2022 ECRL Reads Title Announced!

Gone to Dust Cover Image

Each year we encourage readers across the region to read the same book and come together as a community around that book. We are happy to announce that this year’s selection is Gone to Dust by Matt Goldman. Join us for small group book discussions at each ECRL branch, 6 in-person and 1 virtual author visits with […]

Blind Date with a Book

Books wrapped in brown paper with text that reads blind date with a book

Blind Date with a Book is back! Valentine’s season is upon us, so why not go on a date WITH A BOOK?! How does it work, you ask? 1. Pick up your blind date (a wrapped book) from the display table in our Cambridge, North Branch, Pine City, or Rush City libraries. 2. Read at […]

Presentation: Minnesota in the Vietnam War, by Arn Kind.

Presenter Arn Kind wears an American's uniform from the Vietnam War while standing in front of his multimedia display

Who were the Vietnamese and what was their fight all about? How did the U.S. get involved in the war? If you’re interested in the history of the Vietnam War and how Minnesota was involved, we’ve got just the program for you! Experience a unique way of learning about this fascinating, yet controversial, period in […]

Storytime Returns to Princeton!

We are celebrating the return of STORYTIME in Princeton! Come for a Story Stroll outside next week, Tuesday-Friday ECFE Storytime for Preschoolers Wednesday , 9/15 11-11:30 am: https://ecrlib.libcal.com/event/8289985 Pop up Storytime and Craft with Margaret on Thursday, 9/16 at 1:30 pm ECFE Storytime for Toddlers Friday, 9/17 11-11:30 am: https://ecrlib.libcal.com/event/8290021

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month! In celebration, we’re waiving the typical $1 replacement fee for anyone who has lost or damaged their East Central Regional Library card. Don’t have a library card yet, your first one is always free! Head into your local ECRL branch to get your first library card, or replace […]

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 […]

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 […]