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.
Any Denver Public Library branch can assemble a set of materials (books, audiobooks, DVDs, music CDs) for you to use in your classroom.
Our research guides introduce you to resources available at the Denver Public Library (books, DVDs, databases), Internet resources, primary sources and search tips.
- Customized Research Guide Kindergarten-8th grade
- Research Guide Request 9th-12th grade
- See examples of guides we've created for other educators.
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.
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 email@example.com, 720-865-1306 for information.
Research Instruction Specialists
For research instruction tailored to your curriculum and professional development needs, contact Reference Services at firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 ELD@denverlibrary.org, 720-865-1305.
Discover all the materials in the system that can support your instruction organized by theme and availability.