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Main Library and Meadows Branch Library are open. NoBo Corner Library and Reynolds Branch Library have hold carryout appointments.

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Book a Bike

bcycle bikes at Main Library

Available at the Main Library We are partnering with BCycle for our Book A Bike service. Visit the accounts desk at the Main Library. Our staff will check out to you a BCycle card that has directions on how to use the bike. At the end of every 60-minute trip, return the bike to any […]

Leaders and Lit

New City Manager Nuria Rivera-Vandermyde shares her favorite reads! We caught up with Nuria to hear about her favorite books and to hear what she is currently reading. Leaders and Lit is a series where we catch up with city leadership and leaders in the community to see what books they recommend and are currently […]

Recommended Read

“Cultivating Delight: A Natural History of My Garden ” by Diane Ackerman “Ackerman invites us into her garden and beyond. This book is as delicious as a dense chocolate cake with prose rich in wonder and satisfying to the senses. Savor the way Ackerman expertly wanders and wonders throughout her garden and life, making delightful […]

Form a Book Circle

One Book One Boulder, Read Engage Grow

Learn how on Thursday, July 29, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Main Library The library is looking for leaders to form book circles within their communities for this year’s One Book One Boulder. Registered attendees will get a sneak peek of this year’s title and programs, a discussion guide and ebook coupons for circle […]

Used Book Store is OPEN

Used Bookstore

Find a new used book! Our newly remodeled used book store is back open and accepting donations! Come shop our shelves or bring in those old books gathering dust on your shelves. Donations are accepted near the main entrance, to the right after you walk through the doors. Can’t find it? Ask a librarian near […]

New Summer of Discovery Reading Goal: One MILLION Minutes

Summer of Discovery

We surpassed our community goal for Summer of Discovery, so we increased it! You all have knocked it out of the park! Over 990,000 minutes have been logged so far. We have increased our goal to one million minutes. If we achieve our goal library director David Farnan will dye his beard into a rainbow! […]

Boulder Public Library restores services while facing budget shortfalls

Boulder Public Main Library

Boulder Public Library recently expanded its services: The children’s area at Main Library is now open six days a week. Meadows Branch Library is open for self-service holds pickup, computer use and limited collection browsing. Holds carryout appointments and returns are now available at the NoBo Corner Library. More info on the library’s current offerings. […]

Family Resources for Processing Violence

The Boulder Public Library is here for you through this heartbreaking time in our community. We’d like to provide you and your family with books and other resources to process the recent violence, as well as help you address these topics with your loved ones. For Children and Parents: Coping with Scary Events in Our […]

Library Card Art Design Contest

Library Card Art Contest, All Ages

Our library art contest closed on April 15. All five winners will be contacted on April 23. Winners will be announced the week of April 26.

Posted on March 14, 2021
Categories: News

Short Story Dispensers at Main Library

Grab a story and go! Main Library is now debuting two Short Story Dispensers! The touch-free machine gives out FREE stories on recyclable paper for you to take with you on the go. Simply, wave your hand over the motion-activated button to access a story written by authors from across the world. You will find these […]