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Digital Navigator Tech Help

Information with Drop-in Tech Help, Tuesdays 2-5 p.m. at Main Library.

Lost in tech? Let’s navigate together! Our digital navigator program is here to assist you with a wide range of digital tasks, from setting up email to navigating the internet. Install apps, find affordable internet options and apply for community resources with individualized help from the digital navigator. Drop-in for a 20-minute session: Tuesdays from […]

Get help with your 2023 taxes!

someone working on their taxes. they have papers spread out and a calculator.

Need tax forms? Our locations do not carry ANY hard copy forms, but you can visit our Tax Forms Research page for specific links to commonly used federal and state forms. Get FREE Tax Preparation Boulder Public Library (BPL) is partnering with Tax Help Colorado and Mile High United Way to provide FREE, high-quality tax preparation to households […]

Becoming Boulder Public Library District

Aerial image of Main Library in the fall

As 2023 winds to a close, the Boulder Public Library District Board of Trustees is reflecting on a whirlwind year spent preparing to transition to a library district and is looking ahead to the transition in early 2024. “The library staff and the trustees have been working rigorously to fulfill the campaign promises,” said Trustee […]

Expanded Boulder Public Library District Services

Aerial image of Main Library in the fall

Last week, the Boulder Public Library District Board of Trustees approved a budget for 2024 that will begin to fulfill the promises of the ballot measure that created the Boulder Public Library District. After the vote approving the budget, Library Director David Farnan said he was “walking on clouds. It’s every single thing that we […]

You Account PIN

This card design is a sun setting behind mountains, with a yellow cone flower in the foreground. There is a open book floating in the air with dandelion fluff. It is by Renee

As a security feature, all library accounts require a PIN. You will use your PIN for authentication when accessing your account on our website and for some of our resources, like Libby. When created, your default PIN is set to the last four digits of the phone number on your library account. If you wish […]

Posted on October 10, 2023
Categories: About, News

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 […]

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 […]

Boulder Library Foundation

Picture of the Bldg 61 makerspace door with the Boulder Library Foundation Logo below it.

Be a difference-maker in your community The Boulder Library Foundation (BLF) funds 90% of Boulder Public Library programs, including the BLDG 61 Makerspace. To learn more about how BLF enriches our community with artistic and educational programming, subscribe to their newsletter. 

Culture Passes Now Available

Culture Pass Access to local cultural attractions free with your library card

Explore Colorado’s cultural destinations for free!  Reserve a Culture Pass online using your library card and get free entry to explore Colorado’s art, history and cultural attractions, including: Butterfly Pavilion Dinosaur Ridge Museo de las Americas WOW! Children’s Museum Denver Museum of Nature & Science Pass benefits vary by location. Find more details online.  

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 […]