Library Board Meeting August 13, Held at City Hall (read more)

Summer at the Library

Discover which services are currently available for customers of the Library this summer.


Curbside Hold Pickup

Available at all Boise Public Library locations, Monday - Friday, 10am-6pm, and Saturday from 10am-2pm. Please wait to receive a notification that your holds are available for pickup before visiting our curbside service. 

More Information

Computer Appointments

The Main Library, the Library! at Cole & Ustick, and the Library! at Hillcrest have limited appointments for computer use, Monday-Saturday.

Details and Registration

Virtual Programs

Explore a variety of live and on-demand options to access programs online.


E-books and More

Download e-books, e-audiobooks, digital magazines, movies, and more with your library card. 

Get eBooks

Digital Card

Boise residents can receive a special digital library card to access Boise Public Library online resources during our closure.

Learn More


With the health and safety of our community and our employees in mind, all Boise Public Library facilities, including the Main Library and each branch library, remain closed to the public until further notice. 

Updates from the City of Boise on COVID-19, including information on additional City of Boise facility closures and reopenings, can be found on the City of Boise COVID-19 Information Page.


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. 

Contact Us

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

Interim Director: Kristine Miller

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