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Seed to Table

Join us for a weekly Garden Work Hour! Every Thursday thru October 15 Come dig in the dirt, harvest produce, and help us maintain the Edible Learning Garden every Thursday through the summer. Dress for the weather, no experience required and be ready to have some gardening fun! All ages welcome. Thursday, June 13 Adultology: […]

Recommended Read

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea “This excellent novel, about a dying Mexican immigrant who throws one last blow-out party to celebrate both his birthday and his life, proves that happy families can be as interesting as unhappy ones. It’s also a solid choice for those looking to add a little diversity […]

June is Immigrant Heritage Month

A day-long event will kick off the celebration of immigrants Monday, June 17 at 11 a.m. in front of the Boulder County Courthouse at 13th and Pearl Street. An interactive public art installation will proudly display I ♥ BLDR and participants are encouraged to share their immigrant identity. Come enjoy food carts, live music, performances, […]

Make a difference, become a tutor!

Tutor Training begins in July BoulderReads is your community literacy program, relying on each other and the spirit of volunteerism to deliver tutoring services to those most in need. BoulderReads learners have started businesses, learned to read, improved their English and much more, all with the support of volunteers. Tutors are in high demand! Come learn […]

“A Day at the Races” Brings a Family Together

Esther Muir was just 34 years old when she starred in the movie “A Day at the Races” and it was released in 1937. Just this month her family gathered in the Canyon Theater for a special viewing during Doris’ Sunday Matinee. Family members came from as far as Houston, TX to join in on […]

Restrooms Closed for Renovation

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 […]

Recommended Read

Alice’s Island by Daniel Sanchez Arevalo “When her husband dies in a car accident far from where he should have been, Alice’s life falls apart. Not content with the police investigation, she becomes obsessed with unraveling the mystery and starts her own search for the truth.” -Margie, Resource Services Get more Staff Reading Recommendations

Colorado Online High School

Boulder Public Library currently has 11 remaining COHS scholarships for Boulder County residents age 19 and over. Coursework takes place online, but students are coached by board-certified instructors and have 24/7 access to the online learning platform and academic support. Rolling enrollment allows students to start at any time of year.

Recommended Read: Next Year in Havana

Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton “Growing up in South Florida, I had many friends and neighbors of Cuban heritage, so this book not only offered a great historical perspective but was a particularly relevant read for me. The author does a wonderful job re-creating the place of Havana a few years before Fidel Castro […]