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Position available: Library Clerk

The La Crosse Public Library's Circulation Department is currently seeking a qualified, service-oriented candidate for the position of circulation clerk. The position involves checking in, sorting, verifying and shelving library materials. Circulation clerk duties also include shelf-reading, cleaning and dusting of materials and shelves. This is a 20-hour/week position at $9.22 per hour, requiring flexibility in scheduling. Read more on our Employment page.

National History Day Displays at the Library

Check out National History Day projects from area middle-school students, on display at the La Crosse Public Library all month long. Display topics are based on this year's National History Day theme of "Taking a Stand in History."

We invite you to visit our Main Street location to see this exemplary work from local students. Cast your vote for your favorite projects in the People's Choice Award contest. Voting ends on Thursday, May 18 at 5 PM. Awards will be announced at our National History Day reception on Sunday, May 21 from 1:30-2:30 PM. 

Electronic Resources Round-up: Ancestry

Looking for your dad’s Army enlistment papers? A marriage record for your grandparents? Maybe the census list for your family in the 1930 census? Ancestry can help with those and much more. It’s a genealogy resource full of public records and indexes that can help you trace your family’s history. The public version of Ancestry is a subscription database, but you can use it in the library at no cost.

Access it from our website (inside the library only), by clicking on the Research tab above and looking for it under “A”, or from the Archives page by clicking on the Genealogy tab.

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May 2017 Computer Classes


The La Crosse Public Library offers free computer classes for those who need to brush up on their skills or have had minimal experience with technology. Whether you're a job seeker looking to brush up on entry-level computer skills or a smart shopper looking to find great bargains online, our classes offer something for all skill levels and areas of interest. Unless noted, all classes meet in our lower level training room at the Main Street library.   

May 2017 Storytimes


The La Crosse Public Library provides a number of free family storytimes for all ages and interests.

Join us for a different storytime every Tuesday through Friday all month long.

No registration required for our May storytime sessions. Drop-ins are welcome!

Full STEAM Ahead Storytime Fun
Tuesdays in May from 10:30-11:15, Main Library
Every week we will explore another aspect of STEAM. Join us for some science/technology/engineering/art/math storytime fun! (Best for ages 0-5)

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