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Open Call for 2020 Exhibitions

Apply today through Aug. 31 The library invites proposals for projects ranging from a few weeks to two months. Exhibitions should intertwine visual display, socially engaged art and/or installations with live programs, interactivity and collaborative happenings. Presentations in the gallery are as much about the process as product and we want visitors to be engaged in […]

Cultural Organizations Summit: Climate Change

Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, from 5 to 6 p.m. at Main Join the next summit of cultural nonprofits to discuss practical strategies for the future of your organization with Paul Chinowsky, Director of the Environmental Design Program at CU Boulder, and Marda Kirn, Director of EcoArts Connections. All cultural organizations are encouraged to send two […]

Grow with Google Workshops

Instructor and student at grow with google event

Wednesday, Aug. 21 Grow with Google is partnering with the Boulder Public Library to bring free digital skills workshops and one-on-one coaching to Colorado for small businesses and job seekers. Sign-up today to attend four different workshops and learn about new tools, and events to help you grow your skills, career, or business. Get Registered […]

Reading Buddies at Boulder Public Library

Looking for Little Buddies to join us this fall! Every semester, each Little Buddy in the program is paired with a CU student. These pairs meet weekly for 90 minutes engaging in reading, writing, literacy games and fun! Reading Buddies is open for students in Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Online enrollment starts in September for […]

Volunteer at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

Saturday and Sunday, Sep. 21-22 You’ll have a wonderful time, meet beautiful people, fabulous authors, and there will be free food! Help make the festival possible. Volunteer opportunities include festival greeters and registration, author liaisons, venue ushers, children’s program helpers and other opportunities. Sign-up Today!

Unique Summer Programs

Adultology: Field to Vase Flower Arranging Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Main Join Erika Stadsklev, Boulder Farmers Market Coordinator, in a hands-on workshop. Use local flowers and creativity to design a balanced bouquet. 18+ registration required. Preserving Summer’s Bounty: A Hands-on Family Workshop Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at 11:00 […]

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 […]

Update on the New North Boulder Library

BLDRfly interviews principal architects Dan Woods and Amale Androas about designing the new north Boulder Library. Hear them go into detail about creating a sustainable building, designing the shape and how the surroundings inspired the design. Public Art in the works for the new north Boulder Branch Library! Over 250 applications were submitted to create […]

Supporting Each Other’s Stories: Jaipur Literature Festival

This September, the “greatest literary show on Earth” returns for the fifth time to Boulder Public Library. A festival of literature from all over the world, ZEE JLF at Colorado promises to be an event unlike any other. Free and accessible to everyone, join us in examining the human experience through the reflections and imaginations […]

Recommended Read

“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 […]