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Adult Programming

Below you'll find the latest information on upcoming programming—you can also follow us on our Facebook page and subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date.

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Adult Programs Event Calendar

 

NEW! Take a look at our upcoming programs for adults, from May to August 2024! Summer Book Bingo is back, and we have programs on everything from art to yoga to decluttering. Program registration will be available on this page one month prior to the program's start date.
Summer Book Bingo
Get started with Beanstack
  • Download the Beanstack app
  • Sign up for an account with La Crosse County Library
  • Create your own username and password
  • Click Summer Book Bingo
  • Mark off each square that you complete
June 17 - August 10 | For ages 16+

Beginning June 17th, play on the Beanstack app OR pick up a bingo card from the checkout desk!

When you get a bingo, come to the library to pick out a free gift! If you are playing on Beanstack, you will be automatically entered into the applicable drawings below. Otherwise, return your bingo card to the checkout desk by August 10 to be entered.

Prize Drawings:

Grand-prize drawing for a BLACKOUT (all squares completed)
$50 gift card to Barnes & Noble (one winner total)

Prize drawings for a BINGO
$20 Pizza Ranch gift card (one winner per location)
Wooden wireless charging pad (three winners per location)

 

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Register

Online: Sign up here
By Phone: (608) 526-4198


This 45-minute yoga class from Palm + Pine is designed as an introduction to the physical practice of yoga. Class will be slower-paced and focused on developing a clear & safe approach to alignment and foundational poses of a yoga practice. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfy clothing.

Wednesday mornings on the Holmen Library Lawn

  • June 5 at 6:15am
  • June 12 at 6:15am
  • June 19 at 6:15am

These classes are free ... sign up for any or all! Registration required.


Register

Online: Sign up here
By Phone: (608) 526-4198


Come explore early summer wildflowers on the prairie with Eco Expressions! This guided workshop offers a chance to learn about native wildflowers and prairie grasses, while connecting with nature through your own expressive watercolor painting. No art experience necessary; all materials provided. For ages 16+. Registration required.

Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge
June 11 from 9 am to 11 am

Questions? Email [email protected]


Register

Online: Sign up here
By Phone: (608) 786-1505


Take the first step in getting your story onto the page! Learn tips from local author Christy Wopat for writing an engaging memoir or narrative essay in a way that leaves readers wanting more. For ages 16+. Registration recommended.

West Salem Library
Saturday, June 15, June 29, & July 13
9 am - 10 am

June 15: Memoir Writing
What it is, how to write one, why you should write one, what is your message? We'll brainstorm!

June 29: What to Write
Learn what to leave in and what to leave out to make your story relevant to everyone.

July 13: Let's Workshop!
Bring something you’ve written, and we’ll work together to make plans for our next steps.

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Register

Registration must be done in person at any La Crosse County Library with $15 cash or a check made out to "Friends of the Library."
Questions? Call (608) 786-1505


Art class for ages 16+. No experience necessary: step-by-step instruction & all supplies provided. You are welcome to bring your own covered beverage—we'll bring the cheesecake! The workshop fee is $15/person, cash or check only. Register in person on or after May 20; space is limited.

West Salem Library
Thursday, June 20
6:30pm to 8:30pm

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Cash or check only; cancelled if raining. Organized by the Friends of the Campbell Library.

FJ Robers Library Parking Lot
2548 Lakeshore Dr
La Crosse, WI 

June 22
8am to 1pm

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Join us for free movies on the big screen! No registration required.

BANGOR
50 First Dates (PG-13)
Thursday, June 20 at 2:30 pm and 6 pm

ONALASKA
Anatomy of a Fall (R)
Thursday, May 30 at 6 pm

American Fiction (R)
Thursday, June 6 at 6 pm

WEST SALEM
The Boys in the Boat (PG-13)
Thursday, May 23 at 2:15 pm

The Book Thief (PG-13)
Thursday, May 30 at 2:15 pm

PG-13: Guardian must accompany minors.
R: Must be 18+ to attend.

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Book clubs are a great way to appreciate books and socialize at the same time. Four of our locations have book clubs that meet monthly.