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All East Central Regional Library branches and HQ will be closed on Wednesday, December 24, Thursday, December 25 and
Thursday, January 1.  They will also close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, December 31. 

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ECRL library cards:  A single card is used for all ECRL online services. Issued at all branches and outreach sites and must be renewed every 2 years. Check the expiration date of your library card in "Account Preferences" tab (must be logged in)
Passwords: NEW - you can reset your own password. Go to Library Card Account (above) and select "Forgot your password"
For renewals, contact any branch or send email to ecregion @ ecrlib.org (include name, address, and library card number in the email)

Digital Library - check out books and magazines from wherever you are. All you need is your ECRL library card!            

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News Bits

  • Winter Storytime & Craft Time for Elementary Age Kids
  • Chisago Lakes Area Library
  • Mondays - 4:15-5:15 pm
    • January 13 - Owls
    • February 10 - Picture Frame
    • March 10 - Frogs

           Elementary age kids are welcome to join each month for some stories and fun!

  • Legacy Event
  • WWII Interactive Experience with Arn Kind
  • Mora Public Library
  • Sunday, January 11 - 3:00 pm

          Learn about WWII through the eyes of a war correspondent who is embedded with an infantry company in war-torn
          France during the Allied Offensive to liberate Europe.  The event is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and
          Cultural Fund. 

  • Advice for your Device
  • Wyoming Area Library
    • Thursday, January 8  - 7:00 pm
    • Thursday, February 5 - 7:00 pm
    • Thursday, March 5 - 7:00 pm
    • Thursday, April 12 - 7:00 pm

           One hour sessions will teach you how to download library eBooks and eAudio books to your smartphone, tablet or eReader.
           Registration is required in advance, by phone or in person.  All participants need to bring their device with them to the class.
           Call the library at 651-462-9001 to register or stop by.

  • Book Club Discussion Group
  • North Branch Area Library
  • Monday, January 5 - 12:30 pm

          Please join us as we discuss Max Lucado's, The Christmas Candle, at the library.  Everyone welcome!

  • Meet the Author
  • Hinckley Public Library
  • Saturday, December 20 - 10:00 am

          Stop in at the library from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and meet author, Alaina Wolter Lyseth.
          She recently published Images of America:  Hinckley and the Fire of 1894.  Talk to the
          author, peruse the book and purchase an autographed title, if you wish.





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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