More Than Books
Audiobooks, ebooks, and more
We're about more than books!
- Downloadable audiobooks, ebooks, and a limited selection of music and video from Overdrive.
- Now there's also a kid- and teen-friendly Overdrive site.
- Magazines and newspapers
- Music and audio CDs
If you are having problems with Overdrive, first, check out their help pages.
If you are thinking about buying an ebook reader, make sure you get a compatible device if you want to download content from Overdrive. Or talk to someone in the Reference Department about the ebook landscape--they can give you information you need to make the right decision!
Movie nights @ LPL
Come join us for a great movie at the library....
Movies at the Library – Monday evenings, 6 p.m., Main Library auditorium. Popcorn. Paid for by Gert Gordan Salzer Fund.
Mar. 3: The Way
Mar. 10: Much Ado About Nothing
Mar. 17: No movie, computer upgrade
Mar. 24: My Life in Ruins
Mar. 31: No movie, voting set-up
April 7: Blue Jasmine
April 14: Canadian Bacon
April 21: The Butler
April 28: Lilies of the Field
Wednesdays @ 6:30 p.m.
Main Library Auditorium
An entertaining, informative, and provocative theme-based film series that includes value-added content such as information about the film's principals (actors, director, etc.), other recommended films, related library resources, basic film study analysis, and discussion at each screening.
All-Star Ensembles Series:
Mar 5: The Philadelpia Story (1940) NR
Mar 12: On the Waterfront (1954) NR
Mar 19: Network (1976) R
Mar 26: 12 Years a Slave (2013) R
Monday Mornings @ Main:
Lifelong learning for ages 50 and older
Monday Mornings at Main, a series of La Crosse Public Library programs targeted at adults 50 years and better, will be offered every Monday morning at 9:30 a.m. in February going through May 12 . Refreshments will be served. All programs are free and paid for by a grant from the Gertrude Salzer Gordon Trust.
Feb. 3—Musical Flea Market with Ray Kamalay
10—We’ve Hung the Lantern: A Visual History of UW- La Crosse presented by Dr. Les Crocker
17—Musical Valentine presentation with Karl Friedline
24—Henry David Thoreau presented by Richard Frost
Mar. 3—Regulation of Food Establishments and Common Health Violations found in La Crosse presented by James Steinhoff
10—Albert Speer, Nazi and Architect presented by Dr. Greg Wegner
18-Note this is a Tuesday. Storyteller Michael Scott will entertain. The Library is closed on Mon., March 17 for a computer change. The Nowland's program on the Viking Presence in Ireland will be rescheduled.
24—The American Queen Steamboat: A Visual Impression presented by Dr. Bob Wingate
31—Sweet Happy Life: Music by Paul Leithold, Gary Urness, and a bass player to be announced
Apr. 7—Mysteries of the Driftless Area presented by the Mississippi Conservancy
14— Return and Recovery Program for Military Veterans presented by Tim Mayer
21—Dragons and Damsels (dragonflies)—presented by Dan Jackson
28—The Circus! (Sarasota museum) presented by Wilmer Pearson
May 5—Baby Animals from the Coulee Rehabilitation Center presented by Sue and Merv Broten
12—Mushrooms and Other Fungi presented by Dr. Tom Volk
Music on a Sunday Afternoon, the La Crosse Public Library’s free live music series begins March 2 at 1:30 p.m. in the Main Library auditorium. The series continues each Sunday through April and is paid for by a grant from the Gertrude Salzer Gordon Trust.
March 2--Jazz Trio with Chuck Chihak, Terry Grosskopf, Dan Chihak
March 9--Destination Latin Jazz with Jim Knutson, Paul Leithold, Troy Birdsong
March16--Logan High School Jazz combo
March 23--Celtic Harp with Sheri Sarazin
March 30--La Crosse Chamber Choral (in museum space) under the direction of Paul Rusterholz
April 6--Jazz Quartet--Dave Kies, Chris Frye, Chip Schroeder, and Troy Birdsong
April 13--Les Fields and the Turkey River All-Stars
April 27--Phat Cats with Paul Leithold, Terry Grosskopf, and Paul Erickson
Jimmy Gillman's Library Movie Pick of the Week
Local professional film critic Jimmy Gillman writes about movies available through the La Crosse Public Library. Each week, Jimmy will select a different film to review. To read this week's selection, click on the link below.