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 houses approximately 632,000 print books, 296,000 ebooks, 172,000 e-journals, 30,000 streaming videos, and hundreds of online databases.
- The libraries provide a diverse range of study spaces including 12 Group Study Rooms, and a Deep Quiet Study Space.
- There is a cafe located in the library.