New Mora Librarian!

East Central Regional Library is pleased to welcome Katherine Jordan as the new Branch Librarian in Mora.  Katherine succeeds Wendy Prokosch, who retired last fall after nearly 40 years as the Mora Branch Librarian. A California native, Katherine recently received her Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.  She graduated from …

Mark Moran Event Update

Due to some last minute cancellations we now have spots OPEN for the last Mark Moran appraisal program at the North Branch Area Library on Thursday, November 2 from 5:00-8:00 pm To register for the North Branch event call 763-392-0657.  Please leave only ONE message and do not call your local ECRL branch.  They cannot register you …

What’s it Worth with Mark Moran

Have you ever wondered the worth of that prized possession you keep in your display case or jewelry box? Or how about a coveted piece of fine art, old toy or sports memorabilia? Now you can find out. The East Central Regional Library presents author and appraiser Mark Moran and his traveling antique appraisal program …

Prohibition in Minnesota: an ECRL Reads program

The 1920s is probably best known for Prohibition, a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages that remained in place from 1920 to 1933. Minnesotans, along with the rest of the country, were plunged into what many called “The Great Experiment.” PROHIBITION. A primary theme of the ECRL Reads …