Beat the heat with blues, macramé and wire wrapping nature finds

Legacy events will continue to bring quality talent and hands-on activities to our communities next week. Here’s a quick run down of what’s going up: Blues Music with Mike Munson Monday, July 22, 6-7 pm – Aitkin Spend an evening with Minnesota blues musician Mike Munson. From sad and somber slow tunes to swampy, caterwauling […]

Special guests next week!

Don’t miss out on the following Legacy events, featuring author J.J. Austrian reading from his children’s picture book, Worm Loves Worm; Lalo’s Lunchbox Live! with sketch comedy and sing-alongs for the whole family; Henna Designs with teaching artist Shakun Maheshwari; and a Sock Animal Workshop with Jen Anfinson. Note: Some events do require registration. J.J. […]

Blast off with Lost in Space Magic Show!

Kids and their families are invited to a fun-filled magic show revolving around “A Universe of Stories,” the theme of East Central Regional Library’s Summer Learning Program. Robert and Lynn Halbrook present their Lost in Space Magic Show from 1-2 p.m. Tuesday, July 9 at East Central Regional Library-Milaca. All ages are welcome, and no […]

This week: Storyteller Bob Gasch and Author Nicole Helget!

East Central Regional Library welcomes Minnesota storyteller Bob Gasch on Thursday, June 27 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Milaca Community Library. Since 1971, Gasch has been visiting schools, libraries and organizations from Alaska to Louisiana and Colorado to Northern Ireland. His presentations have been helping people become more aware of and interested in history, reading, […]

Embrace Ojibwe culture through puppetry with Summer Outreach

East Central Regional Library welcomes the community to learn about Ojibwe culture and loon biology through storytelling by puppetry. The puppets will be used to tell the story of Loon’s Song. As the constellations move into their spring location, Grandfather Turtle eagerly awaits the return of his beloved granddaughter, Loon. He remembers the Ojibwe stories […]

Prescription med use subject of free event in Chisago County

Learn how to get the best possible results from prescription medications at Dine & Discover, an event that will include free food, education and conversation on Tuesday, May 21 at venues including the Chisago Lakes and Wyoming libraries. Featured speaker Ashley Schoen, Hospital Pharmacist at Fairview Lakes Regional Medical Center, will present Prescription Use and […]

Night at the Library: History Comes Alive

Meet President Theodore Roosevelt and a soldier from the Vietnam War … along with the men portraying them … by way of two extraordinary rides through American history. First up, East Central Regional Library is pleased to welcome back Minnesota living history speaker Arn Kind for a presentation on one of the most fascinating yet […]

Special gifts for special moms

Shower mom on her special day with gifts folded from the heart during a special origami workshop Thursday, May 2, from 6-8 p.m., at East Central Regional Library Rush City. This event was rescheduled from February. Licensed instructor Kathleen Sheridan will show you how to create a variety of models including a colorful tulip, sweet […]

The Civil War Experience

Learn something new about “The War Between the States” through a truly unique presentation. People of all ages are welcomed to The Civil War Experience: Minnesota and the Civil War with Arn Kind at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 30 at East Central Regional Library Princeton. Kind is a member of the First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, […]

A visit with author Peter Geye

The community is invited to meet Minnesota author Peter Geye during a special visit and book signing at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at East Central Regional Library Wyoming. His award-winning novels include Safe from the Sea, The Lighthouse Road, and Wintering. Book reviewers have called Wintering a literary journey into the forbidding wilds of […]