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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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 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 Wright Farms

June 2, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:45 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. Space is limited; registration required. 

Type: Music and Movement, Story Time
Age: Children

miniThinkers Unite!

Location: Anythink Bennett

June 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

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

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

My Summer Kickoff & Nature Explore Outdoor Classroom Grand Opening

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

June 2, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 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

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

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

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

Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 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.

Tuesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 30th, 4:30-6:30 pm

 

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Family Fun: Crazy Glasses

Location: Anythink York Street

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

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

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

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

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

Register

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

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 Commerce City

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

Register

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Forensics 101

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

Register

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

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

Teen Time: TAB

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

June 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Get inovled 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

SketchUp: 3D Design and 3D Printing with Tyson

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

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

Get hands on in The Studio with Tyson. Learn how to create your own 3D designs in Sketch-Up, learn about various aspects of 3D printing, what will make a good print, and more.

Wednesdays, June 3, 10, 17, 4-6 pm

 

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Glass Etching

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

June 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Register

Take ordinary glassware and turn it into an extraordinary, personalized creation. We’ll provide the materials, but feel free to bring your own glassware from home.

Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Adult
Tags: mySummer

Bamboo Wind Chimes

Location: Anythink Huron Street

June 4, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Login to get on waitlist

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

Mini Chihuly Sculptures

Location: Anythink Bennett

June 4, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:30 pm

Register

Discover the style of glass artist Dale Chihuly as we create stunning glass-like works of art formed in hot water.  Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Teen
Tags: mySummer

Science Charmers

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

June 4, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Be charmed by science! Join Science Matters to discover a glowing pickle, the rainbow connection and glowing elephant toothpaste. These spectacular science experiments will make your day.

Age: Children
Tags: mySummer

Teen Horror Club

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

June 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Join this teen-run club exploring the literary and cinematic elements of horror in books, movies, and games. Movies rated PG-13 or lower will be shown. Appropriate for students ages 13-18 only. No registration required.

Type: Book Club
Age: Teen

Teen Movie Night

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 4, 2015 - 4:00 pm

A group of intergalactic criminals are forced to work together to stop a fanatical warrior from taking control of the universe. 

Age: Teen
Tags: mySummer

Drawing with Computers: Decals

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

June 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Enjoy socializing over snacks as you produce a one-of-a-kind project. This month, get help designing your own decal.  Design your own personalized waterproof sticker and put it on anything from your skateboard to your car!  Age 16+ Drop-ins welcome.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Teen

Drawing with Computers: Frameable Inspirational Quotes

Location: Anythink York Street

June 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Register

Create a one-of-a-kind project that you can print, save and share. We will design and print a custom wall hanging. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Healthy Apps

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 4, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Register

Get fit, eat right and stay healthy this summer with apps to keep you on the right track. We’ll look at apps for food, exercise, emotions, habits, and more.  Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Friday, June 5, 2015

Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

June 5, 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. 

Age: Children

Make Your Own Candles

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 5, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Register

Candles make great gifts and create ambiance in your home. Learn how to make your own candles by melting wax and adding color and scent. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: Adult
Tags: adult, mySummer

Explore Outdoors Grand Opening

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

June 5, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Please join us for a ribbon cutting, grand opening and dedication of the Anythink Brighton Explore Outdoors outdoor classroom. Participate in a gardening craft, and enjoy light refreshments with friends and neighbors. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Story Time

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

June 5, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities. Appropriate for ages 2-6.  Registration is not required.

 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

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

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, 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

miniThinkers

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

June 5, 2015 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

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