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From screen to stovetop, explore recipes from around the world with these YouTube creator cookbooks.
A sensitive and thoughtful memoir about learning how to be yourself in the world as an adult.
C-SPL Staff review of “Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou,” a dreamy and upbeat comic about the end of the world.
Check out this staff review of two must-read generation ship sci-fi novels of survival.
Staff review of a stirring and complicated love story by Tayari Jones.
In honor of National Poetry Month, consider reading a novel in verse.
Show your library card at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk for 2 free movie vouchers to the Julien Dubuque International Film Festival.
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Staff review of “Queen of the Tiles” by Hanna Alkaf.
Discover your ancestors or learn about local people and places from the past .
Check out the top most-borrowed books of 2022!
Read our staff review of the debut novel “Small Game” by writer, musher, and adventurer Blair Braverman.
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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.
BrainFuse HelpNow is an on-demand learning platform for all ages that you can access with your Carnegie-Stout Public Library card.
Two new books out this October that feature very different murder mysteries in outer space.
The purr-fect list for cat-loving comic readers.
A C-SPL staff review of “In the Dream House,” a revolutionary memoir about domestic abuse by award-winning author Carmen Maria Machado.
Celebrate Pride Month and LGBTQIA+ voices.
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 […]
Start your fitness journey by visiting the library to borrow a Fitness Kit.
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 […]
Choose from 110+ languages to learn for free with your Dubuque resident library card and Transparent Language Online.
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 […]
by Ryan Bankson Looking for a good mystery? Here’s one librarian’s take on the five best mysteries that C-SPL has to offer.
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 […]
Reading recommendations for every age group in honor of Indigenous Peoples Day.