About the Library

All DPL Locations Closed July 3-4

All Denver Public Library locations will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause.

You can still use many of the Library's resources even when the buildings are closed:

No Service Interruptions

Hooray! No service interruptions today!

No Current Closures

Hooray! No current branch library closures.

2015 Juanita Gray Community Service Award: Request for Nominations

Juanita Gray

To honor the memory of Juanita Gray, a former Denver Public Library staff member and dedicated community advocate, the Library presents an annual award to an outstanding individual in our community. This event has become the kick-off celebration of African-American Awareness Month at the Denver Public Library.

We encourage you to nominate someone you believe deserves this award. We are equally interested in youth, ages 14-18, who are setting an example for all in our community.

2009 Annual Report of the Denver Public Library

Navigate through the report by using the purple arrows below.

You may also view the report in PDF (235 mb file size.)

Commenting on DPL's Blog Posts and Reviews

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These sponsors have supported us in providing programming, materials and services to the people of Denver.

Janus Capital Group


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DPL By the Numbers

2013 Year in Review

2013 was a tremendous year of growth, renewal and revitalization for Denver Public Library. In November 2012, Denver voters overwhelmingly passed Ballot Measure 2A, which helped restore essential services throughout the city. With that measure, we were able to increase our hours by 40 percent, bringing more of our services directly to the people of Denver.

Library Cards for Computer Access FAQ

Acceso a las computadoras con tu tarjeta

The Denver Public Library values free and equal access to information and library resources, including library computers. By requiring a Denver Public Library Card for computer access, the library equalizes computer access for all customers.

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