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Boulder Public Library

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Address: 1000 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303-441-3100
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Beautiful space

We only stopped in to see what it looked like, but a lovely location - very open and sunny, plus a nice cafe.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We only stopped in to see what it looked like, but a lovely location - very open and sunny, plus a nice cafe.

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Mojave, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

When I first moved to Boulder, the library was a great hangout for homeless and teens. Pot smoking behind the library kept many away. This has changed over the years. Excellent staff, interesting interior and places to sit quietly to read.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I love my local library. Renovated over the past 1 1/2 yrs., it now sports pods of activity, and a more modern approach in its presentation of books, music media and computer access.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The BPL has always given us much joy..........and its new remodel is icing on the cake. SO spacious! While we DO take out books and movies.....we receive the most joy sitting and reading magazines and GOING TO CONCERTS! Hubby does go to lectures. This past weekend LUNA ITZELL performed Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon.(June 20,June21). What a magical voice and... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

It is one of the best libraries and great location too! New restaurant just opened featuring fresh ingredients. Located only a couple of blocks from Pearl Street.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

I love libraries and make an effort to visit the main library of the area that I visit. I have visited the Boulder Public Library on several occasions before but did not get a chance to visit the library after its renovation until today. The library looks good and inviting. Above all this library location by the boulder creek, and... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I have always used this library with pleasure, the book selection is really up to date, recorded media also. The staff is always friendly and helpful. And then one day I found out the secret of why I could never find anything new on the recorded media shelves when I asked the friendly librarian why. Haha she said, we have... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I would not recommend the Boulder Public Library as it is full of homeless people and it has become a safety issue that needs to be addressed.

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Louisville, Co
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The Boulder Public Library is such a gift to the community. We attended an event for National History Day, the staff was wonderful, they assisted my daughter in finding 12 resources she was needing and were so kind and respectful to her. This is rare these days as she is a young teen and most adults are not friendly. I... More 

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Louisville, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Interesting building but every time I've visited there are homeless inside and outside. It is a very popular facility and the computers are always all in use. I'd say it is average otherwise (content wise). Not worth a special trip to have parking issues and potentially be assaulted with gross smells or overpowering marijuana scents.

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Address: 1000 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
Phone Number: 303-441-3100
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Boulder

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