Each new year welcomes the chance to set new goals (or accomplishing old ones). If this is the year you’ve vowed to learn a new language, finish that home improvement project, or simply read more… the library can help you make it happen! Learn a […]
What is Sublimation Printing? In short, sublimation printing is transferring specific or sublimation dyes to a transfer sheet that is then imprinted or “sublimated” into textiles or other compatible materials by adding heat. The ink actually infuses into the shirt, fabric, mug, bag, phone case, […]
Sure, streaming has its advantages for those with reliable internet service and that can afford monthly subscriptions. But DVDs aren’t dead yet. In fact, the library has a collection of nearly 20,000 DVDs and Blu-ray that you can access for free with your library card. […]
The Great Reading Challenge (GRC) is a year-long reading challenge open to adults 18+ who have a Carnegie-Stout Public Library card. To complete the challenge, you need to read at least 18 books by the end of 2022 that fit into one of the many […]
Meet January Reader of the Month: Kelly Francois Check out Kelly’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Kelly:I am married with two young children (and about 10 animals). I am a Probation/Parole Officer and also enjoy teaching at the University of […]
Celebrate all things fandom throughout the month of January at JanFanCon!
Staff Book Review By Sarah Smith, Adult Services It’s a little odd to describe a book about a serial killer as a light read, but Helene Tursten’s pair of “An Elderly Lady” books about the evil deeds of Maud, a respectable senior citizen (in most […]
Meet December Reader of the Month: Garrett Hohmann Check out Garrett’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Garrett:I’ve been a circulation assistant at the Carnegie-Stout for nearly five years. I love to read, but am somehow even more nerdy about music […]
Don’t miss the Art @ Your Library Holiday Show happening now!
By Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services The National Book Awards are presented every fall by the National Book Foundation to celebrate the best writing in America. The categories include fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature. While all of the 2021 winners are probably […]
Staff Book Review by Ryan Bankson, Adult Services Are you looking for a book recommendation to get you through this burgeoning winter weather? I’m your huckleberry. I admit it, I’m obsessed with the 1993 cinematic masterpiece “Tombstone.” I’ve watched the shootout at the O.K Corral […]
Meet November Reader of the Month: Angie Johnson Check out Angie’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Angie:I have worked at Carnegie-Stout Public library for 14 years, the last 6 of which I have been an Adult Services Librarian. I created […]
By Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services Now that the weather is cooling off and pumpkins are adorning our porch steps, it is the perfect time for families to celebrate all things sweetly spooky with their little ones. Since there is no better way to celebrate than […]
By Ryan Bankson, Adult Services Experience an otherworldly presence, a family overcome with unimaginable anguish, and a séance gone awry. To make things even more unsettling, this all takes place in the White House, and is supposedly based upon real events. Happy Spooktober, one and […]
By Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services
Reading recommendations for every age group in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day.
Ever wonder how the Makers on Etsy get perfect laser cutting and engraving projects every time? Their secret is a hobby laser, a fairly expensive piece of equipment not available to the average person. Luckily for Dubuque, the Maker Space at Carnegie-Stout has a laser […]
By Emily Bartley, Youth Services Worried about your child’s falling grades? Connect with a professional online tutor today to get them the help they need—it’s FREE with your Dubuque resident library card and Tutor.com. What is Tutor.com? Tutor.com is an online tutoring service for K-12th […]
Meet October Reader of the Month: Kylie Weitz Check out Kylie’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Kylie:I work for Medline Industries. When not at work, I’m spending time with friends and/or doing a theatre production (spot light operator) at the […]
Whether you’re a new or seasoned cardholder, make sure you’re taking full advantage of all your library card perks! Here are just some of the great things you can do for free with your Dubuque resident library card. LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE: Transparent Language Online […]
Teachers, did you know the library has special Teacher Library Cards for educators working in private or public schools and childcare facilities in the city of Dubuque? So long as they are intended for classroom use, they allow up to 30 books to be checked […]
Meet September Reader of the Month: Nick Rossman Check out Nick’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Nick:As of May 2021, I am the Director of the Carnegie-Stout Public Library. I am a Dubuque native and excited to be back home. […]
Winter 2021 Craft Kits ands Programming Visit the Maker Space and put your imagination to work with our winter craft kits. Each week features new projects so you can experience all the new equipment available in the Maker Space. Bring your family and friends and […]
This summer, the library youth services department was lucky enough to have not one, not two, but THREE AmeriCorps members to help with community outreach efforts! Meet Sarah Russo, Shaneen Upal, and Calasandra Spray. Sarah is from Albany, New York, and has a Library Science […]
By Ryan Bankson, Adult Services Move over Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg: here comes Will Parker. The year is 2011, and Parker is the CEO of CastorNet, a billion dollar tech company turning heads in Silicon Valley. Still in his 20’s, Parker is considered […]
Join us for a special Art @ Your Library Open House on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 1-3 p.m.
Meet the August Reader of the Month: Sarah Jackman Check out Sarah’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Sarah:I work as an English teacher at Dubuque Senior High School. When I am not working and don’t have my nose in a […]
The Bicycle Library is ready to hit the streets! Tim is pedaling a great selection of books and DVDs into the Dubuque community this summer. Check out the Bicycle Library schedule and borrow a book or two if you’re in the neighborhood. The Bicycle […]
By Sarah Smith, Adult Services In March of 2020 the world very suddenly became a place of confusion, uncertainty, and more than a little fear. The Covid-19 pandemic changed almost everything very quickly, and none of us really knew what might happen next. It was […]
What is the TumbleBooks Library? It is an online collection of children’s books with a wide range of subjects, styles, and reading levels that we provide free through our website; you don’t even need a library card! TumbleBooks offers animated, professionally narrated picture books and […]
The library recently opened a permanent StoryWalk® at the Bee Branch Creek Greenway in Downtown Dubuque.