Castle Rock

Douglas County Libraries - Philip S. Miller, Castle Rock


  • 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 guest 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 guests 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

"Natures Finery" a one woman show.

Kristine Orr ArtistKristine Orr loves sharing her feelings on paper, especially portrayals of God’s gifts of nature, things of the past, exotic places and the beauty of people. Kristine's favorite mediums are oil, watercolors and acrylics. She likes to create when the birds are chirping and sun comes streaming in through her kitchen windows in Castle Rock.

Kristine has exhibited her art in many juried art shows including: Nagasaki Modern Art Museum, Japan, The Madden Museum of Art, The Wildlife Experience, Vines Gallery, Alpine and 910 Galleries in the Denver Art District on Sante Fe, Romancing the Arts, and many others. She has won several awards for her arts at various venues throughout Colorado.

Kristine enjoys painting for other people and welcomes commissions. She also offers art classes.

For more information and to view more of Kristine's artwork visit her website:

Orr's exhibit runs March 3rd through April 7th.

  • 303.791.7323
  • Street:
    100 S. Wilcox
    Castle Rock
    Postal Code:
    United States
  • Manager:
    Jaime Gotlieb


Calendar View



  • When: Thursday, March 26, 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: Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock at James H. LaRue Meeting Room

    This is the longest running civic education program in the United States – devoted to foreign affairs. Participants will explore 8 thought-provoking topics.
  • When: Monday, March 30, 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, March 30, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock at Bandstand

    Join local chess enthusiasts for weekly chess games. All levels are welcome in this drop-in group.
  • When: Wednesday, April 01, 2015 - 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    Where: Philip S. Miller - Castle Rock

    A "pawsitive" opportunity to boost your child's literacy skills with a dog as his or her audience.