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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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Program Type
Library Branch

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

December 10, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Teen
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Join the Park Hill TAB. Help plan events and projects, talk about your favorite books, music, movies and make your opinion count. Plus snacks. Ideal for ages 13 and up.

Play and Explore

December 11, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Enjoy unstructured play and social time for children and their caregivers. We will have books, music, and a variety of developmentally appropriate toys in a comfortable and welcoming setting. This is a great opportunity to introduce your little one t...
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Citizenship, Computers and Tech, English Language Learning, Immigrant Services, Job Help, Research Skills, Social Events
Description:
Visit this open community space where immigrants from all over the world connect with resources and meet new people. Whatever you’re doing, we can help! Resources include: English, Citizenship, Crafts, and more!   Visite este espacio comun...

Guitar Practice / Práctica de Guitarra

December 11, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location
Valdez-Perry Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Music, Older Adults, Performance, Social Events
Description:
Come have a good time and practice what you know. The library will provide a limited number of guitars but bring your own guitar if you have one. Diviértete y ven a practicar lo que sabes. La biblioteca proporcionará un número limitado de guitarras, ...

Death Cafe

December 12, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Meeting Room #2
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Conversing openly about death is not always part of our everyday lives, but it’s a topic that affects everyone. Join this welcoming, directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or ideology. Our facilitator Jamie Sarche, a director of fune...
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Citizenship, Computers and Tech, English Language Learning, Health and Wellness, Immigrant Services, Job Help, Research Skills, Social Events
Description:
Visit this open community space where immigrants from all over the world connect with resources and meet new people. Whatever you’re doing, we can help! Resources include: English, Citizenship, Crafts, and more! Visite este espacio comunitario don...
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Citizenship, Computers and Tech, English Language Learning, Immigrant Services, Job Help, Research Skills, Social Events
Description:
Visit this open community space where immigrants from all over the world connect with resources and meet new people. Whatever you’re doing, we can help! Resources include: English, Citizenship, Crafts, and more!   Visite este espacio comunitario dond...

Holiday Cocoa & Craft

December 14, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Location
Woodbury Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Cooking and Food, Social Events
Description:
Drop by to enjoy coffee, hot cocoa, and holiday treats while making a festive poinsettia pin - for yourself or a friend!
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Social Events, Other
Description:
Watch "The Grinch" (rated PG) and create 2 crafts: Silly Snowman Stick and Holiday Cards. Silly Snowman Stick: create a cute snowman with a paint stir stick; Holiday Cards: get creative making holiday cards for family and friends. Ideal for ages 3-8 ...

Winter Fest

December 14, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Green Valley Ranch Branch Library
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, More Fun Stuff, Music, Social Events
Description:
Join us for our 4th annual Winter Fest! There will be live music, cookie decorating, face painting, crafts, games and a hot chocolate bar for the whole family! 

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. 

Play and Explore

December 18, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Enjoy unstructured play and social time for children and their caregivers. We will have books, music, and a variety of developmentally appropriate toys in a comfortable and welcoming setting. This is a great opportunity to introduce your little one t...

Guitar Practice / Práctica de Guitarra

December 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location
Valdez-Perry Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Music, Older Adults, Performance, Social Events
Description:
Come have a good time and practice what you know. The library will provide a limited number of guitars but bring your own guitar if you have one. Diviértete y ven a practicar lo que sabes. La biblioteca proporcionará un número limitado de guitarras, ...

Winter Solstice Celebration

December 21, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, More Fun Stuff, Social Events
Description:
Make the most of the shortest day of the year with music, food, and activities!
Location
Schlessman Family Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
The Memory Cafe is a fun place to socialize, relax and engage for people experiencing memory loss and their families/caregivers. Each cafe has a focus—such as music or art—to facilitate the main goal, which is social connection for individuals with s...

Play and Explore

December 27, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Enjoy unstructured play and social time for children and their caregivers. Enjoy a variety of developmentally appropriate toys in our warm and inviting play space. This is a great opportunity to introduce your little one to the library, make new...
Location
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Meeting Room #2 & #3
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Kwanzaa is a holiday celebration that honors the African first fruits harvest tradition. Take part in a festive cross-cultural experience highlighting the principles of Kwanzaa . Light refreshments served. ...

Celebrate Kwanzaa: Nia (Purpose)

December 30, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Dance, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Music, Performance, Social Events
Description:
Kwanzaa is a celebration that honors the African first fruits harvest tradition. Take part in a festive cross-cultural experience highlighting the principles of Kwanzaa accompanied by music and dance. Light refreshments served.

Glow in the Dark Noon Year's Eve Party

December 31, 2019
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Celebrate the end of the year and bring in 2020 at our family friendly glow-in-the-dark event! We'll have games, snacks, mocktails, sparkling crafts, noisemakers, and more. Families of all ages welcome. 

Play and Explore

January 3, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Enjoy unstructured play and social time for children and their caregivers. Enjoy a variety of developmentally appropriate toys in our warm and inviting play space. This is a great opportunity to introduce your little one to the library, make new...

Coffee & Conversation

January 4, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Location
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Enjoy refreshments with your neighbors while playing board games or browsing books. We’ll be on hand to listen to your thoughts on the library and the community. ...

Play and Explore

January 8, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Enjoy unstructured play and social time for children and their caregivers. We will have books, music, and a variety of developmentally appropriate toys in a comfortable and welcoming setting. This is a great opportunity to introduce your little one t...

Death Cafe

January 9, 2020
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Meeting Room #2
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Conversing openly about death is not always part of our everyday lives, but it’s a topic that affects everyone. Join this welcoming, directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives or ideology. Our facilitator Jamie Sarche, a director of fune...

Book Battles: Books to Screen Edition Trivia

January 10, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Registration
Location
Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: More Fun Stuff, Social Events, Outreach (private event only)
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Description:
Tattered Cover and the Denver Public Library are proud to present, Book Battles: Books to Screen Edition Trivia! We are celebrating all of those adaptations of books into movies and TV. All of the questions will have to do with books adapted to the b...

Winter of Reading Kickoff

January 11, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Location
Schlessman Family Branch Library
Beehive
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Join us for donuts and hot beverages. Pick up your Winter of Reading brochure and start completing activities to earn a prize.

Play and Explore

January 13, 2020
10:00am - 11:30am
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Social Events
Description:
Join us for unstructured play and social time for toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers. Enjoy a variety of developmentally appropriate toys and activities in our warm and inviting play space. This is a great opportunity to ...

Silent Book Club: Baere Brewing Company

January 13, 2020
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Outreach/Off-site
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Social Events
Description:
A happy hour for introverts. The community of a book club without the homework. Bring a book you’re reading and enjoy the company of other book lovers, indulge in discounted drinks, and leave with recommendations. Conversation not required. ...