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Boulder Public Library

1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6015
+1 303-441-3100
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Sadly, the BO public library has gone downhill

The library has become, over the last decade or so, a de facto shelter for the homeless - during... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Boulder, Colorado
LOVE the Cinema Series here!

The Wi-Fi is superb. Mind you, as another person rating this said, it is - unfortunately- a daytime... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
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1001 Arapahoe Ave, Boulder, CO 80302-6015
+1 303-441-3100
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

The library has become, over the last decade or so, a de facto shelter for the homeless - during the day, and especially on bad weather days. And that is true with all that my statement implies. Especially in this era of high tech, libraries...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Wi-Fi is superb. Mind you, as another person rating this said, it is - unfortunately- a daytime hangout for transients.. The movies at night are SUPERB and I *do* plan to come for more!

Thank OpinionsFilms
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I love the way you can walk over the Boulder Creek at this library. There is an awesome aquarium inside. It is set in a very calming place.

Thank F8508JJkaren
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Boulder Public Library has very few books. If you want to go there to use a computer or the cafe, I guess it's okay. However, be mindful of the fact that it is a daytime hangout for transients. Also some parents have their children...More

Thank Carolinedow
Reviewed 29 January 2017

So much more than just a library, this is a nice place to see some local art, have a coffee or snack. Good, peaceful work space, lovely grounds.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 11 January 2017

I spent a few hours here working. The central library is very nice, with lots of work space, an attractive building and a great location.

Thank Geof J
Reviewed 4 January 2017

While this library is a very nice one, we use the other branches more often as one at least is closer to our home with easier parking. However, the Arapahoe main library also has mid-day concerts most weeks and Sunday performances (all free) which we...More

Thank Monty1424
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is such a nice place to have coffee, sit by the creek, go to a meeting... don't forget to update your library card and take out a book. I went to a book sale there, Inactivity forces them to sell material, instead of safekeeping...More

Thank Linda Q
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Terrific public library. Wander in for the changing art exhibits (we've had so much fun with some of the crazy exhibits), hear a speaker at the auditorium, grad a bite at the cafe. Friendly staff, great place.

Thank Mallika M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The library is next to the creek, modern imaginative building. There is an art gallery too. And a cafe with windows overlooking the creek.

Thank jochenulrike
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