Annual Dr. Seuss Pajama Night @ the Library!

Don’t miss this fun event.

 

 

Thursday, March 1st starting at 6:00 pm come to the library to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

Wear your pajama’s to the library and listen to Mr. Petersilie read from favorite Seuss books.

There will be a special visit by the Cat himself!

Enjoy snacks of green eggs and ham and cookies.  All children who attend will receive a swag bag.

 

 

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Library Closed on Monday, February 19th

The library will be closed on Monday, February 19th for Presidents Day.

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Blind Date With a Book!!

How does it work you ask?

Follow these simple steps:

  1. Peruse the “personal ads” and make your selection.
  2. Bring your date to the front desk and check it out.
  3. AFTER check out, unwrap your parcel to meet your book pick.
  4. Take it home and give it a chance!  Don’t judge the book by it’s cover!
  5. Fill out the date response and turn in to be entered into a raffle for some Valentine treats.

 

Responses Due by February 25th to be included in drawing.

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CLOSING EARLY TODAY

The library will be closing at 4pm today due to the weather conditions.

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Library Closed on Monday, January 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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Six Appeal Vocal Ensemble

Wednesday, February 28

7:00pm

Fine Arts Center

Six Appeal is a world class vocal ensembleinfused with sharp comedic timing and the energy and vitality of a rock band.  Swearing off instruments, the award winning vocal band Six Appeal takes you on a journey that spans decades of music – performing classic oldies, current chart toppers, and catchy original tunes – completely a capella.  This Six Appeal show will split your sides, feed your musical sweet tooth, and leave you wondering how in the world they pulled it off with just their voices!

Presented by the La Crescent Public Library and La Crescent-Hokah Community Education.

Brought to you by the La Crescent Friends of the Library, the Friends of Riverside Concerts, and with additional support provided by the Mayo Clinic.  This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council and a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board Operating Support grant, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.  This project is made possible in part through funding from the Greater Rochester Arts and Cultural Trust.

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Holiday Schedule 2017

La Crescent Public Library will be closed the following days for the Christmas holidays:

Saturday December 23

Monday December 25

Saturday December 30

Monday January 1, 2018

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LIBRARY CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING

The library will be closed on Thursday November 23 and Friday November 24 for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will open with normal hours on Saturday, November 25.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving.

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LIBRARY CLOSED ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH

La Crescent Public Library will be closed on Saturday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day.

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WWI – MINNESOTA IN THE GREAT WAR

The Centennial is here.  2017 is the 100th anniversary of Americas entry into the Great War, now known as World War I.  To commemorate it, La Crescent Public Library will be hosting Arn Kind from Historical Experiences, Inc..  He will be presenting MINNESOTA IN THE GREAT WAR, an exciting living history program that entertains and educates about “The War to End All Wars,” including the huge contribution made by the people of our fine state. 

Over 118,000 Minnesota men and women served during the war, in the military as well as in volunteer organizations.  Learn about the new technologies, including the tank, the airplane, the submarine and the use of gas which made the air, the sea and the battlefields of WWI extremely lethal.

This event will be held at the La Crescent Public Library on Thursday, November 16th @ 7:00 pm.  

This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.  It is free and open to the public  Refreshments will be served.

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