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Carnegie Library for Local History Research Policy and Fees

Visiting the Carnegie Library is encouraged to make the most of your research. The images available in the online catalog are only a fraction of the resources available at Carnegie.   The Carnegie staff will assist you with identifying and locating the available genealogical and archival resources.  If you cannot visit in-person, research and copies of materials may be requested by mail or email.

Mail or email requests:

Please make a written inquiry with as much specific information as possible including: names, dates, specific eras, places in Boulder County, as well as information and sources already found. Requests are addressed in the order they are received.

Research will be conducted on the materials and databases held by the Carnegie Library for Local History. Please do not send simultaneous requests to the Museum of Boulder or the Boulder Genealogical Society.

Fees

Research time:

Up to one hour of research time by the Carnegie staff is free.

For research exceeding one hour, please contact the Boulder Genealogical Society.

Photocopies:

$0.25 per single sided page, up to 25 pages

Copy jobs exceeding 25 pages are charged at $30 per hour and $.25 per single sided page.

Staff cannot guarantee that they will have time to complete large copy jobs.

Scanning:

Scanning and emailing an obituary to patrons is a free service.

Scanning jobs exceeding 5 pages are charged at $30 per hour and $.25 per single sided page.

Staff cannot guarantee that they will have time to complete large scanning jobs.

Shipping:

Actual shipping charges apply with a minimum of $2.50.

 

Approved by the Library Commission on September 5, 2018.