Patron Satisfaction Survey

Arapahoe Libraries values your opinions and insights, and we would appreciate feedback on your recent library experiences to improve what we do for you. The survey will be available from August 18-24 and typically takes a few minutes to finish. Thank you in advance for providing your feedback. We appreciate the time you will share…

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The Art of Home-Crafted Beer at Koelbel

It’s as easy as making soup – according to the brewers at Halfpenny Brewing Company! Brewers Alon Eliav and Chris Reigrut introduced us to the art of making home-crafted beer, from its history, processes and ingredients, on January 9 at Koelbel Library. Speaking of, did you know that you only need four ingredients to make…

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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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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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Community Input Session

Learn about our plans to expand the Children’s Area at Eloise May Library. You’ll have the opportunity to give studiotrope, our design firm, valuable input that will help inform the new design! When: Wednesday, December 21, 5-6 pm Where: Eloise May Library, Meeting Room B  

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Celebrate the Moon October 8th!

On October 8, 2016, celebrate the Moon in your community through International Observe the Moon Night (InOMN), an annual worldwide celebration of lunar and planetary science. Tens of thousands of people participate each year, from 98 countries and 49 US states (and counting!). You can find information and other resources available at observethemoonnight.org. Looking for…

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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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