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

April 28, 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

April 28, 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 28, 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

Computer and Internet Basics

Location: Anythink Huron Street

April 28, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Are you new to computers? Help is here! Learn the basic parts of the computer and how to search the Internet. All ages welcome. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit the online calendar or call 303-452-7534 to register.

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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Toddler Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 28, 2015 - 11:00 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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

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

Discovery Lab: Mineral Magic

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

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

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Pan for gold, crack open a geode, and explore the science of minerals with hands-on experiments and activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Age: Children, Tween

MOSS Workshop

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Build your own robot at our MOSS workshop. The possiblities are endless with these robots!

Age: Teen

Art Stop on the Go

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 28, 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 28, 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

Story Time and Snacks

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Let’s have some snacks and listen to some short stories with Ms. Rene. All ages are welcome. No registration required.
Age: Family

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 28, 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

Tech Time Drop-Ins

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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

Family Fun: Spellbinders Storytelling

Location: Anythink York Street

No online registration necessary

April 28, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

There is something magical about hearing a story told aloud. The Broomfield Spellbinders will entertain you with a few tales. Let the stories create images in your mind and take you to faraway places. Appropriate for all ages. No registration necessary.

Type: Story Time
Age: Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Microwave Caramels

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

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

Mmmm, good. Enjoy a new recipe for a delicious treat and take your candy home in a homemade (by you) basket.

Age: Adult

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Baby Bounce

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 29, 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

Mosaic Flower Pot

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 29, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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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

Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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 29, 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 Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 29, 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

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

Primetime for Preschoolers

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 29, 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

Preschool Music and Movement

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 29, 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 29, 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

Teen Hang Out

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

April 29, 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

April 29, 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

After-School Get Together

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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

80s Party

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get your neon spandex out and hair scrunchies in for an 80’s themed party in the Studio! Bedazzle your favorite garb, tease your hair, and get ready to Jazzercise. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. No registration required.

Type: The Studio
Age: Teen, Tween

Teen Time: Indoor Archery

Location: Anythink York Street

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

Register

Ever wanted to try shooting a bow and arrow like Katniss Everdeen? Now's your chance. Join Moving Target Archery to practice your archery skills using inflatable targets, real bows, and special arrows. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: Teen
Tags: archery, teen, york

The Studio: Music with Tristan

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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 29, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: Family

Teen Activity Group

Location: Anythink Brighton

No online registration necessary

April 29, 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: Make a Bean Bag Game

Location: Anythink Perl Mack

No online registration necessary

April 29, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Learn how to sew a bean bag using fabric, thread and needles. Get ready to create something fun! Appropriate for students in grades K-4.

Age: Children

Make Your Own: Quick & Easy Caramels

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm

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Learn how easy it is to make delicious caramels at home – no candy thermometer needed! Space is limited; registration required. Adults only, please. 

Type: Class
Age: Adult

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Toddler Tales

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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 30, 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

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

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

Type: The Studio
Age: Family
Tags: tech, technology, york

Open Mic Night

Location: Anythink Huron Street

No online registration necessary

April 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Do you have a favorite poem or song? Have you tried comedy? Come read or perform your favorite selection in the teen café. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: Teen

Crazy 8s: Mischief with Math

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

April 30, 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

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Bennett

No online registration necessary

April 30, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: Family

Bingo for Books (canceled)

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 30, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Canceled)

Like playing Bingo? Like winning free books? Then stop by Anythink Commerce City on the last Thursday of the month. Fun for all ages and no registration necessary.

Bingo for Books

Location: Anythink Commerce City

No online registration necessary

April 30, 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.

Age: Family

Minecraft For Grownups

Location: Anythink Brighton

April 30, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Register

Want to know what your kids are into? Get online with us as we play and explore. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Type: Class
Age: Adult
Tags: Adults, minecraft

Friday, May 1, 2015

Photoshop Challenge

Location: Anythink Wright Farms

No online registration necessary

May 1, 2015 - 12:00 am to May 31, 2015 - 12:00 am

All throughout the month of May, create your own superhero and show them saving the world. Submit your creation to wfteens@anythinklibraries.org to be entered into the running for prizes. New challenges every month.

 

Age: Teen