User Handbook

Class Visits & Tours


The Library welcomes class visits and limited service tours. Arrangements for these may be made by contacting Adult Services at (563)-589- 4137 or Youth Services at (563)-589- 4138. For more information about tours for children, refer to the section on Youth Services.

Information Desks


Both the Adult Services Department and the Children's Services Department maintain information desks to assist patrons in locating materials, answering questions, and advising and instructing patrons in the use of library machines and materials. Each desk is staffed all hours that the Library is open.

Collection and Services

For special information about the Carnegie-Stout Public Library and a list of reference services, please view Collection and Services and the Library Services Brochure (Una Guía de los Servicios de la Biblioteca)