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Seeds Library Cafe Closing

We’ve enjoyed every coffee and donut! Since 2014 Seeds Library Cafe has been a staple at the Main Library, but now they are moving on to a new chapter. We thank Seeds for their hard work and wonderful food and drinks over the last eight years! The space will be available for a new vendor […]

To Break a Covenant: Author Visit

Tuesday, Feb. 1, 4:30 p.m. at Out Boulder County for grades 6-12  Get spooky this February at Book Queeries, our queer-themed book club for teens. Meet local author Alison Ames and discuss her debut novel “To Break a Covenant,” a young adult paranormal/horror book. Registrants will receive a free copy while supplies last. Hosted in collaboration with Out Boulder […]

Skaters to land new tricks soon at Main Library

After installing a new skate park at Valmont City Park, installing a mini skate area at Howard Heuston Park, and expanding the skate park at Scott Carpenter Park last year, the city’s not done putting in skate features in where the community can use them. Next stop for your crew: the Main Library. Starting mid-February, […]

Taxes and Investment Help

Get help with your 2021 taxes and prepare a budget for 2022! Need tax forms? Visit our Tax Forms Research page for specific links to commonly used federal and state forms. Information about local services will also be posted here as it becomes available. Create a financial foundation that will help you for years to come by using […]

Volunteer with Us!

Start your New Year helping out at the library One-time volunteers are needed to help with the annual Family Play Festival, Research Rendezvous, and youth STEAM events. Ongoing volunteers are also needed for Drop-In Tech Help, BoulderReads, and Youth Services. Sign up today to volunteer!

Recommended Read: “Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times”

“Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times” by Katerine May “The holidays are over, but there’s still much winter ahead. Katherine May suggests that you embrace your own winter, whatever that means to you. She encourages the active acceptance of sadness and difficult times, and she does not just mean the literal cold […]

Meadows Branch Library to be closed for repairs

City of Boulder Facilities Department was notified Wednesday, Dec. 29 of a sewer line back-up in the Meadows Branch Library at 4800 Baseline Road in Boulder. The branch library will be closed while the damage is assessed and arrangements are made for clean-up. Meadows Branch Library staff will be reassigned to work at other library […]

New Year, New You: Getting Your High School Diploma

Jia and Family

Materials Donation Guidelines

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: […]

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Donate to support our mission of connecting people, ideas, and information.  Your gift will transform lives and strengthen our community. Money Support our mission by becoming a friend of the Boulder Library Foundation. The Foundation values tax-deductible cash donations in any amount. These funds support programs and services not included in the library budget. All […]