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LIBRARY REMODELS

LIBRARY REMODELS

PARDON OUR DUST, IT'S CONSTRUCTION TIME

PARDON OUR DUST, IT'S CONSTRUCTION TIME

We're hard at work to make sure our libraries keep up with the growing needs of our community (that's you!). From freshening up spaces with paint and carpet to building new libraries, we're thankful for your support and for being a valued member of Arapahoe Libraries. Here you'll find the latest remodel and construction news. Questions? Contact us.

TRIVIA

The background image above in gray is from Koelbel Library's groundbreaking ceremony. Koelbel Library opened in 1992.

KELVER LIBRARY: NOW OPEN

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Kelver Library is open to patrons for browsing, library computer use and holds pick up at its new location at 585 S. Main St. in Byers. This location is also accepting materials returns via the outdoor book drop and is continuing to offer Park and Pickup, opens a new window.

For the latest information, please visit the services updates page, opens a new window.

NEW, LARGER LIBRARY FEATURES

  • Natural light
  • Open floor plan
  • Two meeting rooms
  • Two study rooms
  • Living room featuring coffee machine
  • Dedicated areas for children and teens
  • Outdoor play space
  • Access to public computers, laptops and WiFi
  • Electric car charging stations
New Kelver Library
new Kelver Library
new Kelver Library

CASTLEWOOD LIBRARY: NOW OPEN

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Castlewood Library is open to patrons for browsing, library computer use and holds pick up. This location is also accepting materials returns and continues to offer Park and Pickup, opens a new window in addition to phone support, online chat, tech support and more.

For the latest information, visit the Services Updates.

FEATURES OF THE REMODELED CASTLEWOOD LIBRARY

  • Beautiful, updated space with natural light
  • Increased accessibility to library materials 
  • Enclosed children’s area 
  • Larger Makerspace 
  • Lounge area with coffee vending
  • Improved traffic flow in the parking lot 
  • Convenient driver-side book drop
Castlewood Makerspace
Castlewood Computers
Castlewood Kids Room

DAVIES LIBRARY: NOW OPEN

New Davies Library

The new Davies Library opened Tuesday, September 3, 2019. Update your address books to the new address, 128 2nd Ave., Deer Trail, Colorado, 80105. Davies Library has its own entrance and is located in Deer Trail’s new pre-K through 12th grade school.

ABOUT THE NEW DAVIES LIBRARY

The voters of Deer Trail approved a tax increase to accompany the successful request for a BEST grant to build a new school! In 2017, community meetings were held and contractor and architect firms were hired. Ground was broken May 2018 and construction began on school-owned property east of the old school. The new school, for preK–12 grades, incorporates state-of-the-art technology and community space.

The new, larger library features:

  • Open floor plan
  • Natural light
  • One meeting room
  • Two study rooms
  • Access to WiFi
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