Cash Raffle Tickets Available!
The Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund is sponsoring a cash raffle. Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5 and can be purchased at the Library. The prize drawing will be held on Friday, October 20, 2017 at 10:15 pm, at the Harvest Tasting event - need not be present to win.  Prizes include:
$1000 - sponsored by Patrick Cudahy, LLC
$500 - sponsored by Friends of Cudahy Library
$250 - sponsored by Landmark Credit Union
A BIG thank you to all of our sponsors!  

Breema Classes

Offered by Susan Mankowski, certified instructor (and former Cudahy resident!)
Saturday mornings, September 2, 9, 16, 23, 2017 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Self-Breema is a non-judgmental, holistic practice with an emphasis on experiencing the body-mind connection, similar to a combination of T'ai-C'hi and yoga.  Wear comfortable clothing and socks.  Be able to lay, sit, and stand on the floor.  Bring a mat and pillow for support.  Chairs will be available if needed.  Free of charge; no registration required.

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Poetry Reading
Offered by Cudahy poet Patricia Carney
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Join local author Patricia Carney as she shares some of her wonderful poems with us!  Copies of Birdbrains will be available for purchase; proceeds will benefit Sheridan Park Friends.


Sherri Duskey Rinker and John Rocco Authors Visit
Friday, September 22, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Join us for a wonderful visit from New York Times Best Selling Authors Sherri Duskey Rinker and John Rocco.  We will hear about their new book, Big Machines: The Story of Virginia Lee Burton.

Books will be available for purchase through Boswell Books.  Along with book signing, the library will have a variety of activities for all ages to enjoy including; a modular display set up by the Milwaukee Lionel Railroad Club, light refreshments, a big machines craft, a photo prop area, a train table set up for children, and a toddler ride on train.  This program is free to the public. No registration is required. 

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Friday, October 13, 2017, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Come celebrate I Love Yarn Day with your fellow yarn-lovers at the library! View demonstrations, shop, and get crafty. Lunch will be available for purchase.  Susan Knorr of Wisconsin Handweavers will be offering weaving demonstration and will have information on area weaving classes and events. Kim Ogle of Ogle Designs, St. Francis, will be demonstrating yarn spinning. This is always a fun day and a great way to meet new people with similar interests.  


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The Magnificent Machines of Milwaukee
Presented by author Thomas Fehring
Thursday, October 19, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
Please join author Thomas Fehring as he talks about his new book, detailing the history of Milwaukee's industry.  He will also discuss Cudahy's industrial heritage.  
Free of charge; open to all; no registration required.  Copies of Fehring's book will be available for purchase.

Harvest Tasting
A Harvest Tasting
Friday, October 20, 2017, 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm - after hours @ the Cudahy Family Library 
Join us for a fun evening in the library!  Featuring distinguished wines, craft beers, bountiful food and delectable desserts from local vendors. Performance by The BriTins, Milwaukee’s premier Beatles tribute band.  Includes a silent auction and raffle ticket drawing. This is our 9th annual event, benefitting the Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund. 

This event is sponsored by Patrick Cudahy, LLC; BMO Harris Bank; Vilter Foundation, Inc.; Steren McDonald's Restaurants; Friends of Cudahy Library; and Landmark Credit Union.  

Tickets are now available!  $40 in advance with the BriTins show ($45 at the door); $30 in advance without the show ($35 at the door). Stop by the library or call (414) 769-2244 to reserve your tickets.

Family Fun Day
Kohl's Wild Theater
Misunderstood: Musicals for the Underappreciated
Saturday, October 28 @ 11:00 am
Bats, frogs, and other underappreciated animals take center stage in this 40-minute collection of musicals about Wisconsin animals.  Concepts presented include Wisconsin habitats, animal adaptations, pet ownership, animal disease prevention, and more!  Most appropriate for grades K-5 and families with children of all ages.  The program is free to the public.  No registration is required. 

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Check out our new video game collection in the YA section.  We have games for a variety of platforms including the Playstation 4, the WiiU, Nintendo 3DS, and the Xbox One.  




Needles & More
A bring-your-own craft group that meets and crafts for fun and companionship.  Open to all ages and skill levels!
Sundays, 12:30 - 3:30
September 17, October 1, October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26, December 10, 2017


Big changes to the Library's north lawn!

Come see our new look - check out the Ladish Foundation Plaza, outside the library's north entrance!

New Book for Sale! Cudahy: Snapshots of Commerce

Learn about the history of Cudahy's business community through the years! 
Cudahy Snapshots of Commerce - front cover

Display Your Artwork at the Library

Would you like to showcase your artwork? Become a featured artist on our art wall!