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.

SERVICE UPDATE: Closed for Thanksgiving

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In recognition of Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 25th, all ECRL branches and Headquarters will be closed. Library services will resume on Friday, November 26th. Disappointed that you can’t visit the library on Thursday? Don’t worry, there are lots of great online services that you can access 24/7! Download eBooks and eAudiobooks with Libby & Overdrive, […]

OUTREACH SERVICE UPDATE

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We are excited to announce that our Isanti, Braham, and Onamia outreach locations will be going back to 4-hour visits from our Outreach Librarian through the end of the year! Did you know that East Central Regional Library provides Outreach Services to serve many of the smaller communities in the region where there is not […]

Veterans Day 2021

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In recognition of Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11th, all ECRL branches and Headquarters will be closed. Library services will resume on Friday, November 12th. Disappointed that you can’t visit the library on Thursday? Don’t worry, there are lots of great online services that you can access 24/7! Download eBooks and eAudiobooks with Libby & […]

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: https://staging.ecrlib.org/locations/mcgregor-public-library/

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: https://ecrlib.org/locations/ 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.