Farewell and Best Wishes to Mary Lukkarila

By |October 19th, 2017|Blog|

At an August 30 gathering of area public library staff, Mary Lukkarila was honored by her colleagues as she prepares to retire as the Director of the Cloquet Public Library after over 30 years of service. Mary also served as library director in Buhl and Redwood Falls, Minnesota. Best wishes, Mary!

Why Libraries Are Important

By |October 19th, 2017|Blog|

26 Facts About Libraries

By |September 25th, 2017|Blog|

ARSL 2017 Scholarship

By |September 22nd, 2017|Blog|

ARSL 2017 Scholarship by Steve Devine-Jelinski   ARSL Conference 2017 St. George, UT September 7-9, 2017 “From ARSL to Zion”   I want to extend the greatest of thank you’s to Arrowhead Library System for the scholarship to attend the Association of Rural and Small Libraries Conference in St. George, UT this year.  Not only [...]

ALS Youth Library Card Design Contest Winner!

By |August 1st, 2017|Blog|

Greetings!  Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is happy to announce the winner of the youth library card design contest held May 19-June 19, 2017.  Congratulations to Rose T., age 12!  Rose’s artwork was selected by the ALS staff judging panel out of 105 library card designs submitted by patrons ages 12 and under across the seven [...]

August Legacy Calendar of Events

By |July 24th, 2017|Blog|

International Falls Library Adds Beautiful Artwork to Outdoor Entrance

By |July 23rd, 2017|Blog|

Stop by and enjoy the beautiful new sculptures of Winter and Autumn at the International Falls Public Library completed by Eric "Erickson" Kulig and dedicated July, 2017. This is one of the many Legacy programs that benefits our patrons in the Arrowhead Library System. 

Summer 2017 — New Titles in the ALS Professional Collection

By |July 18th, 2017|Blog|

Greetings and happy summer!  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 [...]

Northern Lights Music Festival

By |July 6th, 2017|Blog, Legacy Events|

A limited number of free event passes are available for Northern Lights Music Festivals: Chamber Music Concert - July 13 - 7:00 p.m. - Vermillion Community College Auditorium, Ely Opera Scenes - July 15 - 7:30 p.m. - Grand Marais Playhouse OR July 19 - 7:00 p.m. - Vermillion Community College Auditorium, Ely Orchestra Concert [...]

Weekly Webcast Recap

By |June 23rd, 2017|Blog|

CMLE Continuing Education Calendar - Click Here Free June Webinars for Library Staff WebJunction Summer has arrived, and while we know your library is likely buzzing with summer learning activities, we hope you'll make some time to squeeze in some learning of your own. With 75 free webinars, on twenty topics, this list provides a [...]