New Rush City Branch Librarian Named

“People who subscribe to a personal philosophy of ‘living to learn’ have, I think, a natural affinity for the library, “says the new Rush City Branch Librarian, Donna Larson. Donna, who recently accepted the position in Rush City, previously worked at the Princeton Area Library, so she is familiar with the East Central Regional Library …

Minnesota Book Awards Nomination

East Central Regional Library: Fifty Years of Connections 1959-2009 has been nominated for the 23rd annual Minnesota Book Awards. The book was written by recently retired Technical Services Librarian Marilyn McGriff as part of the observance of ECRL’s fiftieth anniversary. The book has been nominated in the category titled “Minnesota.” You can check out a …

Holiday Spirit Alive!

The Grinch did not steal the holiday spirit from Wyoming Area Giese Memorial Library patrons this year. Branch Librarian, Rebecca Hostetler, collaborated with Heidi Neff of Chisago County Human Services, to create a list of names for the library Giving Tree. This year 31 children requested books. First names and ages of the children were …

Election Results

Yesterday was election day. Here are a couple good sources to find election results: Minnesota Public Radio – lists races by various breakdowns, so you can scan through them.http://minnesota.publicradio.org/collections/special/2010/campaign/results/mn/ Star Tribune – “My Vote” directs user to enter address and gives customized results for that location.http://elections.startribune.com/myvote/pf.php?do=start_over Barbara Misselt, Director