Author Anton Treuer – June 1st

Author Anton Treuer
Wednesday, June 1st
1-2 pm

Dr. Anton Treuer is a Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State and the author of critically acclaimed books including, The Language Warrior’s Manifesto, which will be the focus of his talk.
This is a free event open to all.

The “Mary” Wise Owls Book Club – May 23rd

The “Mary” Wise Owls Book Club
Monday May 23rd
at 2 pm
at CF Library or via Zoom

Join the Mary Wise Owls book club in reading this months selection:
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins.

Books are available at the CF Library or via the online catalog.
Book Discussion will take place on
Monday, May 23rd 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.

Author Allen Eskens – Sat. May 21st

Author Allen Eskens
Saturday May 21st
11 am – 12 pm

Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of seven novels. A recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award, and a finalist for the Edgar Award, his most recent novel, The Stolen Hours, is a 2022 MN Book Awards Finalist.
This is a free event open to all.

Make-it Monday: Beaded Container Garden Stakes – May 16th

Make-it Monday: Beaded Container Garden Stakes
Monday, May 16th
6-7:30 pm

We’ll dress up spring container gardens by creating two colorful beaded garden stakes. Add these stakes to your container gardens, fairy gardens, or use them in your house plants.
For ages 13 and up.
All materials provided for in-person attendance. Those participating online will need: A round nose pliers, and a wire cutter.
This is a Hybrid class: 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 13th.

Bicycle Safety with Bike Cannon Falls – May 14th

Bicycle Safety with Bike Cannon Falls
Saturday, May 14th
1:30 – 2:30pm

Dave Anderson and Brian McDonald will present bicycle safety tips for all ages in the meeting room.
Feel free to bring your bike or bike to and from the library for this event. Don’t forget your helmet!

Minding Your Mental Health: COVID-19 and Beyond – May 14th

Minding Your Mental Health: COVID-19 and Beyond
Saturday May 14th
11am – 12pm

Understand how and why COVID-19 has impacted people’s mental health, how some communities have been disproportionately impacted, and steps the general public can take to promote good mental health. This is a one-hour class.
Presented by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness)

Library in Motion: Yo-Chi Fridays at 12 noon

Library in Motion: Yo-Chi
Fridays at 12 noon
May 6th – June 24th

Participate in this fusion class of yoga and tai chi. This 30-minute, moving meditation class will challenge your stability and mobility, improve your balance, and calm your mind. Taught by certified group fitness instructor and Library Director, Nicole Miller.
*All new participants must sign a waiver before their first class.

Rain Garden Workshop – May 5th

Rain Garden Workshop
Thursday, May 5th
6-7:30pm
Rain Gardens with deeply-rooted native plants beautify your lawn while also capturing and cleaning storm-water before it enter our rivers and lakes.
Learn about the benefits of rain gardens and how to plan and install your own.  You’ll learn where to put a rain garden, how to choose the right plants, and what city and county cost-share programs exist to help you pay for it.

Star Wars Day – May 4th

Star Wars Day
May 4th
3:30 – 6:00pm
Celebrate Star Wars Day with a Breakout Box Challenge “Attack of the Locks”.
  • Follow clues to solve a Star Wars themed escape room style challenge.
  • Individuals or teams up to 4 people.
  • For ages 13+.
  • Starting times between 3:30 – 5:30pm (every half-hour).
  • Pre-registration is required.
  • Sign-up at the CF Library, call 507-263-2804, or email Matthew at mstelter@selco.info.
May the fourth be with you!