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Documenting the Pandemic

Boulder Theater marquee reading "Stay Healthy Boulder"

COVID-19 Community Stories Now Available Online In December 2022, Carnegie staff created a digital questionnaire that went out to the Boulder County community to solicit stories about life during the COVID-19 pandemic. The results of this project are now archived and available on the Carnegie Library for Local History website. While the questionnaire window has […]


Kids using science equipment

Wednesdays, Sept. 20 – Oct. 25, 4:45 p.m. at Reynolds Branch Calling all young scientists! Children in kindergarten – 2nd grade will be partnered with high school role models for exciting art and science activities in this six-week STEAM Pals program! Registration is required.

Recommended Read

Book cover of "Camp Damascus," showing a forest and a person reading a book

Camp Damascus by Chuck Tingle “Rose is a good girl. Finishing high school in small town Montana, she never even thinks about straying from her path–because when she does, flies pour from her mouth and she sees hideous grinning demons following her. But she has no idea where her quest for answers will end up…A […]

Boulder Public Library District Transition Update

Exterior of Main Boulder Public Library

This month, the Boulder Public Library District Board of Trustees continues its work – in collaboration with the City of Boulder – to transition the Boulder Public Library, and all of its employees, properties and assets, to the new Boulder Public Library District. Representatives from the Board of Trustees have been meeting over the last […]

Little Creatures Exhibition

In the Canyon Gallery at the Main Library, August 12 – September 28 Calling all art lovers and nature enthusiasts! The Little Creatures exhibition in the Canyon Gallery features pieces from over 90 Colorado artists that celebrate native insects through poetry, stained glass, sculpture, photography, and more. Check out the full lineup of events and […]

JLF Colorado

JLF Colorado Logo

The Jaipur Literature Festival will return to Boulder Public Library in 2023! JLF Colorado is an uplifting international literature festival celebrating diversity, knowledge and the hope that great literature brings to society.  Enjoy conversation with the world’s leading writers, poets and changemakers on the critical topics of our time: culture, history, equity, ecology, economy and more. […]

Online Courses with Udemy

What do you want to learn today? Boulder Library patrons now have free access to Gale Presents: Udemy, an online learning platform of video-based courses taught by leading experts in business, technology, personal enrichment and more. Users can explore thousands of continuously updated, on-demand video courses that match their professional goals and personal interests.

Looking Ahead for the Library

Construction site of North Boulder Branch

The Boulder Library District Board of Trustees is on target for its goal of transitioning the library and library employees over to the newly formed, voter-approved, Boulder Public Library District this January. And the trustees are excited for the ability to begin to accomplish the library’s longer-term goals, supported by the sustainable funding source of […]

Recommended Read

Book cover of The Cartographers

“The Cartographers” by Peng Shepherd “In this engrossing story of secrets, maps, and chosen family, Peng Shepard asks what makes a place “real”: Seeing it on a map? Seeing it with your own eyes? Or is a place only as real as the people you find there? A must-read for fans of academic-flavored mystery craving […]