When is NoBo branch being built?

Answer

The current construction plan for the NoBo branch is slated for 2022. Delays due to construction costs are causing the library to cut down on the initial design, which included a makerspace, community kitchen, and playground.

City and planning board delays resulted in the project going to bid post-COVID, and if you’ve done any home improvement projects lately, you know that the costs for materials are extremely high right now as a result of COVID. This is impacting the overall scope and budget of the development. 

In order to give Boulder the library it deserves -- which should include green building standards, a makerspace, community kitchen, and playground -- the voters must approve a library district, which would provide the funding needed to complete the project as designed.