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New Public Art in Civic Area; artists rendition

New public art coming to Boulder’s Civic Area Artist Adam Kuby’s large-scale sculpture installation, “55 Degrees,” will be installed soon in the Civic Area Park by Main Library. This project was commissioned in 2016 to support the park’s goals to become an ever-vibrant community destination, engaging for all ages. Kuby designed the installation as a sculptural reference to […]

Local History Research Help

Research and scanning services by email The Carnegie Library for Local History is offering basic research and scanning services by email. The Carnegie Library for Local History collects and preserves our community’s memories, including photos, documents, oral histories, historic local newspapers, and genealogy resources.

Staff recommended read: Severance by Ling Ma

Severance by Ling Ma

“Severance” by Ling Ma “Candace doesn’t have time to worry about the growing global pandemic edging closer to New York City. She remains more interested in her job at a fledgling publisher, paying rent in the city, and her deteriorating love life. Eventually, though, she is forced to confront the apocalyptic situation around her. But did […]

Online Library and Reading Resources

Library book stacks

24/7 access to books, ideas and fun Our Online Library for all ages offers ebooks, audiobooks, movies, music, classes, research resources, and much more. Find your next great read in The Reading Room. Coming soon: One Book, One Boulder! Stay tuned for news about our shared reading experience. This year’s featured title is “So You Want to Talk About […]

Sign up for Summer of Discovery

Summer of Discovery 2020

Each of us has a story to share, and we connect with each other and build empathy through our stories. Our Summer of Discovery reading program for children, teens and adults runs through August 31. This year’s theme is “Our Connected Stories.” Participate in virtual activities and events, earn fun prizes, and track your summer reading […]

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

Recommended Read – Good Talk

Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira Jacob “This is a funny and complex book motivated by questions from the author’s six-year-old son, questions that are sparked in the years leading up to Trump’s election as her son forms his identity as a young brown boy. Throughout this uniquely illustrated graphic memoir, Jacob explores her […]


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Posted on September 3, 2019
Categories: News

Recommended Read

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo “This novel about Amanda, a trans teen, negotiating a new school was interesting, informative, funny and heartbreaking. Loved it!” –Margie, Resource Services Get more staff reading recommendations