NOW HIRING! The Cudahy Family Library is hiring for a part-time Circulation Aide
The job involves working with the public at the Circulation Desk, shelving library materials, and setting up and breaking down the Library’s meeting rooms.  A high-school diploma is required; customer service skills, library experience and computer skills are preferred. The wage is $12.00 per hour, 20 - 28 hours per week. Hours of work include weekdays, weekday evenings, and hours on Saturdays and Sundays. Applications and the job description are available at the Library’s Circulation Desk or online. Applications must be returned before 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, to the Library or emailed to Applicants for the position will be required to take an exam which will be scheduled for May 13, 2024. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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One Room Schoolhouses, presented by Susan Apps-Bodilly of the Wisconsin Historical Society
Tuesday, April 23, 2024, 6:30 pm
Susan Apps-Bodilly will take a look back at a bygone era of one room schoolhouses. Susan worked as an elementary and middle school teacher for more than twenty years and recently retired from teaching second-grade students. Copies of her book will be available for purchase at the program. All ages are encouraged to attend. 
Sponsored by Cudahy Historical Society and Friends of Cudahy Library. 


Gifts from Our Grandparents: An Arbor Day Celebration
Thursday, April 25, 2024, 6:30 pm
Come celebrate Arbor Day and give thanks for our predecessors' foresight as they planted our wonderful old-growth trees! Eddee Daniel will speak about the Urban Wilderness Project, focusing on bringing nature into a city environment. Eddee is an artist, writer, and former teacher. He writes for "The Natural Realm" blog for Preserve Our Parks. Hear updates from the Cudahy City Forester, Sheridan Park Friends, and Friends of Pulaski Park. The South Shore Poets will also offer a poetry display.
Sponsored by Cudahy Tree Committee, Sheridan Park Friends, and Friends of Pulaski Park

Bees in Our Lives, presented by Howard Aprill of Wehr Nature Center
Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 6:30 pm
Join park naturalist Howard Aprill as he talks about why he loves bees and how you can too! People have been keeping honeybees for thousands of years. Come discover the history of bees and beekeeping, their remarkable adaptations, and how to tell them apart from their wasps and hornet cousins. Bees are critical pollinators worth billions of dollars. Our modern agricultural system could not function without them. However, in recent years both honeybees and native pollinators have come under threat. Learn why bees are important in our lives and how we can do our part to keep our buzzy friends flying. 
Sponsored by the Friends of Cudahy Library and the Suzann E. Collins Fund.

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Badger Aces: Wisconsin Fighter Pilots, 1917-1972, presented by Mike O'Connor
Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 6:30 pm
Join author Mike O'Connor as he relates the exciting story of those Wisconsin pilots who downed five enemy aircraft in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, or the Vietnam War, thereby becoming air aces. Using personal reminiscences, combat reports, and squadron records, O'Connor has created a compelling narrative of skilled pilots engaged in deadly air combats in the hopes of achieving "five-down-and-glory." Copies of O'Connor's books will be available for purchase. 
Program sponsored by the Friends of Cudahy Library and the Suzann E. Collins Fund. 

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4th Annual Cudahy Art Coalition Art Show
June 23 - July 27,

Calling all artists to showcase their vibrant creativity in our Summer Art Show! This juried exhibition will feature vibrant, colorful, and fabulous works of art in all dimensions and media. Whether you're captivated by the golden hues of a sunset, the lush landscapes of nature in full bloom, or the joyous moments of leisure under the sun, we invite you to share your unique perspectives and interpretations of summer through your artwork. The show will be held at The Tavern Club at 333 Chicago, IL. For more information and application materials, please click here

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NEW at the Cudahy Family Library! Freegal Music+ 
Stream over 18 million songs in 200+ genres -- you're sure to find something to love! Visit the site or download the app, sign in with your library card and pin, and start listening. Unlimited streaming, three downloads per week. You must be a Cudahy resident to use this service. 
Click here to get started!
Get help guide here

New at the Cudahy Family Library: Kanopy video streaming service
Stream over 30,000 videos, featuring documentaries, foreign films, BBC, A&E, feature films, Great Courses, and Kanopy Kids through your computer, tablet, phone, smart TV, or streaming devices like Roku, Amazon Fire Stick, Apple TV, etc. Your library card grants you up to 5 credits per month, resetting on the first of each month. You must be a Cudahy resident to use this service. Click here to get started!

Locker Pickup Now Available

You can now pick up your library materials 24x7 from our convenient outdoor lockers!
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Children's Materials Are Now Fine Free

We no longer charge overdue fines on materials from our children's and young adult collections!

Chromebooks now available to check out

Now available to borrow: Chromebooks!