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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

LU for Grownups: Getting Ready to Read

November 14, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, Other
Description:
Stick around after Little University to learn how kids get started with reading. Little ones stay with their grownups during this brief, informative presentation, and participating families will get a book to take home.
Location
Montbello Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, Music
Description:
Discover the relationship between hearing and language, the benefits of music and tips on how to help your child acquire skills through the use of music. We’ll provide you with popular songs and activities you can enjoy together. Little University fo...

Home Security Considerations

November 16, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Come learn over 70 ideas and methods to improve your home security, many of which are low cost or no-cost. The information will help you decide which security measures and devices will work best for you and your family, all within your timeline and b...

Little University for Grown-Ups

November 17, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations, Storytime
Description:
  We know that movement and physical activity are important for your child, but how can you start sports and activities with them?  Colorado Rapids Soccer will demystify soccer and exercise for kids 0 to 5 years old! Activities for childre...
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Is it true that you should never talk politics or religion? Is there a way to engage in meaningful political dialogue? The Conflict Center presents an interactive session focusing on understanding contempt, intentions, and exploring productive ways t...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

November 23, 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  ...

World Languages in Denver: Spanish

November 23, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Spanish is the world’s second most spoken native language. Celebrate the Spanish language by learning common greetings and phrases. Enjoy traditional Spanish coffee served with authentic baked goods and desserts. ...

Denver Podcasting Perspectives

November 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Computers and Tech, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Join Denver area podcasters as they share perspective on what it takes to create and maintain a successful podcast, and also learn how the library supports local podcasting. We'll discuss formats, platforms, where ideas come from, and more in th...

World Languages in Denver: Somali

November 30, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Somali is spoken by more than 15 million people worldwide and is one of Denver’s fastest growing languages. Celebrate the Somali language by learning common greetings and phrases and enjoy traditional Somali tea served with authentic baked goods a...

Together We Count: 2020 Census

December 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Ross-Barnum Branch Library
Warren D. Alexander Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The census is coming and you count! Participating in the 2020 Census will benefit your community, your children and the entire state of Colorado. Hear about how to participate and why the census matters to you.
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Computers and Tech, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Maxar is a commercial company which develops, owns and operates a fleet of very high-resolution Earth imaging satellites which take images 24 hours a day, in wavelengths ranging from visible to the short-wave infrared. In this talk Dr. Newbury, Chief...
Location
Montbello Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Animals, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Meet 3 animal ambassadors and learn general information about them. What is a reptile? What makes a bird? Why do amphibians like water? This talk is perfect for young children to get a chance to meet and learn about different animal friends.

Together We Count: 2020 Census

December 5, 2019
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Location
Pauline Robinson Branch Library
Warren D. Alexander Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The census is coming and you count! Participating in the 2020 Census will benefit your community, your children and the entire state of Colorado. Hear about how to participate and why the census matters to you.
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Finance, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
How Your Brain Can Keep You from Making Wise Financial Decisions introduces the five cognitive processes hardwired into our brains that often make financial decisions challenging. Each roadblock is closely examined in creative fashion ...

Together We Count: 2020 Census

December 6, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
The census is coming and you count! Participating in the 2020 Census will benefit your community, your children and the entire state of Colorado. Hear about how to participate and why the census matters to you.

LU for Grownups: Denver Preschool Program

December 12, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Not sure how to research preschools in your area and choose one for your child? Confused by how much it will cost? Denver Preschool Program will lead families through searching for schools and using the tuition calculator.  Activities for chi...

World Languages in Denver: Arabic

December 14, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff
Description:
December 18th is UN Arabic Language Day, a language with more than 422 millions speakers in the Arab world.  Celebrate one of America's fastest growing languages and enjoy henna and traditional Arabic tea served with aut...

Celebrate Kwanzaa: Nia (Purpose)

December 30, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Dance, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Music, Performance, Social Events
Description:
Kwanzaa is a celebration that honors the African first fruits harvest tradition. Take part in a festive cross-cultural experience highlighting the principles of Kwanzaa accompanied by music and dance. Light refreshments served. ...

Get Started with Bullet Journaling

January 11, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Location
Woodbury Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, DIY, Lectures and Presentations, More Fun Stuff, Writing
Description:
Do you have a hard time finding a planner that meets your needs and has room for all the things you want to record? The bullet journal is a customizable and forgiving planning system. It can be your to-do list, sketchbook, notebook, and diary. Learn ...

My Favorite Thing Is Monsters: The Self as Other

January 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Smiley Branch Library
Basement Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Join Professor John Anzalone for a discussion and analysis of themes and style in one of the most important graphic novels of the last ten years, Emil Farris' My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, illustrated with panels from the book. ...

Behind the Scenes at Cherry Creek Theatre

January 14, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Pack up, let’s fly away with the music of one of the most celebrated recording artists of all time. My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra, is the first production of the 10th anniversary season of the Cherry Creek Theatre. It runs from...
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Dr. Chip Colwell, Senior Curator of Anthropology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and librarians from the Denver Public Library will explore the complex of beliefs and practices used to remember and respect the dead around the world, and...

The Big Count: The Politics of the 2020 Census

January 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Eugene Field Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Take a closer look at the current and historic politics of the Census, from who to count, what to ask, and why it matters. Learn about the political and policy implications of the decennial enumeration of the U.S. population, and why, as always, it i...

Winter of Reading Adult Story Hour and High Tea

January 23, 2020
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. Complete your Winter of Reading brochure to get a free mug or glass! Ideal for ages 18 and up. ...