Blogs

Plaza Voices: Libros Prohibidos

Last week marked the close of the 33rd annual Banned Books Week, a nationwide celebration of our freedom to read. According to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982. 311 challenges were reported to the Office for Intellectual Freedom last year, not including the many other unreported ones.

Big Library Read is back with two great YA selections

Big Library Read October 2015

Today, October 7, 2015, we launched the first ever multi-title Big Library Read as we kick off the latest installment of our global eBook club event with two outstanding Young Adult titles that readers of all ages will love.

Make Your Own: Ghosts of Denver Past and Present

History Colorado and ideaLAB joined forces Saturday, September 12th for some Photo Mashup Madness! Families got a chance to handle original photos from the turn of the century in Denver, then set out to find the spot and replicate the photo today! Some buildings are gone, some have grown, and some have barely changed. Once their new pictures were captured, families met in ideaLAB to mash the photos together using Photoshop. The results revealed a spooky mix of Denver's past and present.

Send me an angel (investor)

Angel Investor

The 27th annual Colorado Capital Conference is coming up next week (Monday, Oct. 12 and Tuesday, Oct. 13) here in Denver. Attendees will learn about and discuss trends in Angel Investing and Venture Capital. Take this quiz to see how much you know! Good luck!

Which of the following statements is NOT true?

Hollywood Royalty: Rutanya Alda Talks About the Mommie of All Movies

Rutanya Alda

Though she has 100 film credits and has turned in amazing performances in movies like The Deer Hunter and Amityville Horror II, Rutanya Alda is linked forever, and to her delight, to the camp classic, Mommie Dearest. She comes to Denver Public Library tomorrow evening to tell stories and sign copies of her new book, The Mommie Dearest Diary. Meet Hollywood Royalty!

Plaza Voices: Immigrant Bazaar - "Far from home...homemade goods"

Naghem S., a Plaza staff member, writes:

On Saturday September 19, 2015, the Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales Branch Library hosted the Immigrant Bazaar. Merchants from all walks of life showcased their beautiful homemade goods. Along with tasty food and a gorgeous late summer day, this event is one to be remembered for days to come. Sitting under tents and enjoying the energetic environment, vendors supplied customers with an extensive variety of food, art, clothing, jewelry, and film.

Learn Python at DPL!

Each Tuesday evening in October and November, we’re getting together at the Central Library to learn the Python computer programming language.

First meeting of the adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy book club at Central!

I love this book. You should love it too.

The first meeting of the Central Library's Sci-Fi and Fantasy book club is Tuesday, 6 October from 6:45-8 p.m. We're meeting in the 1st floor book club room which is in the Burhnam Hoyt room (where the new books are) on the NE side of the Library.

 

Active Minds at the Denver Public Library

The Denver Public Library is proud to partner with Active Minds to bring thought-provoking, enriching programs for adult learners to our branch libraries. Check out upcoming programs at a variety of Denver Public Library Branches!

Studio Reservations, 1:1 Appointments, and Other ideaLAB News

Have you been interested in using the recording studio in the ideaLAB for your artisanal firewood podcast or your death-metal concept album about a dinosaur detective, but you don't want to come down to Central just to find out that the studio is already in use? WAIT NO LONGER! You can now reserve studio time online!

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