Let’s play! Storytime to Go collection improves with 30 new kits

East Central Regional Library is excited to announce its Storytime to Go kit collection is receiving a sizeable boost with 30 new Little Sprouts Backpacks. These backpacks have more play components to help families and caregivers integrate learning and playing. The expansion means the library is just about doubling the Storytime to Go kit collection, […]

New Year, New Titles: Beat the Rush and Place Your Holds

These authors are some of the most recognizable names in publishing today. Add their soon-to-be released titles to your reading list and place your holds now to beat the rush!   Fiction Walk the Wire by David Balducci Selah by Lisa Tawn Bergren In the Lion’s Den by Barbara Taylor Bradford Eagle Station by Dale […]

New Titles – Reserve Your Copy Today!

Place your holds on these soon-to-be released titles and be on the top of the list! Hello, Summer by Mary Kay Andrews The Goodbye Man by Jeffery Deaver The Protective One by Shelley Shepard Gray The Trustworthy One by Shelley Shepard Gray The Fifth Avenue Story Society by Rachel Hauck Dead Bull Dawg by Victoria […]

Author visits feature Leif Enger

Join us for a special author visit featuring Minnesota author Leif Enger and his latest book, Virgil Wander, the selection of the 3rd Annual ECRL Reads. Monday, Nov. 18th | 6:30pm- Cambridge Public Library Tuesday, Nov. 19th | 6:30pm – Chisago Lakes Area Library Thursday, Nov. 21st | 6:30pm – Mora Public Library Saturday, Nov. […]

New Titles – Reserve Your Copy Today!

Place your holds on these soon-to-be released titles and be on the top of the list! Sunrise on Half Moon Bay by Robyn Carr The Final Deception by Heather Graham Hidden Salem by Kay Hooper The Bridge to Belle Island by Julie Klassen Ralph Compton Tin Star by Jackson Lowry The Talented Mr. Varg by […]

National Friends of Libraries Week

East Central Regional Library will be spending the week of October 20–26, 2019, celebrating its Friends of the Library groups as part of the 14th annual celebration of National Friends of Libraries Week. Throughout East Central Regional Library’s six-county region, our Friends groups raise money that enables our libraries to move from good to great, […]

ECRL Reads project brings the community together

Each year we encourage readers across the region to read the same book and come together as a community around one book. It’s called ECRL Reads, complete with book discussions, visits by the author and additional programs related to the book. The 3rd Annual ECRL Reads features award-winning, bestselling author Leif Enger and his latest […]

60 Years in the Books

It’s our 60th Anniversary! Join East Central Regional Library for inspiring music, special guests and open house receptions this fall!   In celebration of providing six decades of library service to the region, all branches of East Central Regional Library will be hosting a special event followed by an open house reception. All events are […]

Check out these new books

Place your holds on these soon-to-be released titles and be on the top of the list! The Country Guesthouse by Robyn Carr Unscripted by T. Davis Bunn The More the Merrier by Linda Byler Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain Westering Women by Sandra Dallas Noel Street by Richard Paul Evans The […]

Up, up and away! It’s Superhero Storytime!

Two superheroes will revisit their adventure with help from kids in the audience and a trusty sidekick during Superhero Storytime, a program of East Central Regional Library’s Summer Learning Program. All library branches will be hosting this exciting, interactive event! After the stories conclude, the characters will be available – for 30 minutes – to […]