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Saturday, December 2, 2017 (Register by October 10)

Join us to share in this popular holiday tradition, now it its 43rd year. This perennial favorite has become one of the most cherished productions at the beautiful Guthrie Theatre, located in downtown Minneapolis.

Celebrate your right to read with national Banned Books Week, September 24-30, 2017. The La Crosse Public Library is teaming up with our partners at the UW-La Crosse Murphy Library, the Pump House Regional Arts Center, and the Alternative Truth Project for a series of community events to commemorate the occasion...

First Place: "Spending Time at Haley's Maze" by Allison F.

Check out all the winning photos here.

Get up to 50% off original artwork 

The Friends of the Library are selling coupons for a prorated discount on artwork from nationally represented artists purchased at the By James Behind the Brewery Gallery. Coupons are now on sale in the Friends Bookshop at the Main Street Library or directly from members of the Friends. 

A new session of storytimes starts September 11, 2017 and runs through October 21. No registration required for any of these storytimes! Drop-ins welcome. Storytimes will be held in the Children's Room at the Main Street Library unless otherwise noted. For questions or more information, please contact the La Crosse Public Library Youth Services at (608) 789-7128.