Books & Literature

Databases

Browse and place holds on books, audio and video items. Get library materials delivered to your local branch. Mobile catalog: accessible, also recommended for slower connections.

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eBooks and audio eBooks, both fiction and nonfiction, that can be downloaded and read on a computer, laptop, eReader, tablet or smart phone with a Denver Public Library card.

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Netlibrary is now Ebsco eBooks. Searchable eBooks that can be read online. Not downloadable. Video Tutorial

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Access full-text encyclopedias covering the arts, biography, country studies, history, law, literature, religion, science, social science and more! Great for research and homework. Video Tutorial

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Biographical, bibliographical, and critical content. Find literary figures from all time periods writing in such genres as fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, history, journalism, and more. Great for book clubs and homework. Search Tips (PDF)Video Tutorial

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Find new fiction titles to read. Search by favorite author, title or series and find similar titles, reviews and reading group guides.

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Find fiction and nonfiction titles for kids and young adults. Search by title, author, series or reading level to find similar titles and reviews. Video Tutorial

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An online collection of animated, talking picture books for young kids to discover the joys of reading. Video Tutorial

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