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Discover your ancestors or learn about local people and places from the past .
Brightly colored and durable board books are the perfect way to introduce your baby to the joys of reading.
BrainFuse HelpNow is an on-demand learning platform for all ages that you can access with your Carnegie-Stout Public Library card.
Books with relatable characters and issues for can offer ease of mind for kids anxious about going back to school.
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) […]
Choose from 110+ languages to learn for free with your Dubuque resident library card and Transparent Language Online.
Check out the Carnegie-Stout Public Library StoryWalk® at the Bee Branch Creek Greenway in downtown Dubuque.
by Bailey Keimig-Gehrke, Youth Services Happy Women’s History Month! One of the best ways to celebrate with children is to read a picture book biography! There are many wonderful books about women throughout history, some stories are more familiar than others, but all are worth […]
Each new year welcomes the chance to set new goals (or accomplish 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
If you haven’t tried the Libby app yet, here are 10 great reasons why you should.
Looking for award-winning books for children and teens? Check out these local and national lists.
Parents are teachers and the home is where children receive their first education. Pre-reading (or early literacy) skills set your child up for future success in school and reading, so it’s important to help your child develop these skills at home. Get your child ready […]
Young children need a variety of skills to become successful readers. A panel of reading experts has determined that the following six early literacy skills become the building blocks for later reading and writing. Research indicates that children who enter school with more of these […]
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: Preparation Checklists Are you a student? A parent? An adult thinking about going back to school? Want to know how to prepare for college […]
Looking for some fun and educational online outlets for your children? Check out these kid-friendly websites: