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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
Location
Central Library
Floor 4, Small Classroom
Ages: Kid, Teen
Program Type: Computers and Tech, History
Description:
Did you know that there is a worldwide database of genetic information that is free for anyone to use? In this workshop students will learn about the free technologies available to examine genes and visualize a family tree! You will learn how to use ...

Summer of Adventure - Colorado Archaeology

July 27, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Ages: Kid
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations, STEM
Description:
Explore science and society through Colorado’s “hidden” history. This presentation focuses on the science and geography of the ancient and historic people of Colorado, while increasing awareness of the cultural heritage and diversity of our state. Fo...
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Learn more about how DNA testing can help with genealogical research. Includes understanding the testing process and reading the results. For more information contact Ken Burns (President) at ken@bgsgden.org or visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Genealogy 101

July 28, 2018
9:15am - 10:30am
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
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. F...

Black Genealogy Search Group Monthly Meeting

July 28, 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Meets every fourth Saturday of the month except in August and December. The Black Genealogy Search Group (BGSG) provides information, speakers, presentations and seminars on genealogical research specifically affecting African-Americans in the diaspo...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

July 28, 2018
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
The writers’ group was created to help attendees become better at capturing, organizing and compiling information that can be shared with different audiences. For more information contact Ken Burns (President) at ken@bgsgden.org or visit www.bgsgden....

Summer of Adventure - Discovering Dinosaurs

August 3, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Floor 2, Archive and Research Room
Ages: Kid
Program Type: Animals, History, Lectures and Presentations, STEM
Description:
What can you tell about a dinosaur’s behavior by examining fossils of its teeth? Just how many teeth did a T-Rex have? How did Stegosaurus protect itself from Allosaurus? Students will examine fossils and explore the lives of dinosaurs; how they hunt...
Location
Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Holocaust survivor Oscar Sladek will share with us a detailed story of his life from the age of 7 to 10, including how the choices he and his family made helped them to escape the Nazi roundups of Jews in his native Slovakia. Sadly, a large number of...

Civilian Conservation Corps Lecture

August 26, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The history of the CCC from 1933 to 1942.  Robert Audretsch curated the exhibit currently in the Gates Reading Room and authored several books about the CCC.

Walking Connections: Barnum Stroll

September 15, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Meeting Room #1
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Author Visits, Health and Wellness, History, Lectures and Presentations, Social Events
Description:
Connecting while walking is so easy when there’s a good route to follow. Join us as we leave from Barnum Library, meander through the neighborhood, and discuss whatever happens to be on our minds. We’ll walk past some of the major landmarks of t...
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 2, Collaborative Area
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Shortly after Imperial Japan’s attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII, approximately 115,000 people of Japanese ancestry (most of whom lived on the Pacific coast) were subjected to forced relocation and incarceration to camps in the western interior of t...

Black Genealogy Search Group: DNA Discussion Group

September 22, 2018
9:15am - 10:15am
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Learn more about how DNA testing can help with genealogical research. Includes understanding the testing process and reading the results. For more information contact Ken Burns (President) at ken@bgsgden.org or visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Genealogy 101

September 22, 2018
9:15am - 10:30am
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
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 ...

Black Genealogy Search Group Monthly Meeting

September 22, 2018
10:30am - 12:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Meets every fourth Saturday of the month except in August and December. The Black Genealogy Search Group (BGSG) provides information, speakers, presentations and seminars on genealogical research specifically affecting African-Americans in the diaspo...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

September 22, 2018
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
The writers’ group was created to help attendees become better at capturing, organizing and compiling information that can be shared with different audiences. For more information contact Ken Burns (President) at ken@bgsgden.org or visit www.bgsgden....

Whittier Neighborhood Walking Tour

September 29, 2018
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Come join Denver's Urban Hiker, Chris Englert, author of Walking Denver's Neighborhoods and The Best Urban Hikes: Denver, for an amble through the neighborhood, learning about some of the local landmarks, buildings, and a bit of its history. This is ...

How I Survived WWll and the Holocaust as a Young Boy

September 29, 2018
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Holocaust survivor Oscar Sladek will present a detailed story of his life from the age of 7 to 10, including how the choices he and his family made helped them to escape the Nazi roundups of Jews in his native Slovakia. Sadly, a large number of his e...

A Brief History of Southwest Denver

October 13, 2018
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Author Visits, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
In 1900, southwest Denver was a rural landscape. Loretto Heights and Fort Logan were lone sentinels on the prairie until rapid 20th Century suburban growth radically changed our city. Join author and 5th-generation Denverite Shawn M. Snow, for histor...
Location
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Find out about Denver's Five Points historic district known as the "Harlem of the West" with the Black American West Museum. We will start at the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library at 2401 Welton St. Denver, CO 80205 and end at the...
Location
Central Library
Floor 7, Training Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History, Lectures and Presentations, Research Skills
Description:
Join members of Colorado Genealogy Society for special WW I workshop on researching in the field and at home. Topics include solider records, the Spanish Influenza and cemeteries, here and abroad.   
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Floor 1, Foyer
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Lecture series organized by the Community Curation project funded by the Robert F. Smith Foundation in collaboration with the Smithsonian.