September-October Storytimes

A new session of storytimes starts September 11, 2017 and runs through October 21. No registration required for any of these storytimes! Drop-ins welcome. Storytimes will be held in the Children's Room at the Main Street Library unless otherwise noted. For questions or more information, please contact the La Crosse Public Library Youth Services at (608) 789-7128. 

View all of our upcoming family and children programs 

September 11-October 21, 2017

Bouncing Babies (0-9 Months)

  • Wednesdays, 12-12:45 PM 

Little Movers (10-23 Months)

  • Tuesdays, 9:30-10:15 AM
  • Tuesdays, 10:30-11:15 AM
  • Wednesdays, 9:30-10:15 AM (South Community Library)

Terrific Twos (2 Years)

  • Thursdays, 10:30-11:15 AM

Family Storytime (All Ages)

  • Wednesdays, 10:30-11:15 AM (South Community Library)
  • Thursdays, 9:30-10:15 AM (North Community Library)
  • Saturdays, 10:30-11:00 AM (Main Street Library, with crafts and free coffee & treats generously donated by MOKA Coffee House.)


Special Storytimes in September and October

Drag Queen Storytime (All Ages)

  • Saturday, September 9, 1:30-2:30 (Riverside Park)

Join us at Riverside Park for the annual Pride in the Park event. A local drag queen guest will be reading stories from 1:30-2:30 PM. Your favorite librarians will offer crafts and other activities all day long. 

Banned Books Week Family Read-in (All Ages)

  • Monday, September 25, 4:00-5:45 PM (South Community Library)

Help us kick off Banned Books Week with a family read-in! Find a comfy spot to read from your favorite historically challenged or banned children's book with your family. Participate in activities that celebrate your freedom to read! Free pizza will be provided.

Polka Tots (All Ages)

  • Friday, September 29, 10:30-11:30 AM

It's Oktoberfest at the library! Learn the chicken dance, make Oktoberfest crafts, and enjoy a pretzel necklace. 

Banned Books Storytime (All Ages)

  • Saturday, September 30, 10:30-11:15 AM

Join us for this family storytime featuring some frequently challenged children's books, treats and crafts. 

Little Makers (Ages 2-5)

  • Mondays, October 2, 9 & 16, 5:30-6:00 PM

Get ready to make a mess at our science and art based program. Each week, we will be making new masterpieces, trying fun experiments, sharing stories, and having a blast. Remember to dress for the mess! Registration is required for this program. Starting on September 25, please register by calling the Children's Room at (608) 789-7128.