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 […]
Attention GRC participants! The 2021 challenge is drawing to a close… tell us how many books you’ve read this year.
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 perfectly engraved projects every time? Their secret is a hobby laser, a fairly expensive piece of equipment not available to the average person. Here’s what those Makers don’t want you know: the actual engraving time is pretty […]
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 […]
What’s that cool new orange machine in the Maker Space? It’s a sterolithography printer! What’s a stereolithography (SLA for short) printer? According to Wikipedia, “Stereolithography is a form of 3D printing technology used for creating models, prototypes, patterns, and production parts in a layer by […]
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 […]
by Emily Bartley, Youth Services Welcome Back 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? They are intended for classroom use, allow up to 30 books […]
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. […]
Have you missed us? We’ve missed you! Visit the Maker Space and put your imagination to work. Each week features new crafts and projects so you can experience all the new equipment available in the Maker Space. Bring your family and friends and work together […]
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 TumbleBook 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.
Nothing says friendship like a special bracelet, but who has time to weave one by hand? Introducing the KumiKreator Bracelet Maker! Spin to create beautiful friendship bracelets and necklaces before your eyes. Drawing inspiration from the art of Japanese Kumi bracelets (Kumihimo in Japanese means […]
Meet the July Reader of the Month: Emily Anderson Check out Emily’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Emily:When not at the library grabbing more books than I mean to, I’m usually at the Grand Opera House helping build sets or […]
The library is here to help local entrepreneurs and small business owners! Whether you’re currently running your own business or aspiring to do so, the library has resources to help you succeed, like the Small Business Reference Center. The Small Business Reference Center is an […]
Meet the June Reader of the Month: Andrew Jones Check out Andrew’s Favorite BooksBe the next C-SPL Reader of the Month! About Andrew:Andrew Jones is an Assistant Professor in the Language and Literature Department at the University of Dubuque and serves as an assistant editor for […]
By Ryan Bankson, Circulation Services What do you think of when you hear the name Robin Hood? An accomplished archer? A scoundrel with a merry band of thieves robbing passersby on the King’s Road? How about that guy in the funny costume in Robin Hood […]
By Sarah Smith, Adult Services In 1993, a book featuring two teen girls falling in love created a controversy in the town where I lived, and copies of the books were removed from libraries and even burned in protest. This incident left an impression on […]