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 to technology, all of which truly have the potential to make a difference in the communities we serve.”

Sanidas most recently served as director of digital and library material services for Arapahoe Libraries. Prior to his director position, Sanidas was the associate director of digital and materials services for eight years. Sanidas was one of Library Journal's 2015 Movers and Shakers and was awarded the 2015 John Iliff technology award by the American Library Association.

“The Board of Trustees is confident that Oliver’s wide-range of experience, education and skills will positively contribute to the future of Arapahoe Libraries and libraries in general,” said Arapahoe Libraries Board of Trustees President Katie Schroeder. For more information, visit arapahoelibraries.org.

About Arapahoe Libraries

Arapahoe Libraries serves 250,000 patrons and includes eight community libraries, a jail library and a Library on

Wheels in Arapahoe County, Colorado. For more information, visit arapahoelibraries.org.