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Materials Donation Guidelines

Donation bin at Main Library

En Español Boulder Public Library accepts new or gently used: Hardcover and trade paperback books, typically ranging from 5 x8” to 6 x 9” Media materials (DVDs, CDs, audiobooks) in good condition Mass market (typically 4.25 x 6.87” pocket size) paperbacks less than 5-year and in excellent condition The library cannot accept the following materials: […]

Donate to the Library

Donate to support our mission of connecting people, ideas, and information.  Your gift will transform lives and strengthen our community. Money Support our mission by becoming a friend of the Boulder Library Foundation. The Foundation values tax-deductible cash donations in any amount. These funds support programs and services not included in the library budget. All […]

The newly renovated Paper & Spine Used Bookstore

Used Bookstore

While you may rightly think of a library as a place to borrow books, Boulder Public Library is also home to a used bookstore that recently underwent renovations. The bookstore is a great place to find gently used and affordable books, magazines, movies and more — and the best part is your purchases help support […]

About Us

The foundational pillars of the Boulder Public Library Master Plan are the vision for the next 10 years, the goals, and commitments to the community. The vision defines BPL’s role in partnership with the community. 2018 Library Master Plan Mission Statement: Connecting people, ideas, and information to transform lives and strengthen our community. Annual Reports […]

Posted on May 28, 2021
Categories: About

Suggest a Purchase

This form is for Boulder Public Library patrons to make purchase suggestions. The Library routinely acquires materials from commercial publishers that meet our criteria and priorities for selection as outlined in our Collection Development Policy. We also may acquire self-published books when they include unique local content, fit the scope of the Library’s collection plan, […]

Posted on April 26, 2021
Categories: About

Kids Winter Book Recommendations

Start the Winter Reading Challenge off right! Get a great book and cozy-in, here are some of our best recommendations for kids. 1. Summerlost by Ally Condie 2. Savvy by Ingrid Law 3. Ragweed by Avi 4. The Night Before Preschool by Natasha Wing 5. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor […]

Posted on December 21, 2020
Categories: About, News

Política de distribución de información de la comunidad

In English Como cortesía, y a su discreción, para conservar y mantener el orden de las instalaciones, la Biblioteca Pública de Boulder y sus sucursales pueden seleccionar y distribuir materiales escritos con información sobre programas comunitarios, eventos, servicios públicos, atracciones turísticas y sitios culturales de Boulder y los alrededores del condado, según lo permitan las […]

Política de BLDG 61 Makerspace


In English La Biblioteca Pública de Boulder (BPL) proporciona un acceso abierto a la información y fomenta la expresión libre y respetuosa de todos los puntos de vista. El BLDG 61 Makerspace amplía estos compromisos al mundo de la fabricación al proporcionar un acceso abierto a una amplia variedad de equipos y herramientas durante el […]

Política de seguridad para el uso de computadoras e internet

In English Aprobado por la Comisión de la Biblioteca el 6 de febrero de 2019. Declaración de la política La Biblioteca Pública de Boulder (BPL) proporciona acceso a internet como un servicio a la comunidad. Internet contiene una amplia variedad de material y de opiniones con diversos puntos de vista. No todas las fuentes proporcionan […]

Política de desarrollo de  la colección

In English Adoptado por la Comisión de la Biblioteca Pública de Boulder el 1 de junio de 2016; revisado el 3 de agosto de 2016 Propósito La Política de desarrollo de la colección de la Biblioteca Pública de Boulder (BPL) proporciona un marco para el crecimiento y el desarrollo de las colecciones en apoyo de […]