50th Anniversary Events

On July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 landed on the moon! We are celebrating this historic event with presentations from NASA Ambassadors, commemorative crafts, and STARLAB, a pop-up planetarium.

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Summer Reading

Stop by any location through July 31 to pick up weekly Summer Reading activity theme cards and stay inspired throughout the season with book recommendations and prizes for all ages and interests.

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Investing in Our Future

Boise’s Library Campus will serve as a gateway to the city, but also a gateway to our history, to new experiences, and to the ideas that shape our future. Invest in the future of your library and community!


Summer Programs

From Thursday Nights in the Park to Coding and Robotics Camps and STEAM programs for kids, this summer is all about discovery and time with family and friends.

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Celebrating 10 Years

Over the past 10 years, Boise Public Library has opened four branch libraries in neighborhoods throughout the city, collectively serving more than 14 million visitors.

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Boise Comic Arts Festival

BCAF returns to JUMP August 24 & 25 inspiring creators of all ages, cultivating community, showcasing local and international artists, and creating opportunities for discovery and collaboration.

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The Boise Public Library improves community members' quality of life by supporting their efforts to enhance knowledge, realize creative potential, and share ideas and stories.


We are committed to intellectual freedom, universal access, innovation, and providing a world class experience for all members of the community.

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Phone: (208) 972-8200
Telecirc: (208) 384-4450
TTY: 1-800-377-3529

Director: Kevin Booe

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