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90-Second Newbery Film Festival 

crowd of kids and program hosts in the front of theater

Watch the best 90-second kid-made movies! Attend a free annual film festival where kid filmmakers recreate entire Newbery-winning books in 90-second movies. They often have a creative twist—think Charlotte’s Web in the style of a horror movie, or Ramona and Her Father reimagined as a musical, or Bridge to Terabithia done in stop-motion animation! Saturday, June […]

Help us read 1.5 million more minutes!

Yoga mats and children's books displayed on a floor mat.

Summer of Discovery Log your minutes and attend an upcoming event to win great prizes for all ages — free Cold Stone ice cream and free entry to either a Boulder Parks and Recreation facility or Gateway Fun Park! —  Pride Nail Painting June 25. Tweens and Teens at Meadows. —Let’s Dance Salsa! June 25. All ages at Holiday […]

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 […]

2021 Annual Report

Children enjoying live music

2021 boasted some pretty impressive numbers! Read our Annual Report to see highlights from 2021. Over 2 million minutes read during Summer of Discovery 2.6 million website visits Over 1.5 million circulations of library materials 14,017 volunteer hours

Library Card Art Winners

2022 winning library card art

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!      

Summer of Discovery

June 1 – July 31 Community Goal read 2,000,000 minutes! Sign up with our app Beanstack or come to any library location to get a log and track your reading minutes. Incentives Pre-readers, kids and teens get a free book at registration. Adults that register get a journal. All registrants will get a can of […]

Posted on March 31, 2022
Categories: News, Youth

Library Card Art Design Contest

Library Card Art Contest Open to All Ages March 1 - 31

Vote for your two favorite Adult category card designs. The two designs with the most votes will be added as a library card design beginning in June 2022 with our Summer of Discovery kickoff. Voting begins on Friday, April 1, and closes at 4 p.m. on Friday, April 8. Vote on Designs

Posted on February 14, 2022
Categories: News

Check out our book & discussion groups

Conversations in English

There is a book and discussion group for YOU at the library. We host an Arabic literature club, poetry workshops, Boulder world affairs discussions, citizenship classes, Spanish conversation practice, and so much more! Our book clubs and discussion groups are a place where people of similar and different minds can come together to have productive, […]

Kanopy Kids streaming video

Kanopy for Kids

Libary Cardholders have unlimited plays on Kanopy Kids! The Kanopy streaming service that is available to all library cardholders has kids’ programs and parental controls. Developmentally appropriate age ratings are provided by Common Sense Media™ for videos on Kanopy Kids. Kanopy Kids can be used on iOS, Android, Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV and Amazon Fire […]