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 […]
Celebrate all things fandom throughout the month of January at JanFanCon!
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you haven’t tried the Libby app yet, here are 10 great reasons why you should.
By Sarah Smith, Adult Services “The Boyfriend Project” by Farrah Rochon was one of my favorite reads over the last year, and I am genuinely excited that on Thursday, May 20, Farrah Rochon herself will have a virtual event for Carnegie-Stout Public Library! You can […]
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Most people are aware that you can borrow more than just books from the library. Our collection also includes the digital library as well as non-traditional items and technology items, like Kindle Fire tablets, which are available for check out from the Maker Space. Kindles […]
Tax Forms & Printing at Carnegie-Stout Public LibraryThe Iowa Department of Revenue is not distributing paper tax instruction booklets through Carnegie-Stout Public Library this year, and the selection from the IRS is very limited. Library staff can help you find tax forms and instructions online […]
Below are some ways you can get started on the next step in your career or job search. If you have questions or need assistance, the librarians at the Reference Desk on the second floor are happy to help. You can visit in person, call […]
The library is pleased to offer tours for groups interested in learning more about how to use the library and its resources. *Please Note: Tours may not be available due to COVID-19 restrictions. * The Youth Services Department conducts tours for day cares, schools, scout troops, […]
Are you planning to attend college? Check out these college prep resources to help you get started on the right foot: Tutor.com Test Prep Center Get help preparing for the ACT or SAT college admission tests. Preparation Checklists Are you a student? A parent? An […]