About the Library

Central Library Early Closure October 10

The Central Library will close early at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 to prepare for the Booklovers Ball.

All Denver Public Library locations will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 in observance of Veterans 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:

Intermittent Website Outage September 1-2

The City of Denver will be performing scheduled network maintenance from 10 p.m. on Tuesday, September 1 until 2 a.m. on Wednesday, September 2. During this time, there may be intermittent outages to Denver Public Library websites.

We apologize for any inconvenience this service interruption may cause.

Smiley Branch Library Basement / Toy Library Closure

The basement housing the Denver Toy Library in the Smiley Branch Library is currently closed for repairs. Updates will be posted when a completion date is available.

We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause.

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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Commenting Guidelines

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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.

Computer Reservations & Free Internet FAQ

Computadoras: reservaciones, límites de tiempo e Internet

Do all DPL locations have free Internet access?

Yes. Please check our hours of operation for your preferred DPL branch location.

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