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Denver Public Library

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Address: 10 West 14th Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
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The largest library in the greater metro area is known for its books,...

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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Very good selection of material for study and leisure.

The grounds of the library are wonderfully situated as are the amenities of the building itself. I have been utilizing the Denver Public Library for over 20 years now and don't... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The grounds of the library are wonderfully situated as are the amenities of the building itself. I have been utilizing the Denver Public Library for over 20 years now and don't plan to stop.

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Lake Jackson, Texas, United States
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

When the line for the art museum is too long, the display you want to see is sold out, or just like western art and relief maps, this place is open, out of the elements and fascinating. The art is displayed on the 5th floor of the library. The entrance fee is free, remember to use your library manners and... More 

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

What a beautiful building and a great place to spend some quality time. Check out their book sales if you love to read and what books at a great price.

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Reviewed 4 April 2017

A modern public library. Can have a lot of homeless hanging around. Interesting architecture. There is a nice book store just inside with a very good selection to choose from including best sellers and local history books. Helpful staff.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

If one is looking to go to a library in Denver, this is the place. Located at 13th and Broadway , it is very near downtown. Often I have seen small art exhibits and other interesting instalations. It is worth a visit.

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Marco Island, Florida
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

If you can't find something to read or watch here than I feel for you. This is an incredible library with space to sit an read. It is one of the largest libraries I have ever seen.

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Philadelphia, PA
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Stopped by to relax and read while vacationing in Denver. The staff is friendly and helpful. Young adult section conveniently located on the first floor.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

The staff was able to help me locate information on every topic I requested. Staff was friendly and helpful.

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love to go to this library on sundays. Its a lot of people waiting when the doors open at 1p. security is always welcoming regardless of who you are. There is a great magazine section although depending on time, my fav magazines are not always there. I like to go look through the art/fashion on second floor-its so peaceful... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is the most well run, amazingly stocked and knowledgable library-ever. A real joy to experience

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