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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Wright Farms Readers AM Book Club

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 9:30 am

Join us for a lively discussion of Still Life With Breadcrumbs by Anna Quindlen.

Type: Book Club

Baby Play Date

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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

Drop in ebook Help

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 10:00 am

Need help downloading ebooks? Drop in for help on how to download the Anythink’s free resources. Please bring your device so you can check out a book at this session. All ages welcome.

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

Explore on the Floor

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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

Buying and Selling on eBay

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 21, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Learn the ins and outs of doing business on eBay. Avoid scammers, maximize your listings and get the best value for your money. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  No registration required.

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 21, 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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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

Tuesday Tales Book Club

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for a lively discussion of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, by Elizabeth Kolbert. This acclaimed nonfiction work explores the future of Earth.

 

Type: Book Club
Age: Adult

Anythink Gamers: Kids and Tweens

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Come hang out after school and play Wii and Xbox 360. Pizza is provided. Registration is preferred (so we have enough pizza!)

Age: Children

Pokemon Club

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Bring your Pokémon cards and battle with other players. For students in grades 3 and up.

 

Age: Children, Teen, Tween
Tags: children, teen, tween

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 21, 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
Age: Children

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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.

  • April 7: Games - Hang out and play a wide variety of games.
  • April 14: Crafts - Create something awesome!
  • April 21: Teamwork - Fun and challenging activities to help you be successful when working together in a group. When should I lead? When should I follow?
  • April 28: Tech - 3D Pens: Use a 3D printer pen to bring your own creation to life.
Age: Teen, Tween

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 21, 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.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Embryology: Egg Candling

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 21, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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Learn about how eggs develop, and use a special light to peek into our incubating eggs and discover which ones have chicks growing inside. Registration required.

Age: Children, Family, Tween

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  No registration required.

Instagram for Springtime

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Create vibrant spring photographs using the popular photo-sharing app Instagram. Explore different photography techniques and filters, and get inspired by great photographers. Please bring your smart phone or tablet to get started instantly.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Family Fun: Ice Cream in a Bag

Location: Anythink York Street

April 21, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Make a personal-size serving of ice cream without an ice cream machine. You won't believe how easy it is. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Mosaic Flower Pot

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 21, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Recycle, reduce, reuse! Repurpose broken CDs and use them to create a shimmery mosaic effect on small terracotta pots – just in time for your spring planting! Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 22, 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

April 22, 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

April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am

Register

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

Story Place

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 22, 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: Soldering Jewelry

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 22, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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Master the art of soldering to upcycle computer parts into a decorative pin or art piece. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Adult

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 22, 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 22, 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 22, 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

April 22, 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

Knitting Circle

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 22, 2015 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

All levels of knitters are welcome. Bring your own project to work on, or get started on something new with help from our knitting circle leader Ms. Phyllis. All ages welcome. 

Crafty Kids

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 22, 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

April 22, 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 Cafe

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 22, 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

Earth Day DIY

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 22, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy snacks in the Studio. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen, Tween

After-School Get Together

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 22, 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.

  • Apr.15: Sharpie Tie-Dye Socks– Use Sharpie markers and rubbing alcohol to create a colorful pair of socks.
  • Apr. 22: Caterpillar on a Stick – Use pom poms, pipe cleaners, and a stick to take home your very own caterpillars.
  • Apr. 29: Clothespin Butterflies-Transform an ordinary coffee filter and clothespin into a gorgeous butterfly!
Age: Children, Tween

Teen Time: Earth Day Action

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

April 22, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Participate in some group activities that are not only fun, but also help save the Earth. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: Teen
Tags: day, earth, teen, york

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 22, 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

Explorsion

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 22, 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

Teen Activity Group

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 22, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join your peers in a safe environment and express your energy and ideas through movement, art, and language.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Age: Teen

Sewing Basics: Practicing Stitches

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 22, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Use paper plates, needles and string to practice stitching different patterns. This is a great way to learn about sewing. Appropriate for students in grades K-4.

Age: Children

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 23, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Register

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 23, 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 23, 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 23, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

Register

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 23, 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 Hang Out

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 23, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy snacks in The Studio. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen, Tween

Minecrafternoon

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Did you know Anythink has our vey own Minecraft server? Join us for an epic tournament! Snacks will be provided.

Animation

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm

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Create your own short animation using tablets. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen

Crazy 8s: Mischief with Math

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 23, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and BedtimeMath.org have teamed up to bring you Crazy 8s, a new kind of math club where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess, and more! Students in grades K-2 welcome. Space is limited; registration required. 


  • April 9: Let’s Get Loud Build a working flute, then make some noise and find out exactly how loud you are, down to the numbers.
  • April 16: Time of Your Life Find out what makes you tick. Race to do crazy stunts, use your body as a clock, and see if you have the winning birthday.
  • April 23: Toilet Paper Olympics Get on a roll with your Olympian skills in the shot put, the long jump and the relay race. 
  • April 30: Spy Training See if you have what it takes to be a spy, and break the codes to the clues to find the hidden treasure.
  • May 7: Flying MarshmallowsSend marshmallows flying through the air using popsicle sticks and rubber bands. Figure out what positions work best, then measure the flight to prove it. 
  • May 14: Zip Line ZooBuild a zip line for brave stuffed animals and race them across the room. Measure the distance and time their rides to see how fast they can go! Bring a small stuffed animal or toy to ride the zip line.
  • May 21: Bouncy Dice ExplosionSee how high you can make the bouncy dice fly. Figure out your chances of rolling a 2 or a 5, then try to be the winning chip on a giant human Bingo board. 


Age: Children