New Zinio for Libraries app Features

The  Zinio for Libraries mobile app was recently updated, and major enhancements were introduced. The biggest news is that you may now check out magazines from within the mobile app.  See the example above.

Other updates include setting preferences to auto-download magazines and queue multiple magazines for batch downloading, and improved offline reading experience for Kindle Fire.

Learn more about digital magazines and other digital reading here!

Emergency announcement for Wednesday, 6/20/12

Announcements today: (since the public cannot reach our website)

The McGregor Branch is closed because of high water in the city of McGregor.


The ECRL website is not online today, because the webserver does not have Internet service. The webserver is at Headquarters in Cambridge. There was a cut in a major Internet line in Cambridge this morning. Many businesses in Cambridge are without Internet today, including ECRL Headquarters and the Cambridge Branch Library.

There is also no public Internet service at the Cambridge Branch. Public Internet service at the other branches is available.

The online catalog, digital books, and Facebook are available, because they reside on other servers. You can reach them here:

Online catalog
http://ecrl.mnpals.net/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/index.xml?t&d=0&l=2&at=420

Digital Books
http://ecrl.lib.overdrive.com

Facebook
http://www.facebook.com/ecrlmn