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Library News and Events

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: Internet I: Class participants will decide on no more than three topics to discuss.  The  instructor will cover  basic information and answer questions. Available subjects include: eMail, eMedia, basic internet searching, Facebook, the Library's website resources, or password management. Registration required.  Saturday, February 3 at 10:30am. Tech Lab.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's: This program provides information on diagnosis, risk factors, disease stages, treatment options, and much more on Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Registration through the Alzheimer's Association is required. Please call 800.272.3900 to register. Thursday, February 8 at 6:00pm. Anderson Room.

Sundown Book Club: New members are always welcome.  February’s book is The Hate U Give  by Angie Thomas. Please ask library staff how to acquire a copy of this month's title. 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 Remarkable Creatures  by  Tracy Chevalier. Third Thursday of the month at 10:30am. Malley Center.

Board Game Day: Suffering from the cold-weather blues? Come play games at the library! For all ages. Sunday, February 18 at 1pm. No registration required.

Microsoft Exel: The Basics: Excel spreadsheets allow you to easily store, organize and manipulate data. In this class, you will learn the basics of Excel by creating a basic budget spreadsheet and making Excel do all the math for you!  Registration required.  Wednesday, February 21 at 6:30pm. Tech Lab.

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. February’s book is Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. Please ask library staff how to acquire a copy of this month's title.  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. 

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. February 3 and 17 at 10am.

Lego Programs: School-aged children, come in and create! Parents welcome too. February 10 & 24 at 10am.

Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Music with Monique: Join Ms. Monique as we explore the world of music.  We will learn about scales and notes, sing along with Ms. Monique and her Ukulele, and make our own musical shakers. Monday, February 5 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, February 5, 12, & 26 at 4pm.

Library Olympics: Join us for our 2018 Winter Olympics activities featuring Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Bobsleigh,  Skiing, Hockey and more.  Community Room. Thursday, February 8 at 4pm.

Messy Art: Join us for an art session where the emphasis is on the process and fun is the final product! This month we’ll craft monsters out of play-doh.  Dress to get messy! Friday, February 23 at 10:30am.

 

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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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