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Native Plants for Colorado Pollinators

Join the BeeChicas for a Top 10 Native Plant countdown on May 12 Native plants are beautiful and integral to a healthy ecosystem, and often require less water and work. Add full season color and diversity to your gardens and create a living landscape full of beneficial insects, native bees and all pollinators. Register today for […]

2021 Library Card Art Contest Winners

In March, we asked the Boulder community to submit designs for our annual Library Card Art Contest based on the theme for the upcoming Summer of Discovery: Our Connected World. Boulder’s artists responded! The library received 63 entries in 4 different age groups! The staff selection committee had the difficult task of narrowing the entries […]

Arts in the Park

Bringing performances to the Civic Area Bandshell Watch for a new program coming this summer to the Glenn Huntington Bandshell in the Civic Area. It’s Arts in the Park! The program will run from May to September and provide arts groups a place to put on safe, socially distanced outdoor performances. Event dates and tickets         […]

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Storytime is back!

Register for your seat today! Space is limited In-person storytime returns on April 26 in the Canyon Gallery! Enter and exit through the north entrance of the Main Library and register today  Space will be limited; bring a pillow or blanket for comfort. A live stream will also be simultaneously played of the live storytime! Generously […]

Recommended Read: The Line Tender by Kate Allen

“The Line Tender” By Kate Allen “This juvenile novel is an emotional coming-of-age story that follows Lucy Everhart as she grapples with the loss of both her mother and her best friend, Fred. Allen thoughtfully ties Lucy’s attempts to find meaning in her friendship with Fred to her attempts to better understand the sharks her […]

Boulder Public Library restores services while facing budget shortfalls

Boulder Public Library recently expanded its services: The children’s area at Main Library is now open six days a week. Meadows Branch Library is open for self-service holds pickup, computer use and limited collection browsing. Holds carryout appointments and returns are now available at the NoBo Corner Library. More info on the library’s current offerings. […]

Family Resources for Processing Violence

The Boulder Public Library is here for you through this heartbreaking time in our community. We’d like to provide you and your family with books and other resources to process the recent violence, as well as help you address these topics with your loved ones. For Children and Parents: Coping with Scary Events in Our […]

BVSD 2021 Spring Art Shows

March 22 through May 8 The Boulder Public Library is proud to present the Boulder Valley School District 2021 Spring Art Shows! Boulder-area 6th through 12th-grade student artwork will be on display at the library on the ramp to the restrooms from March 22 through April 15. Following that display, Kindergarten through 5th-grade will have […]

Library Card Art Design Contest

Our library art contest closed on April 15. All five winners will be contacted on April 23. Winners will be announced the week of April 26.