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Boise Public Library

715 S Capitol Blvd, Boise, ID 83702-7123
+1 208-384-4076
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Library doesn't even begin to cover it!

I couldn't have asked for a better library. They offer all sorts of services, classes, books... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
S. B
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Boise, Idaho
Very complete library.

They always have lots of new books and a great staff. I also like the magazine section run by the... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Dennis M
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Boise, Idaho
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Reviewed 15 December 2017

I couldn't have asked for a better library. They offer all sorts of services, classes, books, functions, gatherings, you name it they have it. I was there one time and an Oompah band was playing in honor of Oktoberfest. I have gone there for knit...More

Thank S. B
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

They always have lots of new books and a great staff. I also like the magazine section run by the used book store. Magazines at $7 and up at the newssatnd are no bueno!

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

I'm not able to do much consistent volunteering given all the travels I do. But the one thing I try to make sure I do each Spring & Fall is to volunteer at the Friends of the Public Library book sales! The deals are amazing...More

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I was just at the Boise Public Library today for INDIE AUTHOR DAY. It was extremely interesting to listen to the panel discussions, author readings, and talking with many local authors at their tables.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

We were at the zoo and walked over here to check out the Comic Con and Library. Nice event and nice library. Parking was tight though.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

I've used the Boise Public Library resources for years and it's a value that can't be beat. There's all kinds of ways to receive your media or book from hard copy, to on CD, to downloads. I love that you can reserve books and have...More

Thank icuski2
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

To beat the heat we went walking on the green belt when we seen the library decided to go into in. Wow just wow, what a great place to take the kids, all the kids were able to get a little seat and were reading...More

Thank Catherine B
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

A great library system with interconnections to other local libraries. Here at the main branch, there are books (of course) but also the latest--you can borrow iPads, etc.--electronics and newspapers, magazines, etc. Be on the lookout for their various activities year round. If you can't...More

Thank Frederic W
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

The staff are helpful, the main branch has so many things to offer you feel like you are being hosted, entertained and taken care of instead of at a library. Yes, they have books too. The have classes, they have printing, they have music, they...More

Thank 255StarG
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

For anyone who thinks libraries are a thing of the past, I highly recommend a visit to the Boise Public Library. It has it all, and there is always assistance at hand when you need help. In 2002 I wrote a book, and the research...More

Thank Kitty F
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Fran S
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Response from lauriebuchanan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the library has an online calendar of events. Just click on the tab on their website to see what's coming up.
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