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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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Library Branch

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2018
4:00pm - 11:59pm
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Ross-Barnum Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Hampden Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Dance, History, Lectures and Presentations, Music, Performance
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 accompanied by elements of music, dance and arts & crafts. Light ref...

New Year's Eve

December 31, 2018
4:00pm - 11:59pm
Description
Closing early at 4 p.m. observance of the New Year's holiday.
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Ross-Barnum Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Hampden Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Ross-Barnum Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Hampden Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library

Womxn's March on Denver 2019 "Share Your Story"

January 19, 2019
8:30am - 12:30pm
Location
Central Library
Acoma Plaza
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History
Description:
  On January 19, 2019, the Womxn's March on Denver returns to the Civic Center. The Western History and Genealogy Department at the Denver Public Library needs your help to document this historic event! A "Share Your Story" tabl...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Dr. Lance R. Blyth (Command Historian for NORAD), Why Charles Bent had to Die (and Oraibi had to be Sacked): Pastoral Conflict in the Nineteenth Century New Mexican Borderlands.
Description
The Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Ross-Barnum Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Hampden Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library
Location
Central Library
Conference Center
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Linda Scott Cummings of the PaleoResearch Institute presents: Examining Food: Beyond Identification, Calories, and Nutrients – What is the Carbon Content?

Active Minds: Cuba, Past, Present & Future

January 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Decker Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
With U.S. policy toward Cuba currently at a potential inflection point, join Active Minds for a past, present and future look at our communist neighbor to the south. We will cover Castro’s revolution, the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missile Crisis, Guantá...

Italian Research Group

February 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History
Description:
Explore your Italian heritage and family history.

Presidents Day

February 18, 2019
12:00am - 1:00am
Description
The Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Ross-Barnum Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Hampden Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library
Location
Woodbury Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Eric Hughes, the great grandson of Booker T. Washington, tells a visual story of the life of this remarkable American. Using family photographs and other illustrations, the exceptional history of Dr. Washington comes alive in this presentation. Q&...

Battle of Little Big Horn, author's talk

March 17, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Central Library
Conference Center
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Steven C. Adelson wrote Little Bighorn: Voices from a Distant Wind.  Join Mr. Adelson, a National Park Ranger Interpreter at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, for his talk about this historic battle.  ...

Searching the History of Your Home

March 20, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Want to know what year your house was built, who lived there, and what they did for a living? Come learn how you can find the history of your home at the library!

César E. Chávez Day (Observed)

March 25, 2019
12:00am - 1:00am
Description
The Library will be closed in observance of César E. Chávez Day.
Branches
Central Library, Athmar Park Branch Library, Ross-Barnum Branch Library, Bear Valley Branch Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library, Bookmobile, Ross-Broadway Branch Library, Byers Branch Library, Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library, Decker Branch Library, Eugene Field Branch Library, Ford-Warren Branch Library, Green Valley Ranch Branch Library, Hadley Branch Library, Hampden Branch Library, Montbello Branch Library, Park Hill Branch Library, Pauline Robinson Branch Library, Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library, Sam Gary Branch Library, Schlessman Family Branch Library, Smiley Branch Library, Ross-University Hills Branch Library, Valdez-Perry Branch Library, Virginia Village Branch Library, Westwood Branch Library, Woodbury Branch Library
Location
Central Library
Conference Center
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Jordan Karsten, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, presents: Bones and Borscht: How Neolithic Human Remains from Ukraine Are Enabling the Reconstruction of European Population History and Our Understanding of Ancient Warfare.
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Dr. Karen Marrero (Asst. Professor at Wayne State University), Angelique’s World: Marriage, Family, and the Fur Trade in Old Detroit
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Jeffrey B. Miller discusses his book WWI Crusaders: A Band of Yank in German-occupied Belgium Help Save Millions from Starvation as Civilians Resist the Harsh German Rule.