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Boulder Public Library

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Excellent display

There was an interesting display of Japanese art and flower decorating in the foyer which was... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Patricia M R
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The Woodlands, Texas
Wonderful library and makerspace

As a librarian from another state, I love visiting libraries when I travel. Boulder Library was... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
jankow5
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Sayville, New York
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

There was an interesting display of Japanese art and flower decorating in the foyer which was attracting much attention. After a long walk, I was glad to sit and have a coffee in the library cafe which is open to the public (that is, non-members...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Patricia M R
Reviewed October 27, 2018

As a librarian from another state, I love visiting libraries when I travel. Boulder Library was exceptional - beautiful, modern and very useful. I used one of the sewing machines in the BLDG61 Makerspace and the staff there was extremely helpful and friendly.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

good place to go and be productive in the heart of boulder. I think it would be nice if they could work out longer parking 90min isn't really enough. maybe if you could validate for more time in the library or something.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank holden c
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Every September the library comes alive and is host to numerous authors and speakers who gather from across the world for JLF at Boulder! This 3 day writers festival celebrates the word and explores topics that include particle physics and math to history and fiction....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The Boulder Library is a great place for refuge or to have some time out ! We were there to look at the large selection of current magazines on offer . The library also contains the cafe ‘Seeds’ . Great meals and friendly service made...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Peter F
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this library to do some genealogy research. Call ahead and was told what we needed was there. When we got there, they didn't have it. We drove 1-1/2 hours to get here and didn't get what we wanted.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gardencrazy54
Reviewed September 12, 2018

The central library is located downtown near the Municipal Building. Because there are a lot of trees, green grass, and a creek that runs through it, the library has become a venue where transients hang out during the day, especially in inclement weather. The grounds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank drcaroldow
Reviewed August 25, 2018

I never thought I would be reviewing a library, but Boulder's Public Library is a destination place. Our whole family enjoys going to BPL. Their cafe is terrific, the options for children's presentations, book reviews, it's great for just sitting and enjoying the river which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Allen and Suzan... W
Reviewed August 14, 2018

The interior is fresh and inviting. Seeds is a tempting cat walk cafe. Even the children's playground was very nicely remodeled. While 1.5 hours of parking is free here, you MUST display your ticket!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HilleryB21
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Outstanding! Gorgeous building, lots of resources, excellent cafe inside with food from local farmer's market....adjoining park, playground...so inviting and so accessible. What a role model for other cities!!

Date of experience: August 2018
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