About the Library

2014-2015 Holiday Closures

All Denver Public Library locations will close on Thursday, December 25, 2014 and Thursday, January 1, 2015.

Additionally, all Denver Public Library locations will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 31.

We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause.

You can still use many of the Library's resources even when the buildings are closed:

Online Service Interruptions January 2-3

Library service provider OCLC will be performing system upgrades beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, January 2, 2015 and should be completed by 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 3.

2015 Juanita Gray Community Service Award: Request for Nominations

Juanita Gray

To honor the memory of Juanita Gray, a former Denver Public Library staff member and dedicated community advocate, the Library presents an annual award to an outstanding individual in our community. This event has become the kick-off celebration of African-American Awareness Month at the Denver Public Library.

We encourage you to nominate someone you believe deserves this award. We are equally interested in youth, ages 14-18, who are setting an example for all in our community.

Central Library Early Closure for Booklovers Ball

The Central Library will close at 2 p.m on Saturday, October 11 to prepare for the annual Booklovers Ball. For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, please visit the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation website.

Additionally, the Coffee Mug, located inside the Central Library, will be closed all day on October 11.

We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause.

Blood Drive at DPL: January 7, 2015

Bonfils Blood Center

The Denver Public Library has partnered with Bonfils Blood Center to host a blood drive outside of the Central Library on the Bonfils mobile blood collection bus.

Next Blood Drive:
Wednesday, January 7, 2014, 8 - 9:40 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bonfils Bloodmobile in front of the Central Library on Broadway.

Sam Gary Branch Library - Grand Opening August 11