Category Archives: Library News

The Renovation Project Begins!

The library has wonderful news! Our plans for the renovation have officially been approved and the project has started! Paulsen Construction has been awarded our project with approval from the Arapahoe City Council. Crews began removing the carpet this week. … Continue reading

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Lots of Reading this Summer

When you start working at the library, you never know what you’ll end up doing! Anna and Keziah found themselves spending some time in the front window at Wagner’s Grocery Store working on our summer reading display. The girls added … Continue reading

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Our New Temporary Home

We have moved to our new temporary home! The library has taken residence at the American Legion Hall, located between Don’s Barber Shop and Heartland Partners. We are officially open to the public and our hours are Monday-Friday, 1-5 PM. … Continue reading

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2020 Summer Reading Program

Covid-19 is not going to stop our Summer Reading Program! Please watch our Facebook page for details about how to sign-up for activities to-go, storybook walks and scavenger hunts around town. We will use our on-line program Read Squared to … 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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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 Kick-Off

The Rocky Mountain Wizard, Theron Milo, amazed our crowd with his illusions and magic. This helped kick-off our Summer Reading Registration. Please stop by the library to sign up your child for this 6 week interactive program. Libraries Rock!

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Fairy Tale Ball a Hit!

Over 55 sweet girls brought their dates and their dancing shoes for our Friends Group’s 1st Annual Fairy Tale Ball. The girls and their guys danced the afternoon away and only took breaks for punch and ice cream. A commemorative … Continue reading

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Eva and Hugo

Thanks to Eva and Hugo and their humans Dr. Richard and Lori Reiner of Holdrege for visiting us last Saturday! For such large animals, these Leonbergers were very gentle and loved giving out dog kisses. The Reiners answered a lot … Continue reading

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Boo View

The Library’s annual Boo View took place on October 21st. Treats, but not too many tricks, and lots of fun was had by all. Some kiddos were even brave enough to pick a winner from Frankie’s nose!

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