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Recipes Wanted!

Our Friends of the Library are collecting recipes for a community recipe book and we need your favorites! We encourage you to look up grandma’s old recipe and one of your current recipes. Small anecdotes may be included with each … Continue reading

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Teen Advisory Board

Our Teen Advisory Board met before the Christmas break to appoint officers and to start planning for next year. Once those housekeeping issues were done, pizza and shenanigans were had by all. This group helps the librarians make decisions about … Continue reading

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Genealogical Research Tools

The digitized archives of the Arapahoe Mirror along with various editions of newspapers from Holbrook and Edison are once again available to researchers for their personal use anywhere they have internet access. The years from 1879 through the year 2000 … Continue reading

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Super Hero Training Has Begun!

 Keeping their hidden identities secret, our summer reading participants avoided the lasers, went through the minefield, crawled through the bat cave, were found worthy enough to wield Thor’s hammer and rescued the teddy bear from the hot lava! And we … Continue reading

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Register Now for our 2015 Summer Reading Program!

Registration begins now for this year’s Summer Reading Program:  Every Hero Has a Story! Kids from ages 3 and up are encouraged to join this free program. We welcome children of all abilities. Each week we’ll explore super heroes and … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss Contest Winners

And the winners are….the 5th Graders of Arapahoe Public School! Last week we took pictures of each class that visited the library,  from Kin-8th grade. Each photo was submitted to our Facebook page and the class that received the most … Continue reading

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Library Edition of Ancestry.com is now here!

Thanks to a successful holiday bake sale, our Friends of the Library group have sponsored a yearly subscription to the Library Edition of Ancestry.com! You can now access thousands of historical records from not only here in the US, but … Continue reading

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Do you want to buy some cookies? Or see the girls from Frozen?

The Thanksgiving leftovers have dwindled down to nothing but a stray black olive and the cranberry casserole from Aunt Betty that no one was brave enough to eat. So let’s loosen our belts and soldier on to December, as brave … Continue reading

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New Kids/Teens Room for Overdrive!

Did you know that there’s now an e-reading room for just kids and teens on Nebraska Overdrive? Just click on the green box found on the right-hand side of our website’s home page. Parents and kids can now check out … Continue reading

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Oh, Pioneer!

The Arapahoe Public Library has joined the Pioneer Consortium which includes 28 branches representing 18 library systems. We have been busy making the change to a web-based record system. This means that patrons can now access our online catalog and … Continue reading

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