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 Karla Huston

An Evening with Wisconsin Poet Laureate Karla Huston
Thursday, October 4, 2018, 6:00 pm
Wisconsin Poet Laureate Karla Huston lives in Appleton, Wisconsin. She started writing poetry when she began teaching creative writing in the mid-nineties at Neenah High School, where she worked for fifteen years. Her poems find their roots in the stories people tell. From ancient Greek gods to Hollywood movie stars, Huston's poems explore a wide variety of subjects, but frequently return to topics related to aging and women. She is the author of eight chapbooks of poems, the latest being Grief Bone, and a full collection, A Theory of Lipstick. Huston's work as won many awards including Outstanding Achievement Award from the Wisconsin Library Association for A Theory of Lipstick.
Free of charge; open to all.  Co-sponsored by the Kelly Senior Center

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Friday, October 12, 2018, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Help us celebrate I Love Yarn Day with like-minded people at the library!  Spend the day doing whatever craft you like that involves fiber. Sit quietly by yourself and get lost in your craft or mingle with others working on their crafts. Susan Knorr of Wisconsin Handweavers will be offering weaving demonstrations and will have information on area weaving classes and events. Kim Ogle of Ogle Designs in St. Francis will be demonstrating yarn spinning and sock knitting on an antique sock machine. She will also have hand spun, hand-dyed yarn, patterns, and kits available for purchase. Lunch will also be available for purchase starting at 11:00 am -- hot dogs, pulled pork sandwiches, and sides. Yum!

OCTOBER 18, 2018 @ 6:00 PM
Bring your carved and/or painted pumpkin to enter into our
Pumpkins on Parade contest.  While you're here, enjoy fall games,
crafts, and snacks.  Costumes welcome.  

Harvest Tasting
A Harvest Tasting

Friday, October 19, 2018, 7:00pm - 10:30 pm
You're cordially invited to join us for an evening of fun, after hours at the library!  Guests will enjoy quality wines, craft beers, and bountiful food throughout the evening, a silent auction, and a chance to “spin to win” a prize.  Entertainment will be provided by the 5 Card Studs, Milwaukee’s fabulous Vegas-style lounge act.

Come sample local eateries: Angelic Bakehouse, Gouda Girls, Hawthorne Coffee Roasters, Holey Moley Donuts, the K Ranch's award-winning chili, Kathy Lorum’s award-winning pies, Kilwin’s Chocolate, Mexic 103, Milwaukee Pretzel Company, Milwaukee Sausage Company, The Saucy Swine....and did we mention we will have a variety of beer and wine to try as well?

Tickets are $40 per person in advance with the 5 Card Studs show, $45 at the door (if seats are available) or $30 per person in advance without show, $35 at the door.
Advanced tickets may be purchased up until noon on October 19, 2018.
All revenues raised benefit the Cudahy Family Library Endowment Fund. Thank you for your support!

Thank you to our event sponsors!  Smithfield Foods; BMO Harris Bank; Steren McDonalds Restaurants; Vilter Foundation, Inc.; Landmark Credit Union; Integrity Mechanical, Inc.; and the Friends of Cudahy Library

Rebeka - Salem Witch Trials
Goode Rebeka, Trial By Fire: Salem Witch Trials
Performed by Jessica Michna
Monday, October 29, 2018, 6:30 pm
Rebeka was a mother to ten children and a well-respected community member. She was executed in July, 1692, during the Salem Witch Trials. Jessica will portray her in a costumed re-enactment that is sure to send chills down your spine. Free of charge and open to all ages.

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Saturday, November 24, 2018
Stop by and celebrate the holiday season at the library.  Visit with Santa and enjoy a sweet treat.  More details are forthcoming.

A Visit with Mother Bruce/Santa Bruce sponsored by Boswell Books
Saturday, December 1, 2018 @ Noon
Come meet the beloved children's book character in person.  Enjoy a storytime, make holiday crafts, and decorate cookies.  Books will be available to purchase through Boswell. 


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
September 30, October 14, October 28, November 11, November 25, December 9, December 23, 2018

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Cudahy Family Library announces a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, 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.

Click here to get started:  https://cudahyfamilylibrary.driving-tests.org

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

Display Your Artwork at the Library

Would you like to showcase your artwork? Become a featured artist on our art wall!