News, Reviews, and Events

We now have a way for you to request forthcoming fiction from our most popular authors in regular and large print. Some of these titles may not be published for up to seven or eight months.  You can also request feature films that have release dates up to three months ahead.  Here's how you search and request these hot titles. 

Join us as we kick off the free UW-Madison online course “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region” this week! Learn about how climate change is affecting the region we call home. There’ still time to sign up at moocs.wisc.edu! We are hosting discussions at Main on Thursdays, 2/26-3/19, from 6:15pm-7:15pm. 

Learn how to help animals by becoming a volunteer transporter! The Animal Rescuers Network of La Crosse will be presenting on this topic on February 21 at 9:30 in the Auditorium at Main. You can make a difference! Come for the presentation, ask questions and meet representatives from local rescue groups.

This position has been filled.  Come for the books, stay for the bathrooms! That's the motto of our top-notch maintenance team at the Library. If you're looking for work that will keep you busy indoors and out, and will be appreciated by staff and public alike, please consider joining our team. This is a part-time position, 5 am-9 am, Monday-Friday, on-call one weekend per month. 11.78/hr 

The American Library Association's Youth Media Awards (including the Caldecott and Newbery) are truly the "Oscars" of the children's and teen literary world. Click here for the full list of honorees announced on Monday February 2, 2015.