All Boulder Public Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

Meadows closed for renovation May 9 – 29.
All incoming Meadows’ holds will be available for pickup at the Main Library during this time period.

Youth Services

Reading Resources

TumbleBook Library
Online collection of animated, talking picture books to teach young children the joys of reading.
Helping young readers find their next read.
OverDrive for Kids
Downloadable ebooks and audiobooks.

Reading Pals

Little Pal Application
Big Pal Application
Promoting literacy skills and a love of reading for children. Little Pals, grades K-3, are paired with a Big Pal, students in grades 9-12.

Reading Buddies

A partnership of BoulderReads & CU-Boulder. Reading Buddies serves little buddies in K-5 grade by matching CU students for one-on-one time to read, write and do literacy activities. Reading Buddies meet 1.5 hours per week for 13 weeks, fall and spring semesters.

Parent Resources

Family Play Festival
Saturday, Oct 8, 2016
Interactive early literacy activities and take home crafts and great prizes!
CoPlay&LearnRoundSticker-01 (1)CO Play & Learn
Quick tips to help develop pre-reading skills & simple games & activities. App in both English and Spanish.
Free download:  iOS App Store or  Android Google Play.

Teen Resources

Teen Events
Special events just for teens.
The Digital Foundry
A teens only tech lab.


Educator Resources

Request a Class Visit

Children’s Library Account Application [pdf]
Printable Children’s Account Application for teachers to send home with students to get parent’s signatures.

Educator’s Account
With an Educator Account, patrons are able to hold up to 20 books and checkout up to 40 books for six weeks. Open an account at any of our public service desks.

Educator’s Collections