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Minnesota State Parks Library Program Continues!

Minnesota State Parks and Trails logo

As of June 1, 2022, the DNR has announced that they will continue and expand their state park library program for another three years! This means through July 1, 2025, ECRL (and 116 other participating libraries that have partnered with Minnesota State Parks and Trails) will continue to offer patrons free Minnesota State Park passes! […]

Adventure Backpacks Arrive at ECRL Branches!

Blue and orange Adventure Backpacks hanging on a wooden tree branch shelf at an ECRL branch location.

Each branch of East Central Regional Library now has birding and nature Adventure Backpacks available for check out! This Adventure Backpack project was made possible in part by funding from the Minnesota Department of Education through a Library Services and Technology Act (LS-00-21-0-24-21) grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Within the blue […]