Ross-Barnum Closed May 4-25, Hampden Closed May 18-25

For the safety of our staff and customers, the Ross-Barnum Branch Library will be temporarily closed, including the book drop, for window replacement beginning Monday, May 4, 2015 and will reopen on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Holds will be available for pick-up during the closure at the Athmar Park Branch Library. If you want to pick your holds up at a different location, please call any Denver Public Library branch location for assistance.

To Serve and Protect: The History of African American Police Officers in Denver Exhibit


The Denver Police Museum presents a look at the past, highlighting male and female African American police officers who have served the community. The exhibit will feature oral histories from retired officers, as well as uniforms, badges and other artifacts.

CoderDojo + Prototyping + Pizza = Awesome

This spring, the CoderDojo has covered Scratch, robotics, JavaScript, Processing, and Rasperry Pi. Now we're on to our most important subject: PIZZA!

Plaza Voices: National Poetry Month

Argentinian writer Alfonsina Storni.

Nadia R., a DPL Plaza staff member, writes:

We love American poetry! Who hasn’t enjoyed the rural scenarios of Robert Frost, the boldness of Maya Angelou, the mysterious darkness of Edgar Allan Poe, and the work of many more great American poets?

12 Tips For Getting The Most Out of Your Library (For Kids)

Play Space at Central

What better time than National Library Week (April 12-18, 2015) to expand people’s appreciation of libraries. Here's a look at several, sometimes overlooked, services Denver Public Library offers.

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