This week: Storyteller Bob Gasch and Author Nicole Helget!

East Central Regional Library welcomes Minnesota storyteller Bob Gasch on Thursday, June 27 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Milaca Community Library. Since 1971, Gasch has been visiting schools, libraries and organizations from Alaska to Louisiana and Colorado to Northern Ireland. His presentations have been helping people become more aware of and interested in history, reading, […]

ECRL Reads: Wendy Webb to visit, discuss The Fate of Mercy Alban

Two-time Minnesota Book Award winner Wendy Webb, author of this year’s ECRL Reads title, The Fate of Mercy Alban, will be visiting four East Central Regional Library branches as the culminating event to the 2nd Annual ECRL Reads. Mark your calendars: Aitkin Public Library Monday, November 26, 6:30 pm Milaca Community Library Tuesday, November 27, […]

Celebrated cook, Minnesota author coming to Pine City Library

Beatrice Ojakangas has authored a new book with timeless recipes for delicious breakfasts from Scandinavia to lands around the globe. This Minnesota author will discuss Breakfast with Beatrice: 250 Recipes from Sweet Cream Waffles to Swedish Farmer’s Omelets at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 21 at the Pine City Public Library.

MN author Candace Simar to visit Aitkin

East Central Regional Library is excited to present a special visit featuring Minnesota author Candace Simar at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Aitkin Public Library. A writer and poet in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, Simar’s novels include Shelterbelts, 2015, receiving awards from both the Midwest Book Awards and the WILLA Literary Awards in Historical […]

Visit with Minnesota author Julie Klassen at Hinckley Library

If you’re into romance novels, British accents, Jane Eyre, or anything by Jane Austen, there’s a good chance you’ll become big fans of Minnesota author Julie Klassen. The public is invited to a special visit by this bestselling author at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 at the Hinckley Public Library. Klassen is known for her […]

Celebrated cook to discuss ‘Homemade’ at Milaca Library

An author and celebrated cook from the land of 10,000 lakes has a new book out, chock-full of recipes, anecdotes and humor that bring to life the Finnish culture of northern Minnesota as well as the wider culinary world. Beatrice Ojakangas will discuss her book, “Homemade,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30 at the Milaca […]