Upcoming Events

Please Select Branches to View:

The list of events will be filtered to show only events from the locations you select.

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
Denver skyline image

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
Select AllDeselect All
Age
Program Type
Library Branch
Location
Ford-Warren Branch Library
Meeting Room #2 & #3
Ages: Adult, Birth-Pre-K, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
How do we talk to the children in our lives about race, 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 are fa...

Contacting Your Lawmakers

October 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
Ross-University Hills Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Computers and Tech, Lectures and Presentations, Older Adults
Description:
Learn how a new app can help you stay informed and get your voice heard. Countable is a non-partisan website and app devoted to making the government more understandable. This presentation will introduce Countable and show you how to use it to identi...

Marijuana 101

October 28, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Business, Civic Engagement, Lectures and Presentations
Description:
Recreational marijuana has been legal for 5 years in Denver. Learn from an expert from the Office of Marijuana Policy about how it all works, what are the lessons learned, and future challenges.

Forensic Pathology in the Real World

November 5, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Join Denver's Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jim Caruso for a fascinating look at the science behind Forensic Pathology, and how it is used to identify someone, determine a cause of death, and solve crimes. 

Civics on the Go: What's On Your Plate?

November 5, 2019
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Location
Central Library
Floor 1, Schlessman Hall
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Citizenship, Civic Engagement, Research Skills
Description:
Why is there a giant chicken skeleton at Central Library? It's a model of an industrially-produced chicken and it's inspiring us to talk about food – technology, ethics, farming and more. Come share your thoughts!
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Immigrant Services
Description:
Bystander Intervention Training gives participants the tools and confidence to intervene, safely and effectively, when they witness harassment of a vulnerable person in a public place. Bystander Intervention Training is an integral component of Ameri...
Location
Bear Valley Branch Library
Large Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Join the conversation. Participate in Bear Valley Library's conversation on mental health and safety in schools. Come learn about mental health support and what schools are doing to increase safety. Free and open to the public. A warm meal will be pr...

Lasting Conversations: Journeys and Values

November 9, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Citizenship, Civic Engagement
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. November’s topic is Destinations.

City of Denver Public Art Program

November 12, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Learn the ins and outs of public art in Denver. There will be featured plenty of images of some of your favorite public artworks from around Denver. 

#Park Hill Talks

November 13, 2019
6:15pm - 7:15pm
Location
Pauline Robinson Branch Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
#Park Hill Talks are small, conversational meetings facilitated by Park Hill Collective Impact where personal stories and experiences are shared with the purpose of cultivating change. Space is limited to keep each conversation small and comfortable ...

Understanding the Primaries

November 16, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Have the last few months of debates, political ads, and Tweets been a whirlwind for you? Us too! Or maybe you want to just learn a little more about how our political system works. Join American History master and teacher, Mark Hughes, for a presenta...

Water Connects Us All

November 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement
Description:
Come learn from Denver Water about what we do and increase your knowledge of all things water. 

Kindness Club

November 20, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Join the Kindness Club to meet new friends and neighbors and promote kindness through simple acts. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on gratitude by making a banner together! ...
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...

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. ...

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.

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.

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.

World Languages in Denver: Vietnamese

December 7, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Vietnamese is spoken by more than 76 million people worldwide. Celebrate the Vietnamese languages by learning common greetings and phrases and enjoy traditional Vietnamese tea served with authentic baked goods and desserts. ...

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...

Coffee Connections

December 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Location
Central Library
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, Social Events
Description:
Library customers experiencing homelessness and other community members are invited to meet library staff to enjoy a cup of coffee, fresh donuts, and informal conversation. 

Kindness Club

December 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Location
Sam Gary Branch Library
Meeting Room
Ages: Adult
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Join the Kindness Club to meet new friends and neighbors and promote kindness through simple acts. Our inter-generational, all-ages club will focus on kindness to family, friends, and loved ones this holiday se...

World Languages in Denver: Amharic

December 21, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location
Hampden Branch Library
Community Room
Ages: Adult, Kid, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, More Fun Stuff
Description:
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia with more than 22 million natve speakers worldwide. Celebrate the Amharic language by learning common greetings and phrases and enjoy traditional Amharic tea served with authentic baked goods and desserts....

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...
Location
Park Hill Branch Library
Basement Community Room
Ages: Adult, Teen
Program Type: Civic Engagement, History, Movies
Description:
Rebels Remembered records and preserves the untold stories of the warriors of the 50s and 60s civil rights revolution in Colorado. Discussion follows with director and activists featured in the film.