Tiny Art Show – June 2023

Tiny Art Show
June 2023
  • Pick up a canvas from the CF Library, starting June 1st.
  • Create your mini masterpiece and return it to the library by June 23rd to enter the Tiny Art Show!
  • Submissions will be on display in the library from June 26th -30th, to be voted on by the public.
  • Awards will be given for 1st-3rd place entries.
  • Ages 13 and up.

Fitness Classes June 1st – Aug. 11th

Fitness Classes at the CF Library
June 1st – Aug. 11th
12 noon

Tuesdays – Balance
Work with Nicole on improving your balance and proprioception (awareness of your body’s movement and position) through static and dynamic movements. This is a low intensity, low impact exercise that will strengthen your lower body.
Thursdays – Walk to the Rhythm (cardio)
Walk and move to the beat of fun music in this low impact, moderate intensity workout that lasts only 30 minutes. 
Fridays – Circuit Strength training
Resistance training for 20 minutes, 2-3x per week is proven to increase physical and mental health, decrease fat, and maintain or regain muscle and bone density! Using easily transportable equipment like resistance bands, kettle-bells, and body-weight, participants will learn good technique doing exercises that will increase their ability to perform activities of daily living.All new participants must sign a waiver before their first class and should get medical clearance before starting this or any other exercise program.

Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program May 26th – July 31st

Adult & Teen Summer Reading Program

May 26th – July 31st

Instructions & Information:
1) Sign up at the library, or Register Here on the library’s website beginning May 26th.
2) Pick up your Reading Passport from the library.
3) Mark off one square in your Reading Passport for every item you complete.
4) Ages 13 and up.
Using the Reading Passport:
Mark off squares on your own as you complete each item. Most items involve reading a book of a specific type; others may suggest an activity to complete or a library event to attend.  Each book, activity, or event may only be used for one square.
When you have completed four or more items on any one page, bring your Reading Passport into the library to get the back cover stamped, receive a small prize, and enter your name into a drawing for the prize of your choice.
Complete more items to get more pages stamped to receive more prize drawing entries!
Available prizes will be on display in the cabinet near the library front desk. Prize winners will be selected at the end of the reading program through a separate drawing for each of the prizes available.

Ensō Daiko:Taiko Performance – May 26th

Ensō Daiko:Taiko Performance
Friday May 26th

Join us for a movement-infused, heart-pounding, dynamic group drumming performance by the Enso Daiko ensemble from TaikoArts Midwest. Taiko is the Japanese word for drum and refers to the modern style of playing these drums by combining music, dance, culture, and pure athleticism.

Library Tails – May 23rd

Library Tails
Tuesday, May 23rd
Kids ages 6-12
Register for a 15 minute time slot
3:15 – 4:45pm

Spend some quality time reading with Spring, a licensed therapy dog.
  • Private reading sessions are 15 minutes long. Call or stop by the library to see available time slots, and to sign-up.
  • Dorothy, Spring’s trainer, and Alexa the librarian will be present at the session. Parents/caregivers are welcome to come in as well.
  • There will be a wait list if time slots fill up. If you are on the waiting list you will be the first contacted for our next Library Tails event.

The “Mary” Wise Owls Book Club – May 22nd

The “Mary” Wise Owls Book Club
Monday May 22nd
2-3 pm

Join the Mary Wise Owls book club in reading this months selection: The Overstory: A Novel by Richard Powers
Books are available at the CF Library.
Book Discussion will take place on
Monday, May 22nd at 2:00 pm.
Join the discussion in person at the CF Library or via Zoom.
For a Zoom link please email Cindy at cmolenaar@selco.info.

Book Club is open to all, come as your schedule allows.

Children’s Summer Reading Program May 15th – July 27th

Children’s Summer Reading Program

May 15th – July 27th

  • Registration for the summer reading program begins May 15th at the CF Library or Register Here.
  • Once you sign up, pick-up a reading log from the library’s front desk to start earning prizes!
  • Pick-up a calendar of events or check our website and social media for upcoming programs.
  • Ages 12 and under.

Pokémon Club – May 17th

Pokémon Club
Wed. May 17th
Kids 6-12

Calling all Pokémon fans!
Join us for an afternoon of crafts, games, trivia, snacks and more.
This club will meet once a month.
For ages 6-12.

Make-it Monday: Crushed Glass and Seashell Art – May 15th

Make-it Monday: Crushed Glass and Seashell Art
Monday, May 15th
12 – 1:30pm (notice the time change)
Let’s make art together! This beginner-friendly class will go over painting a canvas with paint, crushed glass, and seashells on an 8×10 canvas.
For ages 13 & up.

Attend in person, or pick-up a kit and watch the video tutorial on the
CF Library YouTube Channel.
Reserve a spot or kit by registering at the CF Library or by calling 507-263-2804 by Friday, May 12th.

Doug Ohman Saving History: A Metal-Detecting Workshop – May 13th

Doug Ohman Saving History:
A Metal-Detecting Workshop
Saturday, May 13th
11am – 1pm
Have you ever wanted to find hidden treasure? Join Minnesota historian Doug Ohman on a fun and exciting adventure metal detecting. Doug has developed a hands-on workshop that will allow you to try your luck at this popular hobby. Doug will show you methods he has used to uncover and save history.
This is a fun workshop for all ages! Metal detectors and digging tools will be provided. If you have your own metal detector, please bring it along!