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 […]

Get a Free Minnesota State Park Pass and Enjoy the Great Outdoors!

Image of a forest with leaves changing color and text that reads Minnesota State Park Passes Available Through ECRL with the library's logo and the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' logo.

East Central Regional Library is collaborating with Minnesota State Parks and Trails to offer free entry to state parks for library patrons. Seven-day permits are available for reservation up to 6 months in advance, and the program runs through June 30, 2022. Now is the perfect time to reserve a pass and take advantage of […]