Cardholder Perks


Your DCL library card gives you access to all kinds of things beyond just books! Here are some great items to explore.

Take an Adventure Through a State Park

Explore our state parks with a free state parks pass through Check Out Colorado! Check out a backpack with a free pass at any of our locations. They are part of our Lucky Day program for new and popular materials, so they’re available first-come, first-served.

Explore a Museum

Reserve a pass to a local cultural institution through our Adventure Pass program. Book tickets to the Butterfly Pavilion; Clyfford Still Museum; Denver Firefighters Museum; Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls and Toys; Dinosaur Ridge; or History Colorado.

Try Your Hand at the Loom

We have several nontraditional items available for checkout, including a sewing machine, loom and spinning wheel. Check back periodically to see what our latest nontraditional items are!

Take a Hotspot on Vacation

Traveling somewhere remote? Bring long-range Wi-Fi with you by borrowing a DCL hotspot.

Grow Your Small Business

Several of our business librarians are available for small-business research, including market information, competitive intelligence, data on industry trends, and sample business plans.

Learn a New Skill

Learn software, creative, business and technology skills using, which includes thousands of video courses taught by industry experts.

Play Brain Games

Exercise your mind with BrainHQ.

Learn a New Language

German, Spanish, Russian or Pirate — you can learn all these and more through Mango, an online language learning platform.

Get Personalized Book Recommendations

Looking for a good read, but fresh out of ideas? We can help! Tell us what you’re interested in — even what you’re not interested in — and our Readers’ Advisory staff will provide personalized reading suggestions just for you.



4 thoughts on “Cardholder Perks

  1. Where can I get a list of the “non traditional items” (like sewing machines, etc) available for checkout?

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