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.

Plaza Voices

Cover of the book, "Celebrate Ramadan and Eid Al-Fitr," available from DPL

Plaza Voices: Ramadan

Have you ever offered a friend or coworker food or a drink and their response was "No, thank you, I am fasting" or "No, thank you, It's Ramadan"?

Have you ever wondered what Ramadan is and why so many people around the world take part in this intense month-long ceremony? Hopefully this post can help clear up some questions that you may have about the Islamic month of Ramadan.

Every year, around 1.8 billion Muslims around the world observe the holy month of Ramadan. During Ramadan, Muslims fast from dawn until dusk. That means no food or water for…

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