News, Reviews, and Events

(POSITION CLOSED) Join the fabulous Youth Services team at La Crosse Public Library! This is a 25-hour a week position that requires 75% of the time at a service desk and an enjoyment of working with children, teens and caregivers. Applications will be reviewed beginning April 7, 2017. More information is available on our employment page

Join us for an evening with award-winning author Jason Reynolds.

Thursday, March 16, 2017
Starting at 6 PM in the library auditorium
Doors open at 5:30 PM; seating is limited



In 2017, Hillview Urban Agriculture took over management of the Seed Library. While you will still pick up and drop off seeds at the Main library, it is the wonderful volunteers at Hillview who are doing the heavy lifting from here on out. Thank you! Please visit the Hillview website for details about this program


Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform "Heroes and Hard Times"

The La Crosse Public Library and the Gertrude Salzer Gordon Trust are presenting a series of ten FREE Sunday afternoon concerts in the Library auditorium, 800 Main Street. Join us for a musical journey from Celtic Harp to Americana to Chamber to Jazz. All performances start at 1:30 PM.

3.1.17   The La Crosse Public Library is currently accepting applications for a janitor to work at all three locations. The hours for this position are 5-9 am, Monday through Friday, with one on-call weekend per month. The position pays 13.83/hour. Applications will be accepted through noon, March 10. 2017.  More details, including the complete job posting, are here