A place to Read, Explore And Discover!
1000 Englewood Parkway
1st Floor, Englewood Civic Center
Englewood, CO 80110
|Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am-8:30pm
Friday and Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm
Days We Are Closed
Library News and Events
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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.
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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.
Smartphones: What'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. Saturday, March 3 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 The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. Third Thursday of the month at 10:30am. Malley Center.
Genealogy: The Beginning: 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. Registration Required. Saturday, March 17 & 24 at 10:30am. Altenbach Room.
Harplanders: Beautiful live performances by the local Colorado Celtic Harp Society. Saturday, March 17 at 2pm. Reading Circle.
Board Game Day: Suffering from the cold-weather blues? Come play games at the library! For all ages. Sunday, March 18 at 1pm. No registration required.
Facebook: Wanna Be Friends: Join us to learn some of the reasons so many people use Facebook, get your questions answered, and, if you'd like, sign up for a free account. Use one of our computers or bring your personal device. Registration required. Wednesday, March 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. 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.
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.
Keats Program (Part 1) - Paper Making: Keats used many different art techniques to illustrate his children’s books. During this program, we will make 6 different types of paper, using several different art techniques. Don’t forget to return your camera at this program! Thursday, March 1 at 4pm. This program is sponsored by a mini grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Sorry, registration is already full.
Toddler/Preschool EXTRA: Junior Olympics: Gross Motor Skills are essential for children’s healthy brain development. Many of the skills needed to jump, balance, and throw build key synapsis that will aid in early literacy development. Join us as we explore fun large body movements with an Olympic flair. Friday, March 9 at 10:30am.
Keats Program (Part 2) - Life Stories: Many of Keat’s stories portray family life and the simple pleasures and challenges children encounter every day. During this program, we will use the pictures you took and the paper you made to create the story of your life through a collage of pictures and words. Thursday, March 15 at 4pm. This program is sponsored by a mini grant from the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation. Sorry, registration is already full.
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 paint with yarn. Dress to get messy! Tuesday, March 20 at 10:30am.
Spring Break Fun: March 26-29 at 1pm.
- Monday, March 26: Legos
- Tuesday, March 27: Fort Building
- Wednesday, March 28: Movie Day - Madagascar
- Thursday, March 29: Spring Crafts
Dorothy Hargrove is the Director of Parks, Recreation and Library.
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