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.

E.g., Jun 29 2015

Today

Tech Help Drop-In

No online registration necessary

June 29, 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.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Toddler Tales

June 29, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

June 29, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

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. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Tech Tutoring

June 29, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  Personal assistance is available is in half-hour segments.

Age: 
Adult

Mad Science: Spin, Pop, Boom

June 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Join MAD Science and defy gravity in this energetic event.

Age: 
Children
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The Studio: Sewing With Hannah

No online registration necessary

June 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Learn to sew while you create awesome coasters!  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
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Music with Doug

No online registration necessary

June 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Interested with Sound Recording?  Join Doug to create anything from podcasts to music.

Mondays, June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29th, 4-6:00 pm

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Art Stop on the Go (canceled)

No online registration necessary

June 29, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Canceled)

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

Art Stop on the Go

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

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

Candy Sushi

June 29, 2015 - 5:30 pm

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A sweet spin on sushi, this program is an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture and cuisine. Use candy as an analogy and learn different ways of preparing sushi.

Age: 
Teen
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Open Studio: 3D Printing and CAD

No online registration necessary

June 29, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 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 3D printing and CAD. All ages welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Sun Catcher Wind Chimes

June 29, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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Keep the feeling of summer throughout the whole year. With jar lids, contact paper and string, participants will create a lovely sun catcher to hang up at home and enjoy. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Family
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Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Soldering Fun

June 30, 2015 - 10:00 am

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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. Appropriate for ages 13 to adult. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
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Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

June 30, 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.

Age: 
Children

miniThinkers Unite!

June 30, 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. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Story Time
Age: 
Children

miniThinkers Unite!

No online registration necessary

June 30, 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.

Age: 
Children

miniThinkers Unite!

June 30, 2015 - 10:30 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. At these programs intended for babies through age 3, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
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Toddler Tales

June 30, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 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. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

LED Bookmarks

June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Create an interactive bookmark to liven up reading time. Using LED lights and copper tape, participants will make a fun item that they will want to use over and over again.

Age: 
Children
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Awesome Architecture

June 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Learn about the engineering of skyscrapers by building surprisingly strong and open towers with nothing but paper and plastic. Space is limited; registration required.

 

Age: 
Children, Tween
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Teen Tech: Android App Inventor

June 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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There should be an app for that! Bring your Android device or use one of ours and we’ll explore MIT’s App Inventor to create apps. Learn the basics and get started on your own creations. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

June 30, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in snack program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone ages 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Kung Fu Ukelele

June 30, 2015 - 3:00 pm

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Inside every ukulele is the opportunity for a musical expression. These two-hour sessions will cover the anatomy of a uke, tuning, and basic chord and strumming patterns. Singing and playing is encouraged. Even if you’ve never played music before, you’ll leave this class knowing at least one song – and probably more! Handouts provided along with a songbook filled with songs by Bob Marley, Jack Johnson, The Beatles and more. Graduates will receive their ukulele white belt and may begin sparring (jamming) with other uke players.

Age: 
Adult
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Graphic Design with Holly

No online registration necessary

June 30, 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, June 2, 9, 16, 30th, 4:30-6:30 pm

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Family Fun: Animal Tracks!

June 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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photo: Contemplate Imagery

How many toes does a raccoon have? How can you tell a dog footprint from a coyote footprint? We will learn how to identify some common animal footprints and even follow some tracks in the library. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Toddler Music & Movement

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

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Music and Movement

3D Printing for Absolute Beginners

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

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Interested in 3D image design for fun or work? Start learning how to use TinkerCad to create 3D images, and design a personalized bookmark. This class will cover the basics of 3D design and cover the basics of 3D printing. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult

Minithinkers Unite!

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 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. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

MiniThinkers Unite

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

Register

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers. We will focus on early literacy skills through play. Space is limited; registration is required. 

 

Age: 
Children
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Hats Off to the Red White and Blue

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 10:30 am

Celebrate our nations's birthday with an old fashioned Fourth of July gathering! In the morning, decorate bicycles, tricycles or strollers. In the afternoon, everyone is invited to make home-made lemonade, sing patriotic songs and have a parade around the library. 

Age: 
Children
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Preschool Music & Movement

July 1, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

Register

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

July 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-serve basis. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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
Tags: 

Awesome Architecture

July 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Learn about the engineering of skyscrapers by building surprisingly strong and open towers with nothing but paper and plastic. Space is limited; registration required.

 

Age: 
Children, Tween
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Stamping and Rubbing Art at Danahy Park

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Explore the fun of stamping and rubbing with unusual stamps and plates. This event will be held at the Danahy Park bookmobile stop located at Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr., Northglenn, CO 80234. No registration required.
 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

No online registration necessary

July 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

Awesome Architecture

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Learn about the engineering of skyscrapers by building surprisingly strong and open towers with nothing but paper and plastic.

Age: 
Children

Hats Off to the Red White and Blue

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with an old fashioned Fourth of July gathering! In the morning, decorate bicycles, tricycles or strollers. In the afternoon, everyone is invited to make home-made lemonade, sing patriotic songs and have a parade around the library. 

Age: 
Children
Tags: 

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

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

Enjoy a drop-in snack program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone ages 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Will You Survive?

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to survive the next alien invasion or zombie attack?  It won’t be easy.  Test your know-how and create your own survival kit.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
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Teen Time: TAB

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Go Natural

July 2, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Cut down on the use of chemicals with these natural cleaning alternatives. Concoct your own cleaners using safer alternatives, such as vinegar and baking soda. Recipes included will have the whole house covered, from the bathroom to the oven. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Adult
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Candy Sushi

July 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

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This program is a unique culinary experience making sushi from candy. Teens will learn about Japanese cuisine and culture, and different ways of preparing sushi using candy as an analogy. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
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Ian Cooke

No online registration necessary

July 2, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Ian Cooke’s 2013 “Cassowary and Fruit Bat” – a book, short film and musical album – explores Australia through its environment and animals as a flying mammal tries to win the heart of a flightless bird. His new album focuses on dinosaurs, with each song following the journey of a different Mesozoic animal. Join Cooke for an interactive performance of songs that entertain and inspire.

Age: 
Children
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 2, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in snack program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone ages 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Teen Horror Club

July 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

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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. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen

Teen Movie Night

No online registration necessary

July 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

 

 

Age: 
Teen

Anythink Language Lab

July 2, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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Have you always wanted to learn a language?  Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program?  Let us be your motivation.  Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult

Friday, July 3, 2015

Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

July 3, 2015 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

It’s a play date at the library! Join us for playtime and interaction for babies 18 months and younger and their caregivers. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Story Time (canceled)

No online registration necessary

July 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am (Canceled)

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities. Appropriate for ages 2-6.  Registration is not required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

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