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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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Program Type
Library Branch
Eugene Field Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description
With thousands of lives at risk and the European continent in danger, the weather forecast for June 6, 1944 had the highest stake in modern history. Local enthusiast, Fred LaPerriere, is not only incredibly knowledgeable about WWII, he's co...
Central Library
Where Do We Go From Here?: America in the First World War, WWI Book Discussion Series
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description
The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen. Presented by the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, Colorado Humanities and the Colorado World War I Centennial Commission.
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: Author Visits, Health and Wellness, History and Genealogy, 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...
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 2, Collaborative Area
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: History and Genealogy, 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...
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 ...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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 ...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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....
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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...
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Author Visits, History and Genealogy, 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...
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy, Social Events
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...
Ross-Broadway Branch Library
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy, Lectures and Presentations
Description
Retired Colonel Tom Duhs, co-author of the book Sempre Avanti: Always Forward, talks about the only Mountain Division the United States military ever had, beginning with the training at Camp Hale Colorado and Camp Swift Texas, through their triumphan...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: History and Genealogy, Lectures and Presentations, Writing
Description
Read work by Denver Veteran Writers collected in the recently published anthology Still Coming Home and talk with the authors, editors and other community members about their experience of conflict in this moderated 3 part conversation series co-host...
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 ...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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 ...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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....
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: History and Genealogy, Lectures and Presentations, Writing
Description
Read work by Denver Veteran Writers collected in the recently published anthology Still Coming Home and talk with the authors, editors and other community members about their experience of conflict in this moderated 3 part conversation series co-host...
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Age Groups: Adult, Teen
Program Type: History and Genealogy, Lectures and Presentations, Writing
Description
Read work by Denver Veteran Writers collected in the recently published anthology Still Coming Home and talk with the authors, editors and other community members about their experience of conflict in this moderated 3 part conversation series co-host...
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
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.
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Age Groups: Adult
Program Type: History and Genealogy
Description
Dr. Karen Marrero (Asst. Professor at Wayne State University), Angelique’s World: Marriage, Family, and the Fur Trade in Old Detroit