News, Reviews, and Events

We regret to announce that, effective October 1st, magazines will no longer be available in Wisconsin's Digital Library. 

In July, OverDrive terminated its partnership with Barnes and Noble, which provides NOOK Periodicals for Wisconsin's Digital Library.  The WPLC, the managing body for Wisconsin's Digital Library, is exploring other potential digital magazine products to replace this valuable statewide service to library users.  Please visit the library to read your favorite magazines in print.


Cosplay! Fandom! Superheroes! Star Wars! Comic books! Artists and vendors! Free all ages! Find it all at LC3--La Crosse Comic Con, September 16-18 at La Crosse Public Library, Main. Details on our Events Calendar

All three locations will be closed Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5, for the Labor Day Holiday. Regular hours will resume on Tuesday, September 6. 


Join Archives for a series of tours highlighting historic and architecturally significant residences and buildings in La Crosse. Led by Scott Brouwer of the LPL Archives Department, all tours last approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes and begin at 5:30 pm. Details here.


8.18.16  The Library has developed a strategic plan through a thorough process of active citizen participation between February and June 2016. The plan is now available for public review online and at all three library locations. Public listening sessions to discuss the plan and gather feedback have been scheduled. Those dates are: