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What a Treasure!

While the general genealogy and history collection is in the Central branch, specific resources and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rbj2040
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Alton, Illinois
Architecturally Interesting

With the ability to download books, there's less motivation to visit the library. The architecture... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
992gaild
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Denver, Colorado
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The largest library in the greater metro area is known for its books, photographs and maps about Denver's frontier history.
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10 West 14th Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While the general genealogy and history collection is in the Central branch, specific resources and an extensive exhibit on Denver and American West African American history are housed in the Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library located on the second floor at 2401 Welton Street in...More

Thank Rbj2040
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With the ability to download books, there's less motivation to visit the library. The architecture is interesting and it adds to the downtown landscape.

Thank 992gaild
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The library is beautiful, but the day we were there, there had to be over 75 homeless people - many young people - camped out on the lawn, and many use the library as a refuge, and to wash up in. It's a sad situation...More

Thank NoraLongIsland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive building and an impressive range of services-beyond books-offered to the public. I took a mini break here while exploring the area and I enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank CaptainXBriggs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful building from the outside and inside. Locals say it is one of the used libreries in the United States. Do not miss the 7th floor in which you have a nice display of art and the meeting room on edge of this floor...More

Thank menachemle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing Library, we wnet there because of a Geo cache and ended up exploring their amazing children department. Little one took some time to relax and play around. The building itself is worth the visit.

Thank mariovanleeuwen
Reviewed 18 August 2018

be sure to check out the wonderful children's services and the great front desk staff. we have always parked on the street or in a nearby public parking structure.

Thank Watersprite91
Reviewed 17 August 2018

The library was closed when we arrived which was a shame but we knew that we wanted to see the building in itself. It lived up to our hopes in seeing it.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 20 July 2018

We have visited many libraries in our travels and The Denver Public Library has something for everyone. It is conveniently located near the capital and Art district. The various sections of the library are spacious and there are plenty of tables and seating in every...More

Thank Cac1234
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Excellent tools and live help. Very impressive library, many floors and easy checkout. Very clean. Excellent study areas

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I have no idea what volunteer opportunities are offered - I was a visitor from out of state
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