Lawton Memorial Library

Books, and More in the Kickapoo Valley!




Kids – Want to feed a hungry cat or dog?

Dog and cat clip art

Read 15 minutes and get one reading point. When you get four (4) reading points, you can donate a can of pet food to Tabby Town or the Vernon County Humane Society.

Come to the Library to pick up a form!     (Sponsored by the Lawton Library Summer Reading Program)


Fizz Boom EL Poster RGBThe June 2014 Summer Rec Edition has BOOMED into the July Summer Reading Program!

Weekly Challenges!!                                              The Guessing Jar!!

July 14-19:  Nature (Make a Nature Print!)           July 21-26:  Earth (Make a Volcano!)                    July 28-30:  Air (Make a Space Explorer!)


Elderberries —-The  Myth, The Magic, The Medicine

Elderberries have been used as far back as the Stone Age and were described by Hypocrites as “the medicine chest of the country people.”  

 Medical researchers around the globe are rediscovering the healing properties of this plant. 

Elderberry grower, Mike Breckel, will share the myth and magic associated with this humble plant, and will reveal the modern medical research being done. 

Learn practical information about growing and harvesting elderberries in your back yard.

Monday, May 19, 2014 –6:30 P.M.
Lawton Memorial Library
118 North Bird Street
La Farge


~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~                    The New WRLSWEB Library Catalog is Here!Our new WRLSWEB catalog is live!Moving computer files1

~You should have easier searching with a clean, well-organized screen and easy access to articles on the search page

~You can add tags to library materials, and have a virtual cart to gather library titles to request, email and save to lists

~And you should have increased functionality with tablets and mobile devices, and more seamless access to eBooks

Try it now!  Just click in the search box at the top of this page under the “Search the WRLSWEB catalog” and see what you can discover!


Introducing New Program at Lawton Library!

kids reading books


Relax with your child or have a play date at the Library
May 28—-Mother Goose

We will supply a storybag with books, supplies and ideas for you to create your own storytime at the library.  Check the program dates, and drop in when it suits your schedule between 1:30 – 3:00. Children must be accompanied by an adult.


Preschool Storytime meets on

Tuesday mornings at 10:30.
Join us for stories,
rhymes, songs,
crafts and