05/23/2017 - 12:14pm
Splash & Bash

MY Denver is very excited to announce the 2nd Annual Splash & Bash for teens! Your ticket to the party is your MY Denver Card. Don't have one? Pick one up at one of Denver's 27 recreation centers.

Splash & Bash
Friday, June 9, 1-4 p.m.
Cook... more

05/17/2017 - 5:18pm
Alex & Eliza

Alex and Eliza: A Love Story

Melissa de la Cruz

If you are excited about the musical Hamilton, you are sure to like this book. This is the love story of Alexander Hamilton and Eliza. This book is fiction, but it does have some historical accuracy. 










Geekerella: A Fangirl Fairy... more

05/02/2017 - 1:26pm
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The Collaborative Summer Library Program has announced the winners of the 2017 Teen Video Challenge!

The Teen Video Challenge encouraged teens to create short public service announcements that promote reading and library use over the summer to other teens. The 2017 theme was "Build a Better World" and fourteen states participated in the contest this year. The winning videos illustrate the diversity of our nation and of the teens that created them. 

There were some incredible submissions to the Colorado competition, and we're very proud to have two Denver Public Library Teen... more

05/01/2017 - 6:36am

Explora for Teens is a great resource for students but it's also great for just about everyone looking for information and news on all sorts of topics. Our mythological friend, Pandora, has decided to pop in and take a trip around the world to see what's going on. See if you can figure out where Pandora visited and what she's learned.

Pandora has a passport and visas for every corner of the world, so she's set to go. Pandora is also... more

04/17/2017 - 5:27pm
Free Listens All Summer Long

SYNC is a free summer audiobook program for teens and starting April 27, 2017 you can download two complete audiobook mp3s every week! Titles are delivered through the OverDrive app (which you may already be familiar with if you borrow eBooks and audio eBooks from Denver Public Library). Download the app in advance to whichever device you anticipate listening on and be ready to go!

Learn more and sign up for notifications at... more

04/04/2017 - 10:44am

The Sam Gary Branch Library of Denver public Library is currently seeking a high school student (ages 14 -17) interested in working part-time at the library in a paid position as a Youth Assistant. More details about the job can be found here.

Do you want to know what it's like to work at the library as a teen? The following is an essay our current Youth Assistant, Gina, wrote about her experience working at the library:


I started my experience with the library two years ago as a... more

03/20/2017 - 3:42pm
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Maya Angelou said "A wise woman wishes to be no one's enemy; a wise woman refuses to be anyone's victim." Nora Ephron said "Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." Coco Chanel said "A girl should be two things: who and what she wants." Mae West said "A dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up." Emma Watson said "I don't want other people to decide who I am. I want to decide that for myself."

Women are awesome.

March is Women's History Month, and although the month is rapidly drawing to a... more

02/15/2017 - 10:01am
The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire

The winner of the 2016 Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award is The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire by Dan Howell and Phil Lester. The winning title was revealed at the 2017 Colorado Council International Reading Association (CCIRA) annual conference on February 2, 2017.

Dan Howell and Phil Lester are YouTube sensations who have shared their lives on the internet. Dan Howell uploaded his first YouTube video to... more

02/01/2017 - 4:04pm
Harry Potter Swedish

On June 27th, 1997 the first Harry Potter book was published in the United Kingdom. That means this summer marks the 20th anniversary of the birth of what is arguably the most popular literary franchise of all time. Originally titled “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,” The book was published the following year in the United States as “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.” Six more books followed in the series, spawning eight movies and enough spin off materials to keep fans happily reading, watching, or listening for quite some time. If you do a Subject Search for “Harry Potter”... more

12/27/2016 - 6:20pm
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Doing  National History Day and looking for help with your project? The Reference Services librarians can help you research like an expert! This year's theme is Taking a Stand in History, and National History Day provides a sample topics list to get you started thinking about your topic. Here at DPL, we selected topics from NHD's list and created research guides showing the library's... more


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