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You may ask brief, factual questions or get suggestions on sources and locations which may help you find answers to more lengthy or involved research questions. If you are working against a deadline, please visit or call (720-865-1821) the Western History and Genealogy Department for a faster response.

Your question will be answered by reference librarians at the Denver Public Library Western History and Genealogy Department and replies may have a varying response time due to the unique nature of questions received.

Type of responses we can and cannot provide by email

Out-of-State Genealogy Researchers: We can not accommodate requests for complex genealogical research. Please contact a member of the Colorado Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists for in-depth genealogy research.

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Please use this e-mail link to contact the Western History/Genealogy Department or use the phone numbers in the right column to contact the department by phone.

Location and Hours

The Western History and Genealogy Department is located on the fifth level of the Central Library:
10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, CO 80204-2731

Reference Desk Phone: 720-865-1821
TTY: 720-865-1825
Fax: 720-865-1880
Photo Sales Phone: 720-865-1818
Photo Sales Email: photosales@denverlibrary.org

The Department is open to the public during the following hours:

  • Monday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 1 - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 - 5 p.m.

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