Boulder City, NV

Banned Book Week 2013

What is Banned Book Week? Banned Books Week, Sept. 22 – 28, stresses the importance of preventing censorship and ensuring everyone’s freedom to read any book, no matter how unorthodox or unpopular. (ALA) Banned Books Week was launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. More than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982. (Banned...

Top 10 Most Frequently Challenged Books in 2012

Here’s a list of the most frequently challenged book for 2012 as complied by ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom. It’s not the first time that Dav’ Pilkey’s Captain Underpants (series) has hit the top 10 most frequently challenged books for a year. It was also on the lists in 2002, 2004, and 2005. Captain Underpants (series), by Dav Pilkey. Why?: Offensive language, unsuited for age...

Come celebrate 70 years of service at the Boulder City Library

Resources about the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

It’s almost time for the Health Insurance Exchanges to open. We’ve gathered some resources to help you understand the ins and outs of the Affordable Care Act. Check out our page at http://bclibrary.org/affordable-care-act-nevada/. We have links to the health insurance exchange for Nevada and Nevada’s Health Link, a site created to educate and help Nevadans through the process of buying healthcare...

End of Summer Hours

Summer hours have ended! The Library is now open on Sundays from 1 pm – 4pm. Remember our computer lab shuts down 15 minutes before the library...
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