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Posts Categorized: BoulderReads

BoulderReads Services

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Literacy for all, even from home BoulderReads has been providing essential literacy services to the community since 1986. From Conversations in English Groups to Reading Buddies, BoulderReads connects learners to resources they need to grow. Full scholarships are also available for Career Online High School, which provides adult learners with the chance to obtain a fully accredited high school diploma. […]

Contact BoulderReads

Phone: 303-441-3139 Text: 844-302-1277 Boulder Public Library – Main Library 1001 Arapahoe Avenue Boulder, Colorado 80302


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Learner Resources

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Library Events International Bilingual Family Gathering – Held monthly on the 2nd Saturday at the Main Boulder Public Library. For all families who are raising their children in a bilingual household. General Education and ESL Resources Khan Academy ELLLO is a website for ESL learners to practice their listening skills. is a website that […]

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies is a program intended to promote a passion for reading and books in young children. Each Little Buddy is matched with an adult volunteer or CU student, their Big Buddy, and spends 90 minutes a week engaging in fun reading, writing and literacy activities over the course of a semester. Fill out the […]

Volunteer with BoulderReads

The BouderReads program is currently unavailable. Please check back with us in January of 2024. Adult Literacy Tutors are at least 18 years old are comfortable reading and writing, speaking and listening in English complete the BoulderReads tutor training commit to 3 hours of tutoring a week for at least 6 months maintain regular contact […]

Conversation in English Groups

Conversations in English Zoom Class

Would you like to practice speaking and listening in English? Conversations in English (CIE) groups at Boulder Public Library provide English learners with opportunities to practice their speaking and listening skills in a friendly and informal environment. This program is for individuals 18+ who live, work, or are visiting in Boulder County. Sign up now! […]

Literacy Tutoring

BoulderReads trains volunteer literacy tutors to provide literacy instruction for adults. For more information, fill out our contact form or email BoulderReads staff at [email protected]. Adult learners:  Are at least 18 years old Live or work in Boulder County Hold less than a 2-year college degree Read below a 9th grade level Are comfortable speaking in English in person […]


We are BoulderReads BoulderReads has been the Community Literacy and Learning program of the Boulder Public Library since 1986. We provide programs and resources that foster literacy and lifelong learning for all ages. Have questions? Contact us. Learn Literacy Tutoring Conversations in English Groups High School Equivalency Reading Buddies Learner Resources Volunteer Become a Tutor […]

Tutor Resources

Monthly Progress Report Pair Review Match Discontinue Report Book Scholarships BoulderReads Curriculum BoulderReads uses the Journey To Success and Ventures series from New Readers Press and Cambridge as its core curriculum. Student books and teacher guides are available in the BoulderReads office. Copies of Journey To Success and Ventures are also available for review in the […]