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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First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage: Meet The Bachelor’s Sean Lowe

If firsthand stories of love, drama, dates, backstabbing and long-stemmed roses sound like the perfect potion for a February evening, don’t miss an Arapahoe Libraries event featuring one of the stars of the ABC television show The Bachelor, Sean Lowe, on Friday, February 10, 7:30 pm at the Embassy Suites Denver Tech Center (10250 E.…

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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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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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