Talk Birdy to Me

Birding is a fun and educational hobby you can enjoy solo or with friends and family, both from the comfort of your home and out in nature. If you are interested in trying birding or are looking for some new resources, we can help. Backyard Birding: Bird Feeding If you'd like to start with backyard…
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Groundhog Day

You all know the lore around Groundhog Day. On the morning of February 2, if the groundhog sees his shadow, he'll go back in his den and winter will last for 6 more weeks. If not, spring will come early. But how much do you know about Punxsutawney Phil, the most famous groundhog that helps…
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Spaghetti Films

Celebrate National Spaghetti Day with these films that serve you scenes that feature spaghetti. Hungry yet? Lady and the Tramp Who can forget the iconic spaghetti slurping scene between pretty cocker spaniel Lady and her paramour, the mongrel dog Tramp? The Apartment Remember when Bud (Jack Lemmon) strains spaghetti through a tennis racket? Very clever!  Cloudy With…
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National Hobby Month

January is National Hobby Month. What will you be inspired to create, learn or discover? Check out upcoming games, crafts and activity programs and DIY and Maker Workshops. Browse hoopla's streaming videos on a variety of hobbies from photography to gaming. Curious what library staff does when not reading? Check out crafty staff picks. FASHION…
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Best Of 2018

Now that 2018 is ending, check out some favorite staff picks and highlights from Arapahoe Libraries. We can't wait to see what next year brings! LOVE LISTS? Take a peek below. What will you add on your to-read, to-watch or to-listen to lists? Can't get enough? We'll send you personalized recommendations when you fill out…
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What Are You Thankful For?

Arapahoe Libraries staff shares what they're thankful for this holiday season. Tell us in the comments what you're thankful for! Possibilities. Sunshine. Cookies. ArapahoeElisabeth Family, security, the kindness of random strangers, electricity and an internet connection. ArapahoeShelley Love. Life. Spirituality. Sun. Moon. Earth. Beings. Diversity. Water. Food. ArapahoeCarina Playing games with my friends and family…
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Why is the Flag at Half-Staff?

The US flag is flown at half-staff until sunset, Sunday, December 30 to honor former President George H.W. Bush who died on Friday, November 30. Visit halfstaff.org for up-to-date information and sign up for alerts. BRIEF HISTORY The tradition of flying a flag at half-staff began in the 17th century. Sometimes you'll hear "half-mast" but that…
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