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 general educational interest, recreational and entertainment needs of the 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.

Computers and Equipment List of equipment and services available at library locations.

Exhibit Space Application Form, Guidelines and Procedures
Information and online form to request exhibition space at DPL. All gallery spaces are booked through 2019.

Interlibrary Loan & Purchase Suggestion FAQs Learn more about requesting items through Interlibrary Loan or making purchase suggestions.

Library Card and Borrowing Policy Adopted by the Denver Public Library Commission, May 16, 2013.

Library Use Policy The goal of the Denver Public Library is to provide an enjoyable, clean and comfortable environment for all Library users.

Meeting Space Policy The Denver Public Library welcomes groups and organizations to reserve meeting space at Library facilities and requires customers to comply with Library meeting space policy and guidelines.

Privacy Policy At the Denver Public Library, we go the extra step to ensure that your records remain your business and no one else's.

Programming Policy Philosophy and guidelines as it pertains to programming at the Denver Public Library.

Recognition Policy The purpose of this policy is to establish the authority and process for donor or distinguished person or service recognition in Denver Public Library Branches as well as interior and exterior spaces associated with the branches and the Central Library, and major programs and collections.