Category Archives: Library News

Updates and news releases from your public library

Construction Continues and RFID is Coming!

Phase 3 construction continues at the Main Library, and great progress is being made on the new Children’s Library, which is expected to open in mid-October. Other exciting changes are coming soon. Beginning Sept. 29, the outside materials return (pictured … Continue reading

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Outside the Lines

BPL participated in a nationwide celebration of libraries, “Outside the Lines,” Sept. 14-20, 2014, with our library bike! We are also planning to make appearances at the Saturday Farmers’ Market in Boulder this fall. But our bike adventures don’t end there. … Continue reading

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Renvation Update: Foundry Celebration, Work to Begin on New Children’s Area

Come one, come all! We are holding a grand opening celebration of The Foundry, the Main Library’s new tech lab, on the second floor adjacent to the Teen Space, from 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7. We hope … Continue reading

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Renovation Update: Construction Phase 1 Winds Down, Phase 2 Ramps Up

Phase 1 of the renovation is wrapping up next week, and Phase 2 is set to begin! Beginning middle to late next week (May 21-23), the 2nd floor adult non-fiction collection, study areas, and restrooms will reopen to the public … Continue reading

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Main Library Renovation Update: The Bridge

Thanks again for your patience as our renovation construction rolls on! This week work began to renovate the bridge for café services. While this work is going on, the bridge will be closed off to all but staff and construction workers … Continue reading

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Farnan Named Boulder Public Library and Arts Director

The City of Boulder today announced David Farnan will be the new Boulder Public Library and Arts director effective March 17, 2014. Farnan was selected from a nationwide search led by Missouri-based Bradbury Associates/Gossage Sager Associates, a firm that specializes … Continue reading

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City Announces Library & Arts Director Finalists; Invites Public to Meet Candidates

The City of Boulder today announced that four finalists have been selected from a nationwide search for the Boulder Public Library & Arts Director. “Our vision for the Boulder Public Library is to find the most qualified director who can … Continue reading

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City of Boulder searching for next Library and Arts Director

The City of Boulder is searching for Boulder’s next Library and Arts Director.  The position was vacated in September 2013, when former director Valerie Maginnis retired after 33 years of public service. A search firm who specializes in executive searches … Continue reading

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George Reynolds Branch Library reopens Nov. 12

George Reynolds Branch Library reopens Nov. 12 branch library has been closed since Sept. 12 due to flood damage The main floor of the George Reynolds Branch Library, located at 3595 Table Mesa Dr., will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 12. … Continue reading

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BMoCA and city partner to coordinate The Flood Project: Rising Above & Restoring Boulder Through Art

In partnership with Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA), the City of Boulder is coordinating and funding a community-based public art project commemorating the historic flooding that occurred last month.  A series of three temporary public art installations will be … Continue reading

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