About the Library

Veterans Day Closure: Tuesday, November 11

All Denver Public Library locations will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of the Veterans Day holiday.

We apologize for any inconvenience this closure may cause.

You can still use many of the Library's resources even when the buildings are closed:

Prospector Currently Unavailable

The Denver Public Library is currently experiencing technical issues with Prospector. We are working to resolve these issues, and your patience is greatly appreciated.

We apologize for any inconvenience this service interruption may cause.

Central Library Early Closure for Booklovers Ball

The Central Library will close at 2 p.m on Saturday, October 11 to prepare for the annual Booklovers Ball. For more information about the event or to purchase tickets, please visit the Denver Public Library Friends Foundation website.

Additionally, the Coffee Mug, located inside the Central Library, will be closed all day on October 11.

We apologize for any inconvenience these closures may cause.

2014 Juanita Gray / Blacks in Colorado Hall of Fame Award Winners

Juanita Ross Gray

On February 1, 2014 the Denver Public Library honored five African American community leaders at the Juanita Gray Community Service Awards and the Blacks in Colorado Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The event was held at the Ford-Warren Branch Library and kicked off the library’s celebration of Black History Month.

Blood Drive at DPL: October 29

Bonfils Blood Center

The Denver Public Library has partnered with Bonfils Blood Center to host a blood drive outside of the Central Library on the Bonfils mobile blood collection bus.

Next Blood Drive:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 8 - 9:40 a.m., 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Bonfils Bloodmobile in front of the Central Library on Broadway.

Sam Gary Branch Library - Grand Opening August 11