Library Events

Mindfulness at Noon: Compassion Gets a Mindful Makeover

A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives

It's pretty easy to become overwhelmed with all that's wrong with the world – so many things need fixing but feel out of our control. We all (I hope) feel some level of compassion, we recognize suffering and want to do something about it. But it can be scary to care, we don't want to be taken advantage of. Mindfulness can help. It can focus that attention and cultivate awareness, even when our mind wanders.

Ross Broadway Branch Library through rain or shine!

The staff at the Ross Broadway Branch Library are fortunate to be able to visit the La Familia Recreation Center every 3 weeks. Working with the My Denver Card Staff, we merge My Denver Cards with Library cards, bring books for children and adults to check out and just get to know people in the community. 

Summer's for MAKING!

While Summer of Reading kicks off here at Denver Public Library, the ideaLAB and the Community Technology Center are gearing up for our Summer of Tech - and there's so much you can do! Here's the run down of the next couple months:

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.

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.

Plaza Voices: Asian Pacific Heritage Month — Tennis Art in Motion

Portrait of Debby Yodder, by Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Barry Gutierrez

On display at the Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, May 1-31, 2015:

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