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Boulder Public Library

1000 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
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Ranked #8 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Libraries
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Boulder, Colorado
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2013

This is one of the best city library that I have had an opportunity to use. This library is part of an inter library system so most every need one might have can be met. The space is warm and friendly with plenty of places for quiet moment. Judith J

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35 reviews 35 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

AS with any public library I've been in recently, it is worth your time even if you don't check out a book or a DVD or a painting or come to a children's program or an adult one. So much offered by such a knowledgeable staff. Our libraries are a treasure. We need to continue to support them!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

Love this Library, big and spacious! The staff is very helpful and there's lots of information on activities going on in Boulder. Parking could be packed during the summer!

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Boulder, Colorado, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I have loved coming to this library for as long as I can remember. The library is in a beautiful location for one, and it also has nice views from many of the windows. There are meeting rooms that are available for use and there is usually art on display. The book selection is fantastic and it is fairly easy... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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63 reviews 63 reviews
14 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

It's a great library with something for everyone. it spans Boulder Creek and, on one side is an excellent library with very knowledgeable librarians and on the other side are some quiet areas for doing work as well as a marvelous art gallery. The only negative I've found is that many homeless come in to get cleaned up in the... More

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Boulder, CO
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This facility is a Boulder treasure. An enclosed bridge over Boulder Creek connects the two library buildings. On one side of the creek, visitors enjoy an extensive collection of books and beautiful places to sit and read. On the other side, there is a gallery space featuring various art exhibits throughout the year and an auditorium with a rich calendar... More

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Miami, FL
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79 reviews 79 reviews
11 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This well used library is multi-level and a portion sprawls over Boulder Creek. It appears to be very popular with both "regular" patrons and the homeless, too, which might be problematic for some. As a public library user in Miami, I can tell you that Boulder should be very proud of their downtown facility.

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Reno, Nevada
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128 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

The is one of the most impressive buildings in the area. The library is on par with any of the best libraries around. Nice place to spend a rainy day.

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Fairfax, Virginia
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My wife loves to go to the Boulder Public Library when we visit Boulder. She enjoys relaxing and reading there. She also thinks it's neat that Boulder Creek runs under the library. She wishes they still had the coffee shop and the large trout in the fish tanks near the entrance. The fish added some real character to the library,... More

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Tampa, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Was dropped off at the library for a few hours. had been in the children's section on a previous visit and was very impressed. Really enjoyed my self tour. The library is immaculate, very well organized, and helpful staff and volunteers. Would love to volunteer here. Good feature, was able to get a short term library card, which I immediately... More

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