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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Get Charged Up!

Running low on battery power? Have no fear! Several of our libraries have self-service phone charging lockers. Just plug in your phone, close the door and take the key. Your phone will be secure and ready when you need it. How easy is that?

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Using Electronic Resources

Explore Niche Academy, which boasts online tutorials on databases, social media platforms and more. Enjoy online video introductions for the growing collection of electronic resources available through the library, as well as step-by-step instructions on how to get started using them. It's like having your own librarian, 24/7.

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Thousands of New eBooks

Our newest eBook platform, ODILO, gives you access to thousands of eBooks in Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Hungarian, Indonesian and more! It includes content published in native languages and some translations of English titles too. What are you waiting for? Try it today!

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You Asked for Video Games

We now subscribe to OnePlay, an online site for PC and Android games for all ages. We're talking Lego Batman, Lego Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Walking Dead and more. Log in with your current ComicsPlus or Zinio login, download a game and play as long as you want. You can download this to use…

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Geek Out 2016 Winners

1st Place Winner: Meliane H. from Castlewood: Hand-cut Paper Fish Lamp 2nd Place Winner: Cara and Colette G. from Smoky Hill – Curled Brown/Cream Paper Dress 3rd Place Winner: Hannah, Sam, Anthony G. and Amie L. from Castlewood – Avatar: The Last Airbender Video Other Winners: Chelsie F. from…

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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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Topic Research

Help us test out a service that allows you to research a topic across many of our online resources with a single search. You can access it by clicking the Search button in the header of our site, selecting Research from the drop down of places to search, and entering your search terms. If you are…

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Visit the Smoky Hill Café

mmmm… Smell that? That’s the enticing aroma of a fresh cup of coffee awaiting your arrival at the Smoky Hill Café. The café features coffee from local Coda Coffee Company, named Roast magazine’s 2014 Macro Roaster of the Year. Food and drink offerings include smoothies, cappuccinos, teas, breakfast burritos, sandwiches, salads, baked goods, snacks and…

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The Beam

Curious about robots? Arapahoe Libraries own a Beam+ Smart Presence System for community demonstrations. The Beam+ robot allows the user to be in two places at the same time as seen on this video by Suitable Technologies. It is better than Skype! You could teleconference to meetings being held in another state, or another country.…

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