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Teen Volunteer sought to serve in non-voting teen Library Board member position

The Aurora Public Library Board, with approval by the Aurora City Council, has created a non-voting teen position.  This volunteer position will allow a teen to give input on library services and policies, and will provide excellent volunteer experience to include on future college and job applications.  The teen filling this position will be expected to attend most regular Library Board meetings.   Meetings are held in the Aurora City Council Chambers from 6:00 – 7:00 pm on the 3rd Thursday of each month except June, July, and December.  The teen Board member may also attend occasional special meetings.  A packet of information to be considered and discussed at the meeting will be provided the week before the meeting.  Please contact Paula Chapman at the Aurora Public Library (218-229-2021 or if you are interested or if you have questions.

Take & Make Activities

Take & Write: Air-Dry Clay Take & Create Art Kits

─ 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, and tiles!
Each participant will receive one pound of air-dry clay, wax paper, toothpicks, popsicle sticks, and a simple sheet of instructions for beginners. Each kit contains enough supplies for 3-6
projects, so artists can practice several times and try different techniques.

This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

May Take-And-Do: Family Game Night

The Aurora Public Library will provide you with 6 card games and a bag of microwave popcorn for a fun family night!


This ARPA subgrant project is made possible by 2021 CFDA 45.310, Library Services and Technology Act-American Rescue Plan Act, LS-250219-OLS-21 administered by MDE: State Library services.

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Chilton Library now available to Arrowhead Library System card-holders

Arrowhead Library System (ALS) now offers free access to the popular ChiltonLibrary online resource for library card-holders 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 today as well as many new vehicles.  This continually updated resource provides step-by-step repair procedures, troubleshooting guides and diagnostic trouble codes, photos, illustrations, diagrams, and multimedia (video and animations) to help simplify even the most complicated tasks.  Trusted by automotive enthusiasts for more than 100 years, ChiltonLibrary supports “do-it-yourselfers” of all skill levels, and no other source contains more years, makes and models. 

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