But DPL Connect should be restocked -- with some food/gardening volumes added to the newer fiction offerings -- when Civic Center Eats gets rolling at 11 a.m. today. So at the same time you're grabbing lunch, you can also act on the Denver Public Library's slogan suggestion that you "feed your mind." See also: - Photos: The Food of Civic Center Eats - Thirty years in, the 16th Street Mall is still going strong - Best Denver Public Library News 2013: Increased hoursAnd the librarian pedaling DPL Connect, who's armed with a tablet and an Internet connection, can also provide more traditional services, helping customers with digital downloads (eBooks, audio books, digital magazines), offering reading suggestions, assisting with research and registering new customers for library cards.
Ultimately, the DPL hopes to allow customers to check out library books from the bike -- anything from the collection, says spokeswoman Jen Morris. But for now, the books are free.
Need something to read? Here's the current line-up of DPL Connect appearances:
August 8 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Civic Center Eats, Civic Cener ParkFor updates, go to the DPL's Facebook page.
August 11 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. VIVA Streets, Tennyson Street at 46th Avenue
September 7 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tour de Fat, City Park
September 13 6:30-8:30 p.m. Bike-in Movie, Civic Center Park