Arapahoe Libraries inviting patrons young and old to turn some pages this summer

The Denver Post Joe Rubino For Laura Peniche, signing her three children up for the Arapahoe Libraries summer reading program is tradition. “(It’s) so I can keep them engaged in the summer,” she said. “And the Arapahoe Library District does a great job of having different activities and events for the entire family.” Entire family […]

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Summer Reading 2017

Howdy, partner! We're fixin' to have a whole mess of fun and hope you can join us! We're calling all cowpokes to saddle up for Summer Reading June 3-July 30. Registration closed. Bring your completed record back to the library between July 15-30 to pick up your final prizes (babies through teens) or to enter to win a rootin’ […]

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One Book 4 Colorado 2017

Families of young children are invited to stop by any Arapahoe Libraries location from April 17 - May 1 to pick up a copy of the One Book 4 Colorado picture book Mouse Mess by Linnea Riley in either English or Spanish while supplies last. We’ve teamed up with One Book 4 Colorado, who gives away […]

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Adrian Miller Visits Smoky Hill Library

Have you heard of the great “bean-gate”? Lyndon B. Johnson's cook Zephyr Wright regularly published recipes of the president's favorite meals. One month, she shared a traditional bean-less Texas chili recipe. The public was distraught! “No beans?! How could the president not like beans?” The White House reassured America that the president truly did like […]

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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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