Come and Meet Today's Denver Public Library! (It’s not what either your grandmother or you grew up with!!)

  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
  • Brown Palace 321 17th St.

Registration is closed

With powerful internet search engines and virtual books available on home computers and smartphones, what services are being provided by today's libraries and what is their sustainability plan into the future? And what is all that activity around the iconic Central Building on Broadway?

Join City Club on Tuesday, March 28 when Michelle Jeske, Denver City Librarian will introduce you to our modern, public, and fascinating library. She'll share the history and evolution of the Denver Public Library which first opened its doors in 1889 and now includes the iconic building, 25 branch libraries, 2 bookmobiles, community resource specialists and a bicycle!


In 2015 Michelle Jeske was appointed head of the 26 location urban library system which serves more than 4.4 million people annually. She has worked for the Denver Public Library since 2001. Prior to her appointment as City Librarian she had served in a number of different positions at the library including the director of Collections, Technology and Innovation, manager of Web Information Services and Community Technology Center and senior special collection librarian for the Library Without Walls.

Prior to the Denver Public Library, Jeske worked for the TLC CARL Corporation, San Antonio Public Library and New York Public Library. Her honors include Public Library Association Leadership Fellow (2013), Colorado Librarian of the Year (2009) and Library Journal Mover and Shaker.


Spinach Salad, Roma Tomato, Egg Slices, Herb Vinagrette

Herb Crusted Chicken Breast, Caramelized Shallot & Madeira Demi Glace


Tri-Color Tortellini, Lemon, Chile, Gorgonzola Ricotta, e.v.o.o.

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