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., Feb 11 2016

Today

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

February 11, 2016 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Toddler Music and Movement

February 11, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Preschool Music and Movement

February 11, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

February 11, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Minecraft Tournament

February 11, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

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Join your friends and foes in this competitive tournament.  Test out your Minecraft skills and learn some new ones. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Mug & Microwave Baking

February 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Learn to bake a cookie in a coffee mug. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit the online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen

The Studio: Comic Book Creation With Greg

No online registration necessary

February 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Join a professional comic book creator to fine-tune your drawing skills while you explore the process of creating comic books using tools of the trade. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
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STEM Club

February 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Kids in grades K-5 are invited to join us for adventures in science and technology. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children, Tween

Do It Yourself: Paper Jewelry

February 11, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Learn how to make beautiful jewelry using scrapbook paper and glue. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Teen

Bingo for Books

No online registration necessary

February 11, 2016 - 4:15 pm

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

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

Balloon Jousting

No online registration necessary

February 11, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Using balloons, string and straw, learn about how force works and design an object that can pop your partner’s balloon! No registration necessary.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Mad Scientists

No online registration necessary

February 11, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Participate in a science experiment that will get you thinking! Appropriate for kids ages 5-14. No registration required.

 

Age: 
Children

Family Fun: Building Challenges

February 11, 2016 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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Discover your inner architect or engineer. Work together to build towers and more with ordinary things. Children under the age of 8 should be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Family

Adult Art: Book Page Flowers

February 11, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Create adorable flowers from recycled book pages. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Family Fun: Building Challenges

February 11, 2016 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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Discover your inner architect or engineer. Work together to build towers and more with ordinary things. Children under the age of 8 should be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Family

Friday, February 12, 2016

Tie Dying with Sharpies

No online registration necessary

February 12, 2016 - 10:00 am

Learn how to do tie dye with a simple method. Using handkerchiefs, Sharpies and rubbing alcohol, create a very colorful item to take home. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult

Little Movers

February 12, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Explore early literacy through transportation crafts and activities. Participants will gather together at various times throughout the hour for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children

Storytime

No online registration necessary

February 12, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Spend time with your little one listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Hora de Cuentos en Español

No online registration necessary

February 12, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for a storytime in Spanish. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

Disfruta de cuentos, canciones, y otras actividades orientadas especialmente a los niños de edad preescolar. Apropriado para las edades de 2-6. No necesita registrarse. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

No online registration necessary

February 12, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, songs, puppet plays, and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Sew Easy

February 12, 2016 - 1:00 pm

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Beginner and experienced seamstresses are invited to sew a pillowcase – burrito style. Sewing machines and fabric will be supplied, or bring your own machine and/or fabric if you prefer. Please visit the online calendar to register

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Creative Writing Workshop

February 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Calling all you creative teens wanting to explore the wonderful world of writing! This class is designed for beginning teen writers to practice the process of turning those ideas in your head into concrete words and sentences on the page. Appropriate for teens ages 13-18. Please visit the online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

Prepping 101: Emergency Preparedness

February 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Wondering how to begin to prepare for emergency survival? We'll create a family checklist and short term plan. Get a good start on a 3-day surivival kit and learn how to make an emergency heat and light source as well as a shelf-stable, nutritious meal. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

February 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Calling all you creative teens wanting to explore the wonderful world of writing! This class is designed for beginning teen writers to practice the process of turning those ideas in your head into concrete words and sentences on the page. Appropriate for teens age 13 to 18. Please visit the online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

Open Studio

No online registration necessary

February 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 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. All ages welcome. No registration required.

  • Feb. 5: 3D Printing and CAD – Bring your ideas to life using computer-aided design software.
  • Feb. 12: LEGO Building – Build with LEGOs and then turn the creations into robots using LEGO Mindstorm.
  • Feb. 19: Sewing and Crafts – Get crafty with our sewing supplies including sewing machines!
  • Feb. 26: 3D Design – Learn the basics of 3D printing design.
Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween

Sewing Basics

February 12, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Learn to identify the basic parts of our sewing machines and how to set-up and use them. This session will provide the basic skills required to use the library’s sewing machines independently. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
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Sewing Basics

February 12, 2016 - 3:45 pm to 4:15 pm

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Learn to identify the basic parts of our sewing machines and how to set-up and use them. This session will provide the basic skills required to use the library’s sewing machines independently. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
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Saturday, February 13, 2016

Tech Drop-Ins

No online registration necessary

February 13, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Tech help has moved to Saturdays! Bring in any device, including your latest holiday present, for one-on-one help. No registration necessary. All ages welcome. 

Age: 
Adult

Saturday Story Time

No online registration necessary

February 13, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Join us as we share stories and songs appropriate for the whole family. A simple craft will follow. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children, Family

Tween Scene: Valentine Slime

February 13, 2016 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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Create a glittery, great-smelling slime that is stored in a heart-shaped container. Make one for yourself and one for a friend. Appropriate for tweens ages 9-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: 
Tween

Amore Anythink

No online registration necessary

February 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm

February is Anythink Bennett’s We Love Our Customers Month. Watch for special Italian-themed programs that say “thank you” and “grazie” to all who visit the library. All ages welcome.

  • Feb. 13: Cioccolata Calda - Take a PowerPoint tour of Venice, Italy as gondolas float under the famous Bridge of Sighs. Make and enjoy Cioccolata Calda - a sumptuous pudding-like treat of Italian-style hot chocolate. Add cinnamon, cayenne pepper or your favorite liqueur. Molto delizioso!
Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

Paper Crafts

No online registration necessary

February 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Tell someone you care about them with a hand-made paper craft! Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we’ll make paper flowers and pop-up cards in The Studio. Appropriate for ages 12 and up. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween

TECH TIME: Sphero

February 13, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Learn more about robotics by playing with some of the latest in educational toys. Build off of a template or use the concepts of sensors. Appropriate for children ages 8 and older. Registration encouraged, but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Lego Club

No online registration necessary

February 13, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stop by to build your own LEGO creation. We’ll put the finished projects on display in the library until the next month’s meeting. No registration required.

 

Age: 
Family

Monday, February 15, 2016

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

February 15, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Wright Farms Readers AM Book Club

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a lively discussion of The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

Toddler Tales

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 10:00 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-4

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Computer and Internet Basics

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 10:00 am

Are you new to computers? Help is here! Learn the basics of the computer and how to do search online. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Tales

February 16, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Microsoft Publisher Basics

February 16, 2016 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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Microsoft Publisher logo

Create stylish brochures, eye-catching flyers, readable newsletters and more with Microsoft Publisher. We’ll explore the great templates, hone our layout skills and learn when to use Publisher instead of Microsoft Word. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Preschool Story Time

February 16, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

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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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Tuesday Tales Book Club

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Summer of 1876: San Francisco is suffering a heat wave and a smallpox epidemic. A young woman called Jenny Bonnet is shot dead. The survivor, her friend, a burlesque dancer named Blanche Beunon will risk everything to bring Jenny’s murderer to justice – if he doesn’t track her down first. Frog Music was a book Emma Donoghue had wanted to write for a decade. Join us for a lively discussion. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

Comic Club

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Share your love of comics with other teens and be part of upcoming Denver Comic Con opportunities! Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Building Club

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Hone your engineering skills by participating in engaging building challenges utilizing various construction toys and materials. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required.

Age: 
Children, Tween

STEAM Tuesdays

February 16, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 4:15 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up.

·Feb. 2: Games –Play a wide variety of games.

·Feb. 9: Crafts – Create peppermint heart candy.

·Feb. 16: Tech – Learn something new!

·Feb. 23: Crafts – Create a crystallized snowflake

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 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.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Balloon Races

No online registration necessary

February 16, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Using balloons, string and straw, we’ll learn about how force works and compete to see who has the fastest balloon! No registration necessary.  All ages welcome.

Age: 
Children

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