Play & Learn Space Open House at North Branch Area Library

All kids love cars, trucks, trains and everything that moves.   The new “Moving All Around” North Branch Area Library Play and Learn Space focuses on everything transportation and includes a Duplo table along with My First Duplo sets (a train, boat, plane, bus, etc.), a wall-mounted submarine, a sky pilot and safety road manipulative, a […]

North Branch Reopening at 4:00pm

Update: North Branch Area Library will be opening at 4:00 pm today, resuming their normal Thursday hours. The North Branch Area Library is closed today until further notice due to noxious fumes Staff is working on the issue. We will post updates as the problem is resolved and the library reopens.

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 […]

ELECTION 2008

November 4, 2008 is election day! You may want to look at the following websites and familiarize yourself with your Federal and State governments. Become an informed citizen! In this election year you may also need to locate your polling place or view election results. Check out these sites: USA.gov http://www.usa.gov/index.shtml This is the official […]

A North Branch Story

Shared by Maureen . . . We have a ‘Mom’ using our public access computers to communicate with her son who is serving on the carrier The U.S.S. Roosevelt. She is e-mailing her son one question at a time from the pamphlet, “Minnesota Sesquicentennial: 150 Years of Statehood” that ECRL prepared for us. When he […]

Congratulations, Sue

North Branch Librarian Sue Monroe has completed a class in American Sign Language. Sue says it was a very intense 6 weeks where she learned “the very basics of American sign language.” She very quickly found her new skills useful and told us about it in this e-mail: Today I had a deaf woman come […]