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Carnegie-Stout Public Library

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Great Kid's Program

Our preschool had a great time during the kid's program presentation. Very engaging and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
Jill R
Just Grand!

I so enjoyed exploring this beautiful building. The architectural details are exquisite. It is... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Newport News, Virginia
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3 Sep 2018
“Great Kid's Program”
12 Jul 2018
“Just Grand!”
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

Our preschool had a great time during the kid's program presentation. Very engaging and entertaining for 3 and 4 year olds.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jill R
Reviewed 13 July 2018

I so enjoyed exploring this beautiful building. The architectural details are exquisite. It is really lovely to see how Iowans share! There were free books and games available to borrow and to keep.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MaryannDA
Reviewed 6 May 2017

I recently read a biography of Carnegie and have become fascinated with the hundreds of libraries he funded. This is a great building. I especially loved the metalwork that supported the second floor reading area. It's a great way to show off how Carnegie made...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank bLiselotte
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is a huge grey stone building on a corner lot on a side street West of the main part of Dubuque. I was so impressed with the outside look of the massive building that I stopped and went inside to look around. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed 29 November 2016

We love checking out libraries with character and this one did not disappoint. A quality built historic library. Lots of magazines to loiter with. Could have spent hours here. Friendly staff too.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Victoria B
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The building is beautiful. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, Selections are great. Lots of online stuff once you have your card. I am proud to have this as my library.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank william h
Reviewed 25 February 2016

This is a very old building that has been lovingly maintained. The second floor has a glass floor, and this is where the references are. In this old city in Iowa it's nice to see a grand library that is kept in such good repair.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Pioneer417
Reviewed 8 January 2016

After many years, the library underwent a major renovation and the "main entrance" is once again accessible to the public. This brings the visitor into the main hall (often featuring art shows), the glorious rotunda and the magnificent reading room. With its natural light, I...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Brian H
Reviewed 29 November 2015

The interior is a perfectly conserved and warm-feeling example of the grand old style in public spaces: beaux-arts architecture, comfy reading spaces, quiet but noble atmosphere. A great place to read, compute, stop and think, and appreciate the good civic values of our grandparents' generation.

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Frank S
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great service. I can order books online and have them delivered to the mall for pickup. The people there know me by name.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank ruthk877
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