Carbondale Public Library

Carbondale Storywalk gets kids reading and moving.

Oct 24, 2020

A unique project between Carbondale Public Library  and the non-profit Green Earth is helping people get active while reading.  Francine Wien-Frankowski, the  Children's Librarian says the goal is entertainment, while learning.

Jackson County Holds Educational Forum For Young Adults

Jul 31, 2020

The Carbondale Public Library and Carbondale NAACP hosted an online conference directed at young adults addressing the spike in COVID-19 cases in Jackson County.

Jackson County Health officials are concerned about the drastic increase in COVID-19 cases in young adults.

Harriet Simon

Carbondale, IL – WSIU is pleased to announce Harriet Furst Simon as the new individual recipient of the monthly ‘Good Neighbor’ award as a part of WSIU’s One Region, All Neighbors initiative. Inspired by Fred Rogers, the campaign recognizes people who exemplify kindness and compassion and make a positive impact in their communities.

Carbondale Library Director Receives State Honor

Jul 31, 2017

For the third year in a row, a librarian from south of Interstate 70 has been named Librarian of the year.  Diana Brawley Sussman, Director of the Carbondale Public Library has been named the 2017 Illinois librarian of the year.

WSIU's Jennifer Fuller talks with Carbondale Public Library Director Diana Brawley-Sussman, Art Activist Najjar Abdul-Mussawir, and WSIU Promotions Graduate Assistant Kate West about the upcoming Community Cinema, "Evolution of a Criminal."

WSIU to Present Final Spring 2012 Film Screening

May 16, 2012

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Contact:  Vickie Devenport, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-6148,

WSIU Presents Final Community Cinema Film Screening on May 26