Minnesota’s Wild & Woolly Prohibition Days with Arn Kind – Saturday March 12th

Minnesota’s Wild & Woolly Prohibition Days
with Arn Kind
Saturday March 12th
10am – 12pm

Meet the drys, wets, gangsters, flappers, lawmen and suffragists of America’s most colorful, complex constitutional hiccup! This free program promises to be both informative and entertaining.
Arn Kind brings history to life with hands-on, interactive presentations. Meticulous historical research in the hands of this gifted storyteller and professional educator lets you experience history in a way that no textbook can: History literally comes alive, bridging the gap between historical era and modern

Dog Sled Presentation – Friday March 11th

Dog Sled Presentation
Meet at CF Warming House
by the pool
Friday March 11th
6-7 pm

An introduction to the basics of dog sledding. Meet the dogs, learn about the equipment, and see it all in action. Most of the program will be outdoors, so dress for the weather!


Adult & Teen Winter Reading Program – January 31st thru March 14th

Winter Reading Program for Adults & Teens
January 31st thru March 14th
Open to adults & teens ages 13+
Registration will be available both online HERE and at the Library beginning Monday, January 31 through Monday, March 14. Participants will need to provide their first & last name and contact information (email and/or phone) to register. Initial registration constitutes entry into the prize drawings, all of which will be held on March 15th. Need not be present to win, though prizes will be selected by the winners on a first-come, first-served basis.
Participation Prizes:
After the initial registration, participants may choose a specialty chocolate reward each time they visit the library to check out a book or attend a library program.

Legends and Folklore of Winter – Feb. 26th

Legends and Folklore of Winter
Friday Feb. 26th
7 pm via Zoom

Join us as we welcome author Chad Lewis, who will present Legends and Folklore of Winter.
Winter may seem like a quiet time, but it is actually filled with bizarre tales and stories of superstitions to cause a school snow day. Winter spirits, Krampus the anti-Santa Clause, stories of little people, werewolves, witches, people being buried alive, and numerous other traditions for the darkest days of the year.

For a link to the Zoom program email Matt at mstelter@selco.info

Personality-Type Workshop – Feb. 12th

Personality-Type Workshop
Friday Feb. 12th
4-5 pm via Zoom
Explore multiple types of self-administered personality tests to help you determine, describe, and delineate the various aspect of your personality, preferences and predilections!
Email Matt at mstelter@selco.info for a link to the Zoom program.

Six more weeks of READING! – Begins Feb. 2nd

Coming Soon!
Our groundhog Ernest invites you to join him for 6 more weeks of reading beginning Feb. 2nd. Groundhogs Day kicks off our winter reading rewards program for adults and teens.
Read books, attend events and win prizes.
Registrations begins Feb. 2nd.
Register Here or by contacting the CF Library at 507-263-2804

Dinner and a Movie – Feb. 28th

Dinner and a Movie
Friday February 28th
6:30 pm

Join us for Dinner and a Movie.
  • We’ll be showing the Documentary Won’t you be My Neighbor? An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children’s television host, Fred Rogers. Rated PG-13
  • Bring your own ready-to-eat food to enjoy as you watch the movie on our Big Screen!

Andrea Een – Hardanger Fiddle — Feb. 22nd

Andrea Een
Hardanger Fiddle
Saturday Feb. 22nd
at 1 pm

Join us for an afternoon of music with Andrea Een.
Andrea studied the Hardanger fiddle, a nine-string folk violin unique to Norway, with some of the leading fiddlers in that country. She taught violin, viola, and Hardanger fiddle at St. Olaf College from 1977 to 2012, and was awarded the St. Olav Medal by King Harald V for her promotion of Norwegian culture in the United States in 2002. She will perform traditional tunes on the Hardanger fiddle, and talk about its history.

Watercolor Mania – Feb. 20th

Watercolor Mania
Thursday Feb. 20th
5:30 – 7pm

Join us and create a round abstract watercolor art piece.

  • Easy step by step instructions as we follow an online tutorial.
  • For ages 12 & up.
  • Registration is required, register at the library or by calling 507-263-2804.
  • All supplies are provided. If you have watercolor paints and a paint brush feel free to bring them.