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

January 27, 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

January 27, 2015 - 10:00 am

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

Age: Children

Basically Bookbinding: Exploring the Simplest Forms of an Age-Old Craft

Location: Anythink Brighton

January 27, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Explore some of the easiest ways to make a book. Like Japanese origami, we’ll make complex book structures from a single piece of paper. Forms will include the scroll, accordion-fold and multiple-fold books. We’ll also brainstorm on how these books can be used in our lives today. Adult supervision required for children 12 and under. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

January 27, 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

Easy Photo Editing

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

January 27, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Spiff up those holiday photos using free online tools. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

January 27, 2015 - 11:00 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

January 27, 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

Drop-in Tech Help

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

January 27, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Have 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 technology. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Age: Adult

The Studio: Photography with Kaela

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 27, 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

January 27, 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, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

January 27, 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.

  • Jan. 6: Games - Hang out and play a wide variety of games.
  • Jan. 13: Crafts - Create something awesome!
  • Jan. 20: Teamwork - Fun and challenging activities to help you be successful when working together in a group. When should you lead? When should you follow?
  • Jan. 27: Tech - Basic Circuits: Work as a team to explore electrical basics using easy-to-use circuitry and Arduino boards. We'll cover the basics and then work on fun projects.
Age: Teen, Tween

Family Fun: Dice Games

Location: Anythink York Street

January 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm

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Try your hand at three fun dice games. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

The Not-So-Young Adult Book Club: Paper Towns by John Green

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 27, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Young adult fiction isn’t just for teens. This book club is for all the adults who love to read teen fiction.

Type: Book Club
Age: Adult

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

January 28, 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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

January 28, 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

Stitch Sessions: Embroidered Hearts

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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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: Class
Age: Adult, Teen, Tween

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

January 28, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Age: Children

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

January 28, 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

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

January 28, 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

January 28, 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

January 28, 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

Drop-in Tech Help

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

January 28, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 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 technology. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Kids Café

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

January 28, 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

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

January 28, 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

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 28, 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

After-School Get Together

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

January 28, 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.

  • Jan. 7: Color by Number – Watch a picture emerge as you color by number.   
  • Jan. 14: Be an Architect – Use the many different materials provided to build your own architectural creations.
  • Jan. 21: Bookmarks – Everyone always needs another bookmark!
  • Jan. 28: Tissue Paper Flowers – Bring some color to this Colorado winter with tissue paper flowers!
Age: Children, Tween

Mustache Bash

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

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

Slap on your favorite ’stache, and join us in the Studio for snacks and mustachioed novelties. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

Teen Time: Anime Party

Location: Anythink York Street

January 28, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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It's back! Join us to request and watch anime while enjoying Asian snacks. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween
Tags: anime, teen, tween, york

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Love music? Learn something new or polish your musical talent with Tristan, a pianist, guitarist and drummer, whose music can be heard on MTV, The Hills, national radio and more.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Explorsion

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

January 28, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Curious minds explore the awesome world of science by experimenting, concocting and observing as they have a beaker full of fun. Explore an explosion of scientific possibilities.

Age: Family

River Reflections Art

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

January 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Using paints and paper folding, create fun landscape pictures for you to take home.

Age: Children

Soldering Fun

Location: Anythink Huron Street

January 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm

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Ever wanted to try your hand at soldering? Now is the time! You will make and take home an electronic Weevil Eye kit that looks like a beetle and has LED lights that light up. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

January 29, 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

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

January 29, 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

Preschool Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

January 29, 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

January 29, 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

Snap Circuits

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Amp up your afternoon by learning about electricity. Work as a team to explore electrical basics using easy-to-use circuitry. All ages welcome, but children younger than 8 must be accompanied by an adult. No registration required.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: circuits, STEM, tech, york

Open Studio for Teens

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get hands on in the Studio with other teens! Learn something new, check out the 3-D printer, finish a project or share your creative talents with others. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen, Tween

Lego Challenge

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Enjoy Lego-themed activities and see if you can complete a Lego building challenge. Grades K-5 welcome.

 

 

Type: Class
Age: Children, Tween

The Studio: Design with Hannah

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 29, 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 it from concept to production, including the various processes required in manufacturing products.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Breakfast for Dinner

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Waffles? Toast and fruit? Choose your own menu, and then learn to create it with your friends! Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

On the last Thursday of the month, we’ll host Bingo for Books for all ages. Teens, tweens, families and children are welcome to join in the Bingo fun, with books for prizes! No registration necessary.

 

Age: Children, Family

Arduino Basics

Location: Anythink York Street

January 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Arduino is a tool for making small, simple electronics with a system of customizable, programmable circuits. Learn about what it can do and try it hands-on in this introductory class. Space is limited; registration is required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
Tags: arduino, STEM, tech, york

The New You: an Image Editing Workshop

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

January 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:05 pm

See yourself in a whole new way with this digital makeover workshop.  We will be using free photo editing software called GIMP to edit photos, and you can leave with a printed photo that you created!  Appropriate for all ages. Adult helpers required for children 12 and younger. No registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Easy Photo Editing

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

January 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Register

Spiff up those holiday photos using free online tools. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Friday, January 30, 2015

Little Chefs

Location: Anythink Brighton

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

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Explore early literacy through cooking! Discover culinary arts with your little one in many different ways. 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

January 30, 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

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink York Street

January 30, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

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Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 2-5. Space is limited; registration is recommended but not required.

Type: Story Time
Age: Children

Saturday, January 31, 2015

Family Story Time

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

January 31, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

 

 

Type: Story Time
Age: Children, Family