Authors & Events

DCL Presents:

Karen Kingsbury

From the New York Times bestselling author Karen Kingsbury comes a new book in The Baxter Family collection. Douglas County Libraries, in partnership with Tattered Cover Book Store, is pleased to host Karen Kingsbury to talk about her latest book, To the Moon and Back.
The $29 ticket purchase includes a reserved seat at the author's presentation, a place in the signing line, dessert bites, and a hardcover copy of To the Moon and Back.
Please note: Seats for the presentation are reserved upon checkout. If you are attending with a group, please purchase tickets in a single order to ensure your group is seated together.

CU South Denver

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 | 7PM-10PM

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Escape to Neverland! Sign up for reading fun and decorate a pirate hat or crown, dig for treasure, walk the plank, get your face painted, and more. ALL AGES.
All locations, Saturday, June 2, 10AM-Noon.
Fantastic Creatures

Fantastic Creatures

Visit with fantastic creatures from the Denver Zoo and explore games, crafts, mazes and more! AGES 6-12 & FAMILIES.
Parker, Friday, June 15, 6:30PM.
Learn About

Learn About...

A series of adult learning experiences at various DCL locations. Coming up: Learn about bees and other pollinators, step-by-step painting, and recording your family's story. AGES 50+.

Other Author Events

Spend an evening with these diverse authors and hear the stories behind their stories. We regularly host bestsellers, local authors, children's writers, and more.

Jennifer Egan

Highlands Ranch, Tuesday, June 5, 7PM

Manhattan BeachBestselling author Jennifer Egan will talk about her new book Manhattan Beach, awarded the 2018 Carnegie Medal of Excellence in Fiction. Books will be sold courtesy of the Tattered Cover Book Store. Adults.

Love in the Afternoon: Romance Author Panel

Parker, Saturday, June 16, 2PM

The Saturday Night Supper ClubCelebrate romance and enjoy tea and author talks with a panel of romance authors, including Jennifer Turano, Carla Laureano, Sarah Hegger, Sara Richardson, Lisa Brown Roberts and Lisa Tawn Bergren. Books will also be sold. Adults.

Sandra Dallas

Castle Rock, Saturday, June 16, 6:30PM

The Patchwork BrideThe award-winning and New York Times bestselling author will join us to talk about her new novel, The Patchwork Bride. Books will be sold at the event, and a book signing will follow the author's presentation. Adults.

Craig Grossi & Fred

Parker, Wednesday, June 20, 6:30PM

Craig & FredThe former U.S. Marine, along with his dog Fred, will join us to talk about their new book, Craig & Fred. It's an uplifting story of how they met on an Afghan battlefield and ended up rescuing each other. A book sale will follow the author's talk. Adults and kids ages 10+.

Dr. Alan Stern

Highlands Ranch, Friday, June 22, 7PM

Chasing New HorizonsExplore Pluto with planetary scientist Dr. Alan Stern, who led NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto. Stern will talk about his new book, Chasing New Horizons, followed by a book sale and signing. Teens/adults.