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 Kindle-compatible!
- 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!
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.
May 1: Freaks (1932) NR
May 8: Looper (2012) R
May 15: Harold and Maude (1971) PG
May 29: The Cincinnati Kid (1965) PG
Jun 5: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) R
Jun 12: Hud (1963) NR
Monday Mornings @ Main:
Lifelong learning for ages 50 and older
A series for older adults resumes in February and goes through April. 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 February through April at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served. All programs are free and paid for by a grant from the Gertrude Salzer Gordon Trust.
February 4: Lake Michigan Light Houses presented by Ron Nowland
February 11: Remembering Lincoln presented by Fred Beseler
February 18: Songs of Irving Berlin performed by Karl Friedline and Paul Leithold
February 25: Civil War Letters presented by Kevin Alderson
March 4: Photography How-to and slide show presented by John Zoerb
March 11: Life of a Hobo presented by John McCue
March 18: Celtic Harp performed by Jeff Pockat
March25: Beekeeping: The Buzz on Bees presented by Bob Hoffman
April 1: Native American History presented by Larry Nesper
April 8: La Crosse River Marsh presented by Richard Frost
April 15: Story of the Endurance presented by Rochelle Pennington
April 22: 211--Community referrals, information, and crisis line presented by 211 staff
April 29: Seed Savers, Decorah, plus old time Norwegian-American music
Music on a Sunday Afternoon, the La Crosse Public Library’s free live music series begins in March 3 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 3: Logan High School Jazz
March 10: Greg Balfany trio
March 17: Jim Knutson steel band
March 24: Jazz Duo
April 7: Cheez Land Uke Band
April 14: Phat Cats
April 21: Barbershop Quartets featuring Special Export
April 28: Marimba and Cello Duo featuring Matthew Coley and Julie Sturm
Preview sessions are:
Mon., Feb. 25, 3:30 p.m. Presented by Caroline Benser, Wagner’s Parsifal ( March 2)
Mon., March 11, 3:30 p.m. Presented by Viterbo University opera students, Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini ( March 16)
Mon., April 22, 3:30 p.m. Presented by Caroline Benser, Handel’s Giulio Cesare (April 27)
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.