Adults

Services for Adults

Whether you're looking to find your next great read, learn how to stream movies and audiobooks, use one of our computers to print, copy or fax, attend a fitness or technology class, or create a masterpiece on the 3D printer - the La Crosse Public Library has something for everyone, at every age! 

If you have a question, we’re here to help!  Stop by the 2nd floor Help Desk, or you can reach us by: 

Looking to connect with your community?  Check out our signature adult program offerings to help you thrive: 

  • Book Clubs: The La Crosse Public Library offers a variety of opportunities to connect with fellow book lovers! 
  • Monday Mornings at Main:  Join us weekly for lifelong learning for ages 50 and better. We'll hear from a new speaker each Monday on a variety of topics ranging from local history, health and wellness, to popular entertainment and more!  
  • Storytime for Adults: Why should children have all the fun?  Join us to hear your favorite local librarians and performers read some of our favorite short stories and essays.

and so much more! 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Adult Summer Reading Program

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adult
Event Details:

Choose your own adventure with the Adult Summer Reading Program!  Read six titles from any genre, attend library programs, and engage with special collections from June 15 - August 17.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Creation Space Open Hours

9:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creation Space
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

The La Crosse Public Library Creation Space provides an opportunity for the community to explore, create, invent and collaborate with others. 

Drop in during open lab to: 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Out in Print: The Charm Offensive

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Courtyard
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Book Discussion, Social Issues
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join the Out in Print crew this month for an in-person discussion on The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun from 6-7pm in the Courtyard at the La Crosse Public Library. 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Chair Fitness

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Auditorium - Main Library
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health & Fitness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Have fun exercising while sitting in a chair! Chair Fitness is for all ages and for all fitness levels. This program is instructor-led lead with up-beat music involved.

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Creation Space Open Lab

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creation Space
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

The La Crosse Public Library Creation Space provides an opportunity for the community to explore, create, invent and collaborate with others. 

Drop in during open lab to: 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Basic Social Media Security

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creation Space
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms often present pop-ups about location and privacy preferences. This class will take you through some basic training on privacy settings in social media apps.   

This event is in the "Adult" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Creation Space Open Lab

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creation Space
Age Group: Adult, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

The La Crosse Public Library Creation Space provides an opportunity for the community to explore, create, invent and collaborate with others. 

Drop in during open lab to: 

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Chair Yoga

10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main Hall
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Health & Fitness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 94
Event Details:

Chair Yoga is adaptable for every body and will offer a sense of ease, relaxation, and strength.

Staff Picks

Digital Library

Creativebug

Creativebug

Keep your mind active and your hands engaged with Creativebug craft classes and workshops. Available from home to anyone in the Winding Rivers Library System with a library card.

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Digital Public Library of America

Digital Public Library of America

The Digital Public Library of America empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to a diverse and better-functioning society by maximizing access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge. 

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Hoopla

Hoopla

Hoopla lets you borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on any of your devices! Available to City of La Crosse residents with library cards in good standing. 

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Featured Resources

Gale Courses

Gale Courses

The Winding Rivers Library System libraries offer a wide range of highly interactive, instructor-led courses that you can take online through Gale Courses.

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Transparent Languages

Transparent Languages

 Available in 110+ languages, including ESL, learners have the flexibility they need to learn a new language anytime, anywhere. Home use is paid for and available to city of La Crosse residents. 

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