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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.

Wednesday Writers Group: On the first & third Wednesday of each month we'll meet to discuss the craft of writing and practice with prompts and exercises.  All experience levels are welcome.  1st and 3rd Wednesday's at 6:30pm. Altenbach Room.  

Computer Basics: Microsoft Excel: Excel spreadsheets allow you to easily store, organize and manipulate data. In this class, you will learn the basics of Excel (inserting text, basic functions, AutoSum, AutoFill, and more) by creating a basic budget spreadsheet and making Excel do all the math for you!  Registration required.  Tech Lab. Saturday, January 6 at 10:30am. Tech Lab.

Sundown Book Club: January’s book is The Little Paris Bookshop. New members are always welcome. Please ask library staff how to acquire a copy of this month's title. Thursday, January 11 at 6:30pm. Anderson 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.  Saturday, January 13 at 10:30am in the 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. Tuesday, January 16 at 10:30am. Altenbach Room.

Smart PhonesWhat's The Deal? Learn about the useful reasons to own a smartphone and some of the fun stuff too. NO computer experience required. No registration required. Wednesday, January 17 at 6:30pm. Tech Lab.

Malley Book Club: This month's book is Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson. Thursday, January 18 at 10:30am. Malley Center.

Introduction to Non-Violent 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, January 20 at 1pm. Anderson Room.

Book Buzz Book Club: January’s book is The Cuckoo’s Calling by Robert Galbraith. New members are always welcome. Please ask library staff how to acquire a copy of this month's title.  Wednesday, January 24 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.  Wednesday, January 31at 6:30pm. Perrin Room. 

Open Tech Lab: 

  • Mondays & 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 at 10:30am.

Open Play:  The storytime room will be open with a variety of toys that will spark the imagination.  All ages welcome. January 6 and 20 at 10am.

Lego Programs: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. January 13 & 27 at 10am. January 5 & 8 at 1pm.

Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Slimy Science: Join us as we experiment with Slime, Jell-o and other Goopy stuff!! This might get messy so please dress your kids accordingly.  Tuesday, January 9 at 10:30am.

Music Program: Join Ms. Monique as we explore the world of music through the use of straws. Thursday, January 18 at 4pm.

Messy Art: Join us for an art session where the emphasis is on the process and fun is the final product! We’ll explore  different art materials including paint, stamps, modeling clay, scissors, glue and more.  Dress to get messy! Thursday, January 25 at 10:30am.

STEM: Join us after school to conduct science experiments with the DU Science Outreach Team. Great for school-aged children and parents too.  Younger children are welcome with an adult. Monday, January 29 at 4pm.

Winter Break: Need to keep the kids busy during Winter Break? Join us December 29-January 8 for fun activities including:

  • Noon Year's Eve Party: Is midnight too late for your kids to stay up and celebrate the New Year!  Then join us as we ring in the “Noon Year”.  We will start at 11am with projects and crafts that celebrate the old year and prepare for the new year.  We will count down to the New Year at noon and wrap up with some New Year’s treats and activities. December 29 at 11am.
  • Movie Days: Join us for Trolls!  Feel free to bring stuffies, pillows and blankets!  There will be popcorn! January 2 at 1pm, Altenbach Room.
  • Cowboy Steve: Cowboy Steve is Rootin’ Tootin’ Musical Cowboy FUN for the whole family.  He’ll be spinnin’ cowboy yarns and tellin’ jokes while strumming’ his guitar, playin’ his harmonica and sawin’ on the fiddle.  Wednesday, January 3 at 1pm. Community room.
  • Winter Crafts: Join us as we make fun winter crafts including:  Gingerbread People, Mitten Wreaths, Pinecone Owls and Snowflake Windchimes.  All ages welcome. Thursday, January 4 at 1pm.
  • Legos: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. January 5 & 8 at 1pm.

 

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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
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