Folk Dance Series Continues with Finn Hall

East Central Regional Library in partnership with the Pine County Historical  Society in Askov welcome people of all generations and dance levels to check out a series of folk dance instruction and live performance at the Pine County Historical Society in Askov. On Saturday, April 1 at 1 p.m. join us for the second event in …

ECRL Executive Director to Retire

Isanti County Commissioner Mike Warring was right on the money when talking about Barbara Misselt during a special recognition of her retirement at this month’s East Central Regional Library Board of Directors meeting. “We always admired how Barb treats people, the staff and the board with respect,” he said. That statement meant a lot to …

Barbara Misselt announces retirement from ECRL

Barbara Misselt, who for nine years led the East Central Regional Library in providing library service to residents around the region, is retiring from her position as Library System Director effective April 1, 2017. The ECRL Board of Directors accepted her decision in November 2016. “Thank you for the opportunity to lead this organization…,” Misselt …

Is your library open when you need it?

East Central Regional Library is looking for public opinion on the hours that each of the system’s 14 branch libraries should be open. You are encouraged to participate in the ECRL library hours survey, which is available here and in print format at all branches. Results of the survey will be considered as ECRL determines …