Library Basics

Welcome! If you need a library card or are a new cardholder, explore some frequently asked account questions here. Recover your PIN or library card number.

To donate materials, please review our Donate Books & More guidelines.

Get a Library Card

Register here to get a DCL library card, or to recover your library card number or PIN. See some of the perks that come with your new card!

Request a Title

Can't find what you're looking for in the catalog? Here are a few more options.

Park & Pick-Up Holds

Use our curbside service to pick up holds at your preferred DCL location* following these instructions. Book Club Express kits may also be picked up using this service.
*Not available at Louviers.

Text Alerts

Text the word "signup" to 720-893-8008 to get account information via text. We’ll let you know when your holds are available for pickup, and when items are due or overdue. Standard texting rates apply.

Homebound Delivery

Qualified cardholders can have library materials delivered right to their doors if they are unable to come to the library due to illness or disability.

Fines, Fees & Borrowing

Most materials check out for three weeks. Magazines and DVDs under 200 minutes check out for one week, and each customer may have up to 200 physical items checked out at any one time. The late fee for most materials is 20 cents per day, with a three‑day grace period.
See a DCL staff member to pay with your Visa or MasterCard ($1 minimum).