6014 S. Datura Street
Littleton, Colorado 80120

• Mon-Thur 9am-8pm
• Fri, Sat 9am-5pm
• Sun, 1-5pm
Staff Directory
On Sunday, March 6, Bemis Public Library permanently restored its operations to 100% pre-COVID hours. The library's hours are:
  • Monday through Thursday: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. (closing one hour later)
  • Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (open one hour earlier)
  • Sunday: 1 to 5 p.m.  (a return to Sunday service)

Bemis Library Catalog

Bemis Public Library is a member of the Marmot Library Network consortium and the Prospector Union Catalog. 

What is "Bemis?" (pronounced bee'-mis)

Read a digital copy of Edwin A. Bemis' autobiography, So I Took an Apple, a fascinating account of one of Littleton's most accomplished citizens. The book includes many stories about early Littleton and local personalities. The Bemis Public Library was named in honor of Ed Bemis.

Mission and Values

Our Mission

Bemis Public Library connects its community to reliable information, enriches lives through dynamic programming and services, and is open and welcoming to all.

Our Values

Setting the bar for extraordinary library services and resources in the Denver metro area.

Taking risks, seeking creative solutions, and proactively problem solving.

Seeking feedback from our community to provide relevant resources, materials, and services for their ever-changing needs.

Maintaining positive and constructive relationships with our external and internal customers.

Offering expert and excellent customer service as demonstrated by our actions and attitudes.

The Edwin A. Bemis Public Library is responsible for meeting the informational, educational, recreational, and cultural needs of Littleton citizens. These goals are achieved through the acquisition of library materials in a variety of formats, access to online resources via the Internet, circulation and reference services, interlibrary loan activities, delivery service to the homebound, creative programs and activities for all age groups, and participation in the Colorado Library Card Program.

In addition, the library is host to art shows sponsored by local art guilds; meeting rooms for use by non-profit groups; the Sophie Bramley Sylvan Resource Workstations which offers two computers equipped with software and peripherals designed for use by the blind, visually impaired, and the deaf; and the Littleton Immigrant Resources Center.

Library staff provides support to the Friends of the Littleton Library and Museum such as maintaining a membership database and providing space for the Friends’ ongoing Used Book Sale.