Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Sunday, Sept. 6 and Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day.

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., Sep 4 2015

Today

Little Builders

September 4, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through building. Use the many different building materials to create and destroy. Caregivers with children up to 4 years old are welcome to this program. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children

Storytime

No online registration necessary

September 4, 2015 - 10:30 am to December 18, 2015 - 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. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

No online registration necessary

September 4, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, songs 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

Open Studio

No online registration necessary

September 4, 2015 - 3:00 pm to September 25, 2015 - 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.

  • Sept. 4: Use many different types of materials to sculpt unique creations.
  • Sept. 11: Discover your inner creativity with sewing and crafts.
  • Sept. 18: Learn about narrative art by making books, videos, animation and more.
  • Sept. 25: Play with tech toys! We’ll have building projects, Snap Circuits and more.
Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Family Yoga Story Time

No online registration necessary

September 5, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Join us for a twist on story time that’s fun for kids and parents. We will share stories, songs, and simple yoga poses. No yoga experience is required. No registration required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children, Family

Monday, September 7, 2015

Baby Bounce (canceled)

September 7, 2015 - 9:45 am to 10:30 am (Canceled)

Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Art Stop on the Go (canceled)

September 7, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 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

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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

Ebooks, Music, Movies & More

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 10:00 am

Do you need help downloading books? Do you know about the library’s free digital resources? Learn how to download ebooks using Total Boox or Overdrive, or instantly stream music, movies, audiobooks and TV shows using hoopla digital. Bring your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone to learn how to use Anythink’s resources. There will also be iPads on hand that you can play with. All ages welcome; no registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 10:00 am

A different way to explore early literacy! This drop-in program is for children through 6 years old and their parents. Five different centers will be set up reflecting one of each of the early literacy skills.  Centers may include books, hands-on activities, crafts or music.  This is a new and exciting way to create the path to life-long learning.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Tales

September 8, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Register

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

Toddler Tales

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 10:30 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

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 11:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6 years.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

September 8, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Register

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

Minecraft Club

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Bring your love of Minecraft to life with fun crafts and activities. No registration required. 

 

Age: 
Children, Tween

DIY Neon Pens

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Create cool neon decorative pens to make assignments a little more fun. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. 

Age: 
Teen

STEAM Tuesdays

September 8, 2015 - 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.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

No online registration necessary

September 8, 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.

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Family Fun: Build a Boat with Found Objects

September 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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What can you make from corks, bottles, food trays, and sticks? Whatever it is, it can float! Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Nutrition & Wellness Meetup: Cholesterol

No online registration necessary

September 8, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join Dr. Samantha Boldt monthly to learn about different wellness topics. In September, Dr. Boldt will discuss how cholesterol got its bad rap, why it might not be as bad as we think, and the real causes behind why so many people are suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol and heart disease today. She will also go through steps you can take to reduce current heart issues and how to prevent future ones.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Baby Bounce

September 9, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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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.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

September 9, 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

Rowdy Readers

September 9, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Register

Join our discussion of The Girls From Ames by Jeffrey Zaslow. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

Story Time

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities for children 2-6.

Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. Appropriate for kids ages 3-6. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Pint-Sized Picassos

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 10:30 am to October 7, 2015 - 11:30 am

Let your child express themselves! Join us for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Primetime for Preschoolers

September 9, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a Tech Guide. Discuss 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, Teen, Tween

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 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

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Crafty Kids

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Get creative every week with arts and crafts projects to play with or give as gifts. Grades K-5 welcome.

 

Age: 
Children, Tween

After-School Get Together

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Tween

Teen Hangout

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out and play video and board games with your friends, while enjoying snacks in The Studio. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Teen Time: No-Sew Pencil Roll

September 9, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Register

Learn how to make a cute pencil roll to keep your writing utensils organized with no sewing required. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Teen
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Crafternoon

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 4:15 pm

Creativity reigns with a weekly arts and crafts project. All ages welcome.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

The Studio: Comic Book Design with Jay

No online registration necessary

September 9, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Join Jay and learn how to create your very own comic book. 

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Sewing Basics for Kids and Teens: Learning the Machine

September 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Register

Learn the parts of a sewing machine and practice following lines on paper.  This is a good first step for the following week’s program, where you will make a monster stuffed animal. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children, Teen

Organize Your Life: Online & Offline

September 9, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Register

Spend hands-on time learning about and trying different organization apps and websites with assistance available. Then create a dry-erase calendar for your home or office. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

September 10, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

A new way to explore literacy! This drop-in program is for children through age 6 and their parents. Five different centers will be set up reflecting each early literacy skill.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Music and Movement

September 10, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Register

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

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 10, 2015 - 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. Appropriate for kids ages 3-6. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Preschool Music and Movement

September 10, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 10, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for children through age 6. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too.

Age: 
Children

STEM Club

September 10, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Kids in grades 3-5 are invited to join us for adventures in science and technology. This month we'll be designing video games! Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children

Bingo for Books

No online registration necessary

September 10, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Age: 
Family

Mad Scientists

No online registration necessary

September 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm to December 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm

Join us for a fun science experiment on the second Tuesday of every month. Appropriate for kids ages 6-14. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Adult Art: Toppings and Condiments

September 10, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Try your hand at crème fraiche, creamy chipotle sauce, ranch dressing, ketchup and butterscotch dipping sauce. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Friday, September 11, 2015

Little Artists

September 11, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Explore early literacy through art. Use the many different creativity stations to paint, draw and sculpt. 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

September 11, 2015 - 10:30 am to December 25, 2015 - 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. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

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