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Boise Public Library

715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702-7123
+1 208-384-4076
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Everything you could expect or ask for

The staff are helpful, the main branch has so many things to offer you feel like you are being... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A modern library with lots of assistance

For anyone who thinks libraries are a thing of the past, I highly recommend a visit to the Boise... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2017
Kitty F
Boise, Idaho, United States
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715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702-7123
+1 208-384-4076
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff are helpful, the main branch has so many things to offer you feel like you are being hosted, entertained and taken care of instead of at a library. Yes, they have books too. The have classes, they have printing, they have music, they...More

Thank 255StarG
Reviewed 2 March 2017

For anyone who thinks libraries are a thing of the past, I highly recommend a visit to the Boise Public Library. It has it all, and there is always assistance at hand when you need help. In 2002 I wrote a book, and the research...More

Thank Kitty F
Reviewed 29 January 2017

We needed to print our boarding passes and everyone was very helpful. Husband spent 1/2 looking over excellent computer book section. Computer section organized very well and they were very helpful figuring out how to sign-up and pay for print copies. Great location by the...More

Thank FloridagirlP-cola
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The Friends of the Boise Public Library (FOBPL) hold a weekend sale twice a year. The Fall sale just ended today and there were so many fantastic books and holiday items at ridiculously low prices -- what an awesome event. The shoppers are an interesting...More

Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I love the library, despite it resembling a homeless shelter at times. I mainly check out graphic novels and collected editions. Who ever buys the comics over there has great taste. As an additional bonus, they sell a bunch of them at the Boise Comic...More

Thank Abe T
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is my go to place when I can't remember the title of a book only what it is about. Someone on the staff always knows. The Library is also up on the most current titles for youth. They also have a great collection of...More

Thank HikerStan
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I'm a huge fan of the Boise Public Libraries. From the exclamation point to all that they offer. Books, yes, but so much more. 3D printers, robots you can check out, Comicon, game night, the list goes on. If you live in Boise and don't...More

Thank VagabondingWithKids
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I needed somewhere to work on few personal things on my computer the other day and decided to give the library a try. There were a bunch of people there! I was kind of hoping to have a little more space to myself, but was...More

Thank cmck49
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Boise Downtown Library is first rate. I love going in there and seeing what the Staff Picks are as well as what's new. The hold service is just amazing and free. I can request a hold and if it's checked in, it's waiting for...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Dear Boise: Do you know how fortunate you are, to have the library you have? Travelers: if your envelope with the map to your hotel got lost/ blown away, come recoup a printout upstairs in the tech center like we did, and meanwhile be amazed...More

Thank mleb160174
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