Central Library

While this location remains closed for most public operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, available services include:

Call your branch library with any questions about service availability.

Did you already receive a holds pickup notification? Schedule your Curbside Holds Pickup appointment at the Central Library.

10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy. 80204

720-865-1111
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Branch Events
  • This event is in the "Birth-Pre-K" group.
    This event is in the "Kid" group.
    This event is in the "Teen" group.
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
    Program Type: Cooking and Food
    Event Details:
    Pick up free, healthy snacks for all the youth in your family. Youth do not have to be present. Free children's and teen books, kids' craft supplies and baby diapers also available. ...
  • This event is in the "Adult" group.

    Central Curbside Holds Pickup

    10:00am - 11:30am
    Registration Open
    Registration
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Adult
    Program Type: Curbside Pickup
    Registration Required
    Seats Remaining: 5
    Event Details:
    1. Get Ready: look out for your holds notice (don’t register until they’re ready).

    2. Register to Pick Up: get your card number ready, be sure to include your email to receive notifications.

    3. Picking Up: call when you arrive any time during your appointment slot, bring your library card or ID, don’t forget your mask.

    4. Other Information: use Special Notes field to indicate if you don’t have a phone, to add family-member card number(s) you’re picking up holds up for, to request 8 staff-selected children’s board books, or any other information to accommodate your curbside pickup.
    Specific Instructions for Central If arriving by car, park in one of the 2 designated Curbside Holds pickup spaces on Broadway and follow posted instructions to notify staff of your arrival. If walking or biking, please approach Broadway entrance ...
  • This event is in the "Birth-Pre-K" group.
    This event is in the "Kid" group.
    This event is in the "Teen" group.
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
    Program Type: Cooking and Food
    Event Details:
    Pick up free, healthy snacks for all the youth in your family. Youth do not have to be present. Free children's and teen books, kids' craft supplies and baby diapers also available. ...
  • This event is in the "Adult" group.

    Central Curbside Holds Pickup

    12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Registration Open
    Registration
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Adult
    Program Type: Curbside Pickup
    Registration Required
    Seats Remaining: 15
    Event Details:
    1. Get Ready: look out for your holds notice (don’t register until they’re ready).

    2. Register to Pick Up: get your card number ready, be sure to include your email to receive notifications.

    3. Picking Up: call when you arrive any time during your appointment slot, bring your library card or ID, don’t forget your mask.

    4. Other Information: use Special Notes field to indicate if you don’t have a phone, to add family-member card number(s) you’re picking up holds up for, to request 8 staff-selected children’s board books, or any other information to accommodate your curbside pickup.
    Specific Instructions for Central If arriving by car, park in one of the 2 designated Curbside Holds pickup spaces on Broadway and follow posted instructions to notify staff of your arrival. If walking or biking, please approach Broadway entrance ...
  • This event is in the "Adult" group.

    Central Curbside Holds Pickup

    1:30pm - 2:30pm
    Registration Open
    Registration
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Adult
    Program Type: Curbside Pickup
    Registration Required
    Seats Remaining: 15
    Event Details:
    1. Get Ready: look out for your holds notice (don’t register until they’re ready).

    2. Register to Pick Up: get your card number ready, be sure to include your email to receive notifications.

    3. Picking Up: call when you arrive any time during your appointment slot, bring your library card or ID, don’t forget your mask.

    4. Other Information: use Special Notes field to indicate if you don’t have a phone, to add family-member card number(s) you’re picking up holds up for, to request 8 staff-selected children’s board books, or any other information to accommodate your curbside pickup.
    Specific Instructions for Central If arriving by car, park in one of the 2 designated Curbside Holds pickup spaces on Broadway and follow posted instructions to notify staff of your arrival. If walking or biking, please approach Broadway entrance ...
  • This event is in the "Adult" group.

    Central Curbside Holds Pickup

    3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Registration Open
    Registration
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Adult
    Program Type: Curbside Pickup
    Registration Required
    Seats Remaining: 10
    Event Details:
    1. Get Ready: look out for your holds notice (don’t register until they’re ready).

    2. Register to Pick Up: get your card number ready, be sure to include your email to receive notifications.

    3. Picking Up: call when you arrive any time during your appointment slot, bring your library card or ID, don’t forget your mask.

    4. Other Information: use Special Notes field to indicate if you don’t have a phone, to add family-member card number(s) you’re picking up holds up for, to request 8 staff-selected children’s board books, or any other information to accommodate your curbside pickup.
    Specific Instructions for Central If arriving by car, park in one of the 2 designated Curbside Holds pickup spaces on Broadway and follow posted instructions to notify staff of your arrival. If walking or biking, please approach Broadway entrance ...
  • This event is in the "Adult" group.
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Room: Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
    Ages: Adult
    Program Type: Writing
    Event Details:
    Learn to put challenging life experiences into words. A seasoned instructor will provide prompts and then positive feedback for those who choose to share. No experience required; writing materials provided. ...
  • This event is in the "Adult" group.

    Central Curbside Holds Pickup

    4:30pm - 5:30pm
    Registration Open
    Registration
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Adult
    Program Type: Curbside Pickup
    Registration Required
    Seats Remaining: 13
    Event Details:
    1. Get Ready: look out for your holds notice (don’t register until they’re ready).

    2. Register to Pick Up: get your card number ready, be sure to include your email to receive notifications.

    3. Picking Up: call when you arrive any time during your appointment slot, bring your library card or ID, don’t forget your mask.

    4. Other Information: use Special Notes field to indicate if you don’t have a phone, to add family-member card number(s) you’re picking up holds up for, to request 8 staff-selected children’s board books, or any other information to accommodate your curbside pickup.
    Specific Instructions for Central If arriving by car, park in one of the 2 designated Curbside Holds pickup spaces on Broadway and follow posted instructions to notify staff of your arrival. If walking or biking, please approach Broadway entrance ...
  • This event is in the "Birth-Pre-K" group.
    This event is in the "Kid" group.
    This event is in the "Teen" group.
    Library Branch: Central Library
    Ages: Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
    Program Type: Cooking and Food
    Event Details:
    Pick up free, healthy snacks for all the youth in your family. Youth do not have to be present. Free children's and teen books, kids' craft supplies and baby diapers also available. ...
Central Library


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