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The interior is fresh and inviting. Seeds is a tempting cat walk cafe. Even the children's... read more

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Outstanding! Gorgeous building, lots of resources, excellent cafe inside with food from local... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!!

1  Thank Maria C
Reviewed 10 July 2018

One of my favorite libraries anywhere due to the beauty and its surroundings right next to the creek. Easy to check out and return books. Has a cafe on the skyway over the creek.

Thank packetgod
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I have been going upon occasion, to the Boulder Public Library for several decades; everyone there has knowledge of knowledge spectacular, and they are most willing to help you find what you seek; there was a sad reason the Library of Alexandria was burned; as...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 30 June 2018

im at the library right now online its really quite a excellent public library and would highly recommend it for solos or familys

Thank Joseph E
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I doubt many towns the size of Boulder have libraries that approach this place for size or services. I ended up here because the Conf. on World Affairs had a session in the "theatre" at the library. Dandy venue. Comfy seats, good slope (for ease...More

Thank SkykomishBob
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The Main Boulder Public Library straddles Boulder Creek. The Seeds Cafe offers the perfect place to enjoy a book and snack overlooking the beautiful creek. In addition to the standard library offerings of story times, public computers, and books. This library also has a concert...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

BPL is a hub of activity and much more than a place for books. I go there for lectures, conduct research, see unusual movies, hear noontime concerts, Jaipur Literary Festival, hold meetings, work in the Makers Studio, and of course, read and write. It is...More

1  Thank Marian T
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We went in just to see the architecture and weren't disappointed. It is a well-done library. We especially liked the "store" where we purchased several used books.

1  Thank SteveMirn
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The Public Library sits along Boulder Creek, so the setting is idyllic if you want to stop inside at the Seeds Cafe, grab some lunch and eat along the creek. But you could also eat in the Japanese garden or the Growing Garden. The library...More

1  Thank Weah2014
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