East Central Regional Library

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East Central Regional Library (ECRL) is a consolidated regional library system serving the residents of Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs and Pine Counties in Minnesota.  Headquartered in Cambridge, MN, ECRL operates fourteen library locations and an outreach service.  

The library is home to approximately 250,000 books, CDs, and DVDs; 45,000 digital materials; and 147 public computers.  

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East Central Regional Library is an essential community resource inspiring East Central Minnesota to discover and explore possibilities to build and grow community. East Central Regional Library provides library services in Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and Pine Counties.

14 Branches, 6 Counties, 1 library

East Central Regional Library covers 6 counties across east central Minnesota. The network of 14 branches provides you with a local source to learn, grow, and discover more. If you’re not able to make it to one of our locations, our online services are always available.

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Service Updates


We are excited to announce that our Isanti, Braham, and Onamia outreach locations will be going back to 4-hour visits from our Outreach Librarian through

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