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Kids using science equipment

Wednesdays, Sept. 20 – Oct. 25, 4:45 p.m. at Reynolds Branch Calling all young scientists! Children in kindergarten – 2nd grade will be partnered with high school role models for exciting art and science activities in this six-week STEAM Pals program! Registration is required.

Boulder Public Library District Transition Update

Exterior of Main Boulder Public Library

This month, the Boulder Public Library District Board of Trustees continues its work – in collaboration with the City of Boulder – to transition the Boulder Public Library, and all of its employees, properties and assets, to the new Boulder Public Library District. Representatives from the Board of Trustees have been meeting over the last […]

Little Creatures Exhibition

In the Canyon Gallery at the Main Library, August 12 – September 28 Calling all art lovers and nature enthusiasts! The Little Creatures exhibition in the Canyon Gallery features pieces from over 90 Colorado artists that celebrate native insects through poetry, stained glass, sculpture, photography, and more. Check out the full lineup of events and […]

JLF Colorado

JLF Colorado Logo

The Jaipur Literature Festival will return to Boulder Public Library in 2023! JLF Colorado is an uplifting international literature festival celebrating diversity, knowledge and the hope that great literature brings to society.  Enjoy conversation with the world’s leading writers, poets and changemakers on the critical topics of our time: culture, history, equity, ecology, economy and more. […]

Online Courses with Udemy

What do you want to learn today? Boulder Library patrons now have free access to Gale Presents: Udemy, an online learning platform of video-based courses taught by leading experts in business, technology, personal enrichment and more. Users can explore thousands of continuously updated, on-demand video courses that match their professional goals and personal interests.

Looking Ahead for the Library

Construction site of North Boulder Branch

The Boulder Library District Board of Trustees is on target for its goal of transitioning the library and library employees over to the newly formed, voter-approved, Boulder Public Library District this January. And the trustees are excited for the ability to begin to accomplish the library’s longer-term goals, supported by the sustainable funding source of […]

Recommended Read

Book cover of The Cartographers

“The Cartographers” by Peng Shepherd “In this engrossing story of secrets, maps, and chosen family, Peng Shepard asks what makes a place “real”: Seeing it on a map? Seeing it with your own eyes? Or is a place only as real as the people you find there? A must-read for fans of academic-flavored mystery craving […]

Meet the Boulder Public Library District Board of Trustees

Board of Trustees Back row left to right: Doug Hamilton, Sylvia Wirba, Sam Fuqua, Joni Teter. Front row left to right: Benita Duran, Jennifer Yee, Cara O'Brien

The seven all-volunteer members of the newly-formed Boulder Public Library District Board of Trustees have been hard at work since mid-May building the library district approved by Boulder City and County voters in 2022. According to Joni Teter, President of the Board of Trustees, “We are all excited and honored to be doing this work. […]

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 […]

Posted on April 14, 2023
Categories: News

BPL Staff Picks of 2022

An inside look at our favorite reads last year! Library staff has compiled a large list of their favorite reads in 2022. Need inspiration to find a new read? Check it out.