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Thank You JLF Volunteers!

Two volunteers smiling at JLF

More than 130 people gave their time and support  After three years, it was wonderful to have Jaipur Literature Festival back in person and the volunteers did an amazing job of welcoming everyone and ensuring the entire festival ran smoothly. If you missed the festival or want to find out more, videos of the sessions will be […]

WANTED: New story book characters!

The Boulder Public Library and Creative Integration Initiative are holding a kid’s contest to design their very own storybook characters. The best designs will be chosen and printed out to be placed on walls hidden at all library locations, creating a fun scavenger hunt for everyone to enjoy! Submit Online Download the form. Contest Guidelines […]

Black Business Ventures Collection

Middle schoolers team up to research Boulder history Step back in time and learn about Sadie Arnold’s pie crusts, the Morrison and Reeves brothers’ orchestras, or an array of other business ventures in the 1900s! View the new collection or read this article to learn about how Boulder middle schoolers helped Carnegie Library start the […]

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

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 […]

Library Card Art Design Contest

Library Card Art Contest Open to All Ages March 1 - 31

Vote for your two favorite Adult category card designs. The two designs with the most votes will be added as a library card design beginning in June 2022 with our Summer of Discovery kickoff. Our next contest will be Spring of 2023. Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter to find out more.

Posted on February 14, 2022
Categories: News

Check out our book & discussion groups

Conversations in English

There is a book and discussion group for YOU at the library. We host an Arabic literature club, poetry workshops, Boulder world affairs discussions, citizenship classes, Spanish conversation practice, and so much more! Our book clubs and discussion groups are a place where people of similar and different minds can come together to have productive, […]