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Weekly Service Update

Service hours at the Chisago Lakes Library will be expanding as of Monday, November 2nd, continuing to offer modified in-person services.  Appointments will still be required to browse the collection or use a computer.  Curbside pickup service will also still be available.  Please see the Chisago Lakes Area Library page for more details.

Account email confusion

Yesterday afternoon the company that hosts our online catalog and patron accounts restarted their report function. In doing so, it sent out e-mails from long, long ago that were initially supposed to have been sent, but were not. If you should receive an email that says someone tried to access your account (in the case […]

Mille Lacs Lake Library (Isle) Closed Today

Due to staffing issues, the Mille Lacs Lake Community Library in Isle will not be open today, Saturday March 9.  We apologize for the inconvenience, and look forward to welcoming patrons on Monday, as usual.

Evening Programming, Tuesday 2/12

Winter is at it again!  Programs this evening may be canceled due to the snow and poor road conditions.  Please contact the branch regarding programming before heading out.  If canceled, programs will be rescheduled.  Watch the events calendar for updates.

Sandstone and Hinckley Phone and Internet Down

UPDATE: Service for phone and internet have been restored.   Phone and internet service at our Sandstone and Hinckley locations are currently down, although both branches will open as usual at 10:00. We are working to restore access, but in the meantime, please know that you can reach staff at our other locations by phone […]

Outreach Schedule Change for Thursday, June 14

Due to a scheduling glitch, the Outreach schedule for today, Thursday June 14th has changed.  Today’s schedule will be as follows: McGrath: 12:30-1:00 Jacobson: 2:15-2:45 Hill City: 3:15-3:45 These stops will be back on their normal schedule on Thursday June 28th.

Wyoming Open Today

The Wyoming Area Library is going to be open its usual hours today, in spite of the lingering snow.

New Wyoming Branch Librarians

East Central Regional Library is pleased to welcome Bruce Willms and Debbie Willms as the new Branch Librarians at the Wyoming Area Giese Memorial Library.  Bruce and Debbie succeed Erica Myhre, who left us last fall to take a new position in Washington County.  Debbie and Bruce (yes, they’re married) are sharing Branch Librarian duties, and […]

Chisago Lakes Area Library Closing Early

The Chisago Lakes branch will be closing at 6:30 this evening, due to the weather and poor road conditions.  We look forward to being able to serve the Chisago Lakes community as usual tomorrow, starting at 10:00 am, and apologize for the inconvenience.