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Storytime with Laura Purdie Salas

Join award-winning, Minnesota author Laura Purdie Salas during children’s storytime at the Cambridge Public Library on Wednesday, Sept. 19, starting at 10:30 a.m. Salas has written more than 125 books for kids, including “Meet My Family!,” “If You Were the Moon,” “Water Can Be…” and “BookSpeak!” Growing up in Florida, she now lives and writes […]

Be inspired by Being Teddy: a historical reenactment of the 26th president

Travel back in time with Minnesotan Adam Lindquist whose award-winning impersonation of President Theodore Roosevelt entertains, educates and inspires thousands of people around the nation each year. East Central Regional Library presents Adam Lindquist as Theodore Roosevelt at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 at the Cambridge Public Library. Lindquist, of Lonsdale, Minnesota, is a living […]

Raptor Center closes summer reading program; free tickets still available

East Central Regional Library is closing its 2018 Summer Reading Program – Reading Takes You Everywhere — with a presentation by The Raptor Center. In this free, family-friendly program, learn all about the raptors of Minnesota. Live raptors will be on hand during the presentation. Free tickets are required at all locations for this final event […]

Space still available for skateboard art workshops for teens

Teens who would like to customize a skateboard with their own design can get stoked about upcoming skateboard art workshops presented by East Central Regional Library. Mark Rivard will lead the workshops where participants will hear his inspirational story of becoming a professional artist, learn his artistic techniques and create an original work of art […]

Meteorologist Belinda Jensen coming to Cambridge Library

Belinda Jensen is coming to the Cambridge Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 12. The chief meteorologist for KARE 11 News enjoys sharing her passion and enthusiasm for weather-related topics through presentations that show school age students the science behind weather. She also helps kids understand the mystery of weather with her series of […]

Feel good music from the Heart of Africa

East Central Regional Library encourages kids and families to join Siama and his wife, Dallas, for songs and stories that bring Siama’s Congolese culture to life during performances at Chisago Lakes, Aitkin, Pine City, Wyoming, Cambridge and North Branch libraries. The program, Siama’s Congo Roots: Feel-good music from the Heart of Africa, engages both kids […]

Next up for Belinda Jensen: Aitkin Public Library

Belinda Jensen, chief meteorologist for KARE 11 News, is coming to the Aitkin Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 23. Belinda enjoys sharing her passion and enthusiasm for weather-related topics through presentations that show school age students the science behind weather. She also helps kids understand the mystery of weather with her series of […]

Libraries welcome KARE 11 Meteorologist Belinda Jensen

Belinda Jensen, chief meteorologist for KARE 11 News, is coming to the Mora Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 14. Belinda enjoys sharing her passion and enthusiasm for weather-related topics through presentations that show school age students the science behind weather. She also helps kids understand the mystery of weather with her series of […]

American Revolution program brings history to life

East Central Regional Library is pleased to present Birth of Our Nation: The American Revolution, a special presentation by Arn Kind at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 19 at the Milaca Community Library. Kind, a teacher of 40 years, will appear in period attire, portraying the people who participated in the events that gave birth to our […]