6/19 SERVICE ALERT: All ECRL branches will be closed on Wednesday, July 19 in celebration of Juneteenth. Regular service will resume on Thursday, July 20.

Tell Us Why You LOVE Your Library!

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Do you love your library?? If so, we want to hear from you! We’re collecting stories to share with our legislators in the hopes of increasing library funding. Minnesota’s libraries have banded together and are collecting stories that show the positive impact libraries make on the lives of our patrons. We’d love to hear about […]

Advocacy for libraries at the Capitol

#MNLibrariesTransform because there are 10,000 opportunities for lakeside reading. #MNLibrariesTransform was the theme on Tuesday, March 6, when East Central Regional Library staff spent the day at the State Capitol talking to the region’s legislators about issues important to libraries including library funding. This exciting day included appointments with nine members of the House and […]