Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Programs are posted on a monthly basis. Bookmark this page to see what’s coming up next.

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Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

Come to a play date at the library! Join us for play time and interaction for babies 18 months and younger and their caregivers. No registration required.

 

Age: Children

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 10:00 am

A different way to explore early literacy! This drop-in program is for children through age 6 and their caregivers. Five different centers will be set up reflecting one of each of the early literacy skills. Centers may include books, hands-on activities, crafts, or music. Participants will be gathered together two times during the hour to do a group movement, or story activity. This is a new and exciting way to create the path to life-long learning.

Age: Children

Drop in ebook Help

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 10:00 am

Need help downloading ebooks? Drop in for help on how to download the library’s free resources. Please bring your device so you can check out a book at this session. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Age: Adult, Teen, Tween
Tags: Tech Classes

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 10:30 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-4.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Microsoft Excel Basics

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Get your numbers (and everything else) in line with Microsoft Excel. Join us to learn about this powerful spreadsheet program. We’ll enter and edit data, work with formatting, sort, filter and even get started with formulas. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Family, Teen
Tags: Tech Classes

AnyAbility

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Enjoy storytelling with special guests from Broomfield Spellbinders. Crafts and activities to follow are specially designed with adults with disabilities in mind. Groups welcome. This program is open to the first 35 participants, no registration necessary.

Type: Story Time
Age: Adult

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 11:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6 years.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about email, resumes, internet searching, ereaders or any tech question. All ages are welcome. People will be helped in a first come first served basis. No registration necessary.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 3, 2015 - 11:00 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Basic Computers

Location: Anythink Bennett

March 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

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New to computers? Join us for an introduction to computers and the Internet. We'll start with the computer and how it works, and then head online to explore. This class is for absolute beginners - no previous computer experience necessary. Registration suggested, but not required.

Age: Adult

Comic Club

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Share your love of comics with other teens! Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join a visiting artist and express yourself through a variety of art media, with the emphasis on creativity and fun! Appropriate for students ages 5-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Children, Tween
Tags: art

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Holly to learn how to create your own graphic designs, whether it’s a basic logo design or a project that requires photo editing.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up.

  • March 3: Games - Hang out and play a wide variety of games.
  • March 10: Crafts - Create something awesome!
  • March 17: Teamwork - Fun and challenging activities to help you be successful when working together in a group. When should you lead? When should you follow?
  • March 24: Tech - Learn basic programming with Scratch. Computer programming can be a daunting task, but Scratch will have you creating a game in minutes as you explore how visual programming works.
  • March 31: Cooking - On the menu for today: raspberry cheesecake bites. Help make them. Help eat them!
Age: Teen, Tween

Anythink Gamers: Teens

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Come hang out after school and play Xbox 360 and Wii. Pizza is provided. Registration is preferred (so we have enough pizza!)

Age: Teen

Shakespeare Society: Pizza and a Play

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Let’s tackle Henry IV, Part 2. Falstaff is still drinking and engaging in petty criminality. Prince Hal is proceeding toward his destiny as the next king. Call it a coming of age story, as the prince deals with his father’s death and gives up his dissolute ways. We’ve all made mistakes, right? But does a kingdom lie in the balance? Read with us and see. The first half will be read on March 3; the second half on March 10. All adults welcome.

Age: Adult

Family Fun: Look! We Made a Book!

Location: Anythink York Street

March 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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We start with some pictures. We think about the characters. What happens to them? Put it all together and it's a story. Make an ebook together on the computer using Storybird. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Tech Time Drop-Ins

No online registration necessary

March 3, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about email, resumes, internet searching, ereaders or any tech question. All ages are welcome. People will be helped in a first come first served basis. No registration necessary.

Type: Class

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 4, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Share time with your little one at your local Anythink with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 4, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Tips for Tax Season

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 4, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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Not all tax deductions are created equally. Joseph D. Clemens, CFP, EA, will discuss possible deductions, and how deductions differ from credits. Learn why Adjusted Gross Income is important, how tax credits work, and how to apply them. The presentation will also cover freelancer income and reporting home office and vehicle expenses. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Adult

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 4, 2015 - 10:45 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a Tech Guide. Stop by to discuss email, resumes, Internet searching, ereaders or ask any tech question you might have. All ages are welcome. Help is provided on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration necessary. 

Age: Adult

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Get creative every week with arts and crafts projects you can play with or give as gifts. Grades K-5 welcome.

Age: Children, Tween

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. We’ll have lots of games to choose from, including the Wii, Xbox, computer games and board games. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

A FREE legal clinic for parties who have no attorney, via computer link. Walk-ins welcome, volunteer attorneys will assist one-on-one, via computer link. Everyone will be helped on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

Age: Adult

After-School Get Together

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join your friends and family at the library for afterschool activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

  • March 4: Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Week – Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday by participating in many Seuss activities.
  • March 11: Inkblowing – Use straws and ink with watercolors to create unique pieces of artwork.
  • March 18: Button Making– Design and color paper circles and then use the library’s button maker to create your own buttons. 
  • March 25: Button Art – Use colorful plastic buttons to create a colorful picture.
Age: Children, Tween

The Studio: Design with Hannah

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join industrial designer and Artist in Residence Hannah Henry to learn about product design. Bring ideas to life, from concept to completion, and learn about the various steps involved in manufacturing products. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen, Tween

Teen Time: TAB

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get invovled and let your voice be heard at the Teen Advisory Board. Help choose items for the library's collection, plan events and perform good deeds -- all while earning service hours. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Type: Book Club
Age: Teen

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Love music? Work with Tristan, a pianist, guitarist and drummer, whose music can be heard on MTV, The Hills, national radio and more, to polish your musical talent or learn how to play a new instrument.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Huron Street

March 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join visiting artist Aly Nack and express yourself through a variety of art media, with an emphasis on creativity and fun. March 4 session ppropriate for students ages 5-8; March 18 session appropriate for students ages 9-12. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Children

Crafternoon

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Creativity reigns with a weekly arts and crafts project. All ages welcome.

Age: Family

Teen Activity Group

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join your peers in a safe environment and express your energy and ideas through movement, art, and language.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

Dr. Seuss Crafts

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 4, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Oh the places you’ll go! Celebrate the beloved author with a variety of Dr. Seuss crafts and stories.

Age: Children

Cooking With Crickets

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 4, 2015 - 7:00 pm

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Crickets don’t just jump and chirp; they are also a vital source of food in many cultures. Join us at this all ages, family program and learn how to make your own protein balls with cricket powder! Ages 10 and under, please attend with an adult. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 5, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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Join us for stories, songs, and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 5, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

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Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities that are perfect for preschoolers. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Healthy Bites

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out with friends in The Studio and try your hand at a new recipe or revamp a classic. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

Teen Horror Club

Location: Anythink York Street

March 5, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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Join this new, teen-run club exploring the literary and cinematic elements of horror in books, movies, and games. Movies rated PG-13 or lower may be shown. Appropriate for teens ages 13-18 only. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Type: Book Club
Age: Teen

The Studio: Design with Hannah

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Ever wanted to create something new? Join Hannah to connect and learn about product design. Bring your ideas to life and learn how to take them from concept to production, including the various processes required in manufacturing products.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Teen Advisory Board

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Join the Huron Street Teen Advisory Board for dinner, activities and fun! Plan future teen activities, share your ideas and meet other teens. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. 

Age: Teen

Teen Movie Night

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Kick back, relax and enjoy the show. In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she's Divergent and won't fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it's too late. 

Age: Teen

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Bingo! Play Bingo and win books as prizes. All ages welcome.

Age: Family

Crafternoon

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

On the first Thursday of the month, we host a general Crafternoon for all ages. Teens, tweens, families and children are welcome to create with assorted crafting supplies. No registration required.

Age: Children

Creative Writing Workshop

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 5, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Loosen up your creative thoughts and discover the joy of writing. This class is designed for beginning writers to practice the process of turning those ideas in your head into concrete words and sentences on the pages.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Drawing With Computers

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Enjoy socializing over snacks and coffee as you produce a one-of-a-kind project. Each class features a guided computer drawing project that you can print, save and share with friends. Appropriate for adults ages 18 and older. Registration suggested, but not required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult