College application deadlines are calling your name—and they want your unique essay. How do you know what to write? How do you showcase YOU when other students are answering the same questions? How do you translate a personal experience into something that demonstrates why you are meant to attend your top choice school? We’ll tackle all these questions and get you started on your essay. If you have a draft, please bring it with you. You’ll leave this class with a beginning and an outline for a brand new essay or a revision of your draft.
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.
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.
Math anxiety is a negative emotion associated with activities such as homework and test taking. Math anxiety is related to poorer grades and testing scores. Oftentimes, students have a full understanding of the math concepts they are working with, and anxiety simply interferes with their ability to solve problems!
By now, school's been back in session for a while. Summer's fading from your memory. You're probably deep into clubs, sports, your job and... homework.
Don't worry. Deep breaths. It's going to be okay. The library is here to help!
School's back in full-swing. Which means that homework and school projects are also back in full-swing. But maybe your brain is still stuck in Summer Mode. That's where your friendly public library comes in!
We know you may be short on time or transportation, which is why we've got a first-rate, easy-to-navigate website. Check out some of the highlights:
Have you heard of the Colorado Talent Pipeline? Our state imports a large share of highly educated workers from out of state to fill many highly skilled jobs. The State of Colorado, the Department of Education, and Denver Public Schools have placed an emphasis on equipping Colorado teens with the in-demand skills of a highly educated workforce, ensuring the future professional and economic success of the City's students.
The clock is counting down to November 8, when voters will elect the 45th President of the United States. The candidates are in the news constantly and everyone wants to know their positions on all of the important political issues. But what about you? What do you think about current events? Where do you stand on the issues of the day? If you turn 18 by November 8, you can vote in this election. If not, it’s never too early to start learning about this stuff!
You have an assignment to research a Shakespeare play and you need to focus on a particular theme!! What do you do? Who can help?
The Denver Public Library can help of course!
We have lots of options in our catalog - check out this link to browse through books, audio books, DVDs, etc.
When you're working on a research project, wouldn't it be great if you had a whole collection of reference books you could use any time of day or night? Well, if you have a library card and access to the Internet, you do!