The deadline to submit a suggested name for the new branch library in West Denver was May 15. We thank the community for providing us an incredible amount of feedback. The Library Commission is in the process of reviewing all the documents, and will be discussing it at their June 20 meeting.
The Speeches & Sermons of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to be Displayed in Rare Showcase
Ribbon cutting and public reception: At 1 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, Mayor Michael B. Hancock and JPMorgan Chase President Todd Munson will officially open the exhibit.
The King Center Imaging Project Exhibit consists of hundreds of digitally preserved speeches, sermons and correspondence of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. will be on public view at the Denver Central Library from May 14 - 28, 2013, as part of an unprecedented effort to showcase the work of the civil rights leader.
STEALING SOME SMARTS with Colorado Rockies ERIC YOUNG JR.
Book selections appropriate for elementary school-aged children
On Saturday, May 18, at Woodbury Branch Library, the baseball player known for his base-stealing skills will be discussing the books In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson, by Bette Bao Lord and Jackie & Me, by Dan Gutman.
David Bondarchuck was once a homeless teen living in a shelter off of Colfax Avenue in Denver.
Every day he’d take the bus to the Denver Central Library and read cookbooks and books about entertaining – cover to cover—as though they were text books. The Library provided him with safe haven and the knowledge he needed to pursue his passion. In 2011, just four years after David founded his own local catering business, Scratch Catering Services, two of his dreams came true: he was invited to decorate the White House for the holidays, and was featured on the Martha Stewart show. In 2012 he returned to the White House and is now a free-l