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Featured Resources: Bicycles!

May is national bicycle month! Although these times are greatly disrupting our life patterns, getting out for a solo bike ride is still an option for many of us. Even if you can't explore on a bike right now, you can explore about bikes!

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Auraria Library COVID-19 Information

Auraria Library 04.09.2020

The safety and security of Auraria Library users continue to be our top priority as we monitor the impacts of COVID-19.

US Census: Why does it matter?

Researcher Support Services 03.10.2020

The United States conducts a national census once every 10 years and 2020 is the year! Learn why the Census matters.

Ask Us Desk Renovation

Marketing and Communications 03.06.2020

Auraria Library is thrilled to announce the re-opening of our newly renovated Ask Us Desk!


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Text us your questions to 303-848-8444. We’ll answer from 9 am to 6 pm during the week and reply to after hours questions the next morning. (Your provider rates will apply.)


  • Visit the Ask Us Desk
    Stop by the Ask Us Desk for help. The Ask Us Service Desk is located on the first floor of the Library.

  • Research Tutoring
    Research tutoring is for quick questions, tips, and strategies on finding and evaluating information resources.  Research Tutoring is located in the Knowledge Market on the first floor and is available Monday–Thursday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm and Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

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    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment.  Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use Research Tutoring.  


For general library information, as well as for questions about borrowing, renewing, or returning library materials, call 303-315-7763.

For research help, call 303-315-7711, Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. If there is no answer, please leave a message and someone will return your call within 24 hours (Monday – Friday).

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