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A Message from Library Commissioner, Jane Sykes-Wilson March, 2019 

Over the last few months, I have been outlining the reasons behind the Commission’s recommendation for the formation of a Library District (Learn more). This month I would like to highlight what would be different if our library could rely on secure long-term funding. Libraries help communities develop to their fullest potential, let’s invest in […]

Celebrate the Arts at Our Library

Maker Made, Jomon Pottery & Boulder Arts Week Maker Made Runs Through Mar. 29, Canyon Gallery Celebrate the work the designers, scientists, artists, engineers, and craftspeople in our Boulder maker community. Check out surprising & delightful print materials, 3D and kinetic objects, and interactive projects. Learn more. Jomon Pottery of Japan, Through March 31, Arapahoe Ramp […]

City to Poll Residents on Library Funding Options 

Based on the community’s request for expanded services and increased library use, it is currently estimated library funding will fall short by at least $3.2 million every year. The City of Boulder is exploring funding options and will poll residents by phone and survey in the weeks to come. We appreciate your feedback and hope you’ll take […]

Exhibits at the Main Library: Maker Made & Jomon Pottery

Maker Made Runs Through Mar. 29, Canyon Gallery Celebrate the work the designers, scientists, artists, engineers, and craftspeople in our Boulder maker community. Check out surprising & delightful print materials, 3D and kinetic objects, and interactive projects. Learn more.  Jomon Pottery of Japan, Through March 31, Arapahoe Ramp Learn about the artists working to resurrect ancient […]

New North Boulder Library: Community Engagement & Design Sessions

Friday, Mar. 8, 6 – 8 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 9, 10 a.m. – Noon Canyon Theater Main Library, 1000 Canyon Blvd. Come see the updated design proposal and share your thoughts on the four focus areas: kids space, community space, maker space, and outdoor space. The design team and architect, WorkAC, will present. You’ll hear about […]

Recommended Read – Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah“This is a fascinating book about the end of apartheid written by someone who lived through it. Trevor Noah is one of the funniest comedians of our time, and this story of his childhood reveals truths about apartheid, change, and some of the universal […]

Share Your Library Love Story

Tell us about a time the library made your life better. What happened? We’re collecting true-life stories about Boulder Public Library; these will be shared in our communications with the Boulder community, funders and donors, and other library stakeholders. Has Boulder Public Library made your life better? We’d love to hear from you and share […]

Library Card Art Contest for Kids

Entries accepted March 1-31 Boulder Public Library is holding an art contest for the design of three new library cards depicting the 2019 Summer of Discovery Program theme: Outer Space, Inner Space. Show us your best out-of-this-world design or create a vision of your inner world. Three winners will be selected in April, with one winner in […]

Your Seat Awaits You: Concerts! Cinema! 

Canyon Theater at the Main Library Upcoming Cinema Events Thurs., Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.: Family Movie Night, Popeye with Robin Williams & Shelley Duval Fri. Mar. 1-Sun. Mar. 3: Boulder International Film Festival Youth Pavilion Thurs., Mar. 14 at 6 p.m.: Local Filmmakers’ Showcase Mondo Hollywood, directed by Boulder’s own, Robert Carl Cohen. Dress in your favorite 1960s gear to celebrate this […]

Share your library love story with us!

We’re collecting true-life library love stories about Boulder Public Library, to share in our communications with the community, funders, donors, and other library stakeholders. We’d love to hear from you and share your experience — maybe even in our newsletter! Has the library made your life better? Use the form below to tell us about […]