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Culture Passes Now Available

Explore Colorado’s cultural destinations for free!  Reserve a Culture Pass online using your library card and get free entry to explore Colorado’s art, history and cultural attractions, including: Butterfly Pavilion Dinosaur Ridge Museo de las Americas WOW! Children’s Museum More coming soon!  Pass benefits vary by location. Find more details online.  

Recommended Read: “Narwhal: Unicorn of the Sea” by Ben Clanton

“This children’s graphic novel, the first in a series, pairs happy-go-lucky Narwhal with best friend Jelly, a grumpy jellyfish. These opposites-attract friends share delightful adventures, an extreme love of waffles, and big imaginations. The graphic novel format is really fun and accessible for all reading levels. I’ve loved reading the whole series with my child […]

“Art Inspired by the Land” Exhibit

Celebrate our shared open space at this community art exhibition presented by City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks. This exhibit runs from Aug. 5 – Sept. 18 at Main’s Canyon Gallery and Meadows. Aug. 11: Opening reception at Main’s Canyon Gallery Aug. 18: Performance night at Main’s Canyon Theater

Celebrate 1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Cultivate a love for reading at an early age Whether you’ve read 1 or 1000 books, enjoy fun literacy activities at all locations and learn about 1000 Books Before Kindergarten. Best for families with children aged 0-5. No registration is required for the event. Meadows: Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. NoBo: Aug. 9 at 10:45 a.m. at […]

Upcoming Events for All Ages

Community Cooks: Pasta al Pesto Learn a new recipe at this virtual dinner party with Gemma & Giulia. Thursday, Aug. 4 at 5:30 p.m. on Instagram Live.  Pokémon Club Trade Pokémon Cards and make a craft. Sunday, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. at Reynolds. Every first and third Sunday of the month. International Bilingual Family Gathering Connect with others […]

Open Call and Activist-in-Residence Application

The 2023 Open Call includes a range of exhibition spaces available within Boulder Public Library and Boulder Recreation Centers. For inspiration take a look through our previous exhibitions. The application deadline is August 31, 2022.

Open Call for Art Exhibitions and Activist Artist-in-Residence

The Boulder Public Library and the Boulder Parks and Recreation Department invite artists to apply for the 2023 Open Call for Exhibitions. Nine exhibition spaces are available for a variety of work, including 2D, 3D and interactive art. For inspiration, take a look at previous exhibitions. Additionally, the library is seeking applicants for a climate-related […]

Exam Proctoring

Boulder Public Library recommends the following locations for patrons needing exam proctoring: Boulder County Testing Center Front Range Community College 2190 Miller Drive Longmont, CO 80501 303-678-3647 [email protected] Westminster Student Development Center 3645 W. 112th Avenue Westminster, CO 80031 303-404-5301 [email protected] For more Continuing Education resources, visit our Research page.

Open Call for Exhibitions

The Boulder Public Library and Boulder Recreation Centers invite artists to apply for the 2023 Open Call, which includes an Activist Artist-in-Residence opportunity. Exhibition spaces are available for a variety of work, including 2D, 3D and interactive art. For inspiration, take a look at previous exhibitions. The open call and artist-in-residence application will be open […]

Recommended Read – “Skipped Parts”

“Skipped Parts” by Tim Sandlin “I liked this novel set in 1950s Wyoming way more than I probably should have considering its lack of inhibitions (warning: it’s maybe not the book for you if your reading tastes lean away from sex and drugs). But it’s a funny coming-of-age story that takes you on a wild […]