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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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The Big Count: The Politics of the 2020 Census

February 20, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Large 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...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

February 22, 2020
9:00am - 12:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Floor 2, Archive and Research 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 visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

February 22, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, 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. 

Club Kubaba

March 1, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...

Club Kubaba

March 1, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Author Visits, History, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Mona Siegel is the author of the new book Peace on Our Terms: The Global Battle for Women's Rights After the First World War, which recounts the extraordinary story of women from around the world who stood up and demanded social, economic, ...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Dr. Carrillo will explore the history and origins of the Penitente Brotherhood of colonial New Mexico. Additionally, Carrillo will dispel myths about this lay organization and provide an understanding of La Cofradía de Nuesto Padre Jesús Nazareno, th...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Until quite recently, archaeologists have supposed that the seas and oceans represented a barrier to human dispersal and that islands were among the last places on earth to be colonized by people - only fairly recently - as part of the worldwide...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Author Visits, History
Description:
Author Randi Samuelson-Brown discusses her book, The Bad Old Days of Colorado: The Beaten Territory. The Beaten Territory finds Annie Ryan running a second-rate brothel in 1890s Denver with an eye toward expansion. By chance sh...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

March 28, 2020
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 visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

March 28, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, 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. 

The Big Count: The Politics of the 2020 Census

March 31, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Location
Woodbury Branch Library
Basement 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...

Club Kubaba

April 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...

Club Kubaba

April 5, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
This lecture will explore the production and consumption of beer in Roman occupied Britain from the invasions of Julius Caesar through the end of Roman rule in the 5th century. Beer was the primary drink of early peoples and nations in Britain before...
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
For decades, the fight for the American West has fascinated writers and readers alike. The mystery of Lt. Col. George A. Custer’s death, the lives of Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse, and the catastrophe at Wounded Knee have been too powerful to resist. ...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

April 25, 2020
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 visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

April 25, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, 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. 
Location
Central Library
Floor 5, Gates Conference Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: History
Description:
Using images of original paintings, sketches and maps, John Steinle will follow the Stephen H. Long Expedition of 1820 on its progress through Colorado and the rest of the American West. He will illustrate the many “firsts” that this expedition accom...

Club Kubaba

May 3, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...

Club Kubaba

May 3, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

May 23, 2020
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 visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

May 23, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, 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. 

Club Kubaba

June 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...

Club Kubaba

June 7, 2020
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Book Clubs, History
Description:
Inspired by the Mesopotamian tavern keeper and ruler, Club Kubaba highlights history reads from around the world. Share what you're reading and learn about new history topics every first Sunday at 10:30 a.m., Mad Beans, 1200 Acoma...

BGSG DNA Discussion Group

June 27, 2020
9:00am - 12:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Floor 2, Archive and Research 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 visit the website www.bgsgden.org ...

Black Genealogy Search Group: Writers' Group

June 27, 2020
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Location
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library
Colorado Black Chamber of Commerce Foundation Boardroom
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Genealogy, 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.