All libraries will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 26
and be closed Thursday, November 27 for Thanksgiving.

Highlands Ranch

Douglas County Libraries - James H. LaRue, Highlands Ranch


  • Mon - Thurs: 9 - 9
  • Fri - Sat: 9 - 5
  • Sun: 12 - 5

The Douglas County Libraries - James H. LaRue is located within the Highlands Ranch Town Center, this community’s central retail and service hub.

The library features a large, beautifully-decorated children’s room with an extensive collection for both kids and parents. James H. LaRue/Highlands Ranch also houses Douglas County Libraries’ most in-depth business collection, with expert on-site reference service.

Public meeting rooms include two large rooms on the first floor and four small study rooms on the second floor. There is also a well-appointed quiet reading room with beautiful mountain views. Free Wi-Fi is accessible throughout the library.

Art Display

Douglas County School District Elementary Children's ArtThe James H. LaRue Library is thrilled to exhibit artwork by the Douglas County School District's elementary students.

Visit the library during the months of November and December and enjoy the student's artistic creations. This promises to be a wonderful exhibit.

  • 303.791.7323
  • Street:
    9292 Ridgeline Blvd.
    Highlands Ranch
    Postal Code:
    United States
  • Manager:
    Sheila Kerber


Calendar View



  • When: Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Highlands Ranch at Shea B

    Continue your Spanish studies and broaden your perspective with this intermediate class. Recommended as a follow-up to Beginning Spanish Language and Culture.
  • When: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 - 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Highlands Ranch at Shea B

    This program offers a pawsitive opportunity to boost your child's literary skills and self-esteem with a dog as his/her audience. Please call or visit the Highlands Ranch Branch to register at the children's desk only or call the children's desk to get your exact appointment time!
  • When: Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Where: Highlands Ranch

    Join us at the fireplace for the music of acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow is a warm accessible performer and storyteller. His repertoire is a synthesis of his own Celtic inspired compositions and the traditional music of the British Isles.
  • When: Tuesday, December 02, 2014 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Highlands Ranch

    Monthly get-together to discuss both fiction and non-fiction titles.They meet upstairs in the Upstairs Reading Lounge. No registration required.
  • When: Wednesday, December 03, 2014 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Highlands Ranch at Combo Shea A & B

    Enjoy time with Santa, including holiday stories and activities.