News, Reviews, and Events

Straight outta books? We can help. Two-day Friends of the Library Book Sale, Friday, August 14, 5:30-8 for current and new members, and Saturday, August 15, 9-2. Special for this sale--hundreds of teen books 5/$1; art and photography, space, nature, CDs, LPs, audiobooks and more. All items $1 or less.

In preparation for our first-ever Comic Con (LC3), we're warming up with a Cosplay 101 session at Main, on Saturday, August 8, 2-2:45. Learn about Cosplay--short for Costume Play-and pick up tips and tricks on making your own costume from a panel of seasoned cosplayers. With your newfound knowledge and skills, you can enter our 9/20 costume contest for a chance to win sweet prizes! 

It's been a great year for a garlic growing, and by now you should be drying the Red German or Bogatyr that we gave away last year, or maybe even enjoying it! We'll be accepting full heads of either variety through September 19. Please bring your bulb to Main in a paper bag labeled with your name and the vareity. We've had a few returns already and are excited to share with others.



Join us for four fantastic Film Freaks programs in August, featuring the films of La Crosse-area directors Nicholas Ray and Joseph Losey.