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Boulder Public Library

1000 Canyon Boulevard, Boulder, CO 80302
303-441-3100
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Ranked #12 of 59 attractions in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Libraries
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Boulder, Colorado
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51 reviews 51 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This library is filled with homeless. It stinks the moment you walk in. The library itself is extremely outdated. For such a large city with and extreme amount of money I am disappointed.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

This is an incredible library! Beautifully made, friendly staff, a wonderful children's section. Great story teller for the young children and a place where they can explore books whether they are crawlers or walkers. Also plenty for the adult to do and see!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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119 reviews 119 reviews
44 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I know that it sounds weird to say that a library is cool, but you really need to see this place to understand

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Boulder, Colorado
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205 reviews 205 reviews
56 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The library itself is fine. Friendly staff, excellent selection of books. Generally clean. Unfortunately, in the winter and during bad weather, it has become a homeless refuge, and becomes an unbelievably unpleasant place to visit. One wishes Boulder would address its massive homeless problem more aggressively and not let quality of life issues affect such prime and first class locations... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Colorado
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 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
26 helpful votes 26 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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30 reviews 30 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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