Directions & Parking Information
Arthur Lakes Library is located at:
1400 Illinois St.
Golden CO 80401
The main entrance is on Illinois St.
1400 Illinois St., Golden CO 80401
Parking for Library Visitors
Visitors to campus during operational hours — Monday-Friday 7 a.m.–5 p.m. — should park in the General (blue) and Commuter (yellow) lots. All visitor parking areas have a pay and display parking meter. Please visit the pay stations to receive a parking permit. Pay station meter rates for General (blue) parking are $1.50 per hour or $8 daily; rates for commuter lots are $1 per hour or $5 daily. Metered parking permits must be displayed on your dashboard. Click for a printable visitor parking map.
You’ll find parking maps at each of our parking meters that can also help guide you around the campus. For more information, visit the Mines Parking Services page.
General (Blue) parking lots nearest the Library:
- Lot GRL, 13th and Maple
- Lot D, Elm and 16th
- Lot O, Arapahoe and 15th
Note: Nearby neighborhoods require residential parking permits on weekdays. Free two-hour parking is available in downtown Golden.
Visitors with handicapped parking permits can use their Mines permit to park in any designated handicapped parking space on campus. The Library’s ramp entrance is accessible from the parking lot of Guggenheim Hall (the neighboring building to the south) via Maple St. Contact the Library Front Desk for more information about accessibility services.