The Children's and Young Adult Collection (CYAC) is a small teaching and browsing collection that support students in the School of Education, as well as children and young adults in the CU and wider Boulder communities.

A book display of Jewish American authors.

Celebrate Jewish Book Month!

Dec. 2, 2016

Stop by a display of books located near the Circulation Desk at the West Entrance of Norlin Library and pick up a book by a Jewish American author to celebrate Jewish Book Month! The display will be up until December 22. Many more works by authors featured in this display...

Jim F Williams II, Dean

From the Dean of Libraries: An open letter to our university community

Dec. 1, 2016

An Open Letter to the University Community, On behalf of the faculty and staff in the University Libraries, I wish to reaffirm our commitment to fostering mutual respect, inclusion, and intellectual freedom. These are cornerstones in the great tradition of American libraries, principles our profession has codified in our Code...

A banner with inspirational messages written on post-it notes.

Post-It Positivity

Nov. 30, 2016

Are you in need of inspiration to get you through Finals and the end of the semester? Stop by the library! We are hosting Post-It Positivity. Pick up a post-it with a positive saying or leave your own motivational message on a blank post-it for someone else to find. Post-it...

Marjorie McIntosh

Friends of the CU Boulder Libraries Presents Marjorie McIntosh, Distinguished Professor

Nov. 28, 2016

Friends of the CU Boulder Libraries in partnership with the Boulder Public Libraries and the Conference on World Affairs presents Distinguished Professor, Marjorie McIntosh, who will speak about her historical research, Latinos in Boulder County 1900-1980. The presentation will take place on Thursday, April 13, 2017 beginning at 5:30 p.m...

Fall Leaves

Libraries Fall Break Hours

Nov. 17, 2016

This Friday, November 18, all Libraries locations will close at 5PM for the weekend. Norlin Library, the Business Library and the Engineering Library will be open Monday-Wednesday November 21-23, 8AM-5PM. Earth Sciences & Map Library and the Music Library will be open Monday-Wednesday November 21-23, 12PM-5PM. All Libraries locations will...

Students petting therapy dogs at our 2015 event.

Therapy Dogs

Oct. 31, 2016

Do finals have you feeling like you’re the underdog? Well, we’ve got a solution that should put you back at the top of the pack. Therapy dogs are back! Our canine and human volunteers are from the Therapy Dogs of Boulder County , who work with several organizations across Boulder...

Open Access just the lock.

Open Access Week 2016, Oct 24 - 30

Oct. 18, 2016

Open Access week is Oct. 24-30! This is an annual international event focusing on open access and related topics. The University Libraries and the Open Science Interest Group, a campus student group, are hosting several events to celebrate. Increasing Openness and Transparency in Academic Research When: Monday, Oct. 24, 3:00-4:00...

Then Comes A Wind Cover Image

Friends of the Libraries Presents “Fall Treasures, Ronald J. Stewart, Then Comes a Wind”

Oct. 17, 2016

The Friends of the Libraries invite you to their Fall Treasures Event on Thursday, November 10, 2016, at the Center for British and Irish Studies (Norlin Library, Fifth Floor). Ronald J. Stewart, author of Then Comes a Wind , will speak about his book, a story of a family’s struggle...

Portion of the Mythical Monsters Map by Peter Dobbin

Halloween Display in the Earth Sciences and Map Library

Oct. 17, 2016

Visit the Earth Sciences & Map Library to see the new Halloween display, featuring a Mythical Monsters Map and a variety of monster-themed books, both campy and academic! From the publisher: “We can learn a great deal about different cultures and societies in different countries, through knowing about mythical creatures...

Read Banned Books

Banned Books Week Sept. 25-Oct. 1

Sept. 23, 2016

The University Libraries are celebrating the freedom to read with Banned Books Week, September 25-October 1, 2016. Here are six banned books to keep on your radar this week: Invisible Man - Ralph Ellison Originally published in 1952, Ellison’s classic is the story of a young college-educated black man struggling...