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Main Library is open with limited services. At-risk individuals hours are Monday – Thursday: 9 – 10 a.m.
Meadows Branch Library has holds carryout appointments.  Returns are accepted at Main Library and Meadows Branch Library.

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At Home Fun for Kids and Teens

Meet up with friends and make new ones For Teens: -Weekly Teen Chats –Book Queeries explores queer representation in teen fiction (allies welcome) -Join us for a carefully crafted whodunnit Murder Mystery –Beginning Palm Reading with Magician Erica Sodos For Kids: -LEGO Build-Along with Play-Well TEKnologies -Weekly Go Club –More events

Join us on YouTube

Storytime, One Book, BLDG 61, the Twirling Tech Goddess and more We’re bringing you new videos for all ages weekly. Check out our YouTube page to watch on demand.  Plus! Catch up on the newest videos from the Twirling Tech Goddess. Watch and learn as she encourages radical diversity in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM).

Community Cooks: Paella

Paella with Dakota Soifer Join us for our first monthly virtual dinner party and cooking demo. Dakota Soifer of Boulder’s Cafe Aion has been cooking Spanish-inspired dishes for 10 years and will lead the demonstration. 

COVID Impacts on Library Services

The City of Boulder facilities and services continue to be impacted significantly by COVID-19. To reduce transmission of COVID-19 the library has increased safety measures and is working closely with Boulder County, Boulder County Public Health and other partner organizations to coordinate our operations. Severe Risk Level Red service changes at Main Library: Second floor […]

Local History Research Help

Research and scanning services by email   The Carnegie Library for Local History is offering basic research and scanning services by email. The Carnegie Library for Local History collects and preserves our community’s memories, including photos, documents, oral histories, historic local newspapers, and genealogy resources.          

Spotlight on BoulderReads

BoulderReads has been serving adult learners and their families with their literacy and lifelong learning needs since 1986. The pandemic isn’t slowing us down!   BoulderReads is still going strong, with learners and tutors meeting online weekly, Conversations in English groups meeting virtually six days a week, adult students earning their high school diplomas online through […]

Find Your Next Great Read

Personalized reading lists based on your reading preferences!   Need help picking out your next book? Some thoughtful ideas for holiday gift-giving? We provide expert reading advice every Thursday afternoon on Facebook and Instagram, and now you can request a personalized reading list anytime! Fill out the form and our librarians will create a list of titles just for you! […]

BLDG 61 Laser Cutters and 3D Printers are back!

BLDG 61 is reconnecting with the Boulder community through virtual access to select tools and training, and onsite operation of equipment facilitated by a staff member. Learn more and sign up. Plus, enjoy our new weekly maker livestream, Show & Tell, and catch up on previous episodes!

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

Designated Hours for Seniors

We’re offering designated access and service for patrons aged 60+ and at-risk individuals from 9-10 a.m., Monday-Thursday at Main Library’s Arapahoe entrance. Questions? Call 303-441-3100. Learn more on our website about onsite library hours, services, and COVID-19 safety information.