News, Reviews, and Events

3.12.15   You are cordially invited to a celebration of all things Downton, on Saturday, March 14, 1-4 pm at Main. From 1-2, learn what life was like in La Crosse during the same time period as Downton Abbey, including home decor, mechanicals, and new inventions. Downton Fair is from 2-4 with dance lessons, cooking demonstrations, a fashion show and an old-timey photo booth. We would be delighted to see you in your Downton-period finery! Presented by the La Crosse County Historical Society and La Crosse Public Library Archives.

3.9.15    Looking for some free fun events during early release days and time off from school this week? Try these!

Teen Tech Day! Monday, March 9    1-2pm    Main Library Help us kick off Teen Tech Week with an hour of tech fun featuring a Sphero, a Drawdio, bristle bots, squishy circuits, awesome iPad apps and more! Ages: middle/high school

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Attention book lovers! Hit up the Friends of the Library Booksale, today, Friday, February 27, 6-8 pm for Friends of the Library members. Memberships are available at the door.  Open to everyone on Saturday the 28th, 9 am-2 pm. Everything is $1 or less and all titles are half-price in the Friends Book Shop. 

3.2.15      We now have a way for you to request forthcoming fiction from our most popular authors in regular and large print. Some of these titles may not be published for up to seven or eight months.  You can also request feature films on DVD that have release dates up to three months ahead.  Here's how you search and request these hot titles. 

Join us as we kick off the free UW-Madison online course “Changing Weather and Climate in the Great Lakes Region” this week! Learn about how climate change is affecting the region we call home. There’ still time to sign up at moocs.wisc.edu! We are hosting discussions at Main on Thursdays, 2/26-3/19, from 6:15pm-7:15pm.