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Posts Categorized: Youth

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 […]

BVSD 2021 Spring Art Shows

March 22 through May 8 The Boulder Public Library is proud to present the Boulder Valley School District 2021 Spring Art Shows! Boulder-area 6th through 12th-grade student artwork will be on display at the library on the ramp to the restrooms from March 22 through April 15. Following that display, Kindergarten through 5th-grade will have […]

Activity Videos

Read/Leer Read Activity Instructions/ Leer Instrucciones de Actividad English Spanish Talk/Hablar Talk Activity Instructions/ Hablar Instrucciones de Actividad English Spanish Write/Escribir Write Activity Instructions/ Escribir Instrucciones de Actividad English Spanish Play/Jugar Play Activity Instructions/ Jugar Instrucciones de Actividad English Spanish Sing/Cantar Sing Activities Instructions/ Cantar Instrucciones de Actividad English Spanish

Posted on October 15, 2020
Categories: Youth

Storytime: Live or Anytime!

Interactive Zoom Storytimes start Sept. 8 Check out our hopping storytime calendar, with fantastic early literacy experiences six days a week. We also offer a broad range of 24/7 storytimes, including storytime videos and Dial-a-Story. New! Register for our new interactive Zoom storytimes and pick up a storytime kit for home at the Main or Meadows Branch Libraries. […]

Posted on September 6, 2020
Categories: Youth

Virtual Family Play Festival

(español) Sunday, October 18 – Friday, October 23 Special program for families with young children Thank you for your interest in the Virtual Family Play Festival kits. We’re sorry, all available kits have been reserved at this time. All kit activities can be done with materials from your home for print and video instructions. Register […]

Posted on August 11, 2020
Categories: Youth

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Read, talk, write, play, sing

En Español Reading books with your young child increases learning potential, especially before your child enters kindergarten. Boulder Public Library will help you track 100 books at a time to reach the goal of 1000 books before kindergarten. How to participate: Register at any Boulder Public Library location or sign up online. Receive the first log (1 to 100 books) or […]

Posted on July 13, 2020
Categories: Youth

Virtual Storytime Options!

Dial a story 303-441-3102

Enjoy a soothing story, day or night We’ve launched Dial-a-Story! Call 303-441-3102 anytime, with a new picture book featured weekly. We’re also offering virtual storytimes on YouTube Monday-Saturday at 10 a.m., with the option to watch the storytime recordings anytime. Don’t miss the bilingual storytimes in English/Español.

Read With Us

Be sure to check our Kids & Family page for all our storytime options. Recorded Read with Us Storytimes Thanks to Boulder Channel 8, you can now bring the Boulder Public Library storytimes into your own home. Click on the episodes below to sing, play, and read! Read with Us Storytimes air on Boulder Channel 8. […]

Posted on May 18, 2020
Categories: Youth

Teen Viral Art: A Virtual Exhibit

Our lives have changed in a great many ways because of COVID-19. School moved online, sporting events have been canceled, and other special events have all been put on hold. We are coping with COVID-19 in different ways. These are the submissions we received from teens between May and August 2020, creating art and expressing […]

Posted on April 13, 2020
Categories: Teens, Youth