Educator Services

From books to databases to expert-led classes and programs for all ages, Denver Public Library believes that learning is for everyone. Our services for educators, students and caregivers empower you and your students to achieve success, with resources for today’s school assignment and skills for life.

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Teacher Sets
Any Denver Public Library branch can assemble a set of materials (books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs) for you to use in your classroom.

Research Help
Our research guides introduce you to resources available at the Denver Public Library (books, DVDs, databases), Internet resources, primary sources and search tips.

Librarian Visits to Your School
Bring the library to you! Librarians can visit Denver schools to provide both student research instruction and professional development for educators. If you would like to set up a visit, please contact your library location.

Central Library Group Visits & Tours
Book a staff-led or self-guided library orientation for your classroom tailored to your needs.

Branch Libraries
To schedule a tour at a branch library, please contact your nearest branch library location.

Children’s & Teen Literature
Children’s librarians have expertise in current and historical publishing trends in youth literature including fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Book us for a custom workshop, or join us for Best and Brightest, an annual review of the best books for teens and children published each year, with copies on hand for review. Contact the Children’s Library at, 720-865-1306 for information.

Research Instruction Specialists
For research instruction tailored to your curriculum and professional development needs, contact Reference Services at, 720-865-1363.

Early Learning Trainings
Early learning specialists provide training for parents, educators, and caregivers of children birth through kindergarten in English and Spanish. Fill out the Early Learning Development Event Information Form to request training at your location. Contact the Early Learning Department at, 720-865-1305.

Creative Curriculum
Discover all the materials in the system that can support your instruction organized by theme and availability.

Reference Services

Children’s Library

Early Learning Department

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