Spring for Libraries

Annual Fundraising Campaign

East Central Regional Library is excited to announce our second annual fundraiser, Spring for Libraries, which ran April 1-30, 2023! 

Each branch of ECRL has put together a wish list of items that will directly impact the patrons of their branch. Read more about each branch’s wish list and campaign goal below. 

100% of your donation stays within the library branch of your choosing, and will go toward the wish list items specified by that branch. 

Spring for Libraries Fundraiser graphic with flowers and books in a wagon

Second annual Fundraising Campaign

Join us for our second annual spring fundraising campaign, Spring for Libraries!

For this campaign, each library branch within ECRL has chosen specific wish list items that will directly impact that library’s patrons. Read more about each branch’s wish list items and campaign goals below.

From April 1-30th, 100% of your donation will go directly toward the campaign goal of the library of your choosing. Wish list items will be purchased once campaign goals have been met. 

Donate in person at your library, or online to help your branch reach their goal!

East Central Regional Library Branch Wish Lists

Each branch of ECRL has chosen wish list items for which to raise money during our second annual Spring for Libraries fundraiser. View their wish lists and campaign goals below. 

Aitkin

Goal Met!

$451.24 raised!

Wish List:

Mobile Device Charging Station

Campaign Goal:

$450

cambridge

Goal Met!

$3,214.99 raised!

Wish List:

Programming Tables for the Great Northern Room

Campaign Goal:

$3,000

A table on wheels that has been folded up to show how it's stored.

chisago lakes

Goal Met!

$971.70 raised!

Wish List:

Children’s Area Refresh: aesthetic improvements to the children’s area

Campaign Goal:

$750

A blue wall with three white frames and a comfy chair with check boxes reading: Paint, Decor, Accessories below

hinckley

$70 raised so far!

Wish List:

New Computer Chairs

Campaign Goal:

$1,150

A photo of a black computer chair
Orange, boxy graphic representation of the McGregor Public Library building

mcgregor

Goal Met!

$1,380 raised!

Wish List:

New Book Bin for Children’s Books

Campaign Goal:

$500

A wooden book bin shaped like a square with four separated sections on top.

Milaca

Goal Met!

457.51 raised!

Wish List:

Metal Stools

Campaign Goal:

$450

mille lacs

Goal Met!

$557.83 raised!

Wish List:

Large Print Books

Campaign Goal:

$500

A stack of colorful books on a white background.

mora

Goal Met!

$1,903.87 raised!

Wish List:

Local Interest Nonfiction Books

Campaign Goal:

 $1,500

A stack of colorful books on a white background.

north branch

$226.97 raised so far!

Wish List:

Maker Space Materials: a variety of craft items to create a Maker Space for youth

Campaign Goal:

$500

An embroidery craft set with thread and tools.
A perler bead craft set with beads and canvases.

pine city

Goal Met! 

$342.46 raised!

Wish List:

Toys for the Children’s Area: a variety of durable toys to encourage play

Campaign Goal:

$200

A wooden pizza toy set
A wooden baking toy mixer set

princeton

Goal Met!

$1,340.59 raised!

Wish List:

New Computer Chairs

Campaign Goal:

$1,320

A black computer chair

rush city

Goal Met!

$470.35 raised!

Wish List:

Back Jack Floor Chairs

Campaign Goal:

$415

A young girl sits on one of four leg-less chairs that sit on top of a colorful rug. The chairs have a cushioned seat and an adjustable back.

sandstone

$185 raised so far!

Wish List:

Light Therapy Lamps

Campaign Goal:

$315

A light therapy lamp, silver in color, sits on a white background.

wyoming

$247.24 raised so far!

Wish List:

Summer Reading Program Prizes

Campaign Goal:

$500

A cartoon drawing of a young girl singing into a microphone with music notes around her

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