Auraria Library, located in downtown Denver, is a tri-institutional academic library serving the students, faculty, and staff of three leading urban institutions: University of Colorado Denver; Metropolitan State University of Denver; and Community College of Denver.
To foster intellectual growth, academic success, and life‐long learning for the students, faculty, and staff of the diverse urban campus of Auraria.
To be the heart of the learning experience.
Intellectual Freedom, Service, Inclusivity, Collaboration and Stewardship.
Do You Know?
- The Auraria Library building was designed in 1974 by internationally recognized architect Helmut Jahn.
- The Library collections include approximately 574,000 print books, 326,000 eBooks, 93,000 online journals, 99,000 streaming videos, and over 300 databases.
- The Library provides a wide range of places to study including group study rooms, outdoor courtyards, study alcoves, and the Deep Quiet Study Room.
- There is a cafe located in the Library.