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Updates and news releases from your public library

Winning name announced for café at Main Boulder Public Library

Café expected to open in February, will be operated by Boulder County Farmers’ Markets The name for the café that will open inside the Main Boulder Public Library in early 2015 will be Seeds Café. A public contest to name … Continue reading

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Phase IV Begins

Phase IV of construction has begun! This phase involves the renovation of the old children’s area into the new adult fiction area, and the remodeling of the circulation and media areas as well as the Arapahoe (south building) entry area. During … Continue reading

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Phase IV Set to Begin Next Week

We are heading into a busy couple of weeks on the Main Library renovation front. The big move of our children’s collections happens later this week, the new children’s area is expected to open on Tuesday, Nov. 4 and Phase IV is … Continue reading

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Cafe vendor announced, new Children’s Library set to open

One of the most requested features for the Main Library renovation was a new café, so we are happy to announce that the vendor for our new café on the bridge is the Boulder County Farmers’ Markets! The café will … Continue reading

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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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