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Thanksgiving Holiday Closures

The Westwood Branch Library will close at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26 and will be closed Thursday, November 27 through Sunday, November 30. 

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:

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.

WorldCat, Request It! and Digital Collections Catalog Service Interruptions January 2-3, 2015

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.

During this time, access to WorldCat, Request It! and the Digital Collections Catalog (ContentDM) will be unavailable.

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.

Storyblocks: Early literacy skills on video!

Storyblocks is a project of Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, working in partnership with Rocky Mountain PBS. It is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to teach songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood. Each video clip includes helpful early literacy tips to increase caregivers’ understanding of child development and pre-literacy needs.

Visit Storyblocks now!

I Made it with the Library

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Have you made something using a book, video, magazine or a class from the Library? Send us a picture of your project along with the title of the source you used and we'll add you to this page. Submit project photographs, descriptions and book titles to: madeitdpl@gmail.com.

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