Cudahy Family Library
Bring in your antique for expert appraiser Mark Moran to asses and evaluate, free of charge. Or just come to watch the fun!
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Advance registration is required. Space limited to 40. One antique per person. Mark cannot appraise weapons of any kind including knives and swords, traps, Nazi memorabilia, jewelry or fine gems, coins/paper money, or Beanie Babies.
Heavenly Good Movie
Come see this newly-released film starring Greg Kinnear, Kelly Reilly, and Thomas Haden Church based on a book by the same name. The movie tells the story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world.
August 28, 2014
Rated PG; 99 minutes
Free of charge ~ Refreshments available for purchase
The Friends of Cudahy Library will be holding a book sale on
Friday, September 5, 2014
Saturday, September 6, 2014
We will be selling BOOKS, paperbacks, videos, DVDs, CDs, children's materials, and much more!
Raffle Tickets for Sale
The Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund is raffling off three wonderful prizes in support of the Library. Tickets are available for purchase for $2 each or 3 for $5. The drawing will be held at October 17, 2014, at 10:15pm; need not be present to win.
1st Prize - 47" Sony Bravia LED HDTV, donated by Lakeside Centerless Grinding
2nd Prize - iPad Air, donated by Patrick Cudahy, LLC
3rd Prize - $250 cash, donated by Landmark Credit Union
Thank you to our generous donors!
Financial Peace University
We all need a plan for our money. This class, based on Dave Ramsey's materials, will teach you how to get rid of debt, manage your money, spend and save wisely, and much more. Register online here. Seminars are free; optional supplemental materials available for purchase.
Thursdays, September 11 - November 6, 2014
Save the Date!
The Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund's annual fundraiser, A Harvest Tasting, will be held on Friday, October 17, 2014. This is a fun event that brings the community together, raises funds for the Library, and provides guests with an opportunity to sample the wares from local restaurants and stores. We hope you can join us!
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.
Adult Summer Reading Club
Pun in the Sun!
Try the Adult Summer Reading Club
How it works:
1. 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, 2014.
2. Turn in your completed logs to be entered in a drawing on Tuesday, September 3, 2014, 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.
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.
Discounted Movie Tickets
The Cudahy Family Library is now selling Marcus Theatre movie tickets at discounted rates. Profits from the ticket sales will benefit the Library.
Diamond tickets sell for $8 each and can be
used for any show, any time
Silver tickets sell for $6.50 each and can be used Sunday - Friday and Saturdays before 5:30pm. Silver tickets cannot be used for features listed as extra special attractions, special engagement, or VIP seating.
For every 2 tickets purchased, you will receive a snack cash voucher good for $3 off concessions.
The tickets never expire. 3D shows are subject to a surcharge.
Save money - See a show - Support the Library!
Protect Your Identity!
The Cudahy Family Library is pleased to offer a free shredder for public use. Located in our copy center, the self-serve, cross-cut shredder is a quiet and efficient way to destroy unwanted paper records, CD/DVDs, and credit cards.
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.