Account email confusion

Yesterday afternoon the company that hosts our online catalog and patron accounts restarted their report function. In doing so, it sent out e-mails from long, long ago that were initially supposed to have been sent, but were not. If you should receive an email that says someone tried to access your account (in the case of password resets), an e-mail that might be for item(s) you’re not expecting, or overdue/lost items fees, please know that it is likely the result of this report function restart. Staff can verify the status of your account to confirm holds and/or fines.

The company is aware that the restart created this problem, and it should not happen again.  We apologize for the inconvenience and concern that this has caused.

A morning with a storyteller/photographer

East Central Regional Library presents a special performance by Steve Maanum, an award-winner for his storytelling and photography, at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at the Aitkin Public Library.

Maanum will perform a collection of personal stories… some from the mind of a boy growing to manhood, others through the eyes of a confused, middle-aged man who is still struggling to find or rebel against maturity. Maanum, of Park Rapids, Minnesota, won the title of Great American Storyteller in 2017.

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Winter is here … and so is Hot Reads for Cold Nights!

Kick off the new year by completing a reading challenge! This year’s Hot Reads for Cold Nights program will run from January 2nd to March 5th, giving you lots of time to reach your goal with the opportunity to win prizes.

To get started, pick up an entry form at your local East Central Regional Library location beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Then read or listen to books, audiobooks, eBooks, eAudiobooks or complete reading activities for a chance to win prizes!

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