Library Basics

Welcome! If you need a library card or are a new cardholder, explore some frequently asked account questions here. Recover your PIN or library card number. For quick access, add DCL.org to your mobile device's home screen.

Text Alerts

Text SIGNUP to dcl@shoutbomb.com to get account information via text. We’ll let you know when your holds are available for pickup, and when items are due or overdue. Standard texting rates apply.

Homebound Delivery

Qualified cardholders can have library materials delivered right to their doors if they are unable to come to the library due to illness or disability.

Check Out Colorado

A limited number of backpacks containing a pass good for admission to any Colorado State Park are available for checkout from our welcome desks.

Adventure Pass

Our partnerships with area cultural institutions let you reserve free passes up to 30 days in advance. Plus, enjoy DCL Local: Use your library card for discounts at participating businesses!

DCL Hotspot

Borrow a DCL hotspot and connect up to 10 devices simultaneously to enjoy long-range Wi-Fi indoors or out.

Nontraditional Items

We offer more than just books and movies! Check out a sewing machine, microscope, or drawing tool and more for your next project. Items are available on a first-come, first-served basis; ask a staff member for more information.

Fines, Fees & Borrowing

Most materials check out for three weeks. Magazines and DVDs under 200 minutes check out for one week, and each patron may have up to 99 physical items checked out at any one time. The late fee for most materials is 20 cents per day, with a three‑day grace period.