Media Resources

The Communications & Community Engagement Division values Denver, national and international media and works to share timely and accurate information about library programs, services and people.

Media Contact

General information and image usage requests and after-hours contacts

Olivia Gallegos
Communications Manager

Joe Gosalvez
Communications Specialist

Alvaro Sauceda
Communications Staff Professional

Erika R. Martinez
Director of Communications & Community Engagement


Approved brand images to be used in stories related to the Denver Public Library may be accessed here. To request additional images, please send us a detailed email including: your name, contact information and usage intent. If you are seeking permission to use or purchase an image from our Western History Collection, please review the copyright and permissions policies.

Colorado Open Records Act

Colorado Open Records Act Fee Policy:
In order to pay for the cost of staff, custodians of public records within the City and County of Denver may charge for research and retrieval time necessary to respond to requests for records under the Colorado Open Records Act (“CORA”). Pursuant to C.R.S. §24-72-205(6), effective July 26, 2019, staff time may be charged at a rate not to exceed $33.00 per hour. There shall be no charge for the first hour of time for research and retrieval of records.

To initiate a Colorado Open Records Act (CORA) request for information from the Denver Public Library, please compete the CORA Request form.

Media Releases

November 2023
Denver Public Library extends hours at 11 locations
Denver Public Library will extend hours at 11 locations beginning Nov. 13
Denver Public Library Celebrates Indigenous Peoples’ Heritage Month During November

October 2023
Ross-Cherry Creek Branch Library will reopen to the public on Nov. 13
Denver Public Library highlights Strong Library, Strong Denver investments and accomplishments to date
Denver Public Library offers cornucopia of programs and events for October

September 2023
Denver Public Library Celebrates 21st Annual Latino Community Service Awards
Denver Public Library Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month
With 21st Annual Latino Awards

August 2023
Two Denver Public Library locations prepare temporary closures for Elevate Denver Bond funded renovations
Denver Public Library August events celebrate creativity and community

July 2023
Westwood Branch Library to reopen after construction closure on Aug. 1
Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library will reopen to the public after renovation on Monday, Aug. 7
Several Denver Public Library locations now open additional hours
Denver Public Library will be open additional hours at five locations beginning July 23

June 2023
Last Call for nominations for Denver Public Library’s 21st Annual Latino Community Service Awards
Westwood Branch Library to temporarily close for construction beginning June 14
Denver Public Library kicks off its annual Summer of Adventure for youth

May 2023
Denver Public Library accepting nominations for 21st Annual Latino Community Service Awards

April 2023
Denver Public Library announces quarter one Strong Library, Strong Denver investments and accomplishments
Denver Public Library Honors David Duffield with Eleanor Gehres Awards

February 2023
City Council approves purchase of new Denver Public Library branch location in Westwood
Denver Central Library to partially reopen to the public  in new temporary space
Denver Public Library’s Career Online High School awards diplomas to 11 graduates
Denver Public Library honors African American community leaders during annual ceremony

January 2023
Denver Public Library Aims to “Break the Ice” with community during annual Winter of Reading Program