James Wedgwood on Facebook Live!

Comic ventriloquist James Wedgwood is bringing his hilarious, family-friendly show directly to your home via Facebook Live on Thursday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m. East Central Regional Library is pleased to present this event during National Library Week. Watch the fascinating art of ventriloquism up close as James blends technical skill with quick wit and …

One Book One Minnesota

Minnesota Author Kate DiCamillo’s first book Because of Winn-Dixie is the first title in a new statewide book club which is being launched by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library as the Minnesota Center for the Book. One Book | One Minnesota invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and …

New! Free Online Tutoring and More with Brainfuse

East Central Regional Library cardholders now have access to on-demand virtual tutoring, writing assistance, career and interview coaching, and more with two new services created by Brainfuse: HelpNow and JobNow. Both services offer live help daily, from 2 to 11 PM.  Video content, test prep, homework tools, and additional skill building and career-enhancing resources are …

Contact Us: Phone Service Returns on Limited Basis

Phone services have been restored on a limited basis. Staff will now be able to answer calls from 9:00am to 3:00pm Monday through Friday. You can call your local branch number or (763) 689-7390. Questions about fines, renewals, Library cards expiring and more can be answered by visiting our COVID-19 page. *Staff are answering calls …

Tax Related Resources

Stimulus: The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service on  announced Monday, March 30th, that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people. However, some seniors and others who typically do not file returns will need to submit a …