Summer Reading Program – Imagine Your Story

July 1- August 14

Pre-register for the program beginning June 25th, by visiting:

Cedar Grove Library Beanstack or you can download the Beanstack Tracker App from the Apple Store or Google Play.

Preschool Program (ages0-5) For each hour read to you, you receive an online badge and a small preschool prize that you can collect at the end of the program.

Elementary Program (Ages 5-11) For each hour you read, you receive an online badge and a brag tag that you can collect at the end of the program.

Teen Program (Ages 11-18) Write an online review for each book you read. Earn a ticket to enter into a gift card drawing of your choice.

Adult Reading Program (Ages 18+) Write an online review for each book you read. Earn a raffle ticket to enter into a gift card raffle of your choice.

Paper reading logs will also be available at the library beginning June 29th. Call the Library if you have questions, 920 668-6834.

The Library will be Open for Essential Service

The Cedar Grove Public Library will be Open for Essential Services beginning June 4, 2020

Monday-Thursday: 11 am-6pm *

Friday: 11 am-5pm*

*11am-noon: Reserved for people 60+ and those in higher risk groups.    

Curbside Pick up will continue Mon. – Sat. by appointment.

Essential Services include:

Limited Public Computer Access

Browsing Materials

Checkout and Returns

Printing, photocopying and faxing

Curbside Service

May 11, 2020

Curbside Pickup is available at the Cedar Grove Public Library on

Monday through Thursday, 1- 6 p.m, & Fridays, 1-5 p.m, and Saturdays, 10 a.m. – noon.

Materials for pickup are limited to items that are available on the shelf at the Cedar Grove Public Library.

Place requests online in the Monarch Catalog www.monarchcatalog.org or by phone, 920-668-6834.

Be sure to select Cedar Grove as your pickup location.

Contact the Library to schedule your pick up time.

Items will be checked out to you ahead of time and placed on the bench outside the South Side of the library. Your items will be banded together with the first three letters of your last name.

You will be able to pick up your items and go.

. Please call the Library at 920 – 668-6834 if you have questions or need help requesting library materials.

Book Return Is Open

The Book Drop is Open for patrons to return Library Materials. Items will be placed in storage for 72 hours before they are checked in. Late fees are not being charged.

The Library is unable to accept donations of books and other materials at this time. Please do not place donations in the book drop at this time. We will let you know when we are able to accept donations again.

Transparent Languages

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, extensive grammar resources, and mobile apps, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 100 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 26 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with enhanced support for Android ™ tablets and iPads, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

Creating a Library Collection Account:

  • Click on the link for Transparent Languages above.
  • Click on “Register” in the upper right-hand corner
  • Follow the instructions to create your account. You will need your library card number.

“Checking Out” Transparent Language

  • Click on the red checkout button to access Transparent Languages.
  • You can also find the link under the main menu (the three lines in the upper left-hand corner). Click on Education. Click on Transparent Languages.
  • Once you click Checkout, click on the pop up that says Access.
  • Accept the policies.
  • Choose a language and get started.

Direction on using Transparent Language Online through the RBdigital App can be found under our Digital Resources Page.

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

Temporary remote access instructions:

To access Ancestry Library Edition please log into Badgerlink first, hereChoose the Cedar Grove Public Library and enter your barcode without spaces. Close out that page and return here to link to Ancestry Library Edition

 

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.

 

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.