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Denver Public Library - Central Library exterior

Central Library

10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204
Denver Public Library - Athmar Park branch exterior

Athmar Park Branch Library

1055 S. Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80223
Denver Public Library - Ross Barnum Branch exterior

Ross-Barnum Branch Library

3570 W. First Avenue
Denver, CO 80219
Denver Public Library - Bear Valley branch exterior

Bear Valley Branch Library

5171 W. Dartmouth Ave.
Denver, CO 80236
Denver Public Library - Blair-Caldwell branch exterior

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

2401 Welton St.
Denver, CO 80205
Denver Public Library - Bookmobile

Bookmobile

Denver Public Library - Ross-Broadway branch exterior

Ross-Broadway Branch Library

33 E. Bayaud Avenue
Denver, CO 80209
Denver Public Library - Byers branch exterior

Byers Branch Library

675 Santa Fe Dr.
Denver, CO 80204
Denver Public Library - Ross-Cherry Creek branch exterior

Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library

305 Milwaukee Street
Denver, CO 80206
Denver Public Library - Decker branch exterior

Decker Branch Library

1501 S. Logan St.
Denver, CO 80210
Denver Public Library - Eugene Field branch exterior

Eugene Field Branch Library

810 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80209
Denver Public Library - Ford Warren branch exterior

Ford-Warren Branch Library

2825 High St.
Denver, CO 80205
Denver Public Library - Green Valley Ranch branch exterior

Green Valley Ranch Branch Library

4856 N. Andes Ct.
Denver, CO 80249
Denver Public Library - Hadley branch exterior

Hadley Branch Library

1890 S. Grove St.
Denver, CO 80219
Denver Public Library - Hampden branch exterior

Hampden Branch Library

9755 E. Girard Ave.
Denver, CO 80231
Denver Public Library - Montbello branch exterior

Montbello Branch Library

12955 Albrook Dr.
Denver, CO 80239
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Outreach/Off-site

Denver Public Library - Park Hill branch exterior

Park Hill Branch Library

4705 Montview Blvd.
Denver, CO 80207
Denver Public Library - Pauline Robinson branch exterior

Pauline Robinson Branch Library

5575 E. 33rd Ave.
Denver, CO 80207
RiNo Arts District

RiNo Art District - Pop Up

Denver Public Library - Rololfo "Corky" Gonzales branch exterior

Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library

1498 N. Irving Street
Denver, CO 80204
Denver Public Library - Sam Gary branch exterior

Sam Gary Branch Library

2961 Roslyn St.
Denver, CO 80238
Denver Public Library - Schlessman branch exterior

Schlessman Family Branch Library

100 Poplar St.
Denver, CO 80220
Denver Public Library - Smiley branch exterior

Smiley Branch Library

4501 W. 46th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212
Denver Public Library - Ross-University Hills branch exterior

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

4310 E. Amherst Avenue
Denver, CO 80222
Denver Public Library - Valdez-Perry branch exterior

Valdez-Perry Branch Library

4690 Vine Street
Denver, CO 80216
Denver Public Library - Virginia Village branch exterior

Virginia Village Branch Library

1500 S. Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222
Denver Public Library - Westwood branch exterior

Westwood Branch Library

1000 S. Lowell Blvd.
Denver, CO 80219
Denver Public Library - Woodbury branch exterior

Woodbury Branch Library

3265 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80211
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Understanding the Primaries

November 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Have the last few months of debates, political ads, and Tweets been a whirlwind for you? Us too! Or maybe you want to just learn a little more about how our political system works. Join American History master and teacher, Mark Hughes, for a presenta...

Water Connects Us All

November 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Come learn from Denver Water about what we do and increase your knowledge of all things water. 

Kindness Club

November 20, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Join the Kindness Club to meet new friends and neighbors and promote kindness through simple acts. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on gratitude by making a banner together! ...
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Is it true that you should never talk politics or religion? Is there a way to engage in meaningful political dialogue? The Conflict Center presents an interactive session focusing on understanding contempt, intentions, and exploring productive ways t...

World Languages in Denver: Spanish

November 23, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Spanish is the world’s second most spoken native language. Celebrate the Spanish language by learning common greetings and phrases. Enjoy traditional Spanish coffee served with authentic baked goods and desserts. ...

World Languages in Denver: Somali

November 30, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Somali is spoken by more than 15 million people worldwide and is one of Denver’s fastest growing languages. Celebrate the Somali language by learning common greetings and phrases and enjoy traditional Somali tea served with authentic baked goods a...

Together We Count: 2020 Census

December 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The census is coming and you count! Participating in the 2020 Census will benefit your community, your children and the entire state of Colorado. Hear about how to participate and why the census matters to you.

Together We Count: 2020 Census

December 5, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location
Pauline Robinson Branch Library
Warren D. Alexander Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The census is coming and you count! Participating in the 2020 Census will benefit your community, your children and the entire state of Colorado. Hear about how to participate and why the census matters to you.

Together We Count: 2020 Census

December 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The census is coming and you count! Participating in the 2020 Census will benefit your community, your children and the entire state of Colorado. Hear about how to participate and why the census matters to you.

World Languages in Denver: Vietnamese

December 7, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Vietnamese is spoken by more than 76 million people worldwide. Celebrate the Vietnamese languages by learning common greetings and phrases and enjoy traditional Vietnamese tea served with authentic baked goods and desserts. ...

World Languages in Denver: Arabic

December 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
December 18th is UN Arabic Language Day, a language with more than 422 millions speakers in the Arab world.  Celebrate one of America's fastest growing languages and enjoy henna and traditional Arabic tea served with aut...

Coffee Connections

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Social Events
Description:
Library customers experiencing homelessness and other community members are invited to meet library staff to enjoy a cup of coffee, fresh donuts, and informal conversation. 

Kindness Club

December 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Join the Kindness Club to meet new friends and neighbors and promote kindness through simple acts. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on kindness to family, friends, and loved ones this holiday se...

World Languages in Denver: Amharic

December 21, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia with more than 22 million natve speakers worldwide. Celebrate the Amharic language by learning common greetings and phrases and enjoy traditional Amharic tea served with authentic baked goods and desserts....

The Big Count: The Politics of the 2020 Census

January 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Eugene Field Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Take a closer look at the current and historic politics of the Census, from who to count, what to ask, and why it matters. Learn about the political and policy implications of the decennial enumeration of the U.S. population, and why, as always, it i...

Womxn's March 2020

January 18, 2020
9:00am - 11:00am
Location
Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Join Wheelie the Book Bike and Denver Public Library staff for the 4th annual Womxn's March at Civic Center. The mission of the March is to harness the political power of diverse women and their communities to create transformative social change. Wom...

Coffee Connections

January 22, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Social Events
Description:
Library customers experiencing homelessness and other community members are invited to meet library staff to enjoy a cup of coffee, fresh donuts, and informal conversation. 

Kindness Club: Mindfulness Jars

January 22, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Civic Engagement, Older Adults
Description:
Join the Kindness Club to promote kindness through simple acts. Our intergenerational, all-ages club will focus on loving-kindness to ourselves and others by making mindfulness jars.
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Movies
Description:
Rebels Remembered records and preserves the untold stories of the warriors of the 50s and 60s civil rights revolution in Colorado. Discussion follows with director and activists featured in the film.

Rebels Remembered: Law Not Justice

January 29, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Movies
Description:
Law Not Justice provides an overview of policing and courts from an African American perspective. Discussion follows with director and activists featured in the film.

Rebels Remembered: My Neighborhood School

February 5, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Movies
Description:
This film explores the last century of education change in Denver area schools and traces the evolution through de facto segregation, busing and white flight. Discussion follows with director and activists featured in the film.

Rebels Remembered: To Earn an Income

February 12, 2020
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Movies
Description:
To Earn an Income examines the changes in African-American employment injustices from slavery through the civil rights movement including the historic racial imbalance in employment and the struggle to correct it. Discussion follows with director and...

The New Faces of Representation

February 14, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Eugene Field Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations, Older Adults
Description:
As Colorado and the nation diversify demographically, our legislative bodies also reached unprecedented racial/ethnic and gender diversity. Beyond reflecting the composition of their constituencies, diversified representation has profound effects on ...
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
How do we talk to the children in our lives about race, social justice and equity? In this discussion-based workshop series, adults will explore their own messages about race, and discuss strategies that engage children in meaningful dialogue. Worksh...

Coffee Connections

February 26, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Social Events
Description:
Library customers experiencing homelessness and other community members are invited to meet library staff to enjoy a cup of coffee, fresh donuts, and informal conversation. 

Recycling, Composting and Trash in Denver

February 26, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Health and Wellness
Description:
Denver Recycles will present on the City’s services for recycle, compost, and trash collection in addition to seasonal programs and events. We will discuss how Stapleton can help promote best recycle and compost practices and reduce waste.
Location
Eugene Field Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Older Adults
Description:
Join Dr. Steve Rissman, MSU Denver Men's Health expert, to hear a unique perspective on why we see so few true "kings" in our world, instead overrun by patho-adolescence, and a lack of maturity in our male leaders. We'll discuss the societa...