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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Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

May 29, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. Registration is not required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

May 29, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet shows, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Open Studio

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

May 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Get hands on in The Studio! Learn something new, check out the 3D printer, finish a project, or share your creative talents with others. This week’s emphasis is on digital photography and image creation. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Saturday, May 30, 2015

American Red Cross Babysitter's Training

Location: Anythink Huron Street

May 30, 2015 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Sponsored by Anythink Huron Street and BraveHeart, Inc., this all-day training course is an interactive, hands-on learning experience that will provide you with vital health and safety information for babysitting. Appropriate for all students ages 11-15. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit anythinklibraries.org to register. A $10 materials fee is due upon arrival. Lunch is not provided; participants should plan on bringing their own. *Please note this class is full* 

Age: Children, Teen, Tween

mySummer Kick Off

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

May 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

mySummer is back! Join us to READ THINK DO and learn more about all of the exciting experiences that await you in the coming months. Become a member (it’s free), sign up for your favorite programs, interact with staff and receive your mySummer water bottle. Entertainment, activities, and refreshments will be provided. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Age: Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: mySummer

mySummer Kick-off Party

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

May 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Visit Anythink Brighton and learn about all of the exciting experiences that await you this summer! Join us for crafts, sign up for upcoming programs, and receive your mySummer stainless steel water bottle. All ages welcome.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: mySummer

Monday, June 1, 2015

Photoshop Challenge

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2015 - 12:00 am to June 30, 2015 - 12:00 am

Mix and match two animals to create your own mythological creature. Submit creations to wfteens@anythinklibrary.org for a chance to win a gift card to the Anythink Cafe. 

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Tech Help Drop-In

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Drop in for help setting it up (or with any other tech questions you have) and learn new tips and tricks.  Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.  No registration required.

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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 1, 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

What Floats Your Boat?

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 1, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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What makes a boat float? Design small boats out of aluminum foil to explore how their size and shape affects how much weight they can carry. Can a boat be made to float 10 pennies? Fifteen pennies? Twenty? The challenge is on. Appropriate for students k-5th grade. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Children

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 1, 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

Tech Tutoring

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

June 1, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  Personal assistance is available is in half-hour segments. Sign-ups encouraged. Call 303-428-3576 or see a staff member to register.

Age: Adult

Denver Museum of Nature and Science: The Good, the Bad, and the Ucky

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

June 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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Join the Denver Museum of Nature & Science for a dynamic presentation with the “Host of Gross.” Through interactive activities, learn about all of the unpleasant things the human body does to stay healthy. Blast matter through giant nostrils into a crowd of nose hair, perform a comical digestion skit and inspect a giant zit.Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

What Floats Your Boat?

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

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What makes a boat float? Design small boats out of aluminum foil to explore how their size and shape affects how much weight they can carry. Can a boat be made to float 10 pennies? Fifteen pennies? Twenty? The challenge is on. Appropriate for students k-5th grade. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Children

mySummer Kickoff

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Visit Anythink Huron Street to celebrate mySummer and learn more about all of the exciting experiences that await you in the coming months. Sign up for your favorite programs, interact with staff and receive your mySummer water bottle.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: mySummer

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 1, 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 grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: Children, Tween

Teen Book Club - Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of “Eleanor & Park” by Rainbow Rowell. 

Type: Book Club
Age: Teen

Power of Attorney and Other Legal Documents

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 1, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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In the event you are not able to make your personal and financial decisions, who would step into your shoes? Join Chuong Le of 3i Law to learn on how to make your wishes known and appointing the right people to act on your behalf. Registration suggested, but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Adult

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Drop in ebook Help

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

June 2, 2015 - 10:00 am

Need help downloading ebooks? Drop in to learn how to access 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

miniThinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 2, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement, Story Time
Age: Children

miniThinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

June 2, 2015 - 10:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts.

Age: Children

miniThinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Bennett

June 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. At these programs intended for babies through age 3, we’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts.  Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 2, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 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

All About H20

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 2, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join Mad Science to explore the wonders of water. Learn about water conservation and water’s ability to exist in different states of matter. Participate in experiments that showcase water’s cohesive and adhesive properties, and see how water is used to produce common items in our everyday lives.

 

Age: Children, Family, Tween
Tags: mySummer

Scratch Camp

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to a four-part introduction to programming with the programming language Scratch. Each session will build on the previous, so please plan on joining us for all four. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Children

Guinness World Records Challenge

Location: Anythink Huron Street

June 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Registration opens May 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm

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Do you have what it takes to break a world record? Put your skills to the test with official Guinness challenges. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Children, Tween
Tags: mySummer

My Summer Kickoff & Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom Grand Opening

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

June 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Help us kick off the summer right. Sign up for your favorite programs, interact with staff and receive your mySummer water bottle. Spend time in our new outdoor classroom and enjoy a treat! No registration required.

 

Age: Family
Tags: mySummer

Family Fun: Crazy Glasses

Location: Anythink York Street

June 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Start your crazy summer of fun right. Make a cool pair of glasses and take a great photo. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: family, mySummer, york

Bamboo Wind Chimes

Location: Anythink Huron Street

June 2, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Bring peace to any home with natural bamboo wind chimes. These wind chimes are customizable, allowing you to create a sound perfect for you. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Adult
Tags: mySummer

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

miniThinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 3, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 3, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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

Taking and Sharing Photos with your Smart Phone

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 3, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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The best camera is the one that's with you. Learn how to use the camera app on your smart phone to take better photos. We will cover how to compose a picture, make minor edits, and share your photos with friends and family. Please bring your phone with you so we can practice. Registration suggested, but not required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult

Minithinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. No registration required.

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

MiniThinkers Unite

Location: Anythink Commerce City

June 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers. We will focus on early literacy skills through play. Space is limited; registration is required. 

 

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

What Floats Your Boat?

Location: Anythink Bennett

June 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Register

What makes a boat float? Design small boats out of aluminum foil to explore how their size and shape affects how much weight they can carry. Can a boat be made to float 10 pennies? Fifteen pennies? Twenty? The challenge is on. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

miniThinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Register

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 3, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

Register

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

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

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

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: technology

Commerce City Knitting Circle

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Drop on by Anythink Commerce City and join Miss Phyllis for a our knitting club. Teens and tweens are welcome to join and learn the basics of knitting and crocheting. No registration required.

Type: Class

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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

Kids Cafe

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in lunch program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone age 18 and under welcome.

Age: Children, Teen, Tween
Tags: mySummer

Science Charmer

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Come be charmed by science! You will be treated to a Glowing Pickle, the Rainbow Connection and Glowing Elephant Toothpaste. Spectacular science experiments that will make your day! No registration required.

 

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

All About H20

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join Mad Science to explore the wonders of water. Learn about water conservation and water’s ability to exist in different states of matter. Participate in experiments that showcase water’s cohesive and adhesive properties, and see how water is used to produce common items in our everyday lives.

 

Age: Children, Family, Tween
Tags: mySummer

Optical Illusions Art at Danahy Park

Location: Outreach / Anythink in Motion

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Draw amazing optical illusions that trick the human eye into seeing something that is not real. Danahy Park stop: Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr. Northglenn, CO 80234
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Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Sun Catcher Wind Chimes

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

June 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Register

Keep the feeling of summer throughout the whole year. With jar lids, contact paper and string, participants will create a lovely sun catcher to hang up at home and enjoy. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee for a free legal self-help clinic on the first Wednesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who don’t have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues. Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis via remote Internet access at Anythink Bennett. Space is limited.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

What Floats Your Boat?

Location: Anythink Bennett

June 3, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Register

What makes a boat float? Design small boats out of aluminum foil to explore how their size and shape affects how much weight they can carry. Can a boat be made to float 10 pennies? Fifteen pennies? Twenty? The challenge is on. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

Snack Time Read Aloud

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Enjoy short stories while you eat. Snacks provided by Food Bank of the Rockies to everyone under age 18. Stories appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Bamboo Wind Chimes

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Bring peace to any home with natural bamboo wind chimes. These wind chimes are customizable, allowing you to create a sound perfect for you. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen
Tags: mySummer

Forensics 101

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 3, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Hone your forensic skills and work with peers to solve a crime. Learn basic deductive reasoning and comparison skills to determine what conclusions you can make. Appropriate for students grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween