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All locations remain closed to the public. At the Main Library & Meadows Branch Library, outdoor book returns are open and hold carryout service by appointment is available. Learn about our reopening and other services.

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Library Reopening Information

Main Library, Arapahoe Entrance

We are committed to providing expanded access to online resources and safe access to physical materials through our multi-phase reopening. Please check back regularly as we are frequently adding new online programs and additional services. View a full map of all City of Boulder Buildings, Facilities, Parking and Restrooms with opening and closure information. Available […]

Virtual Storytime Options

Dial a story 303-441-3102

Enjoy a story and boost early literacy, day or night We’ve launched Dial-a-Story! Call 303-441-3102 anytime to listen to a new picture book, changing weekly. Don’t miss a fun and fabulous Drag Queen Story Hour with Miss Shirley Delta Blow on Monday, July 20 at 10 a.m. A wide range of virtual storytimes on our YouTube channel Monday […]

Online Library and Reading Resources

Library book stacks

24/7 access to books, ideas and fun Our Online Library for all ages offers ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, classes, research resources, and much more. Find your next great read in The Reading Room. Coming soon: One Book, One Boulder! Stay tuned for news about our shared reading experience. This year’s featured title is “So You Want to Talk About […]

One Book, One Boulder

One Book One Boulder So you want to talk about race? by Ijeoma Oluo bookcover

Join us for One Book, One Boulder: Read, Engage, Grow. A new program set to bring Boulder together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. This year’s selection is ‘So You Want to Talk About Race‘ by Ijeoma Oluo. A broad range of programs will take place from late July to […]

New Services now available at Meadows

Meadows Branch Library

Learn more about our reopening and other services. We’re currently offering holds carryout by appointment only and materials return at Main Library and the Meadows Branch Library. The Meadows Branch Library collection is now available for placing holds. Due to unexpected circumstances, we won’t be able to offer expanded services at Main Library as soon as we’d hoped. We […]

Sign up for Summer of Discovery

Summer of Discovery 2020

Each of us has a story to share, and we connect with each other and build empathy through our stories. Our Summer of Discovery reading program for children, teens and adults runs through August 31. This year’s theme is “Our Connected Stories.” Participate in virtual activities and events, earn fun prizes, and track your summer reading […]

New Teen LGBTQ+ Book Club

book queeries

Book Queeries, our queer-themed book club for teens, launches this August. Readers across the gender and sexuality spectrum are welcome to attend and engage in fun, respectful dialogue as we explore the queer experience in teen literature.

Get a High School Diploma Online

photo of graduate

BoulderReads opportunities for adult learners Career Online High School offers adults the chance to earn their high school diploma, as well as career certificates. Full scholarships now available! BoulderReads offers literacy-building opportunities for adult learners and volunteers, including Conversations in English, where English learners can practice in a friendly online environment. 

Virtual Storytime Options!

Dial a story 303-441-3102

Enjoy a soothing story, day or night We’ve launched Dial-a-Story! Call 303-441-3102 anytime, with a new picture book featured weekly. We’re also offering virtual storytimes on YouTube Monday-Saturday at 10 a.m., with the option to watch the storytime recordings anytime. Don’t miss the bilingual storytimes in English/Español.