Central Library

Increased Safety Efforts Showing Promise at Denver Central Library

Coordinated Approach is Curbing Illegal and Unwanted Activities

Increased Denver Police patrols, additional security cameras and enhanced safety efforts are having a positive effect on security-related incidents at the Denver Central Library. The library this week released information on safety upgrades for its flagship location at 14th and Broadway. The results come after eight months of intense focus on curbing illegal and unwanted behavior in and around the library.

Central Library

Curbside holds pick up will be unavailable, Saturday June 19.

This location remains closed for most public operations during bond renovations

Curbside Holds Pick Up is available at the pickup window on W. 13th Ave.

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Central Library Phone Numbers:

  • Bookmobile: 720-865-1114 (leave message)

  • Burnham Hoyt Room: fiction, new books, video, audio 720-865-1312

  • Children's Library: 720-865-1306

  • Circulation: renewals, overdues, holds 720-865-1325 (during Central Library hours). For renewals, you may also call any library location during business hours.

  • Community Technology Center: 720-865-1706 more information

  • Friends Foundation: 720-865-2050

  • General Information: 720-865-1111

  • Interlibrary Loan: 720-865-1718 more information

  • Marketing Department: 720-865-2045

  • Meeting Room Information and Scheduling: 720-865-2078

  • Movies and Music Room: 720-865-1366

  • Public Relations Office for Media Inquiries: 720-865-2044

  • Reference Services: 720-865-1363

  • Security/Lost & Found: 720-865-1102

  • Volunteer Office: 720-865-2043

  • Western History and Genealogy: 720-865-1821

  • Western Photo Orders: 720-865-1818

  • Not Sure? 720-865-1111