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Blog

OverDrive App Retiring

Attention all OverDrive app users: this app is being retired by its creator, meaning it will no longer be updated or supported in the near

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Jobs

Now Hiring Branch Assistants!

Now hiring! ECRL is currently accepting applications for Branch Library Assistants at the McGregor Public Library, Milaca Community Library, and Cambridge Public Library. >McGregor Public

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Reading Challenges

Winter Tales Reading Challenge 2022

Our annual winter reading challenge, Winter Tales, is back! Read books, write book reviews, and complete reading activity challenges in the Beanstack app for your

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Service Updates

Holiday Schedule

In celebration of the upcoming holidays, all ECRL locations will be closed on the following days: >Friday, December 24, 2021 >Saturday, December 25, 2021 >Saturday,

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Service Updates

SERVICE UPDATE: Closed for Thanksgiving

In recognition of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25th, all ECRL branches and Headquarters will be closed. Library services will resume on Friday, November 26th. Disappointed

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Service Updates

OUTREACH SERVICE UPDATE

We are excited to announce that our Isanti, Braham, and Onamia outreach locations will be going back to 4-hour visits from our Outreach Librarian through

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Blog

Have You Met Libby?

Have you met Libby? Download this FREE app to get eBooks, eAudiobooks, and digital magazines on your phone or tablet 24/7! All you need is

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Service Updates

Veterans Day 2021

In recognition of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11th, all ECRL branches and Headquarters will be closed. Library services will resume on Friday, November 12th.

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