Beat the heat with blues, macramé and wire wrapping nature finds

Legacy events will continue to bring quality talent and hands-on activities to our communities next week. Here’s a quick run down of what’s going up: Blues Music with Mike Munson Monday, July 22, 6-7 pm – Aitkin Spend an evening with Minnesota blues musician Mike Munson. From sad and somber slow tunes to swampy, caterwauling […]

Workshop will show kids how to decorate Ojibwe-style shoulder bags

So far, kids have enjoyed creating their very own dream catchers and corn husk dolls. Now it’s time to decorate Ojibwe-style shoulder bags that can be taken home in the last of a series of workshops instructed by the Mille Lacs Indian Musuem and Trading Post. For ages 6 and up, the program will run […]

Creating Music with Computers at McGregor Public Library

  East Central Regional Library invites students of all grade levels and adults to an entertaining performance starring George Maurer and his presentation, “Creating Music with Computers,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 20 at the McGregor Public Library.   Maurer is a performer, composer and producer, and he has toured the country to illustrate the […]

The Art of Zentangle

Anyone can create beautiful, intricate line patterns “one stroke at a time,” using the zentangle method of pattern drawing.  Join certified zentangle teacher Esther Piszczek in creating this art on a 3.5 inch by 3.5 inch paper tile with pen and ink with pencil shading.  This special event will be held on Wednesday, May 10 […]

Sit Down with Stand-Up Comedy

Spend the day with comedian Scott Novotny as he presents a unique workshop and presents a family-friendly comedy performance in McGregor. At 3:00 pm on Saturday, April 29 join us at the McGregor Public library and learn about stand-up comedy, improvisation, comedy writing and more.  The program will also incorporate the history and culture of […]

Harpist Andrea Stern

Harpist Andrea Stern will be presenting a holiday music program at the McGregor Public Library on Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 am.  Refreshments will be provided by the McGregor Friends of the Library.  Join us for this festive celebration, learn about the harp and get into the holiday spirit.  The event is funded with money […]

Service Interruption

The Hinckley, McGregor, Mille Lacs Lake, and Sandstone branches are without internet and phone access today due to a fiber being cut. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Save Energy by Checking Out a Power Check Meter

Everyone wants to save energy – whether it’s to lower your monthly bills and/or to help save the environment.  East Central Regional Library has partnered with Xcel Energy to help members of the community learn more about their energy use and determine ways they can save money and conserve energy. All of East Central Regional […]

McGregor Library Supports Habitat for Humanity

McGregor Library for opened up for Habitat for Humanity on Monday, July 12, 2010. 135 bicycle riders and approximately 40 support staff came into McGregor for the Habitat 500 – a 500 mile bicycle ride fund-raiser: Pedaling to build a cycle of hope. They started in Sandstone and after passing through many other towns, end […]