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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 […]

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 […]

Book Circles

Three people looking over books as part of a book group. Image taken from above.

Get involved in this year’s One Book One Boulder! Join a book circle to read and discuss the book over the course of One Book One Boulder. What’s a Book Circle?Similar to a book club, each Circle is a self-organized, group of three or more individuals, committed to reading and discussing the book together. Invite friends, […]

Posted on February 1, 2023
Categories: Events, News

BPL Staff Picks of 2022

An inside look at our favorite reads last year! Library staff has compiled a large list of their favorite reads in 2022. Need inspiration to find a new read? Check it out.

Scavenger Hunt

An engaging artwork program created by Boulder youth  Characters and creatures have taken over the library! Head to your nearest Boulder Library location to participate. Creatures can be found at Main, Meadows, Reynolds, NoBo and outside of Carnegie. Can you find them all? This project was a collaboration between youth in Boulder, the Boulder Public […]

Mobile printing is here!

Screenshot of wifi printing portal

Print to any of our printers via the Internet Wireless printing is back and better than ever! Get started Upload your file, and add your library card or email address. Within a few minutes, your print job will be ready to release from our print stations. You’ll need the email address or card number you […]

Teen Spaces

Reynolds Teen Space

Challenge your teen to find their favorite spot! Read the future with tarot, play Nintendo Switch, relieve stress with adult coloring sheets, or make new friends by playing board games. Teen Space has it all! Teens can also visit the Digital Foundry in the Teen Space at Main to use digital media equipment including microphones, […]

Only 50 Years Overdue

Book Cover for 'One Hundred and One', includes a tree and river, plus the overdue checkout card

“One Hundred and One” finds its way home The library recently received a special return: a book of poems checked out from the Reynolds Branch Library in December 1975! Since the library no longer charges overdue fines, the $1,710.80 in fines was waived. Just another benefit of going fine-free! The book and its due date […]