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The Main Library is open with limited onsite services including self-service holds pickup. The Meadows Branch Library continues to offer holds carryout appointments. Materials returns are accepted at Main Library and Meadows Branch Library.

Book Scholarships

Financial assistance for books and materials is available to active BoulderReads learners or tutors with financial need. Book scholarships support the purchase of curriculum materials and items from the Boulder Public Library collection that are needed beyond the maximum BPL borrowing time of 9 weeks.

Who can apply?

Currently, active BoulderReads Learners and Tutors who have financial need

What can I request?

  • Print or Digital materials at Boulder Public Library, to include:
    1. BoulderReads Curriculum and Instructional Materials
    2. Leveled readers
    3. Other materials needed for instruction and literacy development

How do I apply?

Complete this short scholarship application form

What happens next?

After you submit the application, BoulderReads will confirm that funds are available and the book can be purchased.

If confirmed, we will contact you, order the item and notify you when it can be picked up.

Please note:

We cannot reimburse for the purchase of materials

Apply for a Book Scholarship