Englewood Public Library

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A place to Read, Explore And Discover!

 

Directions
1000 Englewood Parkway
1st Floor, Englewood Civic Center 
Englewood, CO 80110
303-762-2560
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-8:30pm
Friday and Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Sunday: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Days We Are Closed

Library News and Events 

Kanopy

If you're interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you're in luck. Get out your library card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library's newest on-demand video streaming service. You can stream over 26,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, and PBS, as well as thousands of independent filmmakers - on every topic imaginable.

Get started with Kanopy easily:

  1. Go to englewood.kanopy.com and create an account by clicking on the orange Sign up button.
  2. Go to your email account to verify your email address.
  3. Add your library card number (Need a library card?  Register now and start enjoying Kanopy immediately!)
  4. Start watching!

Also see our FAQ's

More eBooks

The Library is pleased to announce the addition of a new eBook and eAudiobook service called Axis360.   Enjoy even more eContent through this new service, with easy access and easy to use apps.  Experience Axis360 now!

Your Next Read

Let us help you find your next read! Fill out our quick form with your reading interests and a staff member will get back to you in about a week.  

Text Notifications

Receive hold notifications, overdue notices, and renew right from your phone with our new text notification service. Learn more!

Donation Days

Thank you for your interest in donating books to the Englewood Public Library!  Unfortunately, because we have limited space and staff time, we can no longer accept donations throughout the year. Please see our Donation Guidelines for upcoming Donation Days and more information on donating to the library.

 

Programs for Adults and Teens

French Conversation Circle:  Bonjour! Looking for a chance to brush up on your French We’ll gather once a month to practice our French language skills in a supportive, immersive environment. All skill levels are welcome.  First Wednesday of every month at 1pm. Altenbach Room.

Writers Group: The first and third Wednesdays of the month we'll meet to discuss the craft of writing and practice with prompts and exercises.  All experience levels are welcome.  First and Third Wednesdays at 6:30pm.  Altenbach Room.

Get Smart Tutoring:  Since we partnered with High Performance Tutoring, you can reap the benefits of high quality math, science, and test prep tutoring FREE. Help is available for elementary through advanced college coursework. Drop in or RSVP by calling (720) 943-7304. Wednesday, September 5 at 3:30pm.

Artist Reception featuring Tania Kaaz:  The Englewood Public Library is excited to host a rotating art exhibit that highlights the work of local and regional artists. Come to the featured artists reception for a chance to talk to the artist and ask questions. All exhibits are free to the public and rotate every other month. All ages welcome. Reading Circle.  Thursday, September 6 at 6:30pm.

An Evening with Alice McDermot: The Tattered Cover Book Store and the Englewood Public Library present an evening with Alice McDermott, featuring her National Book Award novel, The Ninth Hour. The event is free, although registration is required in order to attend and get a spot in the book signing line. Call 303-762-2560 or visit https://tinyurl.com/yd5qghl9 for more information or to register. Thursday, September 6 at 7pm. Hampden Hall.

English Conversation Circle: Would you like to practice and improve your English speaking skills? Would you like to meet other new English speakers and learn from each other? Englewood Public Library invites you to attend the English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English. This event is meant for adults who are beginning or intermediate English language learners.  Second Saturday of the month at 10:30am in the Altenbach Room. 

Sundown Book Club: New members are always welcome.  Please ask library staff for this month's title and how to acquire a copy. Second Thursday of the month at 6:30pm. Perrin Room.

Genealogy The Beginning, Session 1: Want to find out what's in your gene pool? Join genealogy expert Leah Klocek to learn the basics and get started learning about your ancestors in this two-session class. For adults & teens. Saturday, September 15 at 10:30am.

Skype Video Chat: Skype is a free internet voice and video call service. Learn how to use Skype to make video calls from your computer or mobile device. Email address needed. Registration required. Wednesday, September 19 at 6:30pm. Tech Lab.

Malley Book Club: New members always welcome. Please ask library staff for this month's title and how to acquire a copy. Third Thursday of the month at 10:30am. Malley Center.

Harp Concert: Beautiful live performances by the local Colorado Celtic Harp Society. All ages welcome. No registration required. Thursday, September 20 at 2:00pm. Reading Circle.

Genealogy The Beginning, Session 2: Want to find out what's in your gene pool? Join genealogy expert Leah Klocek to learn the basics and get started learning about your ancestors in this two-session class. For adults & teens. Saturday, September 22 at 10:30am.

Classical Guitar Concert with Chris Doughty: Seasoned classical guitarist, Chris Doughty, plays in many styles to entertain everyone who hears him. Please join us for music in the Reading Circle. For all ages. No registration required. Saturday, September 22 at 3pm.

Conversations over Coffee:  We have donuts & coffee! If you’re currently experiencing homelessness or you’re interested in discussing social issues affecting our community, please join us for a warm beverage and a donut. Let's share stories and get to know each other. Open to everyone regardless of housing situation.  For adults and teens. Fourth Wednesday of the month at 10:30am. Altenbach Room.

Book Buzz Book Club: New members are always welcome. Please ask library staff for this month's title and how to acquire a copy.  Fourth Wednesday of the month at 12:30pm. Perrin Room.

Sit-N-Knit: Whether you’re an expert or have never learned to cast on, this group could be just what you’re looking for! Join us for a relaxing evening to build your skills, share your knowledge, and make new friends.  Last Wednesday of the month at 6:30pm. Perrin Room. 

Life Hacks: Sometimes the simplest solutions are the best. Drop In to learn a few of those, "Wow, I never thought of that" kind of fixes and hopefully make your life a little bit easier. For all ages. No registration required. Saturday, September 29 at 10:30am.

Open Tech Lab: 

  • Saturdays: 10:30am-12:30pm
  • Thursdays: 4:30-6:30pm
  • Fridays & Sundays: 2:30-4:30pm

 

Programs for Children

No registration required for most programs; see below for more information.

Babysteps: Storytime for children birth to 18 months old & caregiver. Every Wednesday at 10:30am and 2:30pm

Teetertots: Storytime for children 18 months to 3 years old & caregiver. Every Monday and Tuesday at 10:30am

Preschool: Storytime for children 3 to 5 years old. Every Thursday and Friday at 10:30am.

Open Play:  The storytime room will be open with a variety of toys that will spark the imagination.  All ages welcome. Check the calendar for specific dates/times.

Lego Programs: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. Check the calendar for specific dates/times.

Parking Lot Picassos: Come and create your own art masterpieces! We’ll do chalk art on the sidewalk, a spray bottle mural, and marble art.  We will be outside.  Thursday, September 6 at 4:00pm.

Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Grandparent Tea Party: Bring your favorite grandparent or adult and  join us for a tea party.  We will have books, music, dancing, crafts, tea and cookies.  Thursday, September 13 at 10:30am.

Pioneer Party: Join us as we explore what life was like for America’s early settlers.  We’ll milk a cow, lasso a steer, dig for gold,  and even make butter!  Thursday, September 20 at 4pm.

Toddler/Preschool Messy Process Art: Join us for an art session where the emphasis is on the process and fun is the final product!  This month we’ll do marshmallow art! Dress to get messy! Tuesday, September 25 at 10:30am.

 

Dorothy Hargrove is the Director of Parks, Recreation and Library.
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