Requests for Public Records Policy

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To request public records, contact the Library Director at Boulder Public Library District, 1001 Arapahoe Ave., Boulder, CO, 80302 or by filing out the CORA Request Form.  Records requests must be in writing and directed to the designated custodian of records.  General emails to the District (or inquiries on the District’s website or social media sites) will not be treated as records requests under CORA.  Requests must be submitted to and received by the designated records custodian.

All requests must contain the following information:

  • Description of the records being requested.  Describe the request as specifically as possible. If you are uncertain about which records contain the information you are seeking, provide a description of the type of information you are searching for, including date ranges.
  • If photocopies or electronic copies are being sought, your contact information and preferred method of delivery of the records.
  • Your contact information. First and Last Name, Mailing Address, Email Address and Phone Number.


The District will only produce those documents as permitted by CORA.  Documents that are prohibited from disclosure under CORA will not be released.

Fees and Costs

Fees for research and retrieval of public records may be imposed at the discretion of the records custodian as follows:

1st Hour – No Charge
More than 1 Hour – $33.58/hour

Hourly research and retrieval fees may be adjusted for inflation pursuant to C.R.S. § 24-72-205(b).  Other fees may be imposed at the discretion of the records custodian consistent with the provisions of CORA.