Anythink York Street will be closed on Friday, Sept. 20, due to Mapleton Skyview Campus events. The branch will re-open during its regular hours on Saturday, Sept. 21. 

Anythink Events

EVENTS

Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Interested in joining a book club? Click here for upcoming book club dates and titles.

E.g., Sep 22 2019
September 23, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes, and play in English and Spanish. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

 

Acompananos para cuentos, canciones, rimas y juego en inglés y español. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años. No se requiere registro.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Can you design the next Taj Mahal? Want to cultivate your chemistry curiosity? Always dreamed of becoming an Air Force pilot? Join Snapology of Aurora to explore these STEAM careers using LEGO bricks and other tools. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. 

  • Sept. 9 – Architect
  • Sept. 16 – Chemist
  • Sept. 23 – Pilot
Age: 
Children
September 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
two people meeting

Turn your passion into a business by becoming an Etsy expert. Join Etsy entrepreneur Lynsey Morgan for a how-to guide and behind-the-scenes look at this online selling platform. In addition to owning the popular Etsy shops Enfuse Jewelry and Sounds of Silver, Morgan was a member of Etsy’s Seller Advisory Board. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
September 23, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Create a useful pouch with a zipper or Velcro. This project will provide sewing basics for beginners and is also good for those with more experience. Already working on a sewing project and just looking for some company while you create? No problem. Use our machines to work on your own in-progress piece. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult
September 23, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Using your design created in Canva, we will import your work into the Cricut Design Center and learn to size, add text, and "cri-"cut your personalized design. Your personal creation will be iron-on ready at the end of this session!  Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Teen
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Work together to put on a small play. Participants will each get a part to read as we sit around the table. This is a great opportunity for kids and parents to practice reading together! 

Age: 
Family
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

From first application to final interview, our guide will help you find a fulfilling career. Navigate your options, automate your search, edit your resume or cover letter, or practice putting your best foot forward with a mock interview. Best for adults. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Blast off into the past to discover the food, art, people and events that have shaped history. This month, we will travel to the Italian Renaissance to create Da Vinci flying machines, paint upside down with Michelangelo and jar your own herb flavored red sauce. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

Age: 
Children
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
People meeting in a room

Kickstart your Creative Business, Part I

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 4-6 pm

Join local expert Trevor Gass in the first of this exciting 3-part series designed to get you started with your creative business. This session will focus on the numerous ways an amateur photographer can transition their hobby from passion to profession. Trevor will guide your through his continuing journey of the strategies and pitfalls in developing and growing a small business. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Kickstart your Creative Business, Part II

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 4-6 pm

Join local expert Trevor Gass in the second part of this exciting 3-part series designed to get you started with your creative business. This session will focus on the notion that starting your own photography business is an exercise in discovery. Explore the nuts and bolts of a photography business. You'll learn the answers to some common questions, along with answers to questions that you didn't even know to ask. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Kickstart your Creative Business, Part III

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 4-6 pm

In the finale of this exciting 3-part series designed to get you started with your creative business , you’ll learn that running a photography business is 10 percent photography and 90 percent business. Learn more about the 90 percent from local specialists (Trevor Gass and associates) who help small businesses in the Denver area stay on track. It's time to create your team of experts to tackle finances, taxes, insurance, payroll and more. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No Registration required.

September 3: LEGO Club - Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.
September 10: Who does that? - Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.
September 17: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.
September 24: Art Stop on the Go- Join an instructor from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for an imaginative art class.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Try out what it’s like to interview for a job. Answer questions as if you were applying for a position with Anythink, and you’ll get feedback and tips to help you ace any interview.

Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
September 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Make a statement with a personalized water bottle that you’ll want to carry with you everywhere. Appropriate for tweens and teens grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen
September 24, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Did you purchase a new device? Do you need an email address? Learn basic computer skills in these drop-in sessions. Stop by with your tech questions. Walk-ins welcomed. No registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
September 25, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:15 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. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
September 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
September 25, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
September 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. There will be gaming consoles, computer games, movies, various gaming clubs, and board games available. We will also be hosting a different gaming tournament the last Wednesday of every month. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
September 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

These sessions will focus on students exploring various musical careers. First, students will compare and contrast different career paths. Then they will create a hook based off of their research. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen

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