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"From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings."

—Helen Hayes (b. 1900) American actress, Academy Award winner


Reading Readiness Roundup is back!

Reading Readiness Roundup is a fun, informal way to teach parents of 4-6 year old children how to prepare for pre-school and kindergarten. The interactive workshop will help develop ways to increase literacy skills and find easy ways to help children learn to read.

  • Posted by bledoux
  • Published: January 6, 2015

Winter Reading Bingo for Adults

Starting January 1st 2015 and running until February 28th the CPL will be hosting a Winter Reading Bingo for adults! Stop by the CPL to pick up a bingo card and get ready to read!

  • Posted by bledoux
  • Published: December 31, 2014

The CPL is looking for teen volunteers or "Volunteens"

If you or someone you know is interested in becoming one of our Volunteens, stop by the CPL and pick up an application.

  • Posted by bledoux
  • Published: December 2, 2014

Community Art Wall- January Artist Sandy Fox

Sandy Fox began as a fiber artist in 1993, but her favorite thing to do is make dolls. Each block of a quilt can take up to 4 hours to complete. Ask Sandy how she can help with your quilting project! 719-846-3855. There will be a reception on Thursday, January 15 from 4-6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Posted by bledoux
  • Published: May 19, 2014

We now have OverDrive, a program to download e-books and more

The Carnegie Public Library now has OverDrive, a program that enables patrons to download eBooks to their Nook, Kindle, iPad etc. In addition to eBooks, patrons can download eAudio Books and movies to their MP3 players. We are VERY excited about this new program, which is free to Carnegie Library patrons. (All that is required is a valid library card.) Basic instructions are outlined below.

  • Posted by bledoux
  • Published: April 15, 2013