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Study and Meeting Rooms Available

Arapahoe Meeting Room

If you are looking for a quiet place to study, do homework, complete work, or more, then the Boulder Public Library offers study and meeting rooms to fulfill your various needs. At a click of a button, library patrons can reserve these rooms during business hours, free of charge. Main Library 4 meeting rooms 2 […]

Programs and Events Sponsorship Policy

En Español The Canyon Theater is in the process of re-opening and plans to resume full operations by fall 2022. Services will be added to this page as they are available. Boulder Public Library (BPL) offers a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for programs and events that bring value to the community and are aligned […]

BLDG 61 Makerspace Policy


En Español Boulder Public Library (BPL) provides open access to information and encourages the free and respectful expression of all points of view. The BLDG 61 Makerspace extends those commitments into the world of making by providing open access to a wide variety of equipment and tools during Open Studio hours, and by offering classes […]

Meeting Room Information

Reserve A Meeting or Study Room Meeting Room and Study Room Policy Sponsorship of Programs and Events Policy and Application Study Rooms Location Number of Rooms Max Occupancy Equipment Main Library Location Information 2 2 1 table and 2 chairs George Reynolds Branch 2 2 1 table and 2 chairs Meadows Branch 2 2 1 […]

Computer Use and Internet Safety Policy

En Español Approved by the Library Commission on February 6, 2019. Policy Statement  The Boulder Public Library (BPL) provides access to the internet as a service to the community. The internet contains a wide variety of material and opinions from various points of view. Not all sources provide information that is accurate, complete or current […]

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 […]

Collection Development Policy

En Español Adopted by the Boulder Public Library Commission, April 6, 2022 Purpose The Boulder Public Library (BPL) Collection Development Policy is a framework for the growth and development of the collection of library materials and resources in support of its mission.  BPL seeks to provide a collection that balances viewpoints across a broad spectrum […]

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 […]