The Christmas Tree Ship

Tuesday, December 10th at 6:00 p.m.

Meet Rochelle Pennington, the author of two books detailing one of the most well known shipwrecks on the Great Lakes, Lake Michigan’s Christmas Tree Ship. The ship was fully loaded with Christmas trees to deliver to Chicago when it was wrecked on November 23, 1912. Please join us for Rochelle’s presentation which will include many century old photographs of the captain and ship, artifacts from the ship and underwater photos of the shipwreck.

Thanksgiving Hours

  • Wednesday, November 27 – Open 10 a.m – 5 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 28 – Closed
  • Friday, November 29 – Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 30 – Open 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

New Library Hours

The Library will be open new hours beginning Monday December 2nd

Monday – Thursday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday: 9:00 a.m – Noon

Chess Club

Thursday November 21, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

This club is open to experienced players and those who are new to the game. Instructors will be available to teach people who are interested in learning.

Gale Courses – Free online learning

The Monarch Library System is providing library card holders an opportunity to engage in meaningful learning through Gale Courses. This robust online resource provides access to over 360 classes on multiple topics of interest, including career training programs.

All you need to get started is a current library card, an internet connection and an eager mind that’s ready to learn. You can access the courses through the Monarch Catalog (monarchcatalog.org) by searching “Gale Courses”, or click on this link education.gale.com/l-monarchls/

Stop in the library if you are interested in learning more about Gale Courses and we can help you get started.

Ancestry Library Edition

Click here to begin searching.

The subscription is only available for use in the library.

ProQuest has partnered with Ancestry.com to create Ancestry® Library Edition, one of the most important genealogical collections available today.

It has unparalleled coverage of the United States and the United Kingdom, including census, vital, church, court, and immigration records, as well as record collections from Canada, Europe, Australia and other areas of the world!  This collection, with thousands of databases and billions of indexed names, is essential to having a broad genealogy collection, and its valuable content is a strong complement to HeritageQuest® Online.

The one year subscription was paid for by the Friends of the Cedar Grove Public Library.

Wisconsin Digital Library – OverDrive

Meet Libby – the new Overdrive app

Click here to get started with the Libby app!

For Kids and Teens

The “For Kids and Teens” launch page separates all of the children and teen books available through Wisconsin’s Digital Library.  The page also provides access through subject or reading level.

 Wisconsin Digital Library – OverDrive

Click on this launch page to view all of the titles in the main collection.

 

Tuesday Morning Book Club

“The Great Alone”, by Kristin Hannah will be discussed at the morning book group on Tuesday, November 19th at 10 a.m. .  This club meets at the library on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the library.

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