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4-Week Online Writing Workshops with MN Author Mary Casanova – Three Opportunities to Participate!

By |October 8th, 2021|Blog, Legacy Events|

Are you a NE Minnesota teen who loves to write?  The Arrowhead Library System invites you to join award-winning Minnesota Author Mary Casanova in a 4-week long virtual writing workshop experience October 26-November 19, 2021.  There are three opportunities to participate: 1st Session: Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m.  Participants will meet on the following dates: October 26, [...]

Banned Books Week to Unite Communities — September 26-October 2, 2021

By |September 23rd, 2021|Blog|

A Message from the American Library Association's Office for Intellectual Freedom: At a time when LGBTQIA+ books and books that focus on racism and racial justice are challenged for removal from library and school bookshelves, this year's Banned Books Week, Sept. 26 – Oct. 2, is a reminder of the unifying power of stories and [...]

Just a Reminder! September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

By |September 21st, 2021|News|

Promote it on your website or social media sites using the copy below.  Just add your library’s name at the beginning of the second paragraph and then copy and paste.  You can also add or alter this information to suit your library, patrons and community. More information plus graphics and links can be gotten at [...]

New ALS App

By |September 2nd, 2021|Blog|

We now have an App for the Library System. To download the app, please go to the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store. You can use the app to do everything from Searching the Catalog and E-content and putting items on hold to accessing all the online resources we offer. You can use [...]

One Book | One Minnesota — Murder on the Red River

By |August 11th, 2021|Blog|

      The Fifth Chapter of the One Book | One Minnesota statewide book club has been announced -- Murder on the Red River by Marcie Rendon.  All Minnesotans are invited to participate and can access this title for FREE now until September 26, 2021 via Ebooks Minnesota here: https://bit.ly/2XbTA8l Marcie Rendon will take part in a [...]

FRIENDS of the Minnesota Orchestra Kinder Konzerts in a Bag Kits — August 1-31, 2021

By |July 30th, 2021|Blog|

               The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) will be providing Kinder Konzerts in a Bag Kits to member public libraries to distribute August 1-31, 2021.  These kits, developed by the FRIENDS of the Minnesota Orchestra, contain everything needed for kids and families/caregivers to create a musical storytelling experience at home.  The [...]

FREE Audiobook downloads through the AudioFile Magazine SYNC program!

By |July 20th, 2021|Blog|

NAXOS AUDIOBOOKS July 2021 Newsletter View this email in your browser Get FREE Audiobook downloads through the AudioFile Magazine SYNC program! AudioFile Magazine's SYNC Program is designed to inspire teens and young adults to listen to audiobooks! Running April 29 - August 4, 2021, SYNC gives participants two thematically paired audiobooks each week. Titles are all [...]

A Virtual Writing Workshop with MN Author Mary Casanova

By |June 29th, 2021|Blog, Legacy Events|

Are you a teen who loves to write?  The Arrowhead Library System invites you to join award-winning Minnesota Author Mary Casanova in a virtual writing workshop experience July 26-30, 2021.  With a small group of other teen writers, you’ll create new work, share with others and discuss the writer’s craft and journey.  This free, week-long [...]

The Art of Tying Knots: Macramé Legacy Take & Make Kits

By |June 15th, 2021|Blog|

The Arrowhead Library System (ALS) will be providing The Art of Tying Knots: Macramé Take & Make Kits to member public libraries to distribute July 1-31, 2021.  Learn the basic three knots of macramé and create a trendy micro-macramé zipper pull!  This DIY project, created by Minnesota artist Jen Anfinson, can be used on jackets, [...]

Arrowhead Library System Launches Creativebug Online Resource

By |June 9th, 2021|Blog|

            Arrowhead Library System (ALS) now offers free access to the popular Creativebug online resource for patrons residing in Carlton, Cook, Itasca, Koochiching, Lake, Lake of the Woods and St. Louis counties.  Enjoy unlimited access to more than 1,000 award-winning arts and crafts video classes taught by recognized design experts [...]