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  Summer of Discovery – See BASHO & Friends

BASHO & friends in spanish

Activities, programs and prizes for all ages! There will be over fifty public programs throughout the summer including concerts, cinema screenings, performances, workshops and more. Those who wish to participate can use the Beanstack app to register or visit any library location to get a log to track reading minutes. This year’s prizes include a […]

Recommended Read: Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees

Cover of the book "Buzz" by Thor Hanson.

“A conservation biologist presents a history of bees that traces their evolution and varieties while evaluating the environmental hazards placing them at risk. If you enjoy watching the interactions of bugs in your backyard, this book is for you. A fascinating and beautifully-told natural history of the world’s 20,000 types of bees!”–Barbara, Meadows

Binge Boxes

Themed boxes of movies for your viewing pleasure  DVD viewers: check out one of our new Binge Boxes for your next viewing marathon! Each features several movies that share a theme such as “80s Imagination Movies” or “Never Travel with Tom Hanks.” See what’s available in our online catalog. 

Opening Reception: Cultivating Resilience

Image of art built out of natural products like wood.

Thursday, May 18, 4-6 p.m., Main Library, Canyon Gallery Art and science come together in this exhibition by Amy Hoagland, Summer King, and Jullian Young in collaboration with local artists, scientists, Superior Elementary School, and Hannigan Air Quality Lab. This exhibition reflects on the unique abilities of plants to survive, thrive, and even improve the […]

2023 Library Card Art Winners

This card design is a rainbow background with a group of 4 stick people smiling and the word biblioteca written across the top. It is by Fatima age 5

New images available June 1 Congratulations to our Library Card Art Contest Winners! These new images will be available for your new library card at the start of Summer of Discovery on June 1. Thank you to everyone who participated!          

Recommended Read

Cover of Everything I Know about Love

Everything I Know About Love by Dolly Alderton “This memoir is a sweet exploration of love, relationships, jobs, and life. But most importantly it’s a total love letter to our most important female friendships. I laughed, I cried, I swooned. Dolly is one of my favorite voices in contemporary culture.”–Jessica, Meadows Library

Kanopy for Kids

Image of the Kanopy for Kids screen showing titles available

Free streaming with your library card Kanopy Kids is a streaming video service like Netflix and Disney+ and includes movies, TV series, animated storybooks, live-action features, and animated favorites. Suitable for children 2-8. Kanopy Kids titles don’t use play credits. You’ll have unlimited access to everything in the Kanopy Kids section.  Check out Kanopy Kids!.

Main Library Update

Main Library Conoid in the background with tulips blooming in the foreground

Restrooms reopen and computer access returns The library is taking steps to prevent future issues and keep the community safe. This includes: Monitoring public restroom access New private security firm with expanded coverage Increased police presence in and around the building Starting next week, ten Chromebook laptops with access to browser-based resources will be available […]

Colorado State Parks Backpack kits

Backpack and Pass

Check one out to explore Colorado’s 42 beautiful state parks for free We’ve teamed up with the Colorado Parks and Wildlife and the Colorado State Library. For the new Colorado State Parks backpacks you can checkout!  Each backpack checks out for one week and includes: a Colorado State Parks pass binoculars Colorado Wildlife Guide Colorado Trees […]

One Book One Boulder 2023

a copy of the book of Joy and the discussion guide on a table

This year’s mission: Spreading Joy! Bringing Boulder together through the shared experience of reading and discussing the same book. This year’s selection is “The Book of Joy” by the 14th Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams. Reserve your spot for our final author talk with Douglas Abrams in the Canyon Theater on Thursday, April […]