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Main Library is open with limited services. At-risk individuals specialized 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.

Child & parent walking

Save the date!

Join us online this year for our Family Play Festival Oct. 18 - 23, 2020. We'll be sharing ideas and activities for young children (birth to age 5) to enjoy interactive early literacy fun through play.


Check out our programming calendar.

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Virtual Storytime

Register to attend our daily live on Zoom Storytimes, including Musical Storytime, All Ages Storytime and Spanish/English Storytime.

Check out our Dial-a-Story at 303-441-3102. Stories change weekly on Tuesdays.

Join us for 15-minute virtual storytimes daily at 10 a.m. on our YouTube Storytime Playlist.

Educators! We have an account just for you.

Available to educators working in the Boulder Valley School District, St. Vrain Valley School District, preschools, private schools and home-schools in Boulder County. Teachers living in Boulder County are also eligible for this type of account. Please bring proof of employment (i.e. school ID, pay stub, letter from principal,etc.). This account is good for one year and allows:

  • Holds on up to 10 books (no media)
  • Checkout of up to 50 Boulder Public Library books (no media) for six weeks
  • Access to Educator Resources

We don't have late fee's on any materials at the Boulder Public Library. However, lost or damaged item charges and collection agency fees still apply.

Class Visit [currently suspended]

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