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Apr 27

Kraft-Tharp Celebrates Library One-of-a-Kind Service

Posted on April 27, 2022 at 5:58 PM by Deborah Churchill

Commissioner Kraft Tharp with library director and staff. On April 18, Commissioner Kraft-Tharp attended the ribbon cutting event for the first self-service, stand-alone library in the United States. The library is located at 14455 W 64th Avenue in Arvada. 

Jefferson County Public Library meets people where they are - - the Bookmobile, the on-line library are just two examples. Given their mission and forward thinking, it was only fitting they would be a trailblazer in adopting new library technology. With access to computers, wi-fi, printing and copying, the new Express Library will provide equitable access to the technology Jefferson County constituents need to thrive today.

For more information about the Express Library and all the services the Jefferson County Public Library offers, visit their website at