Boulder City, NV

Banned Book Week

Did you know? George Orwell’s Animal Farm was banned in the USSR for being anti-communist, but banned in the US for having communist text in the introduction. The Grapes of Wrath was banned for obscenity. However, there is evidence that shows the censorship was led by wealthy landowners who did not want their treatment of their workers to become highlighted by the very realistic accounts in Stienbeck’s...

9 Reason to Save Public Libraries

Checked out this article from IVN on “Nine reasons to save public libraries”: http://ivn.us/2012/08/08/nine-reasons-to-save-public-libraries/

Nominate the Boulder City Library to win a super-duper package from LEGO

Here is your chance to nominate the Boulder City Library to receive a super-duper package from LEGO! Our monthly LEGO Building Challenge is one of our most popular programs here at BCL! Help us keep it going by nominating us on the LEGO...

13 Things You Pay For That Your Library Has For Free

Check out this article on why you should use your local library! 13 Things You Pay For That Your Library Has For Free Read more: http://www.investopedia.com/financial-edge/0611/13-Things-You-Pay-For-That-Your-Library-Has-For-Free.aspx#ixzz24DtA3Zax

Fall/Winter Computer Course Dates

We’re offering computer courses again! Sign up at the reference desk. These are 4 courses for beginning computer users. Space is limited to 5 people per class, so be sure to sign up soon. Computers 101: This class is targeted for beginning computer users.  It will provide basic instruction on what a computer is, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and about the Windows XP environment. Internet Basics:  This...
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