The mission of East Central Regional Library is to strengthen communities by connecting people with resources, spaces, and educational experiences that enrich and empower their lives.
Serving libraries in East Central Minnesota: Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and  Pine Counties              
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News Bits

  • Legacy Event
  • Six Appeal
  • Ostrand Fine Arts Center - Hinckley-Finlayson High School
  • Saturday, September 19 - 7:00 pm

          Join us as the A Cappella group, Six Appeal, a world class vocal ensemble
          performs with impeccable comedic timing and the vitality of rock.  The
          program is free, open to the public and appropriate for all ages.  The event
          is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and
          in partnership with Hinckley-Finlayson Community Education. 

  • Legacy Event
  • Arn Kind Presents Minnesota's Fabulous Firsts
  • Sandstone Senior Center
  • Friday, September 18 - 1:00 pm

          Join historian, Arn Kind, as he presents the many ways the
          state of Minnesota was first!  The first to volunteer troops to
          fight the Civil War!  Minnesotans fired the first shots in the
          Pacific arena in WWII?  You'll learn things you never knew!  The event is
          funded with money from Minnesota's Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund. 

  • 3rd Thursday Evening Book Coub
  • Wyoming Area Library
  • Thursday, September 17 - 7:00 pm

           Come join us as we discuss the Last Report on the Miracles at
            Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich.

  • 3rd Thursday Morning Book Club
  • Pine City Public Library
  • Thursday, September 17 - 10:00 am

          Everyone is welcome to join in our September book club selection
          discussion of The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton. 

  • 3rd Tuesday Evening Book Club
  • Pine City Public Library
  • Tuesday, September 15 - 7:00 pm

          Please join us as we discuss The Paris Wife by Paula McLain.

  • North Branch Book Discussion Group
  • North Branch Area Library
  • Monday, September 14 - 12:30 pm

          Please join us for a discussion of Mark Zusak's, The Book Thief.

  • Fall Storytime & Craft
  • Chisago Lakes Area Library
  • Mondays - 4:15-5:15 pm
    • September 14 - Pinwheels
    • October 12 - Mummies/pumkins
    • November 9 - Leaf art
    • December 14 - Penguins

           Elementary age children are welcome to join us for a story and a craft one
           Monday a month.

  • 2nd Tuesday Afternoon Book Club
  • Wyoming Area Library
  • Tuesday, September 9 - 2:00 pm

          Our September book club selection is Silencing Sam by
          Julie Kramer.  Everyone is welcome to attend. 

  • Pet Care Program
  • Milaca Community Library
  • Tuesday, August 25 - 10:30 am

           Ruff Start Rescue will be coming to the library to talk to children
           and families about taking good care of their pets.  A rescue cat and
           dog will be coming to visit, along with Ruff, the shelter's mascot!

  • 3rd Thursday Evening Book Club
  • Wyoming Area Library
  • Thursday, August 20 - 7:00 pm

          Join us as we discuss Minnesota author William Kent Krueger's,
          Ordinary Grace

  • 3rd Thursday Evening Book Club
  • North Branch Area Library
  • Thursday, August 20 - 6:30 pm

          Please join us for a discussion of Jhumpa Lahiri's, The Lowland

  • Friends of the Cambridge Public Library Book Club
  • Cambridge Public Library
  • Thursday, August 20 - 6:30 pm

           Come join us as we discuss the book, My Antonia by Willa Cather

  • 3rd Thursday Morning Book Club
  • Pine City Public Library
  • Thursday, August 20 - 10:00 am

           Our morning book club selection will focus on the book, The Paris Wife
           by Paula McLain

  • 3rd Tuesday Evening Book Club
  • Pine City Public Library
  • Tuesday, August 18 - 7:00 pm

           Join us as we discuss My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor.

  • 2nd Tuesday Afternoon Book Club
  • Wyoming Area Library
  • Tuesday, August 11 - 2:00 pm

           The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro is our August selection.  Everyone
            is welcome to join in the discussion. 



         




        

       
    



        
       
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East Central Regional Library
244 South Birch Street Cambridge Minnesota 55008
Phone 763.689.7390      FAX 763.689.7436
ecregion @ ecrlib.org