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Press Kit

Press Kit

Douglas County Libraries is a passionate advocate for literacy and lifelong learning.

Through engagement, education, and entertainment, Douglas County Libraries transforms lives and builds community.

Letter of Introduction from our Communications Team


DCL expands genealogy resources | 4/1/2014
Douglas County Libraries (DCL) announced today it is the newest FamilySearch affiliate library. The new designation means library patrons will have greater and more convenient access to the wealth of genealogical resources available through FamilySearch...

New Library Director Selected | 03/14/2014
The Douglas County Libraries Board of Trustees has selected Robert “Bob” Pasicznyuk, as the next director of Douglas County Libraries...

Library Named for LaRue 03/03/2014
At the December board meeting of Douglas County Libraries, its trustees passed a resolution to honor longtime library director Jamie LaRue, by renaming the Highlands Ranch Branch the James H. LaRue Branch...

Stream movies, TV shows, music and audiobooks with Hoopla New service for DCL card holders | 02/27/2014
DCL is excited to announce the public availability of thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks, all available for mobile and online access through a new partnership with hoopla digital...

Douglas County Library Ends Fines on Picture Books | 12/23/2013 
According to a 20-year international study published in “Research and Social Stratification and Mobility”, the number of books in a child’s home is the greatest predictor of whether a person will achieve a high level of education...


Rowman & Littlefield Signs Library E-Book Deal | 04/04/2014
Rowman & Littlefield has announced a new partnership to provide e-books directly to the Douglas County Libraries (DCL) E-Book platform. Under terms of the deal, R&L will be provide its e-books at a flat discount directly to the library, which will then own, and host the e-books on its own system for e-book lending...

Homecoming: Director Bob Pasicznyuk Departs Cedar Rapids, Returns to Douglas County Libraries
Library Journal | 03/03/2014
Pasicznyuk came from his position as Associate Director at Douglas County Libraries, CO, to take the helm of a team that had collectively won Library Journal’s 2009 Librarian of the Year award and led the rebuilding of Cedar Rapids Library. Now, he’s returning to Douglas County to take over following the retirement of long-time director Jamie LaRue. Library Journal spoke with Pasicznyuk about his return to Colorado...

Parker library hopes to spark content creation with Fusion Lab 
Denver Post | 02/13/14
The Parker Library recently opened their new Fusion Lab, at which patrons can mix music, make...

Odilo TID Scores Ebook Platform Deal with Colorado Libraries | 01/21/14
OdiloTID, one of the largest library ebook vendors outside of the U.S., has expanded its partnership in Colorado with the forward-thinking Douglas County Libraries into a state-wide deal...