“Stuck at Home” e-Book Compilation of North Branch Area Library’s Annual Youth Poetry Contest Entries is Finalist in Minnesota Author Project Awards!

Exciting news!! North Branch Area Library Librarian Amelia recently published an e-book titled “Stuck at Home” which compiled the entries of this year’s annual youth poetry contest. That e-book was submitted to the MN Writes, MN Reads annual Minnesota Author Project awards under the Communities Create category and she just found out that the e-book […]

CANCELLED: Mora Book Club Cancelled 8.18.21 Due to Heat

❌ EVENT UPDATE: Due to today’s projected heat, the Mora Book Club meeting in Library Park has been cancelled.   Join us for the next Mora Book Club meeting on Wednesday, September 15th where we’ll be discussing “The Life We Bury” by Allen Askens. Copies are available in our Library Catalog.    Learn more about the […]

FREE Library Card Replacements Through September 30!

Has your library card been lost or damaged? No problem! Through September 30th, everyone is eligible for a FREE library card replacement in celebration of Back to School time, and the upcoming Library Card Sign Up Month in September. Head into your local ECRL branch and get a new library card today so you can […]

New Activity Badge for Reading Colors Your World: Summer Learning Program Participants!

We have exciting news! We recently received a last minute donation to be used as a giveaway for our Reading Colors Your World, Summer Learning Challenge participants – Minnesota State Fair tickets! We’re so thankful to the Minnesota State Fair for supporting our Summer Learning Challenge by donating these free tickets, and while there aren’t […]

One Book | One Minnesota: Statewide Book Read

It’s time for a mystery! The fifth featured book in the statewide book club, One Book | One Minnesota, is the award-winning “Murder on the Red River” by Marcie Rendon. Both the ebook and audiobook will be available on eBooks Minnesota August 2 through September 26, 2021.   Did you know that eBooks Minnesota is […]

Service Update: Aitkin

8/5/2021- The phone and internet services have been restored in Aitkin. Please be aware that service may still be spotty over the next couple of days as crews continue to work.   8/4/2021- Please note that the Aitkin Public Library is currently without phone and internet services. The underlying issue has been determined, but please […]

CANCELLED: Patio Crafts at the North Branch Area Library

Due to expected high temperatures tomorrow (July 27), the previously scheduled Patio Crafts at the North Branch Area Library has been cancelled. Check out these other Patio Craft days on the event calendar, if you still want to get your craft on soon: Pop-Up Patio Crafts for Kids (ages 4-11) at the Pine City Public […]

Service Update: Mora and Rush City

Mora Public Library and Rush City Public Library will be expanding their service offerings, effective Tuesday, July 6. Cleaning services have resumed in both locations, allowing the restoration of Computer Appointments and Express Service. Thank you for your patience and understanding in the interim.