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Posts Tagged ‘library’

Jyotsna Raj, candidate comes from a family rooted in academics, women’s leadership

Jyotsna Raj, candidate comes from a family rooted in academics, women’s leadership

Artist Jyotsna Raj poses with her painting "Buddha's Lotus" (photo courtesy Jyotsna Raj) During her last bid for City Council, artist Jyotsna Raj heard from a group of Boulder’s homeless at a forum. She was taken by their issues. “It pulled on [...]

Fun Events to Celebrate NoBo Little Libraries

Fun Events to Celebrate NoBo Little Libraries

Visit Lucky's Market this coming weekend for some real good fun, food, music, community and, of course, books! Saturday, September 22, from noon until 4 p.m., Lucky's will host a barbecue with all proceeds going towards the cost of the first [...]

North Boulder Gets a (Little) Library

North Boulder Gets a (Little) Library

One of Boulder's Little Libraries North Boulder residents are gearing up to express their desire for a library in their neighborhood. Since 1998, a branch of the Boulder Library was promised at a location owned by the city. Initial funding was in [...]

The Daily Princetonian | A tale of two libraries and a revolution

The Daily Princetonian | A tale of two libraries and a revolution

"My stomach hurts when I think about NYPL, the first great library I ever worked in, turned into a vast internet cafe where people can read the same Google Books, body parts and all, that they could access at home or Starbucks. And my head tells me [...]

Boulder Public Library Does More with Less

Boulder Public Library Does More with Less

The Boulder Public Library has suffered from “benign neglect,” the three panelists at a PLAN-Boulder forum on July 15, entitled “Has the Boulder Public Library Been Neglected?” agreed. Although they carefully disclaimed any insinuation that [...]

CommonDreams.Org | All Hail the PUBLIC Library

CommonDreams.Org | All Hail the PUBLIC Library

Privatization can undermine the public library’s mission: protecting the public’s access to information. The public library is a non-profit organization controlled by representatives of the users of the library. The mission of private [...]

Whose Library?

Whose Library?

The people of Boulder love their library. This should really come as no surprise, since Boulder is a highly literate city with an exceptionally well educated populace. For over a century residents have enjoyed the use of their library. In addition [...]

Library Journal | Retirements and discontent create an exodus in Boulder

Library Journal | Retirements and discontent create an exodus in Boulder

The Boulder Public Library (CO) has lost or will soon lose several key members of its senior staff. Retirements explain some of the departures, but there also has been an undercurrent of consternation with the city manager's growing and, some [...]