Express Library

Welcome to the Express Library! The first of its kind in the United States, the Express Library is a fully self-service location that allows you to access library services safely and conveniently on your own, without library staff onsite.

How it Works

The Express Library requires a registered JCPL library card to access the space. To register, simply fill out the online form and wait to receive email confirmation within 48 hours.

Location

14455 W 64th Ave. Unit O, Arvada, CO 80004 (View location page).

Hours

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Jefferson County Library

Enjoy Your Visit

Once registered, scan the barcode of your library card at the entry panel located to the right of the entrance door, or type in the library card number using the keypad. Enter your 4-digit PIN. This is the same PIN used to log into your library account online. Our automated system will validate the request and unlock the door. Enjoy your visit at the Express Library West Arvada location!

Explore the Express Library

Welcome to the Express Library!

Take advantage of all this space offers, including:

  • Holds pickup
  • Browsable collection of highly-popular DVDs and Adult & Children’s books
  • Self-checkout kiosk
  • 2 computer stations with internet and Microsoft Office
  • Printing, copying and scanning with faxing coming soon
  • Public WiFi
  • 24/7 access to external Returns Bin
Jefferson County Library
Jefferson County Library
Jefferson County Library
Jefferson County Library

Library staff are available for remote assistance during open hours, using the phone in the Express Library or by contacting the library at (303) 235-5275. 

FAQs

  • The Express Library is a convenient, self-service location that requires a registered Jefferson County Public Library card to access the space. This staffless location allows patrons 18 years and older to independently enjoy a variety of library services similar to those offered at traditional JCPL locations, including:
      • Holds pickup
      • Browsable collection of highly-popular DVDs and Adult & Children’s books
      • Self-checkout kiosk
      • 2 computer stations
      • Printer with copying and scanning capabilities
      • Public WiFi
      • 24/7 access to external Returns Bin
  • Patrons will use the Express Library services on their own. Library staff are not present onsite but available for remote assistance at any time, using the Express Library phone or by contacting library staff at (303) 235-5275. The Express Library phone can also be used to contact 911 in an emergency.

  • The Express Library West Arvada and 24/7 Returns Bin are located in the Arvada West Town Center shopping plaza, near the intersection of W 64th Ave and Indiana St. The address is 14455 W 64th Ave. Unit O, Arvada, CO 80004.

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00AM - 8:00PM
    Friday – Saturday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sunday: 12:00PM - 5:00PM

    The Express Library is closed when our other locations are closed.

  • To enter the Express Library, scan the barcode of your registered JCPL library card at the entry panel located to the right of the entrance door, or type in your library card number using the keypad.

    Enter your four-digit PIN. This is the same PIN used to login to your library account online. This will unlock the door and allow access to the library. 

    If you are unable to access the building, please contact library staff at (303) 235-5275 for assistance.

  • First, you need to register. Individuals 18 years and older with a valid Jefferson County Public Library card can complete the online registration form for Express Library access. You will receive a confirmation email within 48 hours of submission.

    Second, you will need to comply with all standard Library policies in addition to Express Libraries Use Policies:

    • My Library Card only allows entry for myself and any accompanying minor(s) I am responsible for.
    • I will make sure the entrance door closes behind me when entering the Express Library.
    • I will not open the door to vendors or any other persons trying to enter the Express Library.
    • I will be responsible for the conduct and behavior of all accompanying minors under the age of 18.
    • I will notify the library if my card is lost or stolen.
    • I will comply with any posted requirements and announcements made.
    • I will notify staff if I observe anyone violating any part of these policies.

    Registered patrons also understand:

    • Security cameras monitor the use of the Express Library at all times.
    • I am aware that library staff will not be present.
    • The Express Library phone can be used to speak with library staff or reach 911 in cases of emergency.
    • Express Library West Arvada has a limited occupancy capacity.
    • Access may be revoked for violating any of these policies.
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