SERVICE UPDATE: McGregor Public Library Closing at Noon 10/7/2021

SERVICE UPDATE: The McGregor Public Library is closing at noon today (10/7/2021) for carpeting cleaning. We look forward to welcoming you back to the library tomorrow! Find McGregor’s regular hours here:

SERVICE UPDATE: Phone Audio Error

👉 Wednesday 9/29 Update: All ECRL branches are still experiencing some audio troubles on incoming calls. As of this morning, we are moving to a new phone provider which should resolve all phone and audio issues at ECRL. For the time being, when you call an ECRL branch we will answer the phone and if […]

Service Update: Phone System Error

UPDATE: The phone error we were experiencing on Monday (9/27) was resolved around 7pm. We are happy to report our phone system is operating as it should now.   📲 SERVICE UPDATE: All ECRL branches are currently experiencing difficulty receiving incoming phone calls. We are aware of the problem and are working diligently to resolve […]

Psst! New Branch Hours at Select Locations

Psst! A handful of our branches have new hours starting this week: Chisago Lakes, Hinckley, Mille Lacs, Mora, North Branch, Pine City, Sandstone, and Wyoming. Check out the locations page for more branch specific information: We look forward to seeing you soon!

Service Update: Aitkin

8/5/2021- The phone and internet services have been restored in Aitkin. Please be aware that service may still be spotty over the next couple of days as crews continue to work.   8/4/2021- Please note that the Aitkin Public Library is currently without phone and internet services. The underlying issue has been determined, but please […]

Service Update: Mora and Rush City

Mora Public Library and Rush City Public Library will be expanding their service offerings, effective Tuesday, July 6. Cleaning services have resumed in both locations, allowing the restoration of Computer Appointments and Express Service. Thank you for your patience and understanding in the interim.

Mora Service Update

Mora Public Library will be open for curbside pickup only from June 25- July 3, due to lack of cleaning services. Express Service and Computer Appointments will resume on Tuesday, July 6. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Princeton to Close @ 4pm on Thursday June 10

The Princeton Area Library will close at 4:00pm on Thursday, June 10th, due to local festival parking restrictions. Library service will resume on Friday, June 11th. Thanks for understanding!

Service Update!

Effective June 1, 2021: Cambridge Public Library is increasing service hours, expanding weekday evening hours. Sandstone Public Library is increasing service hours and availability of Computer Appointments and Express Service, including Saturday hours.  

Service Update: Rush City

Due to cleaning issues, Rush City Public Library will provide curbside pickup only on Fridays and Saturdays, beginning May 28th. This service modification is until further notice, but is anticipated to be for a short period.