Write your story! Get inspired by professional writers and authors presenting a variety of writing workshops. Meet some of your favorite authors and chat with them about their writing experiences at the Teen Author Open House on Oct. 11th from 2-4pm at Smoky Hill Library.
For more information on the Autumn Author Series or to view a full list of authors, visit http://arapahoelibraries.org/autumn-author-series
It's the time again! Represent your fandom (book, show, sport, person, anything!) in a creative and fun manner. We encourage all creative contributions from written formats like stories or poetry to visual formats like art, cosplay, cakes to digital formats like website design, videos, or whatever you come up with! Need ideas? Visit
Entries accepted between October 1-31
More information available here >>
Contest Guidelines FAQ (PDF Document)
Official Contest Entry Form (PDF Document)
The Teen Advisory Board is the voice of teens. Share your ideas for programs, help make book trailers, provide content for the website, work on community projects and meet other teens while earning volunteer hours and having FUN.
Arapahoe Library District TAB Application
Some are on order, some are newly arrived, and some are just really hot - these books are flying off our shelves!
Want some suggestions of books to read?
It's easy! Tell us what you like on this form and we'll send you back some recommendations.
Use your library card to access any of our databases. We've got online info for your research paper or project or for finding the next great book to read. Let us know if you need help!
The Smoky Hill Library has a 3D printer on display. And if you're a Minecraft fan, it's been printing some very familiar green guys...
Banned Books week is the last week of September each year.
Below are Young Adult books that have made it into the top 10 most challenged in 2012. In honor of our First Amendment, if you've read any of these, comment below with why you think people think it should be banned and whether you agree or disagree.
For more information about banned books, visit the American Library Association or the Banned Books FaceBook page.
In the mood for a great romance? Check out this list--we're sure to have one that meets your style.