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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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Advance Directives: Workshop

August 26, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Finance, Lectures and Presentations, Older Adults
Description:
The Advance Directives Workshop is a compelling, interactive, learning experience that creatively approaches with poignant storytelling and humor the difficult questions that we all need to answer about our end-of-life healthcare wishes and choices. ...

Conflict in Our Daily Lives

August 31, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Health and Wellness, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Conflict is a part of every relationship, whether it is between family members, coworkers, neighbors, or friends. Learn about how to address conflict as an opportunity for strengthening relationships and for growth through problem solving. Join The C...

Little University for Grown-Ups: Let Books Do the Work

September 5, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Location
Montbello Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, Other
Description:
Hear about recommended books for children in K - 3rd grade! We’ll discuss how these books can help parents and caregivers support their developing readers' fluency, background knowledge, comprehension, decoding and reading motivation. Little U for Gr...

Recycling, Composting and Trash in Denver

September 7, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Denver Recycles will present on the City’s services for recycle, compost, and trash collection in addition to seasonal programs and events. We will discuss how Stapleton can help promote best recycle and compost practices and reduce waste. ...

Advance Directives: Signing Party

September 9, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Finance, Lectures and Presentations, Older Adults
Description:
The Advance Directives Workshop is a compelling, interactive, learning experience that creatively approaches with poignant storytelling and humor the difficult questions that we all need to answer about our end-of-life healthcare wishes and choices. ...

Ride Sharing Apps with Senior Planet

September 10, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers and Tech, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Apps have changed the way many people get around! This presentation will explore ride sharing apps, which are also known as e-hailing apps. Learn about the two most popular apps—Uber and Lyft—and the pros and cons of them both.
Location
Central Library
Floor 7, Training Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Dr. Jones, author of The Mountains That Remade America, discusses the role the Sierra Nevada mountains had on how Colorado developed geologically, but also how that fundamentally affected the landscape and the people who live here.  ...

How To Spot Fake News

September 10, 2019
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, Research Skills
Description:
Are you puzzled about telling real news from fake news? Learn the tricks and tools reference librarians use to evaluate the credibility of news stories.

Climate Action and Sustainability

September 14, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
The best place to advance sustainability and combat climate change is right here in Denver. Learn about City plans and programs working to mitigate and adapt to climate change and how you can get involved.
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
How do we talk to the children in our lives about race/racism, social justice and equity? In these interactive workshops, adults will explore their own messages about race, and discuss strategies that engage children in meaningful dialogue. Workshops...

Lasting Conversations: Journeys and Values

September 14, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Health and Wellness, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
What do we owe to each other? How do we talk about what matters most? Engage in one or all of our monthly discussions using classic and contemporary texts as springboards for talking about pressing issues. September’s topic is Homelands.
Location
Ross-Broadway Branch Library
Open Program Area
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
 It's been thirty years since Colorado's first and only nuclear power plant was decommissioned and converted to natural gas. Learn about the history of the plant and the legacy of this forgotten moment in our energy history with some of the form...

Myth and Memory in Denver’s Pioneer Monuments

September 15, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Author Visits, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
In 1911 Denverites opposed plans for a Pioneer Monument they read as celebrating American Indian dominance over white settlers.  Over the next century, Coloradans erected many conventional public statues depicting cowboys, American Indian warrio...
Location
Montbello Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Discuss activities that help children get ready to write and explore some new ideas and activities you can enjoy together. Many of these simple activities play a huge role in your child’s development and can be easily implemented in ECE classes or in...
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Got building plans and ideas? When do you need a permit, and how do you get it? An expert from Denver's Community Planning and Development team will demystify the process so you can get building.

The Immigrant Refugee Experience: A Discussion

September 23, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Immigrants, refugees and native born residents gather to raise awareness of the benefit of welcoming everyone during this reception and panel discussion. Ideal for ages 13 and up. 

Simply Self-Published with Author Dana Ellington

September 24, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 2, Eugene R. Lucero Conference Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, Research Skills, Writing
Description:
This introductory workshop provides step-by step instruction for writing and publishing a book in 6 months. Author, Dana Ellington will share tips, tricks and tools you’ll need to write, edit and publish a complete project. This 90-minute sessio...

Adult Story Hour and High Tea

September 26, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Byers Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Social Events
Description:
  Listen to short stories, poems and excerpts from books chosen by the Byers staff while you enjoy high tea. Ideal for ages 18 and up. ...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

September 28, 2019
9:00am - 12:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Links, Inc., Denver Chapter, Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, Lectures and Presentations, Research Skills
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  ...

Transportation Fair

September 28, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
How do you get around Denver? Experts from RTD, Way To Go, and more will be on hand to share resources for safe, convenient and eco-friendly ways to get where you need to go.

Sustainability:Electric Vehicle Forum

September 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Hear from a panel of electric vehicle experts and owners about how EVs are changing the way we think about transportation and sustainability and might benefit you.
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description:
From October 31 to November 24, the Cherry Creek Theatre will present "Tuesdays with Morrie" by Mitch Albom, a heartfelt adaption of the book by the same name, which New York Magazine says “just might change your life.” The theatre co-founders a...

Walking for Intergenerational Justice

October 7, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Citizenship, Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
At the age of 69, Bob McCormick walked to Washington, D.C. to bring awareness to how today's actions will impact his grandchildren and generations to come. Hear about this amazing journey and feel inspired to take action!
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The ascension of the Bourbon Dynasty in 1702 initially initiated a period of reform and expansion for the Spanish Empire. In the spirit of the Enlightenment, the reforms sought to rationalize the empire better to inform the new monarchy what it ...

Adventure Travel – Just go!

October 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
An experienced world traveler, Kevin Scott will encourage you to travel to places that may be out of your current comfort zone. Taking alternative paths is rewarding, enlightening, and enriching. Kevin will share insight on traveling economically, wi...