MN State Capital Furnishing Project

On Saturday, Oct. 21st, at 12:30 p.m., Natalie Heneghan of the Cass Gilbert Society will discuss the Cass Gilbert Society’s (CGS) new research project: Furnishings of the Historic 1905 Minnesota State Capitol.

Designed to increase awareness and appreciation of the Minnesota State Capitol and architect Cass Gilbert, this project will hunt down missing, original furnishings from the 1905 Capitol Building. The presentation at the library will discuss the found furnishings as well as those yet to be located.


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Author Visit – Dorothy Quam

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 18th, at 2 pm for a book talk about a local farm girl growing up in Welch during the 1940s and 1950s. Dorothy Gruber Quam will talk about her memoir,  A Round Barn and a Pond Full of Frogs, which details her life growing up on a farm with a distinctive round barn. She will also encourage the audience to share their own childhood memories. This event is free and open to the public.


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Author Visit – Frederick Johnson

Join us for a book talk Tues., Oct. 17th, at 6 pm with author Frederick Johnson about his book Patriot Hearts: World War I Pride and Prejudice in a Minnesota County.

 

 

 

 

 

 

This program is sponsored by the Cannon Falls Library, Goodhue County Historical Society, and the Red Wing Shoe Company Foundation.
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Movie – La La Land

 

Join us for an afternoon movie on Wed., Oct. 11th, at 1 pm. We’ll be showing the musical La La Land starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

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Hoof on the Roof

Join us for a musical history lesson brought to life by Hoof on the Roof this Saturday, Sept. 30th , at 1 pm.

Features lively tunes and stories of the musicians who brought their music with them when they settled this region.


 

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Mary Wise Owls Book Club

Join the Mary Wise Owls Book Club this Monday, Sept. 25th, at 2 pm  to discuss this months book selection, News of the World by Paulette Jiles.

Book Club is open to all, come as often as you would like.


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Story Time

Story Time starts next week!

Join us on Monday mornings for Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time with Ms. Cyndi at 10:15. Lunch Bunch has moved to Tuesdays this year, so please join Ms. Sherry at noon on Tuesdays.


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Andrew Walesch – Jazz Singer/Pianist

Join us for a evening of music on Thurs., Sept. 21st, at 6 pm with Andrew Walesch.

Singer and pianist Andrew Walesch is a new and compelling voice on the national jazz scene and a local from the Twin Cities. Join us as we listen to his smooth vocals and keyboarding at our library.


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Movie – The Shack

We’ll be showing the movie The Shack this Wed., Sept. 13th, at 1 pm. Please join us.


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Book Talk: With Love to All

Come to a book talk on the World War I experiences of Minnesotans Marland and Stanley Williams (brothers from Goodhue County) on Tues., Sept. 12th, at 6 pm.

Book editor Elizabeth Williams Gomoll, granddaughter of Marland Williams, will bring their letters and photographs to life, providing an intimate, inside perspective on these principled and dedicated Minnesota brothers during a momentous period of American history.

This program is sponsored by the Cannon Falls Library, Goodhue County Historical Society, and the Red Wing Shoe Company Foundation.

 

 

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