Beer in the Library

The Villager, December 28 2016 It’s “hoppening” at the library. Find out all about brewing—its history, processes and ingredients—from the brewers at Centennial’s own Halfpenny Brewing Company on Monday, Jan. 9, 7 p.m. at Koelbel Library, 5955 S. Holly St. in Centennial. A fresh batch of beer will be brewed, which will be ready for…

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Oliver Sanidas Named Executive Director of Arapahoe Libraries

After conducting a national search, Arapahoe Libraries Board of Trustees recently named Oliver Sanidas executive director. “I am honored to be executive director of Arapahoe Libraries, an organization that has served the community for more than 50 years,” said Sanidas. “Arapahoe Libraries will continue to provide valuable, life-changing resources, from programming and early childhood literacy…

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Meet the Finalists for Arapahoe Libraries Executive Director Position

The community is invited to meet and hear from the four finalists selected for the Arapahoe Libraries executive director position at a public forum: Tuesday, December 13 7-9 pm Koelbel Library 5955 S. Holly St., Centennial 80121 The finalists were selected after an extensive national search conducted by the Arapahoe Libraries Board of Trustees. The…

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Review of Executive Director Search

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING Board of Trustees Special Meeting December 20, 2016 – 5:30 p.m. Arapahoe Libraries Administration Offices 12855 East Adam Aircraft Circle Englewood, Colorado 80112 AGENDA I. CALL TO ORDER II. DECLARATION OF QUORUM III. REVIEW OF EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR SEARCH Candidates under consideration: Nan Brunson Carmack Gregory P. Mickells Jeremy Reeder Oliver Sanidas…

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Final Candidates for Executive Director Announced

PUBLIC NOTICE The Board of Trustees of the Arapahoe Library District hereby gives Notice pursuant Section 24-6-402(3.5) of the Colorado Revised Statutes that Nan Brunson Carmack Gregory P. Mickells Jeremy Reeder Oliver Sanidas are finalists for the position of Executive Director of the Arapahoe Library District. A Public Forum to meet and hear from the…

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America’s Star Libraries

Arapahoe Libraries has again this year been named one of America’s star libraries by the Library Journal (LJ) Index of Public Library Service.    According to LJ’s Index, eligible libraries are grouped by total operating expenditures and then rated based on how their five measures compare to the peer group’s averages of the following five measures: library visits, circulation, program attendance,…

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The Reinvention of Libraries

The Reinvention of Libraries by John M. Egar, The Huffington Post Last month, over 250 libraries around the world celebrated a new initiative called Outside the Lines - as they described it, “to shift perceptions of libraries.” For too many years it seems, libraries - those stuffy book-laden places-have struggled to remain relevant. This is especially…

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The Revolution in Public Libraries

Evan Wilson and Todd Yuzuriha from The Money JAR Podcast talk with Oli Sanidas, Director of Digital and Library Materials Services, about how libraries provide rich environments to explore, fail, create and learn. Listen now.

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Twist and Shout with Colorado’s Own Fab 4

Twist and Shout with Colorado’s Own Fab 4 | YourHub The days are getting shorter, but the sun hasn’t yet set on the Arapahoe Libraries Summer Concert Series. Get ready to “twist and shout” the night away with Colorado’s own Beatles tribute band, the Fab 4, on Friday, September 9, 6-8 pm, at Smoky Hill…

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