June 15, 2021 — Bilingual Poetry Workshop/Taller bilingüe de poesía
TEDx Speaker/Performer and Emmy-nominated poet Alejandro Jimenez hosts Adult and teen poets: Focus on poetry beyond the words with TEDx Speaker/Performer and Emmy-nominated poet Alejandro Jimenez in this bilingual workshop. In practical terms poetry is a call to action, a unified hymn, a way to be heard, an invocation; poems create healing and give meaning. […]
June 12, 2021 — Summer of Discovery Activities!
Our reading challenge and activities have something for everyone! Infant Massage with Mountain Mama Massage Drag Queen Storytime with Miss Shirley Delta Blow Stitch Our Stories with Heather D Schulte LEGO Build-Along with Play-Well TEKnologies: Jedi Engineering And more summer events! Don’t forget to track your time reading and win prizes!
June 10, 2021 — In-Person Tech Help Returns
Bring your tech questions to the Main Library Saturday, June 12 (and EVERY Saturday from 1-3 p.m.) Sessions with friendly, trained volunteers will be held each Saturday afternoon at the Main Library in the Flatirons Room. Bring your questions and your device! Sessions are limited to 15 minutes when others are waiting, but no registration […]
June 8, 2021 — Musical Storytime Returns!
Sing along in person, starting June 10 Get ready to dance and sing during this live storytime full of songs, musical stories, and more! All ages are welcome! Space is limited, registration required for both the in-person and virtual storytime. Those who want to participate from the comfort of their home can continue to do so by visiting […]
May 30, 2021 — Teen Picks
Find out what our teen volunteers are reading this summer!Updated every Sunday, our teen volunteers will share their favorite books right now. Find a book recommendation in any genre. This month’s pick: Sheamus recommends Scythe by Neal Shusterman
May 12, 2021 — Leaders and Lit
Boulder City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Junie Joseph shares what she is currently reading and her favorite top ten books that she has ever read. Junie says, “reading is one of my favorite pastimes: when I am bored, sad, and happy, I read. Books are like magical vehicles that can transport us backward […]
April 30, 2021 — 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 […]
April 30, 2021 — 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 […]
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. […]
March 29, 2021 — 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 […]