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Important News for Lynda.com Users

All classes end on Dec. 20, 2019 Lynda.com for Libraries–now called LinkedInLearning–has made considerable changes to its terms of use that impact library patrons’ privacy. Due to these concerns, the Flatirons Library Consortium, of which Boulder Public Library is a member, will not renew its subscription to Lynda.com. For other online learning options, visit our […]

Recommended Read

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Badness of Badgers by John Dougherty “This book is a fun, easy read with LOTS of silliness and some illustrations for the younger set while still having enough of a plot and length to the story to keep it interesting for those late elementary and middle-schoolers. If you like this […]

Family Play Festival

Activity at Family Play Fest

Saturday, Oct 26 at Main from 10 a.m. to noon Drop in to play, sing, read, and write at stations throughout the library. Families with children ages 0 to 5 can take home crafts and win prizes. Each station includes special activities for babies.

Recommended Read – Good Talk

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob “This is a funny and complex book motivated by questions from the author’s six-year-old son, questions that are sparked in the years leading up to Trump’s election as her son forms his identity as a young brown boy. Throughout this uniquely illustrated graphic memoir, Jacob explores her […]

Amazon Alexa

Use Amazon Alexa at home to get information about the library The Boulder Public Library is excited to use Amazon Alexa to help you find information about the library from home! Just say, “Alexa ask City of Boulder about parking at the library.” This service can be enabled through the Alexa App on iOS and […]

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If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo “This novel about Amanda, a trans teen, negotiating a new school was interesting, informative, funny and heartbreaking. Loved it!” –Margie, Resource Services Get more staff reading recommendations

Recommended Read

“Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi “‘Children of the Blood and Bone’ is set in Orisha, a fantasy nation with roots in West African mythology. Adeyemi creates a world where magic has been completely suppressed. The main protagonist, Zeile, is born a maji, but must hide her magical powers. I highly recommend this […]

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“There There” by Tommy Orange “A city is a place, is a collection of architecture, is neighborhoods, is happenings, is a multiplicity of voices. In the “There There”, the city is Oakland, CA, and the voices are those of urban (Indigenous) Natives. What starts as individual vignettes ends in a kind of complicated coherence, where […]

Gale Online Courses

Boulder Public Library offers Gale Online Courses, a wide range of interactive, instructor-led courses that you take entirely online. As a library cardholder, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month. There are more than 300 courses to choose from. Courses range from […]

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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro “A dystopian love story centered around three friends from childhood as they come of age. Wonderfully written and full of twists that will keep you wanting more.” –Cait, Meadows Get more staff reading recommendations