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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Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 26, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

A new way to explore literacy! This drop-in program is for children through age 6 and their caregivers. Five different centers will be set up reflecting each early literacy skill.

Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 26, 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 26, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for children through age 6. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Spring Break Fun at One: Build It

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us during spring break for fun family activities.

  • Monday, March 23, DR. SEUSS CELEBRATION: Celebrate Dr. Seuss with games and activities featuring your favorite Seuss characters.
  • Tuesday, March 24, DISCOVERY LAB: Water and oil don’t mix but science and fun do! Explore the science of liquids with hands-on experiments and activities. Grades K-5 welcome; registration required. Visit our online calendar to register.
  • Wednesday, March 25, LIFE-SIZED CHUTES AND LADDERS: You are the game piece in this giant game of Chutes and Ladders. See if you can make it to the end of the game board and win a prize!
  • Thursday, March 26, BUILD IT: We provide the Legos and building blocks; bring your imagination and see what you can create.

 

 

Age: Children, Tween

Tech Toys

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get hands-on with technology and learn something new. Our Tech Guide will be here to introduce you to a fun gadget. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy snacks in The Studio. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

The Studio: Design with Hannah (canceled)

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (Canceled)

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

Make a Monster

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn to use sewing machines and create your own cuddly monster.

Type: Class
Age: Teen

Surprise Tacos

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Learn to make tacos, with an April Fool’s Day twist.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: Family

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Like playing Bingo? Like winning free books? Then stop by Anythink Commerce City on the last Thursday of the month. Fun for all ages and no registration necessary.

Age: Family

Creative Writing Workshop (canceled)

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 26, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Canceled)

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

Microsoft Publisher Basics

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 26, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Create stylish brochures, eye-catching flyers, readable newsletters and more with Microsoft Publisher. We’ll explore the great templates, hone our layout skills and learn when to use Publisher instead of Microsoft Word. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Friday, March 27, 2015

Little Makers

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 27, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Explore early literacy through simple technology. Discover ways to use technology to help your child develop a love of reading and learning. Caregivers with children up to 4 years old are welcome to this program. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Children

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 27, 2015 - 10:30 am

Enjoy stories, fingerplays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Book Club

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 27, 2015 - 10:30 am

Meet at Anythink Bennett to discuss The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais. For more information please call 303-405-3231.

Type: Book Club
Age: Adult

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

March 27, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for kids up to age 6. No registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Studio Makerspace Grand Re-opening

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

March 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for a grand re-opening event in our newly renovated Makerspace. Check out photography and sewing equipment, see our 3D printer in action, and get hands-on at The Studio at Anythink Brighton.

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

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Family Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 28, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 pm

Join us for stories, songs and activities that the whole family can enjoy.

 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children, Family

Beginning Sewing: Tiny Spring Baskets

Location: Anythink Bennett

March 28, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Want to make some cute spring fabric baskets for those colored eggs or candy? Using easy sewing techniques and 1/4 yard of fabric, We'll get your spring gathering off to a festive start. Registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Tween Scene: Let's Make Waffles

Location: Anythink York Street

March 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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Learn how to follow recipes to make a variety of tasty waffles to enjoy together. Appropriate for tweens ages 9-12. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Type: Class
Age: Tween

Jewelry Studio: Wire Sculpture Pendant

Location: Anythink York Street

March 28, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Try your hand at metalworking. Create a statement necklace from heavy copper wire. Use tools to add texture and use a chemical dip to add patina. All supplies provided. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 6 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Teen

College Application Help

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Have questions on how to apply for colleges or financial aid? Stop by for advice from someone who has been there! No registration required.

Age: Teen

Monday, March 30, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Then enjoy a few minutes of social time with other caregivers while the children play with toys. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 30, 2015 - 9:45 am to 10:15 am

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Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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Sing, dance and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Preschool Storytime

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 30, 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 Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 30, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a Tech Guide. Drop by to discuss email, resumes, Internet searching, e-readers or ask any tech-related question. All ages are welcome. Customers will be helped in a first-come, first-served basis.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Mini Curio Cabinets

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

March 30, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Create a miniature world in a tiny tin. Snacks provided. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

The Studio: Theater with Chris

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Explore the world of theatre arts. Discover the basics of screenwriting, monologues, acting and creating short films. Work with Chris to develop your own unique short or recreate your favorite film.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Family Jammies Movie Night

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bring your pillow and blanket and join us for a pajama movie night: When a devastating turn of events throws robotics prodigy Hiro into the middle of a dangerous plot, he transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome.

 

Age: Children, Family

GED Study Hall: Learning Math Online

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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GED Study Hall is an informal program to help you prepare for taking the GED test online. In GED Study Hall: Learning Math Online, we will explore how Khan Academy can help you improve your math skills through video tutorials. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Bingo! Play several rounds of Bingo where the winners receive their choice of a children’s or young adult book.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Microsoft Publisher 2010 Basics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

March 31, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Use Microsoft Publisher to create flyers, brochures and newsletters. This user-friendly application allows you to easily input graphics, photos and text to make a high-quality publication. All ages welcome. Please visit the online calendar or call 303-452-7534 to register.

Age: Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
Tags: Tech Classes

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 31, 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

Stained Glass Sugar

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 31, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Combine art and science by creating stained glass sugar. Learn about the science of crystallization while following a recipe and using a hot plate. Appropriate for students ages 5-12 and adult supervision is suggested. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Children, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

March 31, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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

Age: Adult

Learn to Knit: Make a Cozy Collar

Location: Anythink Brighton

March 31, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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The pattern for class, specially designed for Anythink students, will combine basic stitches and serve as a wearable sampler for future knitting projects. Learn to cast on to your knitting needles and how to combine different stitch techniques. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class, The Studio
Age: Adult

Tech Time Drop-Ins

No online registration necessary

March 31, 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

Family Fun: Pizza Box Games

Location: Anythink York Street

March 31, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Play table-top soccer and more games – all of them made from pizza boxes. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: family, fun, games, york

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Photoshop Challenge

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

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

All throughout the month of April, add yourself to your favorite place in the universe. You get to choose where you want to be: in a galaxy far-far away or in your own backyard. Submit your creation to wfteens@anythinklibraries.org to be entered into the running for prizes. New challenges every month. 

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 1, 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