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Digital design and production: Coming soon to The Studio

Dec 14 2017
In 2018, The Studio will receive its latest makeover. Starting in early January, The Studio’s current focuses of 3D printing, textiles and jewelry-making will be swapped out to introduce digital design and production. This will include:  Video production Audio production YouTube production...

Creations taking shape in The Studio

Dec 12 2017
For those of you who are new to the growing network of amateur inventors and creators, informal learning labs can be tailored to meet the experimental and experiential learning goals of its community. It’s all about designing solutions to problems or questions you have created. All over the country...

A notable novel: Gabrielle Zevin’s 'Young Jane Young'

Dec 12 2017
Gabrielle Zevin’s 2017 book, Young Jane Young, is a notable novel. When I happened upon it in the library’s New and Notable...

Stories in a bottle: 'Three Blind Mice'

Dec 1 2017
These days, the word epic has become a synonym for good. We like stories with scope and amplitude, big stories. We like trilogies and series and sequels and prequels (and “...

Do we have it? Find Anythink titles when browsing Amazon or Goodreads

Oct 26 2017
Do you like looking through Amazon's reviews but don't always want to fork over the money to purchase a book? Do you use Goodreads to track what you've read and find your next read? Now there's a Chrome browser...

Thoughtful horror films are on the rise

Oct 19 2017
Directed by Darren Aronofsky and starring Jennifer Lawrence,...

The many voices of Dan Stevens

Oct 17 2017
People usually look at me funny when I tell them Dan Stevens is my favorite James Bond. While not yet a household name, those who know Stevens usually think of him as Matthew Crawley from Downton Abbey, or...

Anythink Startup Month: Highlights from a month of entrepreneurial celebration

Oct 10 2017
Business plans were written, new connections were made, prototypes were designed and ideas were brought to life. Check out some highlights from September's Anythink Startup Month, a celebration of...

Local entrepreneur spotlight: Sweet Caroline Confections

Sep 25 2017
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County.  Need to satisfy your sweet tooth?...

Local entrepreneur spotlight: Welcome to the Bookstore

Sep 18 2017
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County. Stay tuned for weekly profiles throughout September. There’s nothing quite like the...
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Local entrepreneur spotlight: Mother Tucker Brewery

Sep 11 2017
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County. Stay tuned for weekly profiles throughout September. Having opened its doors this past...

Local entrepreneur spotlight: Clear Intentions

Sep 4 2017
As part of Anythink Startup Month, we're highlighting entrepreneurs and interesting businesses in Adams County. Stay tuned for weekly profiles throughout September.  Did you know that only 17...

Experiencing a Japanese tea ceremony

Aug 25 2017
I had never heard of a Japanese tea ceremony before seeing a post advertising just such a thing on Anythink's Facebook page. I live in Bennett, but the program was being held at Anythink...
BoJack's house, much like his life, is in a precarious position.

BoJack returns, in all his angsty glory

Aug 23 2017
If you are anything like me, you rejoiced at hearing the news that Netflix original series BoJack Horseman will be returning for a fourth season on Sept. 8. If you are not like me, what’s the hold-up? This...

Prepping for Paris: trip planning edition

Aug 16 2017
The prospect of going on a trip invites all sorts of daydreaming. Over the last year or so, my wife and I have fantasized about our honeymoon in Paris. We’ve used language learning programs to burnish our high school French, accumulated a worrying amount of cookbooks about French cuisine, binge-...

5 fantastic fantasy novels for teens

Aug 16 2017
From contemporary to Medieval, there’s an endless amount of fantasy out there to read. Sometimes they involve magic, and sometimes they don’t. Maybe it’s in a mythical land, or maybe it happened in your backyard. You never know what will happen when you pick one of these fantastic fantasy books...

How can I read more? 7 tips for consuming more books

Jul 28 2017
I often find myself asking, “How can I read more books?” Since starting work in libraries, my reading list has become a behemoth, overgrown with amazing content. The reality is that there will never be enough time for any of us to sit down and leisurely take in all of this fantastic material,...

Anythink LIVE! teen contest: Vote for your favorite act

Jul 5 2017
Voting is now closed. We're excited to announce that the winner of Anythink LIVE! is Obliviate – they'll perform as opening act at the Aug. 11 Backyard Concert Series with Hazel Miller Band. Thank you to everyone who...

Songs for the summer

Jun 27 2017
Among a certain curmudgeonly sort, there’s a prevailing opinion that music isn’t very good these days. To such people I say: you’re just not listening hard enough. Over the last few months artists as varied as...

Denver Comic Con 2017 giveaway: How to enter for your chance to win tickets

Jun 23 2017
This contest is now closed. Thanks to everyone who entered!  Anythink is celebrating Denver Comic Con again this year, and we're giving away passes to some lucky Anythinkers.  Here's how you can enter for a chance to win:  On Wednesday...