The La Crosse Public Library Youth Services Department offers early literacy services, family enrichment activities, youth and teen collections, community outreach, tours, technology, and programs which are fun for all ages. Our expert staff can find a great book for any reader and are pleased to bring these services out into our community whenever we can. For more information about our services or programs, contact us as 608-789-7128 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
After School Club
Library of Things
We’ve got a variety of classic and modern board games to borrow and play with family & friends!
Discovery Kits are interactive learning kits created to foster fun and introduce new concepts for all stages of life. From STEM exploration to Arts & Crafts to Memory Care, each kit has a theme and contains books, DVDS, equipment and suggested engagement activities.
Need a puzzle? Take a puzzle home from our FREE Puzzle Exchange! Have a puzzle? Leave a puzzle! Bring puzzles to the 2nd floor puzzle shelf to exchange.
Find out how the library works, get cards for your students and hear a story during a tour of your local library.
Types of Activities:
- 4K Class Visits: Librarians visit your classroom with stories, music, fingerplays and more. We can also deliver books by request.
- Kindergarten Sneakers Tour: This program welcomes kindergarten classrooms for a storytime, tour of the Children’s Room and a behind the scenes sneak peek! La Crosse School District visits usually happen every January and February.
- Second Grade Stars Tour: This special “big kid” tour includes the Children’s Room, an in-depth behind the scenes tour and a variety of booktalks sure to get your class talking about the best new children’s books for second graders.
Books to Go
Want a new set of books each month for students and families? Let us bring our books to your door! Books to Go check-out can be done in many ways -- a rotating set of library books can be brought to your classroom once each month; Librarians can bring books for kids to check out individually; books on a certain theme can be chosen ahead of time and held at your nearest library.
Other Special Events
Are you planning a Family Fun Night, School Carnival, Literacy Night or other special event and want the library to participate? We can provide informational booths, craft activities, and more!
For more information or request any services, call 608-789-7128.