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2018 Library Annual Report 

2018 Annual Report Cover

Over 1 million visits to our five different locations, over 1.3 million borrowed physical items, 26,000 cardholders, 23,000 volunteer hours, thousands of attendees at story times, and so much more! BPL boasts some VERY impressive numbers in our 2018 Annual Report. It was one of our busiest years yet and we are proud to share all those numbers […]

Donate to the Library

There are several ways in which to support the library in its mission to provide free access to ideas, information, cultural experiences and educational opportunities to the Boulder community: Money Becoming a friend of the Boulder Library Foundation is one way you can help support a community of lifetime learning and participation at the Boulder Public […]

Main Library Restroom Renovation Questions

Starting at the end of May, the Main Library restrooms will be closed for renovation on the first and second floors of the south side. The project is estimated to take eight weeks from the start date. The team will work toward minimizing the time both restrooms are closed to the public, which is expected […]

About Us

Mission Statement Connecting people, ideas, and information to transform lives and strengthen our community. View the 2018 Library Master Plan Annual Reports 2018 Annual Report 2017 Annual Report [PDF] 2016 Annual Report [PDF] 2015 Annual Report 2014 Annual Report 2012 Annual Report [PDF] 2010 Annual Report [PDF] 2009 Annual Report [PDF] Performance Measures 2019 Q1 Digital […]

Posted on May 28, 2019
Categories: About

Política de Niños sin Supervisión

Sky Cone at the Main Library

Aprobado el 8 de Mayo de 2019 por la Comisión de la Biblioteca de Boulder. In English La Biblioteca Pública de Boulder da la bienvenida y anima a los niños a usar los materiales y servicios de las bibliotecas.  Como las bibliotecas son esenciales para la vida de los niños, nos esforzamos en proporcionar espacios […]

Unattended Children Policy

Sky Cone at the Main Library

Approved by the Library Commission on May 8, 2019 En Español The Boulder Public Library welcomes and encourages children to use materials and services of the libraries. As libraries are essential to the lives of children, we strive to provide useful, safe and inviting spaces for youth in all our facilities. However, neither the library nor […]

News Stories

Funding Our Library Future

About FAQ in English Preguntas frecuentes News Stories Additional Resources Library district could bring new services to Gunbarrel and Niwot, Left Hand Valley Courier, Apr. 25, 2019 Create a district for Boulder Public Library, Daily Camera, Apr. 19, 2019 Boulder library officials tout tax district as possible solution to funding woes, Daily Camera, Feb. 4, 2019 […]

Additional Resources

Funding Our Library Future

About FAQ in English Preguntas frecuentes News Stories Additional Resources Additional Resources Potential Options for the Boulder Library (Inside Boulder, Feb. 22, 2019) Public Panel Discussion: Funding Our Library Future recording (Feb. 4, 2019) 2019 Library Newsletter columns Commissioner Jane Sykes Wilson – January, February, March Library Master Plan Update and Funding Needs City Council Study Session (Nov. 28, 2018)  Session Summary,  Library […]


Sky Cone at the Main Library

Approved on May 8, 2019 by the Boulder Library Commission. En Español Purpose: The Boulder Library Commission and the Library staff welcome you to the Boulder Public Library. We encourage your use of the library spaces, services and resources, and we are committed to providing a welcoming, clean, and comfortable space for our community. We […]


We are excited to have you join our volunteer team! Under 18? Check out our teen volunteer opportunities. Learn more and Apply For more information, contact the Volunteer Services Office at 303-441-3114 or [email protected] Note: If you are seeking to volunteer only with BoulderReads or Conversations in English, please check out the BoulderReads volunteer information. Process […]