Isanti County Broadband Survey
The Isanti County government is conducting a Broadband/Internet Study funded by the Blandin and Initiative Foundations to assess the current level of broadband internet service and need in the area. To help better understand and meet those needs, please complete one or both of the following surveys. For Business Survey Please Click Here: http://projects.designnine.com/survey/isanti-county-business-broadband-survey […]
Learn All About Minnesota’s Grand Own Homes
Minnesota Book Award winner, Larry Millett, is visiting the Cambridge Public Library on Saturday, June 10 at 10:30 am to talk about his book, Minnesota’s Own: Preserving our Grand Homes. In this book Mr. Millett and his photographer, Mike Schmitt, welcome readers into homes from across the state that have been lovingly preserved, saved so that […]
Give the Gift of Reading
Chisago County Help make the holidays warmer for young Chisago County residents this year with the gift of a book. All four East Central Regional library branches in Chisago County are participating including the Chisago lakes Area Library, the North Branch Area Library, the Rush City Public Library and the Wyoming Area Library. Simply select […]
Don’t miss Norm Barnhart and his comedy magic show!
Loosen your shoelaces because Norm Barnhart’s comedy magic will knock your socks off. Bring the family and see for yourself during a special performance at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 in the lower level meeting room at Cambridge Public Library. Barnhart has presented comedy and magic full time for almost 30 years across Minnesota, […]
Last-Minute Election Information
If you’ve suddenly realized that you’re not quite prepared for the upcoming elections, your friendly local librarians are ready to help you out. Except where it’s noted otherwise, all of the following information comes from the Minnesota Secretary of State’s web page. Register to vote in Minnesotahttp://www.sos.state.mn.us/index.aspx?page=204 Find your polling placehttp://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/ Need a ride to your […]
ECRL Blue Ribbon Reader Named
It’s fair time and everyone wants to win a blue ribbon! This year, the Minnesota Summer Reading Program and Youth Services Committee decided to recognize a Blue Ribbon Reader from each public library region in the State of Minnesota. Each of the 12 public library systems in Minnesota was asked to submit the name of […]
Local bookstore, library work together to promote literacy
This is a letter written by Judith Kissner, owner of Scout and Morgan Books in Cambridge. She says she wrote the piece for the upcoming issue of Bookwomen Magazine (Minnesota Women’s Press)which will have a feature in their next issue about supporting public libraries. She also sent the letter to the Isanti County News, where […]
ECRL PRESENTS: Fool in a Mask Productions !
From June 28th through July 9th the library will present Fool in a Mask Productions in “The Amazing Adventures of Stuart Lindman and Other Short Plays”. Four young actors will perform in four short plays commissioned for the “Minnesota’s Greatest Generation Project”. This program is made possible through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and […]
It’s TWELFTH NIGHT at Anoka-Ramsey!
William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night was first performed over 400 years ago on Candlemas night, 2 February 1602, in England. Some of the greatest names in 20th century English and American theatre have since performed in the play – Sir Ralph Richardson, Sir John Gielgud, Sir Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, and Helen Hayes, to name a […]
2010 STATE ONE-ACT PLAY FESTIVAL
On Friday, January 29, 2010, it was my privilege to attend the evening performance of “4 A.M.”, presented by the Cambridge-Isanti High School Theatre Department as part of the 2010 State One-Act Play Festival. An ensemble piece written by Jonathan Dorf, the play explores the question, “What’s it like to be awake when the rest […]