Tickets to the Denver Public Library: Central Library

About Denver Public Library: Central Library

Enjoy quiet time at the Denver Public Library early in the morning on weekdays.

The Denver Public Library is open to the public Sunday to Thursday from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, with special hours on Sundays from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.

The library is closed on Fridays, Saturdays, and public holidays: 

New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, César E. Chávez Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Indigenous Peoples' Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year's Eve.

  • Admire the architecture and design of the Central Library

Explore the impressive post-modern Denver Central Library, a true jewel of the city center. Completed in 1996, the library has quickly become a landmark in Denver. Discover how the Denver Public Library has changed with the city's growth and how the building used to look. Observe how the tranquil interior design meets the surreal architecture of the building and get inspired to learn something new.

The Denver Public Library is located at 10 W. Fourteenth Avenue.

The nearest bus stops to the Denver Public Library are W 13th Ave & Broadway, Broadway & W 13th Ave, and Lincoln St & 13th Ave. Alternatively, you can take the free MallRide or Metroride from downtown.

Free parking is available at the Central Library. There is an entrance on 24th and Welton.

Get a chance to learn more insights about the Denver Public Library with the self-guided audio tour Denver in 2 Hours: a Historical Walk through the Mile High City. In addition to the library, you will discover the city's highlights and immerse yourself in the history and culture of Denver. Explore the city at your own pace!

FAQ about Denver Public Library: Central Library

Tickets are not required to access the Denver Public Library.