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Política de solicitud de reconsideración

In English Si a una persona  le preocupa lo apropiados que sean los artículos de la lista que se presenta más abajo o está insatisfecha con la respuesta recibida por un miembro del equipo de la biblioteca en una conversación informal sobre los recursos, programas, exposiciones o exhibiciones de la biblioteca, puede recurrir a una […]

Política de selección de programas, exposiciones y exhibiciones

In English La Biblioteca pública de Boulder (BPL) está comprometida a ofrecer una amplia variedad de programas, exposiciones y exhibiciones en la biblioteca, conforme a los objetivos de su plan maestro, su misión, que incluye los objetivos del plan de equidad racial en la ciudad de Boulder y la política de patrocinio de programas y […]

Request for Reconsideration Policy

En Español An individual who is concerned about the appropriateness of items on the list below or is unsatisfied with the response from an informal discussion with a library staff member about library resources, programs, exhibitions or displays may choose to make a formal request for reconsideration of the work in question provided they meet […]

Program, Exhibition and Display Selection Policy

En Español Boulder Public Library (BPL) is committed to providing a wide variety of library programs, exhibitions and displays based on library master plan goals, the library mission, City of Boulder Racial Equity Plan goals and the library Programs and Events Sponsorship Policy. BPL seeks to provide programs, exhibitions and displays that balance viewpoints across […]

Canyon Theater and Gallery Terms of Use

Approved by the Library Commission on January 7, 2015.  Revised June 1, 2016. We are not currently scheduling rentals for the Canyon Theater Please take a look at theater sponsorship information to see if this might work for your event. We look forward to updating you on our progress and reopening to rentals soon. Canyon […]

Programs and Events Sponsorship Policy

En Español Boulder Public Library (BPL) offers a limited number of sponsorship opportunities for programs and events that bring value to the community and are aligned with BPL’s mission. Sponsorship is defined as the Library hosting of programs in library facilities that are coordinated by an outside entity and are supported or co-organized by the […]

BLDG 61 Makerspace Policy


En Español Boulder Public Library (BPL) provides open access to information and encourages the free and respectful expression of all points of view. The BLDG 61 Makerspace extends those commitments into the world of making by providing open access to a wide variety of equipment and tools during Open Studio hours, and by offering classes […]

Computer Use and Internet Safety Policy

En Español Approved by the Library Commission on February 6, 2019. Policy Statement The Boulder Public Library (BPL) provides access to the internet as a service to the community. The internet contains a wide variety of material and opinions from various points of view. Not all sources provide information that is accurate, complete or current […]

Materials Donation Guidelines

Donation bin at Main Library

En Español Boulder Public Library accepts new or gently used: Hardcover and trade paperback books, typically ranging from 5 x8” to 6 x 9” Media materials (DVDs, CDs, audiobooks) in good condition Mass market (typically 4.25 x 6.87” pocket size) paperbacks less than 5-year and in excellent condition The library cannot accept the following materials: […]

Collection Development Policy

En Español Purpose The Boulder Public Library (BPL) Collection Development Policy is a framework for the growth and development of the collection of library materials and resources in support of its mission.  BPL seeks to provide a collection that balances viewpoints across a broad spectrum of subject matter and opinion in formats suitable to a […]