Library Policies & Resources
Información en español: Políticas y reglamentos de la Biblioteca
Child Safety Policy The Denver Public Library is dedicated to providing a safe and welcoming environment for families and children.
Collection Development Policy The Denver Public Library collects materials, in a variety of popular formats, which support its function as a major information source for the demanding needs of a metropolitan population. The collection also serves the popular and recreational needs of the general public, and reflects the racial, ethnic and cultural diversity of the community. See our purchasing guidelines for self-published materials.
Computer & Internet Policy Internet resources are accessible to all customers. The Library's goal is to make the public computers at all DPL locations available to as many customers as possible.
Computer Reservations & Free Internet FAQ Learn how to make a reservation for a library computer.
Internet Filtering FAQ With its implementation of filtering software, the Denver Public Library balances its commitment to customers’ diverse interests and individual rights with the need to provide a welcoming and comfortable environment for all ages.
Library Card and Borrowing Policy Adopted by the Denver Public Library Commission, May 16, 2013.
Library Cards for Computer Access FAQ By requiring a Denver Public Library Card for computer access, the library equalizes computer access for all customers.
Library Use Policy The goal of the Denver Public Library is to provide an enjoyable, clean and comfortable environment for all Library users.
Performers and Special Programs for Children and Teens Interested in performing at the Denver Public Library? Start here to get information on how to be added to the performer database.
The Central Library will close early at 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 to prepare for the Booklovers Ball. More...