Author Archives: Jennifer

Save the Date!

On March 28, 2020, the 2nd Annual Arapahoe Gala will be held at the Ella Missing Community Center with the proceeds going to the Arapahoe Public Library Foundation. Would you like to reserve your table for the 2020 gala? Folks … Continue reading

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Cardboard Boat Races!

Have you registered your two-person team for the annual Cardboard Boat Races? Who will be the Chuck Norris Champion? And who will sink like the Titanic? The library loves sponsoring these races along with treats from DeVries Furniture and Floor … Continue reading

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Thank you to our Community

If you google the definition of community, it will highlight a special area in Furnas County Nebraska. The First Annual Arapahoe Gala was held on April 6th and on behalf of the Arapahoe Public Library Foundation and the Arapahoe Public … Continue reading

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Safety and Security

Safety and Security. Two words people might not consider when they think about a public library, unless you work at a public library! In the larger metropolis of Grand Island there is a sign posted in the bathrooms prohibiting bathing … Continue reading

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CCCFF Grant Awarded

Example of children and adults sharing space The Arapahoe Public Library along with the City of Arapahoe was awarded a matching grant from the  Civic and Community Center Financing Fund in April of this year. The (CCCFF) grants are awarded … Continue reading

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Got a couple minutes?

Arapahoe is considering some improvements to our library. The attached survey asks about the library’s current usage and it’s needs. It only takes a couple of minutes and we appreciate your feedback. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Arapahoelibrary

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Real Life Ballerina

This week for the summer reading program the kids got to meet a real ballerina! We read The Nutcracker in Harlem by T.E. McMorrow, listened to some beautiful music from The Nutcracker Suite and learned a lot about stage performances … Continue reading

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Robotics with Mr. Schaben

Tuesday mornings are for robotics here at the library! High school teacher Dan Schaben is volunteering his time to teach our JH kids more about this subject. Kids are teaming up to build their own robot and today the “brains” … Continue reading

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Can’t make it to the library? You can still join us online!

There’s swim team and baseball and 4-H projects and family vacations, and the summer to-do list goes on and on. But wait! You mean kids, teens and adults can still earn prizes and keep their reading skills sharp this summer … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Story Hour

Our interactive summer reading program begins June 4th and runs for six weeks. Each week children ages 3-12 are welcome to join in on story telling, games and crafts all involving music and sound. The library will not be a … Continue reading

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