Castle Rock

Douglas County Libraries - Philip S. Miller, Castle Rock

Hours:

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

Located on South Wilcox Street in downtown Castle Rock, the furthest south of the seven Douglas County Libraries locations is named for Philip S. Miller, a major benefactor of many town amenities. The library is spacious and welcoming, and features comfortable reading areas, free Wi-Fi and customer Internet stations, and dedicated spaces for kids and teens.

The library also boasts the largest and most numerous public meeting spaces in the district, accommodating up to 130 people.

In addition to the friendly and professional staff common to all Douglas County Libraries, Philip S. Miller houses the staff and archives of the Douglas County History Research Center, offering patrons specialized help with historical, archival and genealogical projects. A satellite location of the Arapahoe/Douglas Works! is also housed in the library, providing a variety of no-cost employment services.

EVENTS at Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock:

Programming at Philip S. Miller goes beyond more than a dozen weekly Storytimes, from regular youth science, LEGO and writing programs to periodic special literature-inspired events. Adults and teens can get in on the action, too, whether they enjoy book clubs (many genres to choose from), author visits, volunteer opportunities or current events.

ART DISPLAY

"Colors of my Imagination"

David DeField Artist

David DeField has had a lifelong interest in the arts, yielding an occasional drawing, painting or poem over the years. Over a decade ago he started creating on a steadier basis. Now that DeField is retired he has more time to dedicate to his artwork.

"Art is the expression of a persons accumulated experiences of their soul," says David. He hopes you will enjoy his exhibit.

If you'd like to contact David you can email him at ddefield.art@gmail.com.

DeField's exhibit runs May 5th through June 2nd.

  • 303.791.7323
  • Street:
    100 S. Wilcox
    City:
    Castle Rock
    ,
    Province:
    Colorado
    Postal Code:
    80104
    Country:
    United States
  • Manager:
    Jaime Gotlieb

Storytimes

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Events

  • When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock

    Registration required at the Children's Desk. Kids in 1st through 3rd grades are invited to read and discuss a different book each month. Theme-related craft included in the fun!
  • When: Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock at CR Bank Room West

    Learn about software, websites, databases and other technological tools relating to genealogy.
  • When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock at CR Bank Room West

    Drop-in any Monday to get started with your family research, discuss brick walls and dead ends, and get free advice from experienced genealogists.
  • When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock at James H. LaRue Meeting Room

    Join local chess enthusiasts for weekly chess games. All levels are welcome in this drop-in group.
  • When: Monday, June 01, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock at GSWC Conf. Room

    Forum for thoughtful adults to read and discuss significant works of fiction, philosophy, political science, poetry, and drama.