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ECRL Branches Closed Thursday, September 23 for All Staff Day

Please note, all ECRL branches will be closed on Thursday, September 23 so staff can participate in an annual training day. We will resume normal hours on Friday, September 24.  Bummed you can’t go to the library on Thursday? Don’t forget about all the great online resources available to you with your ECRL library card! […]

Holiday Closing- Labor Day

All ECRL branches and ECRL Headquarters will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day. Please note, starting Tuesday, September 7, 2021 there will be updated hours for the following branches: Chisago Lakes, Hinckley, Mille Lacs, Mora, North Branch, Pine City, Sandstone, and Wyoming. See the locations and hours pages for […]

Holiday Hours and Service Modifications

All East Central Regional Library locations will close at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31 for New Year’s Eve and remain closed on Friday, January 1 for New Year’s Day. There will be no outreach service on December 31. North Branch Area Library will offer curbside pickup only on December 31. Library service will resume […]

Upcoming Closure

East Central Regional Library will be closed in all locations Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day. Regular hours will resume Friday, July 5th.    

Upcoming Closure

East Central Regional Library will be closed in all locations on Sunday, April 21st. Normal hours will resume Monday, April 22nd.

Weather Related Closings

Dear Winter, We surrender, we bend the knee and whatever other way one can admit defeat. Our outreach services to Hill City, McGrath and Jacobson, as well as our delivery services have been cancelled for today, Thursday, February 7th. We apologize for the inconvenience and currently plan to resume services on Friday, February 8th. Thank […]

All Locations Closing Today at 5PM

East Central Regional Library will be closing all locations today, Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 5:00 p.m. It’s in the best interest of the communities we serve, and our staff, to encourage everyone to stay home and safe. Libraries will also be closed all day tomorrow, Wednesday, Jan. 30. The Outreach stop at Isanti City Hall […]

Chisago Lakes Area Library Closing Early

The Chisago Lakes branch will be closing at 6:30 this evening, due to the weather and poor road conditions.  We look forward to being able to serve the Chisago Lakes community as usual tomorrow, starting at 10:00 am, and apologize for the inconvenience.

Libraries to close in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

East Central Regional Library headquarters and all 14 branch locations will be closed on either Monday, January 16, or Tuesday, January 17, to observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Closed Monday, Jan. 16: Aitkin Public Library, Cambridge Public Library, Chisago Lakes Area Library, Mora Public Library, North Branch Area Library, Princeton Area Library, and ECRL headquarters. […]