Per instructions from the City of La Crosse, all City of La Crosse staff and visitors are now required to wear a mask or cloth face-covering that covers their mouth and nose when inside a City of La Crosse building.
Patrons requesting materials will now receive electronic or phone notification that their items are available. Once a patron receives their hold notification, they can come to the Main St. Library to pick up their items during our current hours: Mon-Tue; Thu-Fri: 10am - 6pm; Sat: 1 - 5pm. For additional details on changes to the pickup/returns process, please click here.
What's your library story? The La Crosse Public Library is collecting impact statements that may be useful in demonstrating the collective value of our public library to community members and other stakeholders. Please submit your impact story using this brief form by July 31. If you would prefer to write your response, printed copies will be available at the Main Library. A link to a printable form can also be found here.
For a statement from the Library Board of Directors regarding the recent city-wide budget shortfall, please click here.
Monkey Mind Pirates is a puppet, song, yoga adventure for families in search of calm. Sail into the waters of calm with the Captain as she discovers the secrets of taming the Monkey Mind Pirates. Sing along to the songs Argh, Mateys, Legend of Calm, and Om, Mateys while helping the Captain by thinking about what brings you calm. Combining mindfulness with playfulness, Monkey Mind Pirates gives kids creative tools to find calm. Please register below then proceed to Vimeo to watch this special performance, which will be available until Sunday, July 5 at 5:00pm.