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Denver Public Library

10 West 14th Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
+1 303-640-6200
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Amazing Architecture for a Library

The main branch of the Denver Public Library is a beautiful building constructed of multiple types... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GTravellerG80210
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Denver, Colorado
Huge !

This library is very accommodating for all your needs. Very friendly and a gigantic range of useful... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
louisa k
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Brisbane, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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10 West 14th Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
Downtown
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+1 303-640-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The main branch of the Denver Public Library is a beautiful building constructed of multiple types of building stone. It is architecturally gorgeous. Art exhibits are often in the seventh floor galleries. The library is adjacent to the state capitol, the City-County building, the Byers-Evans...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

This library is very accommodating for all your needs. Very friendly and a gigantic range of useful resources.

Thank louisa k
Reviewed 5 January 2018

I have no objections to the homeless folks using the facility. It is a public space. The unfortunate deserve our care. However, hosting the homeless should not be the primary function of a library. The society should take more responsibilities. Otherwise, the librarians are helpful....More

Thank yyyzzz_utah
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It's a beautiful building, and a great library, but we actually returned our books at another location to avoid coming back here. I know the city is trying to address this issue, but there really are a load of rough characters all around the building....More

Thank 403nateh
Reviewed 28 December 2017

I rate this library high because they implemented my mother's, then known as Catherine McCormick, ideas and suggestions when she called the City and asked them to include: (1) nooks and tables so people could sit and compute by themselves or with someone; (2) a...More

Thank CLAIRE H
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Was looking for somewhere to buy a secondhand book so headed here. Great selection in their bookshop, plus we spent hours in the kids zone. Loads of games, computers and ofcourse books awesome facility. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Sure there was a few...More

Thank fnqfamily
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This is the iconic library at the corner of 13th and Broadway in Central Denver. It has a modern design and fits quite well into the Denver Cityscape and skyline. I was there this past week on a research project in the Western History Section...More

Thank finesilver
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Our grandsons, ( five and three year olds really enjoyed our trip to the library especially the computer games and the children's play area. I thought we were taking them to storyhour but it was more of you're on your own expereience. We enjoyed the...More

Thank MsDian17
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We grew up in Denver and lived there for 60 years. The building was remodeled on the outside but retained it's charm and history in the interior. It is on the periphery of City Park. I was so disappointed when we arrived and saw that...More

Thank Joelle B
Reviewed 22 October 2017

The Denver Public Library is huge and really good. It has so many books. I can get lost for a whole day in her just looking around.

Thank ralajoy
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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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