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The Cataloging Continues

We have cataloged hundreds of new pieces since I last wrote. We just celebrated a “Rounding the Corner” party here at the library. This means we are about half way finished cataloging the BOA (band orchestra arrangements or dance orchestra). … Continue reading

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Email outage

The SELCO email servers are down. They are working on restoring service as soon as possible. If you need to get a message to the library please call at 507-867-3275.  Our hours at 8-Noon and 1-4 Central time Monday-Wednesday.

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Envelopes damaged in shipping

We have had a few envelopes of music returned to us damaged and missing music lately.I just want to remind our patrons to be sure and package our music well before shipping it back.

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Volunteers from Japan

We had a couple come to volunteer at the Music Library all the way from Japan the first two weeks in May. Kenji & Yumiko Kawashima spent two weeks working hard incorporating extra parts into music already in our collection. … Continue reading

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Introducing the CBB Jazz Combo

CBB Jazz Combo “We’ve all been involved in music all of our lives, and we’re longtime members of the Chatfield Brass Band (CBB). It’s a nice offshoot,” said Nathan Davidson, of the CBB Jazz Combo, a quartet/quintet that “started in … Continue reading

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Band rehearsals begin Jan. 19th

The CBB will begin rehearsals for the summer concert season on Thursday, Jan. 19th at 7:00 in the Chatfield elementary school band room. New members are very welcome. Please consider joining us!  Remember, if the temp is below zero, we … Continue reading

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Cataloging update

We are now cataloging the  38th drawer of the dance orchestra music. The last couple of titles done are “I’m On My Way To Dreamland” by A.B. Green and “I’m On The Crest Of A Wave” by B.G. DeSylva, Lew … Continue reading

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Garage sale May 7

We will be having a garage sale May 7 as part of City Wide Trash & Treasure Day. We’ll be in our garage next to the library at 81 Library Lane SW, Chatfield from 7 am – Noon. Some of … Continue reading

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Dance Orchestra Cataloging Progress

We have been hard at work for a few months now cataloging the dance orchestra music. We call it BOA for band orchestra arrangements. We have 125 drawers in this category and have cataloged 12 drawers so far. The first … Continue reading

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Give To The Max Day Nov. 16

What is Give to the Max Day? A day for Minnesotans and people everywhere to come together to raise as much money as possible for nonprofits in 24 hours.Last year more than 40,000 donors gave to their favorite charities and … Continue reading

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