Social Events

Denver Days: Ice Cream Social

Social Events
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Denver Days is a week-long celebration of the Mile High City! Join Schlessman Family Branch Library as they celebrate the role of the library as the community's gathering place. Learn more about Denver Public Library’s services and meet local neighbors over free ice cream sandwiches.

Harry Potter Triwizard Cardboard Maze

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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Explore our giant Harry Potter Triwizard cardboard maze anytime during open library hours.

The A-maze-ing After-Hours Harry Potter Party!

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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Schlessman Hall - Level 1

Join us for an a-maze-ing after-hours family party! Discover the secrets hidden in our giant Harry Potter Triwizard cardboard maze and nosh on tasty Honeydukes snacks. The maze will be big enough for families to explore together. This is a family event. No unaccompanied adults or kids, please. Only the West (Museum) Entrance will be open for this after-hours event.

A Quilter's Journey: My Road to Denver Opening Reception

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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Enjoy gifts, games and door prizes. Light refreshments served.

Members of the Rocky Mountain Wa Shonaji Quilt Guild will depict their individual journeys to Colorado. These quilts, original in design, are 18" x 24" and will be displayed both vertically and horizontally, with no borders or bindings, so that when hung together the roads and byways the members traveled will connect them to Denver.

For more information contact the Blair-Caldwell Library at (720) 865- 2401 or email askblaircaldwell@denverlibrary.org.

Giving Back: The Soul of Philanthropy Reframed and Exhibited Opening

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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A moving tribute toward the triumphant movement of conscious giving for social change, shared through photos and words of African American philanthropists, including Denver notables.

Remarks by: Valaida Fullwood, author of Giving Back: A Tribute to Generations of African American Philanthropists, and Founder of Next Generation of African American Philanthropists (NGAAP), a giving circle in Charlotte, NC.

Mini-Con 2015

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1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for the first ever Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Mini-Con -- we'll have activities & talks all afternoon long! Come dressed as your favorite character & celebrate comics and pop culture at the library.

1-2 pm: Design & create your own comics with the Denver Zine Library!

2-3 pm: Comics Trivia! Test your DC vs. Marvel knowledge and beyond to win prizes.

3-4 pm: Do comics represent our community? Join us to discuss diversity in comics, and why it matters.

4-4:30 pm: Costume contest -- we'll have multiple categories and more prizes, so make sure to dress to impress!

2015 LATINO AWARDS COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS CEREMONY

Social Events
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lena Archuleta Meeting Room

The Denver Public Library and the Denver Public Library Commission would like to invite you to celebrate the winners of the Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award and the Cesar Chavez Latino Leadership Hall of Fame Award on Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10 a.m.-noon at the Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library.

This event will kick off the National Hispanic Heritage Month.

The Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award
2014 Awardee Adelia Trujillo-Cisneros

Human Walking Program with Denver Animal Shelter

Social Events
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
North Lawn at 14th and Broadway

Can you imagine what it is like to be chained to a desk with nothing but a mouse for entertainment? What must it be like to be kept in a tiny box and ignored for eight hours a day? For many downtown office workers this is their day-to-day life. The Denver Public Library and Denver Animal Shelter are teaming up to help these needy office workers break the shackles of sedentary, corporate life. Come and see big-hearted, friendly adoption dogs rescue loving people and take them for a walk. They’ll even take you out for a spin – that’s how much these dogs care about you!

Whole Foods Market 5% Day for Denver Public Library & Free Coffee!

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8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Shop Whole Foods Market Cherry Creek and Wash Park on Wednesday, September 23rd and 5% of your purchase will be donated to DPL! Best part is all DPL card holders will receive a FREE small self-serve coffee from 7:00am-4:00pm at the Cherry Creek and Wash Park Locations. All you have to do is flash your library card and the coffee is on Whole Foods!

Summer Fair: Celebrating the Pride of the Neighborhood / Feria de verano: Celebrando con orgullo el vecindario

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12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The GrowHaus, 4751 York St., Denver, CO 80216

Valdez-Perry Branch Library, The GrowHaus and GES LiveWell Present: Summer Fair: Celebrating the Pride of the Neighborhood

Celebrate food, fun, games and healthy living at this Globeville Elyria-Swansea neighborhood block party for all ages.

This Denver Days event takes place at The GrowHaus, 4751 York St., Denver, CO 80216.

Valdez-Perry Branch Library, The GrowHaus and GES LiveWell presentan: Feria de verano: Celebrando con orgullo el vecindario.

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