National Library Week


We can't help but be biased: libraries are pretty great. From legendary librariesopens a new window that were full of knowledge even before a bound book existed, to today's beautifully designed librariesopens a new window just perfect for bibliophiles, there is a library for everyone. Libraries aren't just for books either: there's more to explore with 12 cool things you can do at Arapahoe Librariesopens a new window, plus see how far Arapahoe Libraries has come since being established in April 1966opens a new window. Tell us what you love about libraries in the comments below!

HOLIDAYS

BOOK LISTS

AWESOME LIBRARIES AND LIBRARIANS

  • Who run the world—I mean, libraries? Women! Read all about amazing librariansopens a new window in library history.
  • Did you know Ben Franklin was a "librarian"? He set up the U.S.'s first library! Read about famous librariansopens a new window, like Melvil Dewey who founded the Dewey Decimal System, and Giacomo Casanova, legendary lover and librarian for the Count of Waldstein.

WANDERLUST

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