East Central Regional Library

Serving libraries in East Central Minnesota: Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, and  Pine Counties
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East Central Regional Library requires all applicants submit a complete ECRL application form. Note: Resumes may be attached but will not substitute for a completed application.
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East Central Regional Library only accepts applications for current vacancies. Applications are not kept on file.


  • Branch Library Aide, multiple locations (see below): A High School Degree or GED is required, and Bachelor's Degree is preferred. Customer service and computer skills essential. $9.98/hr starting. Positions remain open until they are filledSubmit application to: Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. download application above
Applicants should be available any hours branch is open. Positions have minimal scheduled hours, plus additional irregular hours as needed. See branch open hours: http://www.ecrlib.org/openhours.html

Job description summary: The Branch Library Aide is responsible for the clerical operations of the automated library circulation system.  The aide is also responsible for the operating a branch library, under the direction of the Branch Librarian.  Ability to work courteously and effectively with other employees and the public; ability to read, comprehend and orally communicate English; ability to be tactful and adept in dealing with a wide variety of people; ability to interpret library policies, resources, and services to others.

There are currently openings in the following locations:

NOTE: Application must specify location and position desired
    • McGregor Branch,  average of  6 scheduled hours per week available plus additional subbing  - immediate opening. position open until filled


  • Branch Librarian II, 2 vacancies  - Chisago Lakes and Wyoming
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East Central Regional Library has two vacancies for the position of Branch Librarian II. Each position oversees the operation of a community branch library.  ECRL is a consolidated regional library system with 14 branches.  A Bachelor’s Degree, up to date technology skills and three years related experience is required.  MLS/MLIS or similar library certification is preferred.  Candidates must have demonstrated creativity and vision to provide modern public library service; above average communication skills; excellent customer service skills; and the ability and willingness to lead a library team of staff and volunteers.  Starting salary is $15.07 per hour.  Review of applications begins April 11, 2014 and continues until filled.  Submit ECRL application to:  Barbara Misselt, Director, East Central Regional Library, 244 S. Birch St, Cambridge MN 55008. download application above

Current vacancies are at the Chisago Lakes Area Library (Chisago City, MN) and Giese Memorial Library (Wyoming, MN)
  • Chisago Lakes Area Library is located in Chisago City, MN just 35 miles north of St. Paul along Highway 8.  In 2013, the library saw 50,511 visitors (2nd in the region) and circulated 76,216 physical items (3rd in the region).  The Branch Librarian supervises 4 part-time staff that work a combined 35 hrs/week.  The Chisago Lakes Area Library was built in 2006 and receives excellent community support through an active Friends of the Library group.  The library has a very active children’s program including storytimes and summer reading.  The library is open 42 hours per week (Mon-Sat). This vacancy is due to an internal promotion.
Chisago Lakes Branch Library
  • The Giese Memorial Library is located in Wyoming, MN just 30 miles north of St. Paul on Highway 35.  In 2013, the library saw 23,790 visitors (8th in the region) and circulated 43,904 physical items (8th in the region).  The Branch Librarian supervises 3 part-time staff that work a combined 34 hrs/week.  The Giese Memorial Library was built in 2006 and receives excellent community support from its foundation, the Wyoming Area Library Society, and Friends of the Library group.  The library is open 40 hours per week (Tues-Sun). This vacancy is due to a retirement.
Wyoming Branch Library


page updated  10 April 2014



East Central Regional Library
244 South Birch Street Cambridge Minnesota 55008
Phone 763.689.7390      FAX 763.689.7389
ecregion @ ecrlib.org