How Denver Public Library Balances Books And Being A Homeless Shelter

Source: Michael Sakas, Colorado Public Radio, May 17, 2017

A visit to the library likely means checking out a book or movie. But the Denver Public Library says its central location has another job these days — it’s somewhat of a homeless shelter….. When the doors of the library open at 10 a.m. a mix of people usually wait outside to be let in. Some have materials to return or pickup, and others are seeking shelter…..