From books, ebooks, and audiobooks to movies, music, and more! We are proud to provide the Dubuque community with resources for enjoyment, enlightenment, and knowledge.

Check out the digital library for ebooks/audiobooks, digital magazines, free music downloads, and movies to stream.

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From local history, genealogy, and newspaper archives to investment research, consumer reports, and more. Find what you need using our online research resources.

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Check out something from our “Library of Things!” These collections include baking pans, board games, puzzles, fitness kits, role playing games, ukuleles, video games, nature exploration packs, outdoor games, and memory care kits.

These items are located on the second floor. To borrow a ukulele, please visit the Reference Desk.

Book Match

Need some help figuring out what to read next? Complete the Book Match form and a librarian will create a personalized list of books for you!

Find Your Book Match

Those with full service library cards may suggest a title for purchase by submitting a Materials Request. Please check the catalog before suggesting a title for purchase. You may also request an interlibrary loan to borrow a title from another library for $3 fee.

To submit a Materials Request, please log in to your online account. 

Homebound Program

The Homebound Program is a free service for City of Dubuque residents that are temporarily or permanently unable to use the library due to illness, injury, disability, or age.

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