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Hooray for Denver! Hooray for Colorado!

Read Locally!

At the Denver Public Library, we love to share books with local flavor. Whether you're interested in local Denver or Colorado state history, our native animals and plants, or just want to read a fun story with a familiar setting, we have a number of excellent, entertaining and interesting books set close to home.

Books about and set in Denver:

Alphabet Denver, Capitol Ghost Mystery, Kazu Jones

Books about Colorado wildlife:

Sissy Bear, City Foxes, Who Pooped in the Park

Books about the Colorado environment:

Camarasaurus, C is for Centennial, Rocky's Outdoor Adventure

Books about Colorado history:

Catastrophic Colorado, Mesa Verde Cliff Dwellers, Strike It Rich in Cripple Creek