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Weekly Service Update: Beginning February 1

Chisago Lakes Area Library and Hinckley Public Library will be expanding services the week of February 1. Both will replace Browsing Appointments with Express Service hours, so that appointments are no longer necessary to browse the collection, pick up holds, and check out materials. Both locations will continue to offer Computer Appointments and Curbside Pickup […]

Weekly Service Update-Hinckley to Offer Limited Services – Wyoming & Mora to expand

The Hinckley Public Library will begin offering computer and browsing appointments, in addition to their curbside services, on Tuesday, August 18th.  Please note that a temporary entrance for the Hinckley Public Library has been setup at the rear of the building. The Wyoming Area Library will begin offering expanded services beginning on Monday, August 17th. […]

ECRL Reads: Spotlight on the iron barons of Minnesota

Learn about the magnates of the Minnesota Iron Range in a historical presentation by Dale Blanshan at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Hinckley Public Library. Hear some familiar names and others that might surprise you. Blanshan, of Rochester, Minnesota, describes himself a man with a penchant for stories from days gone by. In […]

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 […]

Bring ‘Clay Creatures’ to Life at Hinckley Public Library

East Central Regional Library presents Clay Creatures, a two-hour workshop for kids ages 8 and up, starting at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 17 at the Hinckley Public Library. Visiting artist Angee Emerson will help participants sculpt their very own clay friend out of bright, colorful polymer clay. Everyone will get to leave with their finished […]

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 […]