Cudahy Family Library
Adult Summer Reading Program
Lose Yourself in a Book!
Try the Adult Summer Reading Club
How it works:
Print out or pick up a reading log at the Circulation or Reference Desk and write down any books that you read or listen to between June 1 and August 31, 2015.
Turn in your completed logs to be entered in a drawing on Tuesday, September 1, 2015, for great prizes…the more logs you complete, the better your chances of winning!
THANK YOU to our many generous donors!
Without their support, this program would
not be possible.
Bizarre Burial Beliefs and Traditions: Nothing Is as Strange as Death
Join Wisconsin author Chad Lewis as he takes us on a journey back to the days of cemetery bells, receiving vaults, and funerals that took place in your own parlor. Explore gruesome tales of being buried alive and learn the many precautions that our grandparents took to ensure their loved ones would not come back from the grave to torment them.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
6:00 - 8:00pm
Free of charge; no registration required. Authors books will be available for purchase.
Marcus Movie Tickets Are Back!
Purchase discounted movie tickets (valid at Marcus theaters) and benefit the Friends of Cudahy Library!
Diamond tickets cost $8.00 and can be used any time.
Silver tickets cost $6.50 but cannot be used for movies beginning after 5:30pm on Saturdays or at Extra Special Attraction features.
Receive a free snack cash coupon worth $3.00 for every two tickets purchased.
Save the Date!
The Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund's annual event, A Harvest Tasting will be held
Friday, October 23, 2015
7:00 - 10:30 p.m.
Featured performers: The Britins, a Beatles tribute band.
Cudahy's 3M Cloud eBooks
Try out this new, easy way to read FREE eBooks from the Cudahy Family Library! Come in to check out books from the kiosk at the library OR install an app on your computer or device and check them out from home. Visit ebook.3m.com to download the free app, or search for "3M Cloud Library" in the Google Play or iTunes stores. Our eBooks can be checked out and read with smartphones, tablets, computers, and most eBook readers.
Sheridan Park 100th Anniversary Booklet for Sale
In celebration of Sheridan's Park 100th anniversary in 2014, Library staff have published a 44-page, illustrated history of the park. The booklet is available for purchase at the Circulation Desk for $10.00. Learn about the history of the park, take a look at some historic photos, and read through some wonderful personal recollections!
Free Digital Magazines Now Available!
The Cudahy Family Library has subscribed to a great new service called Zinio that allows you to download the digital copies of many popular magazines to your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Over 100 popular magazines such as Newsweek, US Weekly, and National Geographic are available at no charge. Download as many as you want; keep them as long as you want!
To get started with Zinio, visit the link here, or connect from the front page of CountyCat library catalog. We hope you enjoy Zinio!
iPads Now Available to Borrow
The Cudahy Family Library has purchased iPad 2s for our patrons to check out and use anywhere in the Library. Library card holders age 18 and up may borrow an iPad for up to 2 hours per day. The iPads are pre-loaded with many fun and useful apps as well as a variety of classic eBooks. See the adult reference librarian to check one out today!
NEW! A limited number of iPads are now available for 7-day loans - take one home and get comfortable with this great technology!
The iPads were made possible thanks to generous funding from Ladish Co. Foundation and the Friends of Cudahy Library.
Library Wish Lists Online at Amazon.com
Generations of Pride - On Sale Now!
Its 506 pages are profusely illustrated and only $25.00.
The Cudahy Family Library serves as a resource that fosters our community's connection to the heritage of the past, the opportunities of the present, and the possibilities of the future.
The Cudahy Family Library promotes lifelong learning by striving to meet the informational and recreational needs of our patrons, providing access to services, materials and information in a variety of formats.