Holiday Hours

The library will be closed on Thurs. & Fri., Nov. 23rd & 24th, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

We will be open on Sat., Nov. 25th, from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Have an enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday and safe travels to all.


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Craft – Gift Tags

Come ONE, come ALL, Families, all ages are welcome to join us for a craft project.

We’ll up-cycle old holiday cards to make gift tags for those new holiday packages. Supplies are provided for each family or individual to make 12 tags.

Please register at the library, so we have enough supplies, 507-263-2804.



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Closed for Veterans Day

The Library will be closed this Fri. & Sat., Nov. 10th & 11th in honor of Veteran’s Day. Please plan accordingly.


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Minnesota Road Guide to Mysterious Creatures with Chad Lewis

Join us this Tues., Nov. 14th, at 6 pm as Chad Lewis spins tales of Minnesota’s mysterious creatures and where you can find them.

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Library Assistant Needed

As some of you may know, our beloved Heidi retired this fall. We are looking for someone who can fill her shoes! The Cannon Falls Library is seeking a dynamic, energetic, and creative Library Assistant to perform a broad range of library services for the general public, specializing in developing programs for adults and teens. Activities include: conducting programs for teens and adults and creating promotional items to announce them; assisting the public with the use of modern technology; assisting the Director with community outreach; and contributing to the greater good of the library by supporting broader goals.

Candidates should demonstrate the ability to cheerfully and tactfully deal with a wide variety of people; ability to plan, schedule and organize workload; ability to design and implement fun, educational programs; ability to work independently and collaboratively; knowledge of library materials and classification systems; ability to perform clerical work such as using word processing, photocopying, emailing, and Internet tools.

Minimum requirements: High School diploma or GED. Availability to work some week nights and Saturdays.

Desirable qualifications: Experience working in a library and/or strong experience in program and event planning.

Starting Salary: $18.58/hr, minimum 32 hours per week including some weekends and evenings. The position offers health/dental benefits and PTO. For more information about the position, read here.

Applications are available at the Cannon Falls library, here, and Cannon Falls City Hall. For more information call, Cannon Falls Library, at 507-263-2804 or email Applications accepted through November 25, 2017.

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Movie – The Zookeeper’s Wife

Join us for an afternoon movie on Wed., Nov. 8th, at 1 pm.  We’ll be showing The Zookeeper’s Wife starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Bruhl. Rated PG-13.


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Library Shelver Needed

We’re looking for a shelver to work Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and some Saturdays. Do you want to join our team? View the job description here. Stop by the library today to fill out an application! Or you can print it out from here.

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What’s It Worth – Antique Appraisal Event with Mark Moran

On Saturday, November 4th, from 1-4 pm the Cannon Falls Library will host antiques and collectibles appraiser Mark Moran for What’s It Worth?

Pre-registration at the library is required for appraisal, but spectators are welcome at any time during the event. Please call the library at 507-263-2804 to reserve your spot. There is not cost for items appraised at the library on the date of the event.

Please see the attached flyer for the types of items allowed.

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I want YOU for Library Board

The library board has a couple of vacancies and is looking for a few good men or women to serve on the library board. We need one city resident and one rural resident of Goodhue County to serve for a 3-year term. What does someone do on the library board? In each monthly meeting, the board discusses policy and library use with the goal of upholding our mission and serving the community.  If you’re interested in being part of our library’s role as a thriving and vibrant part of this community, stop by the library and pick up an application.

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Hannah Griggs Art Program

Come enjoy a day of Arts & Crafts with your kids. The Hannah Griggs Art Program will take place this Thurs., Oct. 26th, from 1o am – 6 pm. Come anytime throughout the day. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

This program is sponsored by the Griggs family.

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