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Labor Day Closures: August 31 - September 1

All Denver Public Library locations will be closed Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Additionally, the Westwood Branch Library will be closed Saturday, August 30.

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 Unavailable August 26

Prospector will be unavailable 7-11 a.m. on Tuesday, August 26 for maintenance.

We apologize for any inconvenience this service interruption may cause.

Branch Library Closures: Broadway, Field, Hadley

Building Maintenance Closures

For the safety of our staff and customers, the Eugene Field Branch Library will be closed Thursday, August 28 through Friday, September 19 for roof replacement. Book drops will be closed and holds will be moved to the Virginia Village Branch Library. Nearby branch libraries:

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.

Storyblocks: Early literacy skills on video!

Storyblocks is a project of Colorado Libraries for Early Literacy, working in partnership with Rocky Mountain PBS. It is a collection of 30-60 second videos designed to teach songs, rhymes, and fingerplays appropriate for early childhood. Each video clip includes helpful early literacy tips to increase caregivers’ understanding of child development and pre-literacy needs.

Visit Storyblocks now!

I Made it with the Library

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Have you made something using a book, video, magazine or a class from the Library? Send us a picture of your project along with the title of the source you used and we'll add you to this page. Submit project photographs, descriptions and book titles to: madeitdpl@gmail.com.

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