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Denver Public Library

10 West 14th Parkway, Denver, CO 80204
+1 303-640-6200
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Blend of old and new

The old fifties library is an example of that era. The new Michael Graves building is a wonderful... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2016
Barbara G
Beautiful library

Well planned & thought out. The architecture is unique, as well as an incredible collection of... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2016
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“western history” (27 reviews)
“michael graves” (21 reviews)
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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 19 July 2016

The old fifties library is an example of that era. The new Michael Graves building is a wonderful piece of contemporary architecture. The outside collection of structures adds to the Civic Center Plaza. The inside is restful and exciting at the same time, and the...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Well planned & thought out. The architecture is unique, as well as an incredible collection of books. The style is A+. A must experience when in Denver.

Thank trip1954
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Love the kid section, great selectin and at certain times they hold shows for the kiddies. Ive never been beyond the 4th floor but there is a lot of space aka a lot of books. not sure how selection compares to other branches but there...More

Thank whitmargib
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A fantastic structure close to City Center, surrounded by other attractions and close to State Capitol. On entering the size can be fathomed but still very nicely laid out to retain the charm of intimate surroundings to pursue that eagerness to learn

Thank Hiten V
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I work at my college's library and it was recommended to me that I visit Denver's. The outside is very nice. Going inside, the guard was very friendly! There are many levels and it is well organized (but by the Dewey Decimal System and not...More

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 7 July 2016

It's good and just like a regular library with may different booms on different topics and has helped me a lot.

Thank ScottStephenJ
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I am truly disappointed to have to give the Denver Public Library a 3-star review. Having been designed by one of my favorite architects, Michael Graves, it is truly a beautiful building and I was excited to visit it. My issue, and what leaves a...More

1  Thank kramden88
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This library has beautiful architecture on the outside as well as the inside. So many books! I believe it is a 4 story library with books floor to ceiling! The children's book area was fantastic! Def. recommend stopping to see this gem!

Thank TexasHoustonfoodie
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Everybody was welcomed to share the beauty of the written word in an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.

Thank myriamm922
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This is not your neighborhood library with just books and movies. Yes, it has tons of that, incl. free computers, but check out the other floors too. The Western History exhibits are both educational and entertaining. You can get your hands on really old books,...More

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Response from sue o | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what volunteer opportunities are offered - I was a visitor from out of state
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