Services to Immigrants and Refugees

The Denver Public Library’s Plaza programming is specifically tailored to meet the needs of immigrant, refugee, and asylee populations. Plazas are a dedicated space for migrants from all over the world to connect with people, information, and resources, building Denver’s successful global community.

Plazas offer support for new immigrants including second-language conversation skills, citizenship, business networking, and more.

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Plaza Voices

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Plaza Voices: Cultural Expectations--Let's Talk About Babies

Our regular contributor Naghem S. writes:

I believe in sharing stories, because many people have similar experiences. This next story will get personal about a difficult subject that affects millions of couples worldwide: fertility. 

I consider myself a religious person, but recently I have found myself limiting my visits to the mosque. The cultural environment is draining. Imagine having an overbearing aunt or older sister. Now multiple that by 100. My stress level goes through the roof because every single one of these ladies (whom I actually call "auntie"…