Situation Update

At this time East Central Regional Library will continue to offer curbside pickup for the foreseeable future. Plans to re-open our library doors, in accordance with guidelines from state and local government, are being developed. Staff are hard at work finalizing these plans and readying the necessary supplies to allow a wider range of services. We …

Book Returns Re-Opened

Book returns have opened in all locations. Books returns in these locations are available anytime. We do ask that if you have items that will not fit in the book return, kits, oversized books or otherwise, please return those items during curbside pick up hours. Please note: For the safety of our staff returned materials …

Curbside Pickup

We are pleased to announce that curbside pickup has been expanded to our locations in Isle & McGregor. Outreach has also expanded to Braham, Giese & McGrath. To see the full list of locations offering this service and to learn about the process visit our curbside pick up page.  We are here to help.  Let …

One Book One Minnesota

Minnesota Author Kate DiCamillo’s first book Because of Winn-Dixie is the first title in a new statewide book club which is being launched by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library as the Minnesota Center for the Book. One Book | One Minnesota invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and …

New! Free Online Tutoring and More with Brainfuse

East Central Regional Library cardholders now have access to on-demand virtual tutoring, writing assistance, career and interview coaching, and more with two new services created by Brainfuse: HelpNow and JobNow. Both services offer live help daily, from 2 to 11 PM.  Video content, test prep, homework tools, and additional skill building and career-enhancing resources are …