Educational games to promote early literacy for ages 2-7.
International and U.S. news from thousands of newspapers, media and online sources. Search the world or choose a region, country, state or city.
Full-text of the Denver Post, the Denver Rocky Mountain News and hundreds of newspapers nationwide. Denver coverage from June 1989. Other papers' coverage varies.
Search by name of deceased or keyword in a growing list of newspapers, including the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News.
Streaming music collection includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys, songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more. Includes the African American Song collection.
Images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, immigration lists and thousands of other databases. Not available for remote users.
Illustrated repair manuals from Chilton, plus Technical Service Bulletins and wiring diagrams. Video Tutorial
Video storybooks paired with nonfiction eBooks to introduce kids the world of knowledge and exploration.
A reporting service that provides consumer household, market segmentation, and demographic data.
LandScape Segmentation Resource Manual (PDF 168p.)
Note: BusinessDecision will no longer be offered from Denver Public Library effective January 1, 2016. Similar content is available in DemographicsNow, which also features a mapping tool. If you wish to save your reports from BusinessDecision, please save them to your computer or a flash drive before the end of 2015.
A broad collection of streaming classical music recordings for listening with headphones or speakers, accompanied by a vast reference database.
Catalog of the Colorado State Publications Library. Documents can be found at the Library. Many are available online.
Browse or search Colorado Grants by funder type, name or various criteria. Video Tutorial
Colorado Media Guide
Current, accurate information on Colorado print, news & wire services, college & military, online, radio and TV media. Call or visit the Central Library Reference Department to search the Colorado Media Guide database.
Search or browse the full-text of the Colorado Revised Statutes and Colorado Court Rules.
CIS Index, Congressional Record, United States Code, Federal Register, and Code of Federal Regulations. Track bills or find information on members of Congress. Formerly Congressional Universe.
Convenient access to easily understandable health and medical information. Search and browse within medical encyclopedias, popular reference books, and magazine articles. Video Tutorial
Ratings and evaluations of cars and other consumer products.
Contemporary Authors (see Literature Resource Center)
Contemporary Authors, Dictionary of Literary Biography and Contemporary Literary Criticism are incorporated into this larger database.
The sounds of all regions from every continent. Genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.
In-depth analysis of topics in the news ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science and technology. Covers all sides of the issues. Great for school assignments. Video Tutorial
Information about countries and states. Find recipes by country, printable flags and maps, audios of national anthems and more. Video Tutorial (Kids Edition)
View current issues of the Denver Business Journal, the latest business news and the Book of Lists; search the archives of Business Journals throughout the country.
Search the full-text of the Denver Post from 1989 to present.
Browse and place holds on books, audio and video items. Get library materials delivered to your local branch. Mobile catalog: accessible, also recommended for slower connections.
Search the full-text of the Denver Rocky Mountain News from 1989 to 2009.
Online collection containing a selection of photographs, maps, broadsides, architectural drawings and other documents from the collections of the Western History/Genealogy Department. Formerly known as the Digital Image Catalog and Photoswest.
Netlibrary is now Ebsco eBooks. Searchable eBooks that can be read online. Not downloadable. Video Tutorial
Articles and more from 200 education journals.
Annotated references to educational materials issued in the monthly Resources in Education and journal articles issued in the monthly Current Index to Journals in Education.
Look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind.
Lesson plans, student tools, curriculum standards, and sites for teachers.
Look up articles, facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind.
The GPO’s Federal Digital System (FDsys) provides free online access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government.
Catalog of U.S. government publications. Many link to full-text.
Complete set of U.S. Federal Census records from 1790-1930, over 25,000 full-text family and local histories, PERSI index to genealogy and local history articles. For help with HeritageQuest, see Help.
Una colección de revistas hispánicas con textos completos. Abarca negocios, salud, tecnología, cultura, temas de actualidad y otras materias.
Infotrac OneFile (see General OneFile
Streaming music collection of thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres.
Students can search by keyword or by topics such as animals, geography, math or in the news. Video Tutorial
GED tests and practice tests and courses for all ages, from school age help for tests and skills, to high school equivalency, college prep and college skills, to career skills, citizenship and recursos en español. Create a free account to get started and track your progress.
Learn a language by conversation. Learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. Spanish speakers and others can learn English. Log in to continue where you left off, or "Start Learning Now!" Video Tutorial
Consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine. Video Tutorial
Business & financial data about U.S. public companies. Report includes five years of quantitative "as-reported" data. Presentation-quality, one-page summary equity reports on more than 1,500 NYSE, NASDAQ and AMEX companies. Reports are updated quarterly with critical investment information, including summaries of recent quarterly results, analyses of future prospects, income statement and balance sheet information, key operating statistics and ratios, and much more.
Research stocks and mutual funds. Identify stocks that meet your criteria, see what analysts have to say about that investment, or enter two or more stocks or funds to see how they work together as a portfolio.
Combined search for these streaming music databases: American Music, Classical Music, Jazz, Popular Music and World Music, which includes Contemporary World Music and Smithsonian Global Sound.
An interactive online way for kids to learn languages.
Search or browse the full text of these core newspapers:
- New York Times, June 1980-current
- Wall Street Journal, January 1984-current
- Christian Science Monitor, October 1988-current
- Los Angeles Times, January 1985-current
- Washington Post, January 1987-current
New England Ancestors
Call or visit Western History & Genealogy in the Central Library to search New England Ancestors.
New York Times full text from June 1980-current. Search by keyword or browse by date.
Then see Digital Microfilm to view cover-to-cover PDF images of the New York Times from 2008 to 2 months ago.
Contains full-text and images in PDF format of the New York Times from 1851 to three years before current year.
Find fiction and nonfiction titles for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews. Video Tutorial
Find fiction and nonfiction books to read or listen to. Search by favorite author, title or series and find similar titles, reviews and reading group guides.
Comprehensive and exclusive British and Irish genealogy record collections dating back to the 13th century. Call or visit Western History & Genealogy in the Central Library to search Origins Network.
Find the meaning of a word, its origin, and how you might use it most effectively.
A guide to the meaning, history and pronunciation of English words, both present and past. Video Tutorial
Scholarly works from key disciplines in the humanities, social sciences, science, medicine, and law.
Controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by supporting articles. Video Tutorial
Combined catalog of 23 Colorado libraries, including Denver Public Library. Use this when you don't find an item in the Denver Public Library Catalog. Place a hold from here.
Use the database the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's Patent Examiners use. Available only at the Denver Public Library's Reference Department at the Central Library, Level 3. Call 720-865-1363 for more information or to make an appointment. More information.
Full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature.
Business and Residential. Find company info by name, geographic location and industry; residential listings by name, address, city, state or zip code. Includes a reverse address/phone number directory. Video Tutorial
Search the full-text of the Rocky Mountain News from 1989 to 2009.
Historical maps for the states of Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico. Help
Videos and articles about many different science topics. Also includes articles about careers in science, a Science Lab feature with projects and experiments, and quizzes.
An easy way for elementary school students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results.
Clymer repair manuals for motorcycles, ATVs, snowmobiles, lawn mowers, tractors, and more. Video Tutorial
Listen online to traditional folk, blues, jazz and spoken word recordings streaming from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings and other audio collections.
Locate a death certificate, find an obituary, discover cemetery records, track down probate records.
An index to the sheet music collection at the Central Library. Search the PDF by name, song title, or keyword to find the box number for the item. Visit Reference Services on Level 3 to locate the sheet music. (Not available for checkout.)
The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Historical editions (1878-2012) available from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Search by keyword or topic to find information in magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc. Video Tutorial
Reference essays, magazine and journal articles, newspaper articles and primary source documents, historical timelines, biographies, and classroom topics. Great for homework. Formerly Student Resource Center.
Tabular data on companies, industries, products and demographics.
An online collection of animated, talking picture books for young kids to discover the joys of reading. Video Tutorial
Provides a complete overview of our nation’s past that covers the most-studied events, decades, conflicts, wars, political and cultural movements, and people from reference sources, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted web sites.
The Value Line Investment Survey, published weekly, tracks approximately 1,700 stocks in over 90 industries. Its Timeliness Ranking System ranks stocks on a scale of 1 to 5 for probable market performance over the next 6 to 12 months. The Small & Mid-Cap Survey reports on approximately 1,800 small & mid-cap stocks not included in The Value Line Investment Survey. These mostly small-capitalization stocks are ranked for Performance, Technical Merit, and Safety. Video Tutorials
Search full text of the Wall Street Journal from 1984 to present.
Then see Digital Microfilm to view cover-to-cover PDF images of the Wall Street Journal from 2008 to 2 months ago.
A selection of historic photographs from the collections of the Denver Public Library Western History/Genealogy Department and the Colorado Historical Society.
From the ancient world to today’s headlines. A chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multimedia content put this vast topic into context.
Catalog of books, videos, DVDs, web resources and other library materials owned by libraries worldwide. Use this if you can't find an item in the Denver Public Library Catalog.
All DPL locations will close early at 4 p.m. Nov. 25, closed all day Nov. 26. Westwood closed Nov. 26-29. More...