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Medicare 101, presented by Kelly and Dave Zauner of Medicare Strategies, LLC
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm 
Monday, March 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm
Turning 65 or would like to know more about Medicare? Join us for free educational event that will help you understand the basics of Medicare enrollment, timing, and coverage options. This free program offered on two days - the same information will be presented at each program, so join us for the one that fits your schedule best.

Memory Cafe: Feel the Music
Thursday, March 21, 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Memory Cafés are social spaces for persons diagnosed with early memory loss and their care partner(s) / family to engage with peers in a relaxed, unstructured environment. This month's café will feature music-themed activities.  Local musician Allen Coté will play favorite tunes for us to enjoy.


 All American Girls Professional Baseball League

Midwestern Women and the All American Girls Professional Baseball League, presented by Bob Kann
Tuesday, March 26, 2019, 6:30 pm

Start getting in the baseball mood just in time for Brewers opening day! Author Bob Kann will share stories about these Midwestern women who grew up during the Great Depression, worked in factories and on farms, and eventually played professional baseball.

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Mayoral Candidate Forum
Thursday, March 28, 2019, 6:30 - 7:45 pm
Moderated by the League of Women Voters. Questions must be submitted to the moderator in writing; submission forms will be provided at the event. No electioneering will be allowed (no candidate buttons, t-shirts, etc.). Candidate information will be made available.

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Celebrating Mary Oliver and Community Poets
Saturday, April 6, 2019, 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Celebrate National Poetry Month with us! Come read your own work, a favorite from Mary Oliver, or enjoy listening to others read theirs. Featuring the South Shore Poets and CHS Student Poets. Participants' original poems will be recited, displayed on the library's art wall, featured on our website, and included in a pamphlet published by the library. This event will be hosted by local poet Patricia Carney, who will also offer a Q&A session after the readings. All ages welcome! Register by March 27 to participate.

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Spring Craft & Vendor Fair
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Shop all your favorite vendors and crafters in one place AND support the library while doing so - win win! Before or after you shop, be sure to stop by the Ladish Foundation Plaza to meet the Door County Sled Dogs, who will be visiting from 1:00- 2:30!  Visit all of the vendors and enter to win a $100 Visa gift card. This event contributes to the Friends of Cudahy Library scholarship fund.

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Door County Sled Dogs Meet & Greet
Saturday, April 13, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Meet these Very Good Dogs in the Ladish Foundation Plaza, then come inside to shop the Friends of the Cudahy Library Craft and Vendor Fair. The Door County Sled Dogs are a recreational sled dog team consisting of Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Huskies, a Malamute, a Collie/Husky mix, and a Coon Hound -- all rescues. The team is led by two human mushers, Rick Desotelle and Bonnie Ulrich, and assisted a team of 22 volunteers from all across the state. The team participates in races for charity and many special community events.  They are also indoor pets who love people and educating others about teamwork and leadership.
Want to help out these puppers?  Check out their wish list at:

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Plant a Tree, Protect Our Waters, presented by Cheryl Nenn
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Milwaukee Riverkeeper Cheryl Nenn will discuss how planting trees protects rivers and improves community health as well as why trees are important for protecting water quality, reducing stormwater runoff, and providing important habitat for wildlife and vital ecological services. Come be inspired, then participate in the Cudahy citywide cleanup on Saturday, May 4!
Free of charge, all ages welcome. 

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AARP Free Income Tax Assistance
February 6 - April 11, 2019
Every Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Every Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Reservations are in person only. Free e-filing available. Library lobby opens at 9:30 am.


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 pm - 3:30 pm
March 17, March 31, April 14, April 28, May 12, May 26, June 9, June 23, 2019

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Cudahy Family Library announces a partnership with, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions of the screen for greater visibility on the practice tests.

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MCFLS Summary of Services

Check out these interesting FAQs about MCFLS, the Milwaukee County Federated Library System!

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