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Afoutayi Dance Performances in the Arrowhead Library System 

By |June 10th, 2022|Legacy Events|

The Arrowhead Library System is pleased to present Afoutayi Dance, a free, all-ages program being offered at the following locations: Monday, June 13, 1 p.m. Marble Public Library Monday, June 13, 6 p.m. Calumet Public Library Tuesday, June 14, 10 a.m. Aurora Senior/Community Center Tuesday, June 14, 3:30 p.m. Babbitt Public Library Wednesday, June 15, [...]

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 [...]

Open Access Now Available!

By |April 13th, 2022|News|

Arrowhead Library System (ALS) is excited to announce the availability of 40 million vetted, quality, open access journals, eBooks, and eTextbooks for free through our Open Access resources. Patrons now have access to content focusing on Mining in Minnesota, infectious diseases, climate change, space travel, mental health, and more! Articles about these topics and many [...]

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.  [...]