What’s your Outreach story?

If you use East Central Regional Library’s Outreach Services, we want to hear from you! Carla Lydon, Executive Director, will be visiting the Outreach locations on the dates below. So what’s your Outreach story?

  • Tuesday, Aug. 28, Onamia (12:30 pm)
  • Thursday, Aug. 30, Giese (9:30 am) and Duquette (11 am)
  • Monday, Sept. 17, Braham (12:30 pm)
  • Wednesday, Sept. 19, Isanti (12 pm)
  • Thursday, Sept. 20, Jacobson (9 am), Hill City (10 am), and McGrath (12:30 pm)

Girls Scouts assemble play and learn space at Mora Library

Five middle school girls from Girl Scout Troop 16763 (Twin Cities area) were looking for a community-based project to earn the Bronze Award, the highest leadership award a Junior Scout can achieve. The troop discovered the Mora Public Library could use a new play and learn space.

Last week the library welcomed three of the Girl Scouts who helped install a new dress up/costume cabinet for children. (Pictured from left: Ida, Saphira and Ashlyn.) The troop gathered the materials and built the cabinet themselves. The Scouts contributed their own costumes and accessories to fill the cabinet.

Thank you, Ali, Ashlyn, Ida, Olivia, and Saphira from Girl Scout Troop 16763!

Raptor Center closes summer reading program; free tickets still available

East Central Regional Library is closing its 2018 Summer Reading Program – Reading Takes You Everywhere — with a presentation by The Raptor Center. In this free, family-friendly program, learn all about the raptors of Minnesota. Live raptors will be on hand during the presentation.

Free tickets are required at all locations for this final event of the 2018 Summer Reading Program. Space is limited due to fire code restrictions. Stop by your local library branch starting Tuesday, July 24, to pick up your free tickets.

The Raptor Center schedule is listed below and also can be found on the Events Calendar.

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North Branch Librarian announces retirement; reception July 31

Susan Monroe, who for the past 19 years has served as the Branch Librarian of the North Branch Area Library, has announced her retirement. The public is invited to congratulate Sue during a reception from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, her last day on the job, at the library. The North Branch community and East Central Regional Library will greatly miss her experience and dedication.