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January 11, 2013

In Spring 2013, one million handmade bones - crafted by artists, activists and students - will flood our nation’s capital. The project, called One Million Bones, is a collaborative art installation designed to recognize the millions of victims and survivors who have been killed or displaced by ongoing genocides and mass atrocities in Sudan, Somalia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Burma. The 1,000,000 handmade bones made around the world will cover the National Mall in Washington, D.C. as a visual petition against humanitarian crises.

January 8, 2013

Whether you have a new reader but don’t know how to download free books from the Library, or you aren’t sure which gadget you want to buy, Denver Public Library is offering free classes to help customers navigate the eBook and eReader world.

November 7, 2012

With the passing of ballot measure 2A by the Denver voters, the Denver Public Library plans to increase service hours by 40% in 2013.

October 11, 2012

Each year, DPL presents awards to African American men and women who have made an outstanding contribution to the Denver Metro area and who exemplify the ideals and spirit represented by Juanita Ross Gray’s commitment to the community. The nomination deadline is Nov 30, 2012.

October 10, 2012

Denver Public Library creates a Teen Tech Club, launches a new teen website, and receives grant to build ideaLAB, a state-of-the art digital media center for teens.