Auraria Library

The Auraria Library was established as a shared library for the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver in July 1976. The Auraria Library supports the research and service requirements of all faculty and outreach mission of each of the three institutions. The 184,000 square foot building was designed by Helmut Jahn of CF Murphy, who won an award from the American Institute of Architects. The Arts and Architecture Bibliographer is Karen Sobel, who can be reached at or 303.352.3640. See the Auraria Library's website for more information about resources.

The Auraria Library is located at 1100 Lawrence Street, Denver CO 80204. This is across Speer Blvd from the CU Denver building. You can find maps and directions on the Auraria Library's website.

Lawrence Street Entrance to Auraria Library