Hinckley Summer Reading Winds Down….

Time is winding down for this year’s summer reading program, but not the enthusiasm or participation!! July 30 was the day for our “Happy Birthday to Everyone!” party and a party it was! Thanks to the excellent coordination by volunteers Jill Hopkins, Laura Eyre, and Florence Lyseth, nearly 40 children celebrated birthdays. After reading A …

Look What’s Cookin’ Summer Reading Celebrations

Things have really been cookin’ at all of our East Central Regional Library branches this summer and we’re getting ready to celebrate. The 2008 Look What’s Cookin’ at Your Library summer reading program is coming to a close and it’s time for us to get together and celebrate everyone’s reading accomplishments. Aitkin, McGregor, Mille Lacs …

Another Round of Genealogy Classes

If you missed it the first time, now is your chance to learn all about East Central Regional Library’s genealogical database, Ancestry Library Edition. It provides instant access to a wide range of unique genealogical and historical resources. Classes were held this past spring and were so successful, several branch libraries are offering them again. …

Another Bookmobile Adventure

“My name is Jug, J-U-G.” I glanced apprehensively past the dashboard trinkets and girlie calendar to the burly tattooed driver. “When they called, they asked if I could haul a Bluebird bus.” Jug was no novice. “It’s not a Bluebird—it’s The Bookmobile!” I was struggling to find common ground for conversation as we faced a …