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Adult Summer Reading Club

June 1 - August 31, 2019
Dive into our adult summer reading program! Pick up a reading log and keep track of all of the books that you read or listen to between June 1 and August 31, 2019, then turn in your logs for a chance to win some terrific prizes!
Thank you to all of our amazing donors: Discovery World, Dobie's Steak House, Historic Milwaukee, Ian's Pizza, Susan King, MACS restaurant, Milwaukee Admirals, Milwaukee Public Museum, MOD Pizza, Outpost Natural Foods, Friends of Cudahy Library, and the CFL Endowment Fund.
Prize drawing will be held on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. You do not need to be present to win. Remember, the more logs you complete, the better your chances of winning!


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Sunday Funday Bazaar
Sunday, August 25, 11 am - 3 pm
Local vendors and crafters, food to purchase, and music will be featured in our lovely outdoor Ladish Foundation Plaza. Cudahy's own 
Lenny Szwiec will sing at 11:00 and 2:00, and the fabulous Cudahy High School band will play at 1:00. Rolling Cones food truck and the South Shore Christmas Parade Committee will be on hand to feed you. Come spend time with your community, grab a bite to eat, do some shopping, and enjoy the show. Rain or shine, this show will go on!

Would you like to be a vendor at this event? We still have spaces available for crafters and vendors - one vendor per product - just $10 for a 10x10' space if you bring your own table. Please submit an application and join the fun!


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Poetry in the Plaza with South Shore Poets & Friends
Wednesday, August 28, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Join us for a poetry reading in the lovely outdoor Ladish Foundation Plaza. Read your own work or one of your favorite poets -- or just come to listen. Light refreshments will be served.
Please email to register if you plan to read.

Jessica Michna as Elenaor Maher
Eleanor Maher, On Wings of Angels - portrayed by Jessica Michna
Tuesday, September 10 @ 6:30 pm

Eleanor Maher, a World War I nurse, takes the audience on a journey through time. Eleanor will relate true tales of heroism and self-sacrifice during times of great conflict. The inspirational tales transport the listener from the American Revolution to the mid-twentieth century Vietnam War and Afghanistan. Presented by beloved historical re-enactor Jessica Michna.
Free of charge. No registration required. All ages welcome.

American Advertising Cookbooks

American Advertising Cookbooks, presented by Christina Ward
Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 6:30 pm
Cudahy author Christina Ward has written several books, most recently American Advertising Cookbooks: How Corporations Taught Us to Love Spam, Bananas, and Jell-o. She will discuss mass consumerism and the era when corporations utilized ruthless business practices to “strong-arm” foods and beverages into the refrigerators and pantries of trusting households. 
Free of charge; no registration required. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.



 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
August 18, September 1, September 15, September 29, October 13, October 27, November 10, November 24, December 8, December 22, 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! 
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