Community members are invited to the grand re-opening of The Studio at Anythink Brighton on Friday, March 27 from 1-4 pm to explore state-of-the-art equipment that helps customers fuel their passions and design new creations. The grand re-opening is an opportunity to celebrate the philosophy of Anythink’s approach to hands-on, participatory learning while getting the chance to use tools like 3D printers and sewing equipment.
To encourage and showcase the creativity of its customers, Anythink Wright Farms is hosting a Teen Filmmakers Challenge. Through April 30, area teens in grades 6-12 are invited to get behind the lens and submit their original works for a chance to win prizes in six different video categories: Funniest Vine; 5-minute Narrative Short; 10-minute Narrative Short; Anythink Commercial; Book Trailer; and Music Parody. First- and second-place prizes will be awarded per category, as well as an overall Best in Show.
On Jan. 27, 2015, Anythink staff were presented with the Reaching In Award from School District 27J for their service to the Brighton community. The Reaching In Award is regularly issued to community members or organizations who make positive impacts on the students and staff of School District 27J, a system that serves more than 16,500 students in Brighton, Commerce City, Thornton and Aurora, and encompasses parts of Adams, Broomfield and Weld counties.
As of January 2015, Anythink Bennett now operates new hours. The library is now open 10 am to 7 pm, Tuesday and Thursday, and 10 am to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Anythink Bennett is closed on Sunday and Monday. These updated hours allow customers to access the library during peak attendance times, as well as maintain a greater consistency with hours of operation at other Anythink locations.
Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All branches will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Anythink announces the 2015 meeting schedule for the Rangeview Library District Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed by the Adams County Board of County Commissioners and is responsible for the library district’s finances and formulation of policies.
Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Thursday, Dec. 25 in observance of the Christmas holiday. All branches will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Friday, Dec. 26.
On Wednesday, Dec. 31, all Anythink locations and administrative offices will close at 3 pm and will be closed all day Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, for New Year’s Day. All branches will reopen Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.
Anythink has been awarded $32,000 by Adams County Open Space to help build Explore Outdoors at Anythink Commerce City, an outdoor classroom designed to help children make connections with the natural world. Explore Outdoors at Anythink Commerce City will complete Anythink’s Explore Outdoors project, which started in 2010 with the vision of outdoor classrooms at three Anythink locations in Thornton, Brighton and Commerce City.