Haiku Contest – Entries Due April 24th

Haiku Contest

A short poem of three lines; just seventeen syllables. That is a haiku. The first and last lines — each contain five syllables; middle line, seven.

The Contest is Open to poets of all ages!

Send your haiku submissions to the library via mail, in-person, through the book-drop, or by email: mstelter@selco.info

  • Be sure to include your name & contact info
  • Must be your own original creation
  • No limit to submissions per person
  • Submissions must be received by 2pm, April 24th
  • 1st place wins $20 Chamber Dollar$


Earth Day Scavenger Hunt – April 22nd

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt
Thursday April 22nd
  • Get your list of items and instructions from the CF Library (or find them posted on our Facebook page) starting at 10 am.
  • Find as many of the items as you can and submit them by 7 pm
  • $$$ Chamber Dollar Prizes for 1st – 3rd place!

Earth Day Story Time – April 22nd

Earth Day Story Time
East Side Park
Thurs. April 22nd
at 11 am

Join Ms. Alexa for a special Earth Day Story Time at East Side Park.
After the story we will have a planting party. Each child will get to plant a seed to bring home and watch grow.

Library in Motion: Low Intensity Cardio Class – Fridays April 16th – May 28th

Library in Motion:
Low Intensity Cardio Class
Fridays at 12 Noon
Eastside Park
April 16th – May 28th

Join us for Library in Motion: Low Intensity Cardio Class at East Side park.
Enjoy socialization outdoors while doing a low-intensity cardio workout. This class is for all mobility and fitness levels.
In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled for the day.
*All participants must sign a waiver their first class and are encouraged to consult their physician before starting this or any exercise.


First Chapter Fridays on Zoom – Elem. April 9th – Mid. School April 23rd

First Chapter Fridays on Zoom

This program’s goal is to help kids discover fun, new, and engaging books by letting them listen to the first chapter, read aloud by a CF librarian. Each month we will read excerpts from 5-7 books, all centered around an overarching theme.

There will be two different reading levels:

  • Elementary Reading Level Books on April 9th from 3:30-4pm
  • Middle School Reading Level Books on April 23rd from 4-4:30pm

Email aochocki@selco.info for the link to the Zoom program

Make-It Monday: DIY Beeswax Reusable Food Wraps

Make-It Monday:
DIY Beeswax Reusable Food Wraps
Call to register for a kit by April 9th
Pick up kits April 12th – 17th
Celebrate Earth day with us by making your own reusable food wraps out of a handkerchief and beeswax. This can be done as a family craft with adult supervision.
Call the CF Library to reserve a kit with supplies by April 9th
Pick-up kits April 12th – 17th.

Find the instructional video on the CF Library YouTube channel, and make it.
You will need:
  • Parchment paper
  • Cookie sheet
  • Paint brush you can throw away
  • Iron
All other supplies are provided.
To reserve a kit call 507-263-2804

Celebrate National Poetry Month – April

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Cannon Falls Library all month long with a different “take-home” poetry project each week.

  • April 5th-10th: Blackout Poetry
  • April 12th – 17th: Pocket Poems
  • April 19th – 24th: Haiku Contest
  • April 26th – 30th: Poetry in Public