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“Amazing library!”

Boulder Public Library
Ranked #16 of 146 things to do in Boulder
Certificate of Excellence
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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 to find what you are looking for if you ask someone or use one of the computers.

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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 restroom. They also have many free classes that range from ESL conversation to political discussions. It's all housed in a beautiful, light and airy building. It's definitely a place to check out, even if you're just visiting the city.

Thank crosswycke
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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 of lectures, live performances, and art films. Families can enjoy picnics by the water outside the library.

My reason for 4 stars instead of 5: It's not uncommon to find homeless people sleeping in the library or washing up in the restrooms. If you have young children, please accompany them instead of letting them wander alone in the facility.

Thank BoulderTravelMom
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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.

Thank passportwilltravel
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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.

Thank Deb W
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