Anythink Brighton

(303) 405-3230
327 E. Bridge St.
Brighton, CO 80601
Hours

Mon-Thurs, 9:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Fri and Sat, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

Sun, Closed

Contact

Jackie Kuusinen, Anythink Manager/Experience Expert

Reserve a room
Meeting rooms are available for reservation. See the list of rooms or the reservations calendar.

Located in historic downtown Brighton, Anythink Brighton is the first carbon-negative library in the United States. Certified LEED Gold, this sustainable facility includes a children’s area, large programming spaces, computer labs and The Studio at Anythink Brighton, the district’s first makerspace.  

Upcoming events at Anythink Brighton

Baby Bounce
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 9:30am - 10:15am
Story Time
Children

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.

DIY Food: Cheesemaking
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:00am - 11:30am
Classes
Adult

Learn how to make mozzarella and farmers’ cheese, and enjoy a taste of your homemade creations. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Primetime for Preschoolers
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 10:30am - 11:00am
Story Time
Children

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required.

After-School Get Together
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:30pm - 4:30pm
After School Programs
Children, Tween

Join your friends and family at the library for afterschool activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

  • Oct. 1: Autumn SuncatchersTurn an ordinary paper plate into a gorgeous Autumn Suncatcher.
  • Oct. 8: QuillingRoll, loop, curl, and twist strips of paper to create designs on a card.
  • Oct. 15: Colors of LightDiscover the science of light and learn how to bend it.
  • Oct. 22: Simon Says ArtPlay the classic game of Simon Says with an artistic twist. Follow the leader’s instructions as a group yet end up with completely unique picture.
Mini Curio-Cabinets
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 2:30pm - 4:30pm
After School Programs
Teen, Tween

Join us in the teen area to design and create miniature worlds in the palm of your hand, and enjoy a snack provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. 

Latest news at Anythink Brighton

Anythink Joins with Chicano Humanities & Arts Council to Celebrate Festival of Bones

Anythink invites the public to join the Chicano Humanities & Arts Council (CHAC) for the Festival of Bones at The Armory at Brighton Cultural Center (adjacent to Anythink Brighton) on Saturday, Oct. 4 from 1:30-2:30 and 3-4 pm. Learn the history and meaning of El Día de los Muertos and how it differs from Halloween. Discover the symbolism of skulls and skeletons in Mexican culture. Students will decorate their own traditional Mexican sugar skull while enjoying festive music. Appropriate for ages 4 and up. Space is limited; registration required.

Anythink Libraries Closed in Observance of Columbus Day

Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 in observance of Columbus Day. All branches will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, Oct. 14. 

Jackie Kuusinen Joins Anythink as Anythink Brighton Manager

Anythink has added a new member to its management team with the addition of Jackie Kuusinen as manager of Anythink Brighton.

Anythink Gets Outside the Lines

This September, Anythink joins more than 130 organizations across the United States and Canada to participate in Outside the Lines, a new initiative to reconnect communities with the innovation, creativity and technology happening in libraries. The weeklong celebration – Sept. 14-20, 2014 – also coincides with Anythink’s 5th birthday in Adams County, and each Anythink location will host its own birthday celebration on Friday, Sept. 12, with cupcakes and fun surprises for its customers.

Anythink Libraries Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. Additionally, the Anythink Wright Farms location will also be closed on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. All branches will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, Sept. 2.