Connecting Vecinos: Stretch & Play

Doing Left Grasp Bird's Tail with Dr. Bob Tank, Jr.

Left Grasp Bird's Tail is the name of the 2nd move out of the 108 moves in the Taoist Tai Chi set. On May 16, customers at Byers Branch Library got a feel for Left Grasp Bird's Tail among other basic tai chi stretches with instructor Dr. Bob Tank during the recent Connecting Vecinos program. In just a few moves we started to feel calmer and stronger, even though it was challenging to keep our shoulders relaxed!

Get Crafty with Engage!

Are you feeling crafty?  Engage Programming has some creative and fun crafts coming up in June for you to indulge your artistic side.

Plaza Voices: Plaza Art Show!

Family visiting Denver Art Museum as part of Plaza program

The Denver Public Library's Plaza program partners with both the Denver Art Museum and the Art Students League of Denver to offer free, professional arts programming to Denver's diverse immigrant communities at branches throughout the city.

2015 Audie Audiobook Winner to be Announced May 28

The Audies, sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association, recognizes distinction in audiobooks and spoken word entertainment. Finalists are selected by a group of diverse judges and, from that group of finalists, one winner is awarded. The 2015 Audie finalists were announced earlier this year, and the winner will be announced on May 28th.

DPL has an extensive selection of audiobooks across many genres. For example:

Pablo Picasso in the Reference Room

"The Zervos" v.33

The recent Christie auction sale of Pablo Picasso’s 1955 painting “Les Femmes d’Alger” for $179.4 million reminded me of the Picasso treasure housed in the Reference Room at the Central Library:

Pablo Picasso by Christian Zervos in 33 volumes.

Take a Hike: Books, Maps and Websites for Picking the Perfect Trail

Trails Illustrated Map of Rocky Mountain National Park

If you're into hiking, it's hard to beat living in Denver. Some of the best trails in the nation are within an hour's drive of the city. Whether you like casual strolls or scaling fourteeners, Denver Public Library can connect you with great resources to help you find the perfect trail.


Plaza Voices: Plaza and Services to New Immigrants

Plaza participants working on a project.

Each week the Plaza Voices blog brings you information and news about the immigrant experience. But what is Plaza?

Like a traditional town plaza, or central square, Plaza programs are a place to connect with others, share important resources, and enjoy new experiences.

Denver Public Library at Denver Comic Con: 12 Panels, 3 Days, All Awesome!

The Denver Public Library is proud to announce that we will be returning to Denver Comic Con in 2015! This exciting, family-friendly event hosts comics artists and writers, film and television celebrities and thousands of costumed fans. We are elated to once again be a part of your Comic Con experience.

How the Library Prepared Me to Buy a Used Car!

Used Car sign

I'd like to say that I tend to keep a car until it dies, but that would be a lie.  Both cars I've had in my adult life have been hit and deemed total losses.  Both were about 2 years old when I got them.   Both were paid off when hit.  So I'm forced to look for another car.   

A few weeks ago, our 2002 Honda was hit and deemed a total loss.  I turned to what I know best - the resources at the library.  And I asked a lot of people a lot of questions.  

Here's what I found really helpful: 

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