News, Reviews, and Events

The La Crosse Public Library is helping to co-sponsor the 2017 Washburn Neighborhood Rain Barrel Painting Contest. The theme of this year's contest is, "The Changing Faces of Nature." All entries must function as a rain barrel and should be painted to celebrate the theme.

The Library is hiring a 20-hour week Library Assistant in the Circulation Department. We're looking for someone to provide outstanding customer service at all three locations. Full details on our Employment page. 

Friends of the La Crosse Public Library
2017 Annual Membership Meeting

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 11:30 AM

You are invited for a lunch, with refreshments, preceding the meeting and program.

The La Crosse Public Library will be closed from December 23-26 and from December 30-January 2. All branches will be open regular hours from December 27-29. Stock up on now on books and videos for your winter holiday. 

Starting January 3, 2017, our locations will be open the following hours:

Main Library

Mon-Thurs: 9am-8pm
Fri: 9am-6pm
Sat: 9am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

Books make great gifts! Give the gift of reading to the children in your life. Our Youth Service Librarians have compiled their annual Book Gift Guide (PDF) featuring great titles for children of all ages. From Board Books to Young Adult Novels, we'll help you find the perfect book for anyone on your gift list.