“Stuck at Home” e-Book Compilation of North Branch Area Library’s Annual Youth Poetry Contest Entries is Finalist in Minnesota Author Project Awards!

Exciting news!! North Branch Area Library Librarian Amelia recently published an e-book titled “Stuck at Home” which compiled the entries of this year’s annual youth poetry contest. That e-book was submitted to the MN Writes, MN Reads annual Minnesota Author Project awards under the Communities Create category and she just found out that the e-book […]

CANCELLED: Patio Crafts at the North Branch Area Library

Due to expected high temperatures tomorrow (July 27), the previously scheduled Patio Crafts at the North Branch Area Library has been cancelled. Check out these other Patio Craft days on the event calendar, if you still want to get your craft on soon: Pop-Up Patio Crafts for Kids (ages 4-11) at the Pine City Public […]

RESCHEDULED: North Branch Kids Summer Book Club

Due to expected rain, the North Branch Kids Summer Book Club, originally scheduled for this afternoon (June 28) on the patio is canceled. The good news is that the Book Club is being rescheduled for July 12th which means there’s now time for more kids (recommended grades 4-6) to read the book and join the […]

Update for January 15th

North Branch Area Library is offering curbside pickup only today, January 15th, due to cleaning staff levels. We apologize for the late notice and thank you for your understanding!

Weekly Service Update: Beginning January 4

Happy New Year! Along with the new year, East Central Regional Library is pleased to be expanding its services in 3 locations. Beginning January 4th, the following service changes will go into effect: Cambridge Public Library will add Monday hours. North Branch Area Library will extend its hours in the evening and on Saturdays. Wyoming […]

Service Update – North Branch, Friday 11/27

Due to staffing levels in the cleaning staff, North Branch Area Library will only offer curbside service on Friday, November 27th.  Computer appointments will be rescheduled as necessary.  Regularly scheduled library services will resume on Saturday, November 28th.  With thanks for your patience and apologies for the inconvenience.

This week: Storyteller Bob Gasch and Author Nicole Helget!

East Central Regional Library welcomes Minnesota storyteller Bob Gasch on Thursday, June 27 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Milaca Community Library. Since 1971, Gasch has been visiting schools, libraries and organizations from Alaska to Louisiana and Colorado to Northern Ireland. His presentations have been helping people become more aware of and interested in history, reading, […]

Closed for Inventory

These East Central Regional Library branch locations will be closed for inventory on the following days: Cambridge Public Library on Tuesday, December 4th Princeton Area Library on Thursday, December 6th Mora Public Library on Tuesday, December 11th and Wednesday, December 12th Aitkin Public Library on Wednesday, December 12th Pine City Public Library on Monday, December […]

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 […]

North Branch Librarian announces retirement; reception July 31

Susan Monroe, who for the past 19 years has served as the Branch Librarian of the North Branch Area Library, has announced her retirement. The public is invited to congratulate Sue during a reception from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, her last day on the job, at the library. The North Branch community and East […]