The Art @ your library 2022 Holiday Show features all the local artists who have exhibited this year. These 16 artists are Lyndal Anthony, Marianne Black, Catherine Basten, Gail Chavenelle, Gary Fagan, Julie Ferring, Stephanie Funke, A. Alanda Gregory, Barbara Heitzman, Ellen Henkels, Pamela Hiatt, […]
Meet our December Reader of the Month!
Join this year-long reading challenge for adults!
Drop off your lights for recycling during regular library hours at the second floor Reference Desk.
An enchanting tale of secrets, lost souls, lonely strangers, and how the right flock can guide you home.
Sink your teeth into these novels that combine a satisfying love story with culinary competitions.
Interesting and inspiring chapter books for kids ages 8-12.
Meet our November Reader of the Month!
This special Art @ Your Library exhibit features prints made from large-format glass plate photography negatives taken in 1912 throughout the City of Dubuque. The prints were professionally produced by local artist and photographer Tim Olson. Historical information was provided by Mike Gibson, who served […]
Two new books out this October that feature very different murder mysteries in outer space.
Meet our October Reader of the Month!
Books with relatable characters and issues for can offer ease of mind for kids anxious about going back to school.
Use your library card to get popular music for free.
Andrew Fuerste-Henry is our September Reader of the Month!
The purr-fect list for cat-loving comic readers.
Featuring Gary Fagan, Lyndal Anthony, and Joan Overhouse.
Meet Haidee Cardoso, the C-SPL August Reader of the Month!
By Bailey Keimig-Gehrke July is Disability Pride Month. Spend some time this summer to broaden the perspectives of the young readers in your life with stories about people with disabilities. The following picture books are a great place to start. “Just Ask!” (Philomel Books, 2019) […]
A C-SPL staff review of “In the Dream House,” a revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by award-winning author Carmen Maria Machado.
Meet Sarah Smith, the C-SPL July Reader of the Month!
By Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services Happy Pride Month everyone! What better way could we celebrate than by reading books together? There are lots of wonderful titles for all ages that celebrate LGBTQIA+ voices and promote love for ourselves and others. The following are recent releases […]
Meet Sandra Evans, the C-SPL June Reader of the Month!
The latest Art @ Your Library exhibit “Diverse Voices” opens Friday, June 3.
by Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is celebrated every May to recognize the contributions of Asian-Americans and Pacific Islander-Americans. It is the perfect time of year to add more diverse voices to your bookshelf so you can celebrate these individuals all year […]
Meet May Reader of the Month: Abby Reiter Check out Abby’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Abby:A Dubuque native, I went to school and then tried out Los Angeles and Chicago for several years, working as a research librarian. Recently, […]
Show your library card at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk for 2 free movie vouchers to the 2022 Julien Dubuque International Film Festival.
by Ryan Banks, Adult Services Are you a fan of “A Song of Ice and Fire” and eagerly anticipating the long awaited sixth volume, “Winds of Winter”? The bad news is that fans have been waiting over a decade for the next installment of Martin’s […]
Meet April Reader of the Month: Paul Zurawski Check out Paul’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Paul:I am the Young and Emerging Adult Librarian at the James Kennedy Public Library and also co-owner of Dyersville Comics and Games. I love […]
Visit the latest Art @ Your Library exhibit featuring artists Marianne Black & Julie Ferring.
by Sarah Smith, Adult Services I tore through “Like a Sister,” the latest novel by Kellye Garrett, in a single weekend and it kept me guessing right up to the end. I highly recommend this stand-alone story to anyone who enjoys a mystery packed with […]