Folktales from Around the World

Thursday, June 20th begins at 1o:30 p.m.
****Meets at Cedar Grove Elementary School Gym****

Tour the globe without packing your suitcase! Storyteller Rick Ponzio brings to life folklore and animals from diverse cultures, countries and climates. This fun interactive performance includes legends and fables from such places as Mexico, Puerto Rico, China, and Africa, as well as myths of Native American peoples. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Cedar Grove Public Library and the CGB-PTO.

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.

 

Wednesday Afternoon Book Club

“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”, by Rebecca Skloot will be discussed at the afternoon book group on Wednesday June 19th at 1:30 p.m..  This club meets at the library on the 3rd Wednesday of each month. New members are welcome. Copies of the book are available at the library.

Thursday Evening Book Club

 “Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande will be the topic of the next evening book club on Thursday, July  11th at 6:30 p.m.This club meets at the library on the 2nd Thursday evening of each month.  New members are welcome to join us. Copies of the book are available at the library.