Closed for Inventory

These East Central Regional Library branch locations will be closed for inventory on the following days: Cambridge Public Library on Tuesday, December 4th Princeton Area Library on Thursday, December 6th Mora Public Library on Tuesday, December 11th and Wednesday, December 12th Aitkin Public Library on Wednesday, December 12th Pine City Public Library on Monday, December …

ECRL Reads: Quiet the noise with Novel Activism

Join authors Sarah Stonich (pictured above) and Sally Franson for a discussion about the quiet activism of literature in an era of loud headlines at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Chisago Lakes Area Library. Novel Activism encourages attendees to engage in this conversation about books, stories, poetry—any writing that has in some way shaped …

ECRL Reads: Finding Minnesota’s haunted and bizarre

Take a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in Minnesota with paranormal researcher, author, and lecturer Chad Lewis. From hunting vampires in Transylvania to chasing ghosts in Ireland castles, Lewis brings 18 years of paranormal experience to his presentations. In Minnesota’s Most Haunted Locations-The Scariest Places in Minnesota, Lewis will discuss phenomena …

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 …