Apr 7, 2022 - News

12 surprising perks of having a Denver library card

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Illustration: Maura Losch/Axios

In honor of National Library Week, we're spotlighting under-the-radar resources your humble Denver library card can score you.

Here are a dozen free services available to cardholders:

πŸ’» Technology: Borrow a Chromebook laptop and mobile WiFi hotspot for up to three months.

🏞️ Recreation: Access bicycle repair kits for two hours to fix a flat or adjust your frame.

πŸ”§ Tools: Use power tools, ladders, lawnmowers and more with a photo ID and signed safety waiver.

  • Sewing machines equipped with prewound bobbins and spare needles are available at the Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales location for up to four weeks.

🏠 For home: Borrow a draft check meter for up to three weeks to locate air leaks along walls, molding, ductwork and more.

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