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Photography and Video Recording Policy

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En Español Approved by the Library Commission on Sept. 4, 2019. As public buildings library facilities are subject to similar rules associated with a sidewalk or a public park, meaning that there are few restrictions that can be placed on a photographer when they wish to take photos or video in open, public areas of […]

Política de Niños sin Supervisión

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Aprobado el 8 de Mayo de 2019 por la Comisión de la Biblioteca de Boulder. In English La Biblioteca Pública de Boulder da la bienvenida y anima a los niños a usar los materiales y servicios de las bibliotecas.  Como las bibliotecas son esenciales para la vida de los niños, nos esforzamos en proporcionar espacios […]

Unattended Children Policy

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En Español Approved by the Library Commission on May 8, 2019 The Boulder Public Library welcomes and encourages children to use materials and services of the libraries. As libraries are essential to the lives of children, we strive to provide useful, safe and inviting spaces for youth in all our facilities. However, neither the library nor […]


Sky Cone at the Main Library

En Español Approved on May 8, 2019 by the Boulder Library Commission. Purpose: The Boulder Library Commission and the Library staff welcome you to the Boulder Public Library. We encourage your use of the library spaces, services and resources, and we are committed to providing a welcoming, clean, and comfortable space for our community. We […]

Distribution of Community Information Policy

En Español As a courtesy, and at its discretion, in order to preserve and maintain facilities in an orderly condition, the Boulder Public Library and branches thereof may select and provide for the distribution of written materials with information about community programs, events, public services, tourist attractions, and cultural sites in Boulder and  the surrounding […]

Guidelines for Authors and Publishers

The Boulder Public Library receives many inquiries from authors, publishers, and publishers’ representatives and has created these guidelines to help you. If you are not an author or publisher, please use our suggest a purchase form. The Library routinely acquires books from commercial publishers that meet our criteria and priorities for selection as outlined in […]

Community Bulletin Board Policy

En Español The Library provides a community bulletin board for patron use on a self-serve basis. Posting of notices does not indicate library endorsement of the ideas, issues or events promoted by those notices. All notices posted on the community bulletin board must contain the name and contact information of the sponsoring agency and/or its […]

Privacy Policy

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En Español Approved by the Library Commission on November 6, 2019. Boulder Public Library patron account records are confidential. C.R.S. section 24-90-119 prohibits the disclosure of patron records except in limited circumstances established by state law. The following information may only be disclosed pursuant to subpoena, upon court order, or when otherwise needed for library […]