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The Colorado State Library is a division of the Colorado Department of Education.
The Colorado State Library (CSL) helps libraries, schools, museums, and other organizations improve services, making it easier for all Coloradans to access and use the materials and information they need for lifelong learning.
State Publications Library (SPL) staff provide Coloradans with free permanent public access to state government documents.
Explore topics and resources curated to inform adult services staff about a range of topics, from programming, Spanish language learning, and digital/media literacy to language translation and interpretation, assessment and evaluation, and so much more!
Find information about MLS/MLIS and other graduate programs, teacher librarian and school librarian endorsement, and professional library organizations in Colorado.
CSL’s early literacy team supports the education (and wellbeing) of children, teens and families by coordinating statewide initiatives for early literacy, summer learning, outdoor experiences, and other campaigns.
For people who can't read standard print, Colorado Talking Book Library (CTBL) provides audio, Braille, and large print books keeping you connected to reading, stories and adventure.
A service of the Colorado State Library, the Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes more than 3.5 million digitized pages, representing more than 680 individual newspaper titles published in Colorado from 1859 to 2023.
Your gateway to library resources and news.