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

May 26, 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

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

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

Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

May 26, 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. This is a new and exciting way to create the path to life-long learning.

Age: Children

Microsoft Word 2010 Basics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

May 26, 2015 - 10:00 am

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This class will get you started on how to create, save, open, and edit a Microsoft Word document. Microsoft Word is great for writing a letter or creating a resume. All ages welcome. Space is limited; registration suggested. Please visit the online calendar or call 303-452-7534 to register.

Age: Adult, Teen, Tween
Tags: Tech Classes

Geocaching 101

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

May 26, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Register

Get out of the house and start exploring this summer! Geocaching is a real-time treasure hunt you can play with a GPS. Learn the basics and then head out to find your first cache. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

May 26, 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

Superhero vs. Supervillain Dance

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 26, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Get ready for our big surprise on May 28!  This is a great opportunity to practice, have fun dancing, and celebrate your love of comics with other teens. Snacks provided. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen
Tags: Comic Con

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

May 26, 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 week. 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

Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

May 26, 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, May 5, 12, 19, 26, 4:30-6:30 pm

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Family Fun: Animal Finger Puppets

Location: Anythink York Street

May 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Practice your cutting, folding and gluing skills to create a unique three-dimensional animal finger puppet. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

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

Family Jammies Movie Night

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

May 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Bring your pillow and blanket and join us for a pajama movie night: When street rat Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds his wishes granted. However, he soon finds that the evil Jafar has other plans for the lamp -- and for Princess Jasmine. Light refreshments will be served. All ages welcome.

 

Age: Children, Family, Tween

The Studio: Crochet 101

Location: Anythink Brighton

May 26, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

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Want to get hooked on crochet? We’ll guide you through the beginning steps of crochet or help you refresh your prior experience. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited, registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult
Tags: crochet

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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

Tech Time Drop-ins

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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 ask any tech question. All ages welcome. People will be helped in a first-come, first-served basis. No registration necessary.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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

Kids Cafe

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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

Teen Time: Collectible Card Gaming

Location: Anythink York Street

May 27, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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Teens will share their favorite collectible card games. Join us for a teen-led Yu-Gi-Oh tournament and more. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: Teen

Videography with Tyson

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Create a fun video short and learn about filmmaking with Tyson. Create highlight reels, video resumes, sitcoms and more!

Wednesdays, May 6, 20, 27 4-6 pm

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Drop-In Tech Help

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 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.

Age: Adult, Teen, Tween

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Financial Planning

Location: Anythink Brighton

May 28, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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It’s never too early or too late to start planning for retirement. However, the more time you give yourself, the more options you’ll have along the way. Join Lloyd Worth from Worth Financial Partners for a seminar on how to pursue your retirement goals. We will provide tips and techniques that can help you manage your retirement investment plan. Registration suggested, but not required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 28, 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 Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 28, 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

Tech Toys

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

May 28, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get hands on with technology and learn something new. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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

Teen Advisory Board: Mini Comic Con

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 28, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Help set up and astonish the library with the surprise kick off to our Mini Comic Con!  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

iBook Digital Storytelling (canceled)

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

May 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm (Canceled)

Learn to create digital stories using your own photos. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Age: Tween

Huron Street Mini Comic Con

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

May 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Show how much you love comics! Come ready to be a superhero or supervillain, play games, answer trivia questions and have fun. Activities provided by the Teen Advisory Board. Everyone is welcome.

Age: Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: Comic Con

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

May 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us on the fourth Thursday of every month for bingo. Winners will choose from a selection of new books to keep! Teens, tweens, families and children are all welcome to join in the fun.

Geocaching 101

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

May 28, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Register

Get out of the house and start exploring this summer! Geocaching is a real-time treasure hunt you can play with a GPS. Learn the basics and then head out to find your first cache. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Friday, May 29, 2015

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

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

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

What Floats Your Boat?

Location: Anythink Brighton

June 1, 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. 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

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. 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

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

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

June 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Register

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

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

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. 

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