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East Central Regional Library

Books and so much more! strengthen.connect.support. Six Counties, One Library

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1 Library, 14 Branch Locations

Aitkin, Cambridge, Chisago Lakes, Hinckley, McGregor, Milaca, Mille Lacs, Mora, North Branch, Pine City, Princeton, Rush City, Sandstone, & Wyoming

Read, play, and learn with ECRL

Free fun for all ages!

Our libraries offer many services and resources – and they’re all free! 

At your library

Learn about the free events and services your library offers. From books to movies and more, your library has lots to offer.

Library online

You can access many library resources from the comfort of your home! From eBooks to homework help, check out how we can assist you online.

Get lost in a good read

Are you having trouble finding the book you want?

If you don’t see what you’re looking for in our catalog,
try placing an Interlibrary Loan request through MNLINK.

Or, if it’s a new title you think the library should purchase, fill out a purchase suggestions form.

Track your reading and participate in monthly reading challenges by downloading the free Beanstack Tracker app (Android or Appleor creating an account at ecrlib.beanstack.org.

Do more with ECRL

Read from a large selection of digital magazines, ebooks, print copies, and more.

Receive homework help, take a practice test, polish your resume, research your family history, and more.

Listen to audiobooks, or learn a new language.

From board games to play & learn kits, there is a lot you can have fun with!

Explore the events we’re hosting near you.

Utilize the great computer resources we have at our libraries

More services to know about


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Fax service is available at all East Central Regional Library branches. The cost to send a fax is $2.00 for a single, $1.00 for each additional page, paid via cash or check.

Printing & Copying

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printing & copying

Copy services are available at all East Central Regional Library branches.
Learn more about prices & requirements

Meeting Spaces

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Meeting Spaces

Meeting space availability varies by Branch
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East Central Regional Library offers test proctoring services.
Learn more about our proctoring services

Whether it’s for business, school, or something else, your local East Central Regional Library branch provides you with the services and tools you need.

Library Cards

Get access to a library of free books, resources, tools, and more!

Photo of a blue and white library card with an orange fox standing next to a stack of books.