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6.16.14  It’s FINALLY summer so here are some of our favorite teen books set during this glorious season!

The Absolute Value of Mike by Kathryn Erskine
Fourteen-year-old Mike, whose father is a brilliant mathematician but who has no math aptitude himself, spends the summer in rural Pennsylvania with his elderly and eccentric relatives Moo and Poppy, helping the townspeople raise money to adopt a Romanian orphan.

6.12.14   If you're stumped about what to download on your Kindle or tuck in your beach bag, we can help! Check out NoveList, a dreamy fiction reader's friend that can find you something new to try with Author Read-Alikes and Award/Notable Book lists, or by a really slick advanced search.

6.2.14

All kids and teens ages 0-18 can join a summer reading club!

Ages 0-3 get some fun pre-reading skills to do with their grownups at home. Visit with your families every two weeks to receive a brain-boosting rhyme card! At the end of July, earn a free book to keep!

All three La Crosse Public Library locations will be closed for the Memorial Day three-day weekend. We'll be closed Saturday, May 24 - Monday, May 26.

5.20.2104.  Need an idea for a great teen read? Stop by Main Library to use a brand new reader advisory tool— a wall of books! Well, to be accurate, it’s really a wall of the covers of some of our favorite books. Our Teen Advisory Council and teen librarian Linda put together a list of books we’d recommend to teens and then we made a wall of book recommendations. So, stop on in and check out our “wall” and see if your favorite book is on it!

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