Parker

Douglas County Libraries - Parker

Hours:

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

Currently located just west of the historic town center, Douglas County Libraries in Parker boasts a diverse collection with special emphasis on consumer health, home-schooling resources, local music, inspirational content and equestrian resources. In addition to full-service children’s and reference areas, public meeting spaces, and a public computing area, Parker is

home to Fusion: A Media Lab, where customers can explore electronic resources for self-publishing, musical composition, video/animation production, photo editing, and website creation.

Douglas County Libraries will break ground in 2015 for a two-story, 40,000 +/- square-foot replacement of the current Parker branch, just north of Parker Town Hall and the PACE Center. The new library will have a minimum of 150 parking spaces, and be adjacent to a park.

EVENTS at Parker

In addition to 17 Storytimes each week, Parker offers Live Local Music, dedicated teen programs, a Special Library Experience for special-needs adults, and writing, animal and origami programs for kids.

Welcome to Fusion!

Fusion is a digital creativity space, located in Douglas County Libraries, Parker, where your ideas come alive.

Use it to:

  • Convert your novel into a published ebook
  • Record a stand-up comedy routine and upload it to You-Tube
  • Produce a manga or anime video
  • Create and edit a musical composition
  • Make a short film or video
  • Create animated gifs for Tumblr
  • Digitize old home videos
  • Record a video resume for your professional website
  • Make a photo poster
  • Create your own brand
  • Convert VHS to DVD
  • More!

People of all ages and skill levels can use our state-of-the-art software and equipment to create top quality products. Fusion is available to any customer with an active library card. Reservations are available in three-hour blocks. Contact our staff to reserve the whole lab, one or more computers, or a specific piece of equipment.

Fusion Media Lab Hours

Monday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, 12:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.
One-on-One Training available by appointment.

ART DISPLAY

Abstract Light - Christy Martin, Photographer

Christy Martin Photography

Christy is a nurse, short story writer, and pet clothing designer who enjoys abstract light photography. Her photography utilizes neon lights and minimal post production processing. Christy resides in Colorado with her husband John and their miniature Pinscher, Ikon.

For more information email Christie Martin.

Martin's photography will be on display August 18 through September 18.

  • 303.791.7323
  • Street:
    10851 S Crossroads Dr
    City:
    Parker
    ,
    Province:
    Colorado
    Postal Code:
    80134
    Country:
    United States
  • Manager:
    Amy Long

Storytimes

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Events

  • When: Friday, August 28, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Parker at Adam & Dorothy Miller Meeting Room

    Award winning journalist and proclaimed author of "The Beekeeper’s Lament" will join us for an evening as she discusses her newest work "American Ghost". In "American Ghost", Nordhaus attempts to uncover the truth about her great-great-grandmother, Julia--whose ghost is said to haunt an elegant hotel in Santa Fe—in her spellbinding exploration of myth, family history, and the American West. Light refreshments will be served.
  • When: Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Parker

    Seek and you shall find! Take a walk through history as you hunt down various clues around downtown Parker. In partnership with the Town of Parker and the Parker Historical Society, Douglas County Libraries presents a quest that leads families through questions, games, activities, and fun! This event is suitable for all ages seeking adventure and for groups/families or individuals who are looking for a clue solving journey. Start the event at the gazebo in O’Brien Park. The quest ends at the Mainstreet Center for a special 100 year celebration of the old school house. The celebration for the old school house will include music, games and tours of the history museum! Registration is required.
  • When: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Parker at Parker Conference Room

    Instruction, assessment, and practice for those 17 and older who are preparing to take the GED exam.
  • When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Parker at Parker Conference Room

    Instruction, assessment, and practice for those 17 and older who are preparing to take the GED exam.
  • When: Wednesday, September 02, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Parker at Adam & Dorothy Miller Meeting Room

    Missed the Boulder International Film Festival (BIFF) this year or maybe don't have time to make the drive to Boulder? Join us for an evening of film as we experience the best short films from the past ten years of the Boulder International Film Festival. BIFF has a reputation as one of the most influential film festivals in the U.S.and we are bringing you an evening of their best! Light refreshments will be served. This program is for adults.