The library is still following COVID-19 safety guidelines in order to keep our staff and patrons safe. Guidelines in place are:
Patrons are Welcome in the Library:
Monday—Thursday from 9:00 am—7:30 pm
Friday—Saturday from 9:00 am—4:30 pm
Sunday from 1:00—3:30 pm
The library is excited to announce the opening of the Westside Park StoryWalk(®) on May 19. A StoryWalk(®) is a fun, educational activity that places a children's story along a popular walking route. The Westside Park StoryWalk® is made possible by funds granted by the Dubuque Racing Association and funds donated by the Friends of the James Kennedy Public Library and the Richard Osterhaus Memorial Fund. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.
Information about the responsibilities of the Library Board are available on the library board page. Applications are available at city hall or can be downloaded off the library’s website.