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Monday, Nov 2 – Main Library open as an election polling center with limited library services.
Tuesday, Nov. 3 – Main Library open exclusively for voting, library services are closed. More information

Main Library is open with limited services, including Monday – Thursday: 9 – 10 a.m., designated access for at-risk individuals.
Meadows Branch Library has holds carryout appointments.  Returns are accepted at Main Library and Meadows Branch Library.

Posts Categorized: News

BLDG 61 Laser Cutters and 3D Printers are back!

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BLDG 61 is reconnecting with the Boulder community through virtual access to select tools and training, and onsite operation of equipment facilitated by a staff member. Learn more and sign up. Plus, enjoy our new weekly maker livestream, Show & Tell, and catch up on previous episodes!

Designated Hours for Seniors

We’re offering designated access and service for patrons aged 60+ and at-risk individuals from 9-10 a.m., Monday-Thursday at Main Library’s Arapahoe entrance. Questions? Call 303-441-3100. Learn more on our website about onsite library hours, services, and COVID-19 safety information.                

Summer of Discovery

Our Connected Stories Summer of Discovery program cover

Another fun year! More than 1,093 children and teens participated in the 2020 Summer of Discovery. This year children read 207,399 minutes; adults and teens read 1,776 books and all participants completed 3,411 learning activities! Thank you to all the participants who help make this program a success. Thank you to the Boulder Library Foundation […]

Posted on August 31, 2020
Categories: News

BoulderReads Recipes Featured

BoulderReads Cookbook

Sharing recipes from around the world Thanks to a BoulderReads volunteer, the spring edition of Boulder Home and Garden magazine features five recipes from BoulderReads participants. The authors hail from Venezuela, Iran, Mexico, Mali, & Russia. Check out all the recipes in the 2019 BoulderReads Discoveries. BoulderReadshelps adult learners gain new literacy skills.

Storytimes, concerts and more

Stream our content online • Online storytime! Watch Read With Us & Our Storytime on YouTube • Enjoy our previously-recorded concerts • Get a library card and enjoy our online libraries • Gale online courses will help you learn something new • Make something great with Creative Bug

Newsletters

We offer several newsletters that you can subscribe to using the form below. Library Newsletter (bi-weekly) Office of Arts + Culture Newsletter Sign up for the Boulder Library Foundation Newsletter. Check out past Library Newsletters. Past issues of the Library Newsletter 2020 Oct 29 2020 Oct 14 2020 Sep 30 2020 Sep 16 2020 Sep […]

Posted on September 3, 2019
Categories: News

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 […]

Recommended Read

The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir by Betsy Lerner “The daughter of one of the titular “ladies”, who has played bridge for many years with the same group, observes, plays, and writes about her mother and these women she has known all her life. The author’s observations over time improve her opinion of her mother, her […]

Recommended Read

The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto Urrea “This excellent novel, about a dying Mexican immigrant who throws one last blow-out party to celebrate both his birthday and his life, proves that happy families can be as interesting as unhappy ones. It’s also a solid choice for those looking to add a little diversity […]