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Be A Storyteller Take & Share Art Kits

By |June 8th, 2022|Blog, Legacy Events|

Arrowhead Library System (ALS) will be providing Be A Storyteller Take & Share Art Kits to member public libraries to distribute June 13-27, 2022.  These kits have been designed by COMPAS Teaching Artist Beverly Cottman.  The art of storytelling is an ancient oral tradition found in all cultures.  Storytellers keep and continue that culture by [...]

TaikoArts Midwest Performances in the Arrowhead Library System

By |May 24th, 2022|Blog, Legacy Events|

Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present TaikoArts Midwest, a free, all-ages program being offered at the following locations: Tuesday, May 31, 6 p.m. Thomas Owens Park Bandshell, Two Harbors Wednesday, June 1, 3:30 p.m. Babbitt Public Library Thursday, June 2, 6 p.m. Duluth Public Library Friday, June 3, 10:30 a.m. Virginia Public Library Friday, [...]

May 2022 — New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection Part 2

By |May 5th, 2022|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) [...]

May 2022 — New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection Part 1

By |May 5th, 2022|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) [...]

Air-Dry Clay Legacy Take & Create Art Kits

By |May 3rd, 2022|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) will be providing Air-Dry Clay Take & Create Art Kits to member public libraries to distribute May 4-18, 2022.  This art experience has been designed by 321 Art Studio in Chisholm and explores sculpture and design with air-dry clay.  Create your own pinch pot, coil pot, simple birds and animals, [...]

AUTOMATION LIBRARIAN opening for the Arrowhead Library System

By |April 25th, 2022|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Automation Librarian. This librarian position will be responsible for design, implementation, upgrades and daily operations of the library’s SirsiDynix Horizon automation system, and its integration into discovery layer programs and applications. The librarian in this position is expected to work as part of [...]

April 6th is National Library Outreach Day

By |April 6th, 2022|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System meets our patrons where they are to provide great library services.  Across the Northeastern Minnesota area, 27-member public libraries serve the counties of Carlton, Cook, Koochiching, Itasca, Lake, Lake of the Woods and St. Louis.  Patrons can access library materials in additional ways such as the Bookmobile and Mail-A-Book services. The [...]

Take & Write Legacy Poetry Workbook Kits

By |March 31st, 2022|Blog, Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) will be providing Take & Write Poetry Workbook Kits to member public libraries to distribute April 1-20, 2022.  Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Poet’s Workbook designed by COMPAS Teaching Artist and Minnesota Poet May Lee-Yang!  Inside your booklet, there are several poetry writing exercises designed specifically for new poets.  [...]

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One Book | One Minnesota book, The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse

By |March 28th, 2022|Blog|

Minnesotans of all ages are invited to read together with The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse. From March 28 through May 15, your Arrowhead Library System offers Minnesotans of all ages the opportunity to read the featured book selection, access reading guides, and join virtual book club discussions. Readers can access the ebook and audiobook for [...]

Arrowhead Library System Launches ChiltonLibrary

By |March 8th, 2022|Blog|

Arrowhead Library System (ALS) now offers free access to the popular ChiltonLibrary online resource for patrons residing in Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods and St. Louis counties.    ChiltonLibrary provides free 24/7 online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road [...]