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Summer Storytimes

Registration Begins May 30

Join us this summer for a wide variety of storytimes at all three of our La Crosse Public Library locations, plus special community storytimes at the Cameron Park Farmers Market and La Crosse Public Pools.

Please note that registration is required for select storytime sessions. Please register in the Children's Room at the Main Street Library or call (608) 789-7128.

Download the full schedule of our 2017 summer storytimes and youth programs (PDF)

Position available: Library Clerk

This position has been filled.
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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