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Chris Henning
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Consuelo Cosio
Public Relations Coordinator


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July 1, 2014

Colorado Open Records Act Fee Policy

In order to pay for the cost of staff, custodians of public records within the City and County of Denver may charge for research and retrieval time necessary to respond to requests for records under the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”). Pursuant to C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), effective July 1, 2014, staff time may be charged at a rate not to exceed $30.00 per hour. There shall be no charge for the first hour of time for research and retrieval of records.

January 27, 2014

It’s hard to escape football this week, even at the Denver Public Library. That is why it’s fitting to unveil a new exhibit this week at Denver Central Library featuring, among other items, photographs of the Brest American Football Team. Brest, France is Denver’s Sister City.

January 27, 2014

A new exhibit at the Denver Public Library showcases a photographic technique making a comeback among fine art photographers. “Prelude” is the inaugural show for the Rocky Mountain Monochrome Salon and features the work of local monochromatic photographers. The exhibit runs January 27 – March 30 at the Denver Central Library.

January 23, 2014

Curious guests will learn the value of their treasures at “What’s It Worth,” a fundraiser benefitting the Denver Public Library. Set for February 26 at the Denver Central Library, “What’s It Worth” features experts offering informal appraisals on artwork, keepsakes, books, jewelry, silver, sports memorabilia and other treasured items.

January 23, 2014

Trading in their books for brushes and card catalogs for mixed media, staff at the Denver Public Library show off their artistic side at the annual staff art show, “Art of the Library,” January 22 – March 2, 2014 at the Vida Ellison Gallery, Denver Central Library.