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Auraria Library 10.21.2020

Welcome sign at the Library Cafe space entrance

Planning to stop by our Library Cafe? Great! Things are a bit different thanks to COVID-19, but we’re working hard to create an inviting place to relax, get work done, and access resources— all while following safety guidelines. 

Here’s what IS and IS NOT available in our Library Café:

What IS available:

General Use:

  • Restrooms 
  • Wifi 
  • Check out materials with Grab-to-Go 
  • Printing 
  • Microform Scanning 
  • Anatomical Models
  • Computer Chargers
  • Headphones


Windows 10 Laptops featuring: 

Windows 10 ADA PC featuring: 

  • All previous software plus: 
  • Dragon (Speak Recognition) 
  • Jaws (Screen Reader) 
  • ZoomText (Screen Magnification) 

Apple iMac 27” featuring: 

Ask Us Chat

Use this chat box to ask a librarian for research help. We’re available 24/7! (Holidays excluded.)


Text us your questions to 720-438-4446. 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.)


  • What Help is Available?
    Please visit our Auraria Library COVID-19 Updates for the latest updates about what services are currently available.

  • Visit the Ask Us Desk
    The Ask Us Service Desk is located on the first floor of the Library and provides in-person help by answering questions about the Library, Campus, or three Institutions. This service also loans anatomical items, technology items (such as phone charges and calculators), plus course reserves, or textbooks, for some classes. Please visit the Auraria Library COVID-19 Updates for information about when this service will be available.

  • Research Consultations
    Research consultations are for in-depth and lengthy discussions about research questions. Please use Schedule a Research Consultation Form to request an appointment. We can help you out via Zoom or over the phone. Due to the level of preparation needed, appointments should be made 48 hours in advance. If you need immediate help, please use our 24/7 chat service.


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

  • Friendly Man with a checklist

    Let's get started with using the library tools!

    Take a quick tour to learn about the research tools on this page.