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.

  • 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: Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Parker at Adam & Dorothy Miller Meeting Room

    Have you heard? Adult coloring books are all the rage! Month after month, adult coloring books are topping Amazon's best seller lists and more and more adults are finding their zen in between the lines of a coloring page. Come to our Coffee and Coloring evening as we relax with a good cup of coffee and an even better coloring book. This program is for adults.
  • When: Saturday, August 06, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Parker at Conference Room

    Practice Your English (PYE) is a conversation group to give adult mixed level English Language Learners an opportunity to practice speaking English. Adults from all levels and language backgrounds are welcome. A fluent English speaker will facilitate the group. Discussion topics will vary.
  • When: Monday, August 08, 2016 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Parker at Adam & Dorothy Miller Meeting Room

    Calling all budding artists! Time to cultivate your inner Picasso with our friends from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. One of the museum’s artists will present a book for the kids to enjoy, then lead them in a literature-based art project.
  • When: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    Where: Parker at Adam & Dorothy Miller Meeting Room

    Come to Photo Editing 101 to learn the basic elements of editing photographs! Join us for this hands on class where we will discuss how to enhance, crop, use the stamp tool and so much more. By the time you leave, you will know the basics of photo editing as well as how to upload and share you pictures using a variety of mediums. Registration is required. This program is for adults.

  • When: Saturday, August 13, 2016 - 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    Where: Parker at Conference Room

    Practice Your English (PYE) is a conversation group to give adult mixed level English Language Learners an opportunity to practice speaking English. Adults from all levels and language backgrounds are welcome. A fluent English speaker will facilitate the group. Discussion topics will vary.