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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Photoshop Challenge

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 1, 2015 - 12:00 am to February 28, 2015 - 12:00 am

All throughout the month of February, use Photoshop to re-do your favorite – or least favorite – book cover. Submit your creation to wfteens@anythinklibraries.org and be entered into the running for prizes. New challenges every month. 

Age: Teen

Monday, February 2, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Brighton

February 2, 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

Drop-In Tech Help

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 2, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a new gadget for the holidays, 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, Teen, Tween
Tags: Tech Classes

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Brighton

February 2, 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

February 2, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

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

Type: Story Time
Age: Children
Computer Basics

Computer Basics I: Turning on Your Computer

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

February 2, 2015 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

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Get started with the world of computers with this primer. This program covers the very basics, including how to turn on your computer, use the keyboard and operate the mouse. All ages welcome. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar or see a staff member to register.

 

Age: Adult

Teen Book Club - I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of “I’ll Give You the Sun” by Jandy Nelson. 

Type: Book Club
Age: Teen

The Studio: Theater with Chris

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 2, 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

Sphero Robotics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

February 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Is it a robot?  Is it a remote control ball?   Sphero is both! Hang out, mess around and learn basic programming skills using our Spheros and iPads. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 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

February 3, 2015 - 10:00 am

A different way to explore early literacy!  This drop-in program is for children through 6 years old and their parents.  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.  

Age: Children

EBooks, Music, Movies, & More: Digital Resources at Anythink

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

February 3, 2015 - 10:00 am

Do you know about the library’s free digital resources? Join us to find out how to download ebooks using Overdrive or instantly stream music, movies, audiobooks and TV shows using hoopla. Bring your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone to learn how to use Anythink’s resources. There will also be iPads on hand to use. All ages welcome.

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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

February 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

Computer Basics

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

February 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 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. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar or see a staff member to register.

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

AnyAbility

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

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

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Enjoy storytelling with special guests from Broomfield Spellbinders. Crafts and activities to follow are specially designed with adults with disabilities in mind.   Groups welcome.

Type: Story Time
Age: Adult

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

February 3, 2015 - 11:00 am

Sing, dance and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 3-6. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

February 3, 2015 - 11:00 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 18 months-3 years. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Comic Club

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

February 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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

Age: Teen

The Studio: Photography with Kaela

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

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

How do you see the world? Share your vision through photography. Kaela will show you how to create true-to-life, unique photographs you can add to a portfolio.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

February 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
Tags: art, Kids

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

February 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.

  • Feb. 3: Games - Hang out and play a wide variety of games.
  • Feb. 10: Crafts - Create something awesome!
  • Feb. 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?
  • Feb. 24: Tech - Cubelets: Build robots using special electronic blocks that think, sense and do. Take on challenges to make robots that run away, light up in the dark and more.
Age: Teen, Tween

Anythink Gamers

Location: Anythink Commerce City

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

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Hang out after school at this teens-only gaming session. We’ll have Xbox 360 and Wii out available to play. Pizza is provided. Space is limited; registration suggested.

Age: Teen

Microsoft Word Basics

Location: Anythink Bennett

February 3, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm

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Get started with Microsoft Word. Learn how to create and edit documents, insert pictures and make use of templates for quick resumes, letters and flyers. Registration suggested, but not required.

Age: Adult
Family Fun

Family Fun: Stamping Fun

Location: Anythink York Street

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

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Explore the fun of stamping and rubbing with unusual stamps and plates. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Stitch Sessions: Embroidered Hearts

Location: Anythink Brighton

February 3, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Never thread a needle before? No problem! This workshop will teach you four basic hand embroidery stitches: blanket stitch, running stitch, back stitch and couching. Each stitch will be used to decorate a felt heart ornament. Appropriate for teens and adults. Anyone under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult, Teen, Tween

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

February 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

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

February 4, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities for children ages 2-6.

Age: Children

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

February 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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

February 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 18 months-3 years. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement
Age: Children

Create Your Own Photo Book

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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Learn how to turn your digital photos into personalized photo gifts and books using online tools. Email and basic computer skills are required. Bring your photos on a flash drive or your own laptop or tablet. Registration suggested, but not required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

February 4, 2015 - 10:30 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 Tales

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

February 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.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

February 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

February 4, 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, ereaders or ask any tech question. All ages are welcome. Customers will be helped in a first-come, first-served basis. No registration necessary.

Age: Adult

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 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

February 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

Kids Café

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

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

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

Age: Children, Tween

Model Magic

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

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

Sculpt your own creation with a cool modeling material that you can paint and decorate. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

After-School Get Together

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

February 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.

  • Feb. 4: Resistance Painting – Learn the art of resistance painting with white crayons and watercolors.   
  • Feb. 11: Bowtie WednesdayCreate your own bowties with squares of fabric and ribbon.
  • Feb. 18: Puzzle Piece Creatures Turn an ordinary blank puzzle piece into a googley-eyed creature.
  • Feb. 25: Gum Wrapper ChainsFold gum-wrapper sized pieces of paper into colorful chains.
Age: Children, Tween

Teen Time: TAB

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

February 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Get involved 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.

Age: Teen, Tween
Tags: tab, teen, york

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Huron Street

February 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. Appropriate for students ages 5-8. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.
Age: Children, Tween

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

February 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

Crafternoon

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

February 4, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: Family

Minecraft Challenge

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

February 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Teams will compete to create a Minecraft world. Winners will be determined by imagination, creativity and sportsmanship.

Age: Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Thursday, February 5, 2015

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

February 5, 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 parents. Five different centers will be set up reflecting each early literacy skill.

Age: Children

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

February 5, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Join us for stories, songs, and activities that are perfect 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

February 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

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

Register

Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities just right 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

February 5, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too.

Age: Children

Healthy Bites

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

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

Hang out with your peers 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