Senior Resource Fair a Success

The annual Senior Resource Fair was a success! A variety of local experts answered questions about different kinds of senior lifestyle opportunities. Those who attended the Independent Living Panel discussion learned the steps they can take now to empower their future lifestyle choices. Thank you to the Centennial Senior Commission, who co-sponsored the…

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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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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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March Reading Madness Scores Slam Dunk

Arapahoe Libraries celebrated the popular “March Madness” basketball tournament with our own literary version – “March Reading Madness!” The contest, held March 7-April 5, featured eight of the most all-time popular books: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone The Lord of the Rings Alice's Adventures in Wonderland And Then There Were None The Hobbit The…

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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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Summer Reading 2017

Howdy, partner! Saddle up for summer reading June 3 – July 30. Pre-registration begins May 20. We're fixin' to have a whole mess of fun, hope you can join us! Check back often for updates.

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Sean Lowe Visit

We went behind the scenes with Sean Lowe from ABC's hit show The Bachelor as he discussed what it was like on-set of the show, his new book, For the Right Reasons, and his life as a father and husband.

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