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Share Your Library Love Story

I (heart) boulder public library #librarylove

We’re collecting true-life stories about Boulder Public Library; these will be shared in our communications with the Boulder community, funders and donors, and other library stakeholders. What is your favorite memory of the Boulder Public Library? Please share your story. We’d love to hear from you and share your experience– maybe even right here in this […]

Coffee Sleeve Quote Winners

Coffee Sleeve with Quote from Seeds Cafe

Thank you to everyone that participated in the contest for Seeds Cafe coffee sleeves. We received many inclusive themed quotes helping make our library welcoming to all. Here are the top five: “A lot of different flowers make a bouquet.” -Islamic Proverb “Be here. Be you. Belong. This library belongs to all of us.” – […]

Concerts in the Canyon Theater

Altius Quartet

“Mostly Mozart” Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m.  Geraldine Walther, David Korevaar and Harumi Rhodes Mozart’s E minor Violin Sonata, K 302 Piano Sonata in F major, K 280 Beethoven’s Variation on Bei Mannern from Mozart’s Magic Flute 3rd Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Altius Quartet featuring Hsing-ay Hsu, piano  Tuesday, April 16, 12-1 p.m. Altius Quartet is an ensemble determined to […]

Conference on World Affairs at the Library

CU conference on world affairs

The Conference on World Affairs is an annual conference featuring panel discussions among experts in international affairs and other areas. All events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required to attend. The Canyon Theater is only one of the host sites. Thurs, 4/11 at 4:30 p.m., “Will Bees Save the World?”, Main Library […]

2019 Library Art Contest for Kids Winners

Cara, Age 13 Library Card Art Winner

Thank you for participating in the art contest for the design of three new library cards depicting the 2019 Summer of Discover Program theme: “Outer Space, Inner Space”. We received 270 entries making the voting process very intense. The new card designs will be offered to the public starting June 1. All entries will be […]

Earth Month programs and events!

hands on globe

Seed to Table Thurs, 4/11 at 6 p.m.: Learn methods and techniques from a local vegetable farmerAdultology: Vegetable Gardens Wed, 4/17 at 4 p.m.: Create a smorgasbord for pollinators at Bee Chicas: Bee a lazy gardener! STEAM Programs Sun, 4/14 at 1 p.m.: CU Discovery Presents: Celebrate Citizen Science! Wed, 4/24 at 4: STEAM Storytime: Bird Feeders More […]

Recommended Read – Who Killed the Fonz?

Who Killed the Fonz? by James Boice

Who Killed the Fonz? by James Boice “Boice reinvents sitcom as noir, recounting the fictitious fate of Richie Cunningham and the rest of the ‘Happy Days’ gang following the demise of the show. In the process, he entertainingly wraps the reunion of some of our beloved ’70s sitcom characters in with the title mystery. A quick […]

Library Funding Updates

Father and daughter working on fiber project in BLDG 61 Makerspace

“Currently, Boulder Public Library is operating at maximum capacitary on minimal resources, welcoming over 1 million users in 2018. Our library is consistently one of the busiest public spaces in Boulder, and yet our library is essentially operating at 2002 funding levels… Libraries help communities develop to their fullest potential, let’s invest in ours so […]

City of Boulder Events: What’s Up Boulder? & Volunteer Appreciation Week

Welcome to Boulder

What’s Up Boulder? Citywide Open House Thurs. April 4, 5-7:30 p.m. at the Boulder JCC, 6700 Oreg Ave. Learn about the city’s top projects and services and hear how you can impact decisions about our future. Interact with staff from the Library, Housing, Open Space and Mountain Parks, Utilities and more. Food and treats, touch-a-truck and other […]

Author Talk with Bestseller Laurie Halse Anderson

Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

April 3, 7 p.m. in the Canyon Theater at the Main Library Join award-winning author Laurie Halse Anderson for a discussion and signing of her new book, SHOUT, a searing poetic memoir for the #MeToo era. Anderson will be joined in conversation by Evette Dionne. This event is for mature audiences only; children under the age […]