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

 

Love & Logic Parenting Classes with Ruthanne Waltz

The Englewood Public Library and Englewood Public Schools partner to bring this six-week Love & Logic parenting class to the library. Put an End to Arguing, Back Talk, and Begging; Teach Responsibility Without Losing Their Love; Set Limits Without Waging War; Avoid Power-Struggles; Guide Kids to Own and Solve Their Problems; Teach Kids to Complete Chores...Without Reminders and Without Pay This course uses a variety of video, worksheets, and discussion. When, Where, How Long, and How much? Monday evenings, 6:30 - 8:30 pm Englewood Public Library - Anderson Room Beginning April 16 ending May 21 The cost of the course is covered by Englewood Public Library. There is a nominal fee for the Love & Logic workbook of $10 per household. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  http://tinylink.in/7F4A6

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.

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.  

Doing Downloadables: Step into the wonderful world of eResources! Learn about downloading audiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, and streaming movies via Hoopla. Saturday, April 7 at 10:30am. 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. Altenbach 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. 

Malley Book Club: This month's book is Mister Owita's Guide to Gardening  by  Carol Wall. Third Thursday of the month at 10:30am. Malley Center.

Declutter Your Desktop:  Having trouble finding that file you just created? Join us to learn how to organize your files and photos so you can find what you're looking for.  Use one of our computers or bring your personal device. Registration required.  Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30pm. Tech Lab.

Poetry & Prose: For this Wednesday's Writer's Group, help us celebrate National Poetry Month. Join the Englewood Library's Writer's Group for our first open mic poetry reading! If you would like to read a poem--either an original work or one by your favorite author, please sign up! This night of verbal verse is open to all, however, some topics maybe sensitive and could contain adult language. Registration required.  Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30pm. Anderson Room.

Board Game Day: Suffering from the cold-weather blues? Come play games at the library! For all ages. Sunday, April 15 at 1pm. No registration required.

The Best Thing IS Sliced Bread: There's nothing quite like the aroma of freshly baked bread.  Channel your inner baker and realize your dough-making dreams of making beautiful breads during this bread-making class with local caterer Monica Kadillak.  Saturday, April 21 at 2pm. Anderson 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.

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. 

Colorado: Home on the Range: Please join Laura and Debbie from Great Outdoors Colorado—Generation Wild to learn about Colorado’s wonderful state park system and Englewood Public Library’s State Park Pass Backpack program.  Come for fun and free giveaways.  Saturday, April 28 at 2pm. Anderson 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 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.

Whodunnit: Calling all Super Sleuths and Dynamite Detectives!  We need your help solving a crime at the Englewood Library! Thursday, April 4 at 4pm.

Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Disco Dance Party: Join us as we move and groove to the funky disco beat!!  Be sure to wear your best 70s outfit with plenty of disco sparkle and flare!  There will also be a fun 1970’s inspired craft. Monday, April 9 at 10:30am.

Earth Day: Celebrate Earth Day with books, cool recycled crafts and fun science based activities with the DU Science Outreach team. Thursday, April 19 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 tissue paper art.  Dress to get messy! Thursday, April 26 at 10:30am.

 

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