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 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

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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

March 31, 2015 - 11:00 am

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

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

Stained Glass Sugar

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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

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

Family Fun: Pizza Box Games

Location: Anythink York Street

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

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

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

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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 1, 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

April 1, 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

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

The Studio: Carding and Spinning

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Learn how to card wool into roving and use a drop spindle to create beautiful yarn. The yarn you create in this class could be used for all kinds of future crafting, from crochet to weaving and beyond.  Appropriate for all ages. Adult helpers required for children 10 and younger. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 1, 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

April 1, 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

April 1, 2015 - 10:45 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

April 1, 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.

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

Minecraft Tournament

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join our teen mentors for a Hunger Games-style Minecraft competition and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Kids Cafe

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 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

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 1, 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

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 1, 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.

Age: Adult

Literacy for the Arts

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of dance, diversity, and creativity with Cleo Parker Robinson Dance!  PreK – 5th Grade students will have the opportunity to contemplate current events with professional artists, by reading, moving, and discussing how what is happening in the world affects their everyday lives. 

Age: Children, Tween
Tags: Dance

Black Out Poetry

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Celebrate poetry month by transforming recycled books into artistic expressions.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

Teen Time: TAB

Location: Anythink York Street

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

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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. Space is limited; registration is recommended. 

Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go ages 5-8

Location: Anythink Huron Street

April 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 visiting artist Aly Nack and express yourself through a variety of art media, with an emphasis on creativity and fun. April 1 session ppropriate for students ages 5-8; April 15 session appropriate for students ages 5-8. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: Children

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 1, 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

April 1, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: Family

Dance Workshop

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Meet professional dancers from the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble and explore self-expression through movement and hip-hop. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen

Tech Help Drop-In

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 1, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Got a tablet, ereader or other gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Questions about your computer or any other tech topic? Swing by for help and learn some cool new ways to make use of your tech. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 2, 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

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 2, 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

April 2, 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

April 2, 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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 2, 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

Teen Horror Club

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

April 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 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 may be shown. Appropriate for students ages 13-18 only. No registration required.

Type: Book Club
Age: Teen
Tags: club, horror, teen, york

Teen Advisory Board

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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

Age: Teen

The Studio: Design with Hannah

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 2, 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

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 2, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: Family

Teen Movie Night

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 2, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Kick back, relax and enjoy the show. Katniss Everdeen is in District 13 after she shatters the Games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

Age: Teen

Crafternoon

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

On the first Thursday of the month, we’ll host a general Crafternoon for all ages. Teens, tweens, families and children are welcome to create with assorted crafting supplies.

Age: Family

Drawing With Computers

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Enjoy socializing over snacks and hot drinks 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 ages 16 and older. Registration suggested, but not required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult, Teen

Easy Photo Editing

Location: Anythink York Street

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

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Join our Tech Guide to learn how to spiff up your photos using free online tools. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Friday, April 3, 2015

Little Gardeners

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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Explore early literacy through gardening! Learn about planting and growing by participating in activities that will showcase early literacy skills, including books, hands-on activities, crafts or music. Participants will be gathered together various times during the hour to do a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children up to 4 years old are welcome to this program. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Children

Primetime for Preschoolers

No online registration necessary

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

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

Type: Story Time
Age: Children