Community Resources

The Boise Public Library partners with organizations throughout the Treasure Valley to provide free programs and resources to community members needing additional support. 

Programs

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
Annually, During Tax Season - Main Library 
Trained volunteers from Boise State University’s Accountancy Department provide free tax assistance to community members making $55,000 a year or less through the IRS’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. 

Medicare 101 Workshop
3rd Wednesday, 6-7:30 p.m., - Main Library

Senior Health Insurance Benefits Advisors (SHIBA) volunteers offer help navigating Medicare benefits, provide information on how and when to enroll and answer questions.

Veterans Housing Outreach
Wednesdays, 2-3:30 p.m. - Main Library
Bryan Bumgarner, with Healthcare for Homeless Veterans from the Boise VA Medical Center, helps connect Veterans with essential services including housing and medical care.

Free Law Clinics
2nd and 4th Mondays - Main Library
Volunteer law students and on-site supervising attorneys offer short-term legal advice and one-on-one assistance to those who cannot afford legal representation. Services are provided by the Idaho Trial Lawyers Association in partnership with Concordia University School of Law, and the University of Idaho.

Library Services

Outreach
Boise Public Library Outreach Staff and Volunteers pickup and deliver library materials without charge to Boise residents who are physically unable to come to a library facility. In addition to individual residences, we serve over 30 residential care facilities throughout the city on a regular basis. Learn More

Curbside Hold Pickup
Boise Public Library customers can pick up holds without having to leave their cars. Simply call the designated number below and a Boise Public Library staff member will deliver your items. Participating Locations

Contact Us

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

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