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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
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Floor 3, Cousins Gallery
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, Exhibit, History
Description:
The R.A.D.A. (Read. Awareness. Dialogue and Action) social justice book discussion programs use strategic illustration, a nonintrusive form of "note taking" to capture the essence of many of our discussions. Kriss Wittmann, the artist, and illustrato...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

February 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  ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

February 23, 2019
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 visit www.bgsgden.org.
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&...
Location
Central Library
Conference Center
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
New species belonging to the genus Homo are discovered more and more frequently. Paleoanthropological research has revealed that our own family lineage is far more complex than once thought, yet it is also true that through time this diversity has be...

Black History Live: Meet Maya Angelou

February 23, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Location
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales Branch Library
Floor 1, Lena Archuleta Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: History, Lectures and Presentations, Performance
Description:
National Humanities and Chautauqua scholar Becky Stone will portray Dr. Maya Angelou, American poet, singer, memoirist, and civil rights activist. Dr. Angelou will share how language can build, heal, and transform. She gives insight into how she writ...

Italian Research Group

March 6, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History
Description:
Discover your Italian roots

BGSG Executive Board Meetings

March 9, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: 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...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Who owns the past? Museums that care for the objects of history or the communities whose ancestors made them? Five decades ago, Native American leaders launched a crusade against museums to reclaim their sacred objects and to rebury their kin. This c...

Little University: Japanese Fish Kits

March 16, 2019
10:30am - 11:15am
Location
Ross-Broadway Branch Library
Ages: Birth-Pre-K
Program Type: Arts and Crafts, History
Description:
Take a trip to Japan! Learn some new vocabulary and explore how families celebrate a couple of unique Japanese holidays while creating beautiful Japanese Fish Kites!

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!

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

March 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  ...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Before refrigeration, the art of preserving meats through salt and smoke was ubiquitous across Louisiana. Extended Catholic families and their neighbors regularly came together in rural communities during the winter months for boucheries—or communal ...
Location
Central Library
Conference Center
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Recent developments in ancient DNA research have allowed archaeologists to reconstruct human migrations in ways that are reshaping our understanding of the past. One of the most remarkable aspects of this new research has been the recognition of two ...

Italian Search Group

April 3, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History
Description:
Discover your Italian roots
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
In the eighteenth century, women of New France’s fur trade had considerable influence that was unique in its time and place. These women were married to, born of, or siblings of men who were involved in the extensive trade with Indigenous nations tha...

Beginning Genealogy

April 13, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Meeting Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Genealogy, History

BGSG Executive Board Meetings

April 13, 2019
10:00am - 2:00pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: 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...

Write Now

April 14, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 7, Training Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, History