One Book | One Minnesota Featuring Louise Erdrich’s Plague of Doves

The third One Book | One Minnesota book has been selected, the title for this fall will be “The Plague of Doves” by Minnesota author Louise Erdrich. Access to the free Eaudiobook and Ebook is now available via Ebooks Minnesota. This will be available from now through December. One Book | One Minnesota encourages readers […]

Weekly Service Update -Princeton Area Library Switches to Express Service

The Princeton Area Library will be switching from browsing appointments to express services on Monday, October 26th. This change means you will no longer need an appointment to enter the building, browse the collection or pick up holds. Please know that appointments are still required for computer use. For more information please visit the Princeton […]

Weekly Service Update

Pine City Public Library will begin offering Express Services starting the week of October 19th. For more information and to see the full schedule visit the Pine City Public Library location page.

Minnesota Mysteries for October Thrills!

Minnesota Mysteries: True crime stories from around the state Murder in Minnesota a collection of true cases Murder in Minnesota features some of the state’s most infamous criminals—a collection of fascinating and disagreeable characters usually ignored by historians. They live again in these pages as the conniving, clever, mad, or pitiful creatures they were. Fifteen […]

Weekly Service Update – Services expand in Chisago, Milaca, North Branch and Princeton

Chisago Lakes Area Library to see services expand on Tuesday’s. To see the full schedule visit the Chisago Lakes Area Library location page. Milaca Community Library to see services expand as well. To see full details visit the Milaca Communtity Library location page. North Branch Area Library to switch from browsing appointments to express services. […]

Weekly Service Update – Aitkin to return to full service hours

The Aitkin Public Library will return to the pre-COVID service schedule beginning on Monday, September 28th. Services will still be modified, curbside pickup will still be avaiable, computers will still require an appointment and the library enviroment will remain modified. To see the full list of services and when they are being offering please visit […]

New & Expanded Kits! Active Living Kits & Play & Learn Kits

Available immediately in the catalog is a new type of kit called an Active Living Kit. These kits are a great way to try a new activity and stay active! They check out for three weeks like any other kit, but they do have to be returned when the library is offering curbside, browsing or […]

Upcoming Closure- September 24th- Staff Training

All East Central Regional Library locations will be closed, Thursday, September 24th for staff training. Services will resume the following day. Due to the ongoing pandemic modified services are being offered in all locations. For the most up-to-date information please visit your library’s location page.