Library News

Colorado State Library Backpack Program

Auraria Library 07.06.2017

You can now check out Colorado State Park Passes at Auraria Library!

Last month, Auraria became a new member of the Colorado State Library Back Pack Program. This program is a partnership between Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado State Library to provide public & academic Colorado libraries with two park passes to Colorado’s 42 state parks and adventure backpacks filled with information and educational activities.…

Book Trivia on the Discovery Wall!

Information and Educational Technology Services 06.29.2017

Can you guess what's the latest feature for the Discovery Wall? 

a) Lullabies at closing time to help the books sleep
b) Ghost Busters training to trap the Grey Lady, Eleanor Twitty, who is roaming around in the Stacks
c) Librarian shushing competitions
d) Book trivia

In order to further showcase the books and authors in our collection, the Discovery Wall will now feature book trivia. Have a favorite tidbit about a work you love? Submit it…

New Database: Women's Social Movements, International - 1840 to present

Researcher Support Services 06.16.2017

Auraria Library recently acquired Women & Social Movements, International – 1840 to present – a digital archive expected to get heavy use from researchers in gender studies, history, sociology, and other disciplines. You may want to familiarize yourself with the content and the search interface before the fall semester begins.


June LGBT Video Resources

Researcher Support Services 06.16.2017

LGBTQ Pride Month is annually celebrated in the United States each year during the month of June. The Auraria Library has a long history and tradition of providing access to information resources with diverse content. Two recently acquired streaming video resources, Kanopy and Academic Video Online, have greatly expanded our access to video by and about the LGBTQ community. We’re pleased to add these resources for the benefit of the Auraria campus community.

  • 367 LGBT videos on…

2016 Year in Review

Marketing & Communications 06.16.2017

As the completion of Auraria Library’s $32.8 million renovation drew close in 2016, the Library continued to evolve as a dynamic and transformative learning center cultivating an environment that promotes lifelong learning.

Explore the 2016 Year in Review to learn more.