Children’s Holiday Shopping Spree

The Children’s Holiday Shopping Spree is this Saturday, Dec. 10th, from 8:30 – 11:30 am at the Cannon Falls Elementary School. Kids can come and shop for small gift items for their families. This program is sponsored by the Cannon Falls Library Foundation.


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Accepting Applications for Library Director

The Cannon Falls Library is currently accepting applications for the position of Library Director.

The Cannon Falls Library seeks an energetic Library Director who will engage the community by providing dynamic library service to rural and city residents.  The Library Director will competently lead the library staff to provide both traditional and innovative library services.

Cannon Falls, strategically located between Rochester and Minneapolis/St. Paul, presents the exciting challenges of meeting the needs of a diverse population.  The Library Director, through clear communication and public advocacy, works closely with the library board, staff, foundation, city council, and various civic organizations to ensure that the library offers a vibrant programming schedule to enhance the life in downtown Cannon Falls.

Our facility, completed in 2013 with financial support of the community, offers a great opportunity for a leader to carry on the proud tradition of the Cannon Falls Library.

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Library Science, or related field and considerable experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Master’s degree preferred. Position description and application are available at  Pay range is $56,056 – $68,369 depending upon qualifications, plus benefits.  Please submit letter of interest, resume and completed application no later than 4:30 p.m. on December 9, 2016, to Library Director Search, c/o Michelle Sandeen, Human Resources, 918 River Road, Cannon Falls, MN 55009 or via e-mail at  The City of Cannon Falls is an AA/EEO Employer.

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You’re Invited !

The Cannon Falls Library cordially invites you to drop by the library this Thursday, December 1st from 5-7 pm, as we say farewell to Justin Padgett and thank him for his service to the library, and the community. Please join us.



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Support the Cannon Falls Library Foundation through AmazonSmile

If you’re shopping on Amazon this holiday season, please support the Cannon Falls Library Foundation through AmazonSmile. Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the Cannon Falls Library Foundation whenever you shop on AmazonSmile. Here is the link.



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Story Time with Santa

Join us this Saturday, Nov. 26th, at 2 pm for Story Time with Santa. It’s a great way to start the holiday season.



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Holiday Hours

The library will be closed Thurs. & Fri., Nov. 24th & 25th, for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will be open on Sat., Nov. 26th, from 10 am – 2 pm.

We wish everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving and safe travels.



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Join us this Wed., Nov. 16th, at 2 pm for an afternoon movie. We’ll be showing The Caine Mutiny (1954) starring: Humphrey Bogart, Van Johnson, & Fred MacMurray. Popcorn and Pop are provided. This is a Free program.


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Coloring for Grown-Ups

Join us this Tues., Nov. 15th, from 2-4 pm for a creative afternoon of coloring. Coloring sheets and colored pencils are provided. Bring along a friend and enjoy a relaxing fun time. This program is for ages 18 and up.


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Closed Veteran’s Day

The library will be closed Friday, November 11th, in honor of Veteran’s Day. Please plan accordingly.


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What’s it Worth? Antique appraisal’s with Mark Moran

Join us this Saturday, November 5th, from 1-4 pm for “What’s it worth?” Antique appraisal’s with Mark Moran. A fun event to come and watch, or register to bring an item.








To bring an item, registration is required – 1 item per person. For more information or to register, call the library at 507-263-2804, and ask for Heidi.


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