About The Denver Public Library


The Denver public library checks out about 9,552,145 books a year which means that about 20,000 books are checked out every day. There are about 9.5 million items in the library including books, movies, and c.ds .


In 1956 the first part of the DPL was built. The biggest genre of books in this library is western history because they have a whole department that just has western history.


The most popular genre of books is the children’s books in the Denver public library.


City Librarian John Cotton Dana called the library center of public happiness. The Denver Public Library was established in June 1889.


The way Libraries get their money to afford the books and movies and c.ds is from sales tax.