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STEAM Week 2023

Group of people looking through a telescope at the night sky.

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Week Exploration for all ages Feb. 4 through 11 Join us for a full week of STEAM at one of our dozens of programs! Including: STEAM Storytimes BeeChicas: Skincare from the Hive Juguemos al Podcast / Bilingual Podcasting Mobile Earth + Space Observatory Sun Party Mobile Earth + Space Observatory […]

One Book One Boulder is back!

Get involved by hosting your own book club The library is looking for leaders to form Book Circles within their communities and neighborhoods. Get a sneak peek of this year’s title and upcoming events. We’ll provide everything you need to get a book circle going, including a free copy of the book for Circle Leaders. […]

Main Library Fully Open

No public restrooms are currently available The building was closed on Dec. 20 when testing of the restroom exhaust vents showed elevated levels of methamphetamine contamination. Certified remediation contractors have made the following changes: Removed some seating Removed public computers and laptops Public restrooms are currently sealed in an airtight environment, being cleaned and some […]

Share your COVID Stories with Future Generations

diary sample written in cursive from Oct 5 1918

Help Carnegie document the COVID-19 pandemic. Share Your Story Contribute your stories to the Carnegie Library archive by completing the Carnegie COVID-19 Community Stories questionnaire. Your stories will be added to the Carnegie Library local history archive and help future generations understand what it was like to live through this time in history.

Winter Reading Challenge

Pre-register stating Dec. 12 and get reading! Cozy up with books and play the Winter Reading Challenge. Anyone age 6+ can join! Runs Dec. 18 through Feb. 28. To Play: Read three stories: Books, magazine articles and audiobooks all count. Play online or pick up a bingo card. Each week one winner will be drawn for each […]

To Have and To Hoard: Joel Haertling’s exhibition

Joel Haertling standing in front of a large amount of items he's purchased from garage sales.

Joel Haertling’s exhibition of his collection of things Joel grew up in Boulder and worked at the Boulder Library for over 30 years. He is a collector of ephemera, found art and personal objects and brings people together through things. This exhibition will showcase a huge, yet comparatively tiny, cross-section of Joel’s collection and will delve into […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 More coming soon!  Pass benefits vary by location. Find more details online.  

Exam Proctoring

Boulder Public Library recommends the following locations for patrons needing exam proctoring: Boulder County Testing Center Front Range Community College 2190 Miller Drive Longmont, CO 80501 303-678-3647 [email protected] Westminster Student Development Center 3645 W. 112th Avenue Westminster, CO 80031 303-404-5301 [email protected] For more Continuing Education resources, visit our Research page.

Posted on July 14, 2022
Categories: News