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Cudahy Family Library

3500 Library Drive
Cudahy, Wisconsin 53110

(414) 769-2244

Children's Page

Summer Reading starts June 1!
Stop in to register anytime before August 22 for our free reading program.

Special Summer events
Minecraft Competitions
June 1-30: Ages 7-9
July 2-31: Ages 10-12

Build something amazing and win a prize for your genius! Full rules available here.

Puppet Story Theater
June 23 @ 11:00 in the Ladish Room.
Get ready to laugh out loud as superhero puppets compete in everyone's favorite game show, Superhero Showdown!
All ages welcome.

Duke Otherwise
July 23 @ 3:30 in the Ladish Room.
Singing, dancing entertainer Duke Otherwise is ready to get you up and moving to his original songs.
All ages welcome.

Kohl's Wild Theater:
Vampires vs. Aliens!
August 18 @ 1:00 in the Winter Garden.
A double-feature focusing on Wisconsin animals, brought to you by the Milwaukee Zoological Society and Kohl's Cares. Learn how to protect Wisconsin's native wildlife in a fun way!
Best suited for 1st-5th grades.

How about some FREE COOKIES?!
August 28 @ 2:00 in the Ladish Room.
FREE COOKIES for Prankster Workshop participants. It's our way of saying great work this summer!
2nd-5th grades only. Sorry, no exceptions.

Summer Wrap-up Partypalooza
August 29, 1:00-3:00 in the Winter Garden.
All kids who participated in our free summer reading program are invited to join us for an obstacle course, art excitement, and free icy treats!
All ages welcome.

Weekly events
Pajama Jams
Family-centric bedtime stories, songs, and unwinding exercises. Jammies encouraged!
With Miss Abby in the Storytime Room
Mondays @ 6:30pm
June 1 - August 24
All ages welcome.

Babies & Toddlers & Books
An early-literacy storytime for children 0-36 months.
With Miss Abby in the Ladish Room
Tuesdays @ 10:15am & 11:00am
June 2 - August 25
Older siblings welcome.

Preschool Storytime
An interactive storytime for children ages 3-5.
With Miss Paula in the Storytime Room
Tuesdays @ 11:00am
Thursdays @ 6:30pm
June 2 - August 25
Older & younger siblings welcome.

Family Sing & Swing
An all-ages singalong for the whole family.
With Miss Abby
Thursdays @ 10:15am
June 4 - August 27
Unless otherwise noted, Family Sing & Swing will
take place in the Ladish Room.

Monthly events
Sensory Playdates

Third Friday of the Month @10:15am in the Ladish Room.
Our youngest friends will enjoy sensory play stations
that engage them in delightfully tactile fun
Wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
Best suited for older babies, toddlers & preschoolers. 
Siblings welcome.
Summer events: June 19, July 17, August 21

Family Reading Camp-in
Build a fort and read with your family from 1:00-3:00 in the children's department.
We'll provide the sheets, you pick a spot and spend some QT reading together as a family.
All ages welcome.
Summer events: June 13, July 11, August 8

The first Tuesday of every month @ 4:00pm in the Storytime Room.
Make new friends at our monthly LEGO Club!  LEGOs provided. Grades 1-5. 
Summer events: June
2, July 7, August 4

Wii are the Champions
The second Tuesday of every month @ 4:00pm in the Storytime Room.
An open Wii gaming hour that'll get kids moving in these "blah" winter months. Grades 2-5. 
Summer events: June 9, July 14, August 11

Spectacular Craftacular
The third Tuesday of every month @ 4:00pm in the children's department.
Come make a free, cool recycled craft with a new skill learned each week.  Grades 1-5
Summer events: June 16, July 21, August 18

Read to Rover
Every other Wednesday from 6:00-7:00 in the Storytime Room.
Read to a real therapy dog (sneak in a few snuggles, too, the dog won't mind at all).  Grades 1-5
Summer events: June 10 & 24, July 8 & 22,
August 5 & 19

Edible Science
The second Friday of every month @ 2:00pm in the Ladish Room.
These science experiments are as interesting as they are delicious.  Grades 1-5
Summer events: June 12, July 10, August 14

Prankster Workshop
The fourth Friday of every month @ 2:00pm in the Ladish Room.
Learn a couple easy, harmless pranks that are really fun to pull!  Grades 2-5
Summer events: June 26, July 24