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Helen Fowler Library

The Helen Fowler Library holds a significant collection of botanical and horticultural materials about the Rocky Mountain region and similar regions around the world.

The library supports research at the Gardens as well as community interests. The collection of approximately 25,000 titles includes subjects such as:

  • Gardening, horticulture, botany, agriculture and landscaping
  • Colorado native plants and world flora
  • Botanical art and illustration
  • Medical botany, ethnobotany, plant lore, plant pests and diseases
  • A large selection of children’s books, fiction and DVDs

When the library reopens, visitors are encouraged to peruse the shelves, research within the Helen Fowler Library and ask questions of library staff and volunteers during open hours. Access our online catalog to search for materials by subject, title, author or keyword.


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Library Collections

Library Research

Library Programs & Events

Electronic Resources

  • The Helen Fowler Library is temporarily closed to the public.
  • Contact us for eBook registration or general questions by phone at 720-865-3570 or email library@botanicgardens.org.

Closed on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day

Denver Botanic Gardens
Freyer – Newman Center
1085 York Street
Denver, CO 80206

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