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

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Events

  • When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    Where: Parker at Adam & Dorothy Miller Meeting Room

    Cycle to over to the library for a free bike safety check provided by Treads Bicycle Outfitters all the while you learn about bike safety, bike trails, local cycling clubs and much more. Pick up some swag, make a craft or two and enjoy a morning of all things bicycle! All ages are invited. Please bring your own bicycle for the bike safety check. No registration is required.
  • When: Saturday, April 30, 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, May 02, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Parker at Conference Room

    Instruction, assessment, and practice for those 17 and older who are preparing to take the GED exam.
  • When: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 - 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
    Where: Parker

    Trained teen mentors are paired with struggling readers aged 5-9. The goal of the 8 week program is to aid struggling readers maintain or improve their literacy/reading skills. For applications please visit the children's area.
  • When: Wednesday, May 04, 2016 - 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Parker at Conference Room

    Instruction, assessment, and practice for those 17 and older who are preparing to take the GED exam.