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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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: 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 […]
Looking for some fun and educational online outlets for your children? Check out these kid-friendly websites: