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Central Library

10 W. Fourteenth Ave. Pkwy.
Denver, CO 80204

Athmar Park Branch Library

1055 S. Tejon Street
Denver, CO 80223

Ross-Barnum Branch Library

3570 W. First Avenue
Denver, CO 80219

Bear Valley Branch Library

5171 W. Dartmouth Ave.
Denver, CO 80236

Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library

2401 Welton St.
Denver, CO 80205

Bookmobile

Ross-Broadway Branch Library

33 E. Bayaud Avenue
Denver, CO 80209

Byers Branch Library

675 Santa Fe Dr.
Denver, CO 80204

Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library

305 Milwaukee Street
Denver, CO 80206

Decker Branch Library

1501 S. Logan St.
Denver, CO 80210

Eugene Field Branch Library

810 S. University Blvd.
Denver, CO 80209

Ford-Warren Branch Library

2825 High St.
Denver, CO 80205

Green Valley Ranch Branch Library

4856 N. Andes Ct.
Denver, CO 80249

Hadley Branch Library

1890 S. Grove St.
Denver, CO 80219

Hampden Branch Library

9755 E. Girard Ave.
Denver, CO 80231

Montbello Branch Library

12955 Albrook Dr.
Denver, CO 80239

Outreach/Off-site

Park Hill Branch Library

4705 Montview Blvd.
Denver, CO 80207

Pauline Robinson Branch Library

5575 E. 33rd Ave.
Denver, CO 80207

RiNo Art District - Pop Up

Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library

1498 N. Irving Street
Denver, CO 80204

Sam Gary Branch Library

2961 Roslyn St.
Denver, CO 80238

Schlessman Family Branch Library

100 Poplar St.
Denver, CO 80220

Smiley Branch Library

4501 W. 46th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212

Ross-University Hills Branch Library

4310 E. Amherst Avenue
Denver, CO 80222

Valdez-Perry Branch Library

4690 Vine Street
Denver, CO 80216

Virginia Village Branch Library

1500 S. Dahlia Street
Denver, CO 80222

Westwood Branch Library

1000 S. Lowell Blvd.
Denver, CO 80219

Woodbury Branch Library

3265 Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80211
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Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Floor 3, Cousins Gallery
Age Groups: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Exhibit
Description
The “Botanical Expressions” exhibit will display an array of botanical (of or related to plants or botany) inspired quilts mounted on canvas, traditional as well as larger textile works of art designed and created by members of the Rocky Mountai...

Resist

August 3 to December 31
Central Library
Floor 5, Entrance to Gates Reading Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: Exhibit
Description
Photographs of Resist movement that began in January 2017. ...

Facing Rocky Flats

August 20 to October 31
Central Library
Floor 5, Western History Art Gallery
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: Exhibit
Description
A history of Rocky Flats seen through images and art. ...

Mementos from Home Exhibit

September 4 to September 29
Park Hill Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Exhibit, Immigrant Services
Description
Imagine home. Now imagine leaving that home. What would you take with you? What do you carry that is your piece of home? Mementos From Home is an audio-visual exhibit created by the Services to Immigrants and Refugees team of the Denver Public...

ideaLAB Open Lab

1:00pm - 5:30pm
Hampden Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Computers and Tech
Description
ideaLAB is the library's makerspace! During open lab, you can try out a variety of hardware and software to create music, games, 3D designs, art and much more. Bring your own ideas and projects - there are staff to help you get started.

ideaLAB Open Lab

1:00pm - 5:30pm
Montbello Branch Library
ideaLAB
Age Groups: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Computers and Tech
Description
ideaLAB is our digital media lab and makerspace and has a wide variety of hardware and software available for you to create music, games, 3D design, art and much more. Come join us to create whatever you can imagine.

Dementia 101

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Eugene Field Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description
If you or someone you know is affected by dementia or Alzheimer's Disease, it's time to learn the facts.  This program provides information on detection, possible causes, risk factors and much more.  Presented by Dementia Friendly Denv...

ideaLAB Open Lab

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Central Library
Age Groups: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Computers and Tech, STEM
Description
ideaLAB is the library's makerspace! During open lab, you can try out a variety of hardware and software to create music, games, 3D designs, art and much more. Bring your own ideas and projects - there are staff to help you get started.

Imagination Station

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Decker Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Age Groups: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Other
Description
Join us for a drop-in playtime on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 3-5:30 p.m. Children ages 6 months to 8 years are welcome. Caregivers must remain in the room with their children.   ...

ideaLAB Open Lab

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Hadley Branch Library
ideaLab
Age Groups: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: STEM
Description
ideaLAB is our digital media lab and makerspace and has a wide variety of hardware and software available for you to create music, games, 3D design, art and much more. Come join us to create whatever you can imagine.

JavaScript 1

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Central Library
Floor 4, Large Classroom
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Computers and Tech
Description
JavaScript is a programming language that makes websites interactive. No programming experience required, familiarity with HTML/CSS is helpful. Class 1 (September 21): Variables, math operators and functions. Class 2 (September 28): Function ...
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Age Groups: 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...
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Age Groups: Kid
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Cooking and Food, Games and Gaming, Performance, STEM
Description
Fun daily after school program ideal for children ages 8-12. Activities include art, crafts, cooking, games, STEM, and more. Space is limited to 20 participants, first come first served.

Hot Air Balloons

3:45pm - 5:15pm
Montbello Branch Library
Meeting Room
Age Groups: Kid
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Description
Design a hot air balloon to hang in your room.

Fun Friday

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Westwood Branch Library
Age Groups: Kid
Program Type: Games and Gaming
Description
We choose different activities to do for each Fun Friday. Call the library to see what we are doing this week. For children ages 8 to 12 years old.  

Game Day!

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Age Groups: Kid, Teen
Program Type: Games and Gaming
Description
Game on! Gather around for great board games, ping pong, legos, Wii U and XBOX ONE. No registration required. Free snacks!

4teens@4

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Age Groups: Teen
Program Type: Games and Gaming
Description
Join your local library staff for a fun program! For grades 5-12.

Paint Chip City Scapes

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Athmar Park Branch Library
Age Groups: Kid
Program Type: Arts and Crafts
Description
Design your own city using watercolors and paint chips. 

All Ages Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Byers Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Age Groups: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Storytime
Description
Stories, songs, rhymes and fun for children of all ages and their parents or caregivers.

Friday Fun

4:15pm - 5:15pm
Pauline Robinson Branch Library
Age Groups: Kid
Program Type: Games and Gaming
Description
We made it through the week. Come hang out with your friends and play games, have snacks and relax.

Fortnite at the Library

6:15pm - 8:00pm
Woodbury Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Age Groups: Teen
Program Type: Games and Gaming
Description
Put your Battle Royale skills to work at the library and compete against your friends and library staff. Show off your Fortnite dance moves during a dance contest. We will have yummy food and prizes for winners. Invite all your friends BUT don't...

Latino Awards

1:00am - 3:30am
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description
Join the Denver Public Library as we honor the contributions of our Latino Award recipients: Dr. Michele Trujillo Lena L. Archuleta Community Service Award Anthony R. Aragon Eric J. Duran Community Service Award Renee Fajardo, JD, and Carl...

Coffee & Conversation

9:00am - 10:00am
Bear Valley Branch Library
Open Program Area
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: Social Events
Description
Enjoy refreshments with your neighbors while you read the paper, play board games, do a puzzle or browse books. We’ll also be on hand to listen to your thoughts on the library and the community. 
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description
A beginner genealogy class designed to help you get started researching your African American ancestors. Topics covered include: challenges of researching African American ancestors, importance of census records and discovering online resources. For ...