Douglas County Libraries

...is an independent library district funded by a 4.0 mill levy approved by Douglas County voters in 1996.

...is one of the fourth-largest library system in Colorado. Our mission is to be a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning, and we play a vital role in the life of our community. We lend more than eight million books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, e-books, and audio books every year, including more children's materials than any other Colorado library, with a circulation of 3,028,415.

...features seven libraries, including one part-time library located in Louviers Village Clubhouse, a nationally-designated historic building.

...has over 230,000 active library patrons, with at least one active library card in 80% of all households.

...is constantly ranked among the top public libraries in the nation for the populations we serve.

...is an independent library district serving the citizens of Douglas County, Colorado. Located in the Denver South Metro area, Douglas County is one of the fastest growing areas in the state with over 322,387 in population.*
* Douglas County Demographic Summary 2016


We Are Your Future!

If you are searching for an exciting, supportive award-winning library system, you've found the right place! Grow and excel with Douglas County Libraries.

Our Core Values

Take a look at our Douglas County Libraries Core Values.

These five Core Values are the heart and soul of our organization's culture. They are what we believe in and what we stand for. Our Core Values guide us in all goals, projects and decision-making. Most importantly, our Core Values help guide us in all interactions with our patrons and internal customers.

If you are interested in working at Douglas County Libraries, our Core Values must be a good fit for you! We are an engaged and innovative team. We treat everyone the way we want to be treated — with respect and dignity. We enjoy trying new things. We aren't afraid of making mistakes, as long as we learn from them. We enjoy working hard, but we also love to have fun!

If you are a good fit for Douglas County Libraries, please view our current job listings and submit your application online.

Deliver Books & More

Serve All

Build Literacy

Explore & Discover

Be Friendly & Helpful

Blaze a Trail

Create Connections

Make it Work