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!

Career Online High School (COHS)

Get your high school diploma through the Englewood Public Library. COHS is an online high school diploma and career certification program funded by The Englewood Public Library, in partnership with the Colorado State Library and Gale, part of Cengage Learning. Residents of Colorado who have completed eighth grade and are 19 years old or older are eligible to apply. Learn more here!

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.

Internet Wise:  Learn about the tools you can use to limit what's shared about you online. Find out how browser plug-ins, proxies, and the Tor browser can help keep your information private. Registration required. Saturday, August 4 at 10:30am. Tech Lab

Introduction to Nonviolent Communication:  Based on the Non-Violent Communication (NVC) work of Marshall Rosenberg and grounded in compassion and the universality of human needs, NVC helps transform patterns of communication that often lead to conflict or disconnection from ourselves and others. Please join for this free introductory class and discover the many ways Compassionate Communication can  transform your life.  Saturday, August 4 at 1pm. Anderson 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.

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. 

PowerPoint: Microsoft PowerPoint is a popular presentation creation software that uses slides. Learn how to create, edit, and save a basic presentation. Registration required. Wednesday, August 15 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.

The Write Crime: For over one hundred years, since the world was first introduced to Sherlock Holmes, both writers and readers alike have been fascinated by the mystery novel. Join six members of Sisters in Crime-Colorado as they present an author panel discussion on writing, research, publishing, self-publishing, and sneak previews of their latest works. Book sales and signing to follow. For adults & teens. No registration required. Saturday, August 18 at 10:30am. Anderson Room

Spanish Conversation Circle: Spanish Conversation Circle is a casual approach to learning Spanish for everyone from beginners to fluent speakers!  For adults & teens. Tuesday, August 21 at 7pm. Altenbach Room.

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.

An Evening With Alice McDermott: The Englewood Public Library and Tattered Cover Book Store are proud to host an evening with Alice McDermott, National Book Award winner, Pulitzer Prize finalist, and author of eight novels. She will discuss and sign her latest novel, "The Ninth Hour", a vivid portrait of an Irish Catholic clan in early 20th-century America.

This event is free. Registration is required here.

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. 

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.

Summer Reading Programs: Summer Reading ends August 12th!  We have programs every day throughout the summer. See our Summer Reading page for more details.

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 circle art with paint.  Dress to get messy! Friday, August 17 at 10:30am.

Winnie the Pooh Party: Join us as we learn about honey with Pooh, hop with Kanga and Roo, snack with Rabbit, help Eeyore find his tail, and much more! Thursday, August 23 at 4pm.

Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Teddy Bear Picnic: Bring your favorite teddy bear and join us at the Teddy Bear Picnic.  We will have books, music, dancing, crafts, picnic food and a teddy bear parachute bounce! Tuesday, August 28 at 10:30am.

 

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