September Story Time

Wednesday September 25th -The Wheels on the Bus

Parents and caregivers of young children are invited Join Mrs. T. for stories and a craft, A fun opportunity to meet new friends.

The Story of the Lady Elgin

Thursday, September 26th, 6 p.m.

The Lady Elgin was a side-wheel steamship full of many Irish Democrats from the Third Ward of Milwaukee. It was returning to Milwaukee from Chicago when it sunk in the early hours of September 8th, 1860. Of the 398 people on board, only 96 survived. Paul Timm, an expert on the Lady Elgin wreck, will unfold this tragedy for us and delve into the histories of many of the passengers. Please join us for the informative program.

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 ( by searching “Gale Courses”, or click on this link

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 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

“Born a Crime”, by Trevor Noah will be discussed at the afternoon book group on Tuesday, Sept. 17th 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.

Thursday Evening Book Club

 “A Gentleman in Moscow” by Amor Towles will be the topic of the next evening book club on Thursday, September 12th 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.