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.

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Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

It’s a play date at the library! Join us for playtime and interaction for babies 23 months and younger and their caregivers. No registration required.

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Family

Story Time

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Age: 
Children

Toddler Time

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for stories and songs and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-5. No registration required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 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, Tween

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 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

Tech Drop-ins (canceled)

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Canceled)

Computers are confusing.  You have questions? We have answers.

Age: 
Adult

Teen Hangout and Crafts

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out with your friends in The Studio, and create fun projects that are uniquely your own. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required. 

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Save Me! Uploading your documents to Google Drive

May 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Whether you are writing a resume, a school essay or the Great American Novel, you save it to keep from losing it all.  Learn how to use Google Drive and Google Docs to keep your files safe.  Best for adults. Registration encouraged.

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Class
Age: 
Adult

Tween Mystery Party

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

There is a mystery afoot at Anythink, and it is up to our tweens to follow the clues and solve the crime. Light refreshments will be served. Appropriate for grades 3-5. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen

After-School Get Together

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join friends and family at Anythink Brighton for afterschool activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

May 4: Hats –Get creative and make your own hat!
May 11: Superhero Cuffs – Transform a regular toilet paper roll into a superhero cuff!
May 18: Accordion Villages– Create your own village using paper and accordion folds.
May 25: Games – Celebrate the last week of school with games!

Age: 
Children, Tween

Teen Time: Gaming Get Together

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get together to play video and board games with friends. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen

Teen Activity Group

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join your peers in a safe environment and express your energy and ideas through movement, art and language.  Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Tech Help Drop-In

No online registration necessary

May 25, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

stock photo - tablet, laptop & smartphone

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Want to get your ereader, phone or tablet loaded up with library materials? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks. 

For those interested in making use of the Adobe Creative Suite, using a DSLR or GoPro or recording something in Garage Band, equipment is available for use on request. 

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Family, Teen, Tween

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Forensics 101

No online registration necessary

May 26, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn all about finger print analysis, chromatology and learn to extract DNA from fruit. 

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Class
Age: 
Teen

The Studio: Cosplay With Greg

No online registration necessary

May 26, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of cosplay while you create a one-of-a-kind costume. Areas to be covered include: cosplay on a budget, chain mail, armor, accessories, jewelry and some sewing. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
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Bingo for Books

No online registration necessary

May 26, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Bingo! All are invited to play several games of Bingo. Winners take home brand new books. No registration required.

 

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Family

Mother Daughter Reading Club

No online registration necessary

May 26, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join us for Anythink Wright Farm’s Mother-Daughter Reading Club. We will begin this month’s book with a short group reading followed by fun activities and refreshments. In honor of Mystery May at the library, we’re reading Fairy-Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm Book 1) by Michael Buckley. Books will be handed out during the meeting. Appropriate for students in grades 3-5 and their caregivers. A limited number of book copies are available. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Children

Friday, May 27, 2016

Blood Drive

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:40 am

Donating blood is one of the quickest and easiest ways to give back to your community. The Bonfils Bloodmobile will be parked at the Anythink Wright Farms parking lot on March 27 from 10:00-11:40 am & 1-3:30pm. Drop by or reserve a time by calling the Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or use site code A959 online at donors.bonfils.org.

Age: 
Adult

Book Club

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2016 - 10:30 am

Meet at Anythink Bennett to discuss The Admissions by Meg Mitchell Moore. For more information, please call 303-405-3231.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

Storytime

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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

May 27, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join us for a storytime in Spanish. Read books, sing songs and spend time fostering the love of reading with your little one. No registration required.

Pase tiempo con su niño escuchando cuentos, canciones y mini dramas orientados especialmente para ellos. Apropiado para niños de las edades de 2-6. No necesita registrarse.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2016 - 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

AnyStitch Goes!

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Due to the popularity of our afternoon sewing programs, we’ve created an AnyStitch Goes community get-together. The machines will whir as we invite you to drop in and enjoy your creative pursuits. Begin a new project or continue working on something you’ve already started. Celebrate with others your creative accomplishments. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available, as well as friendly conversation and advice.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Blood Drive

No online registration necessary

May 27, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Donating blood is one of the quickest and easiest ways to give back to your community. The Bonfils Bloodmobile will be parked at the Anythink Wright Farms parking lot on March 27 from 10:00-11:40 am & 1-3:30pm. Drop by or reserve a time by calling the Bonfils Appointment Center at 303-363-2300 or use site code A959 online at donors.bonfils.org.

Age: 
Adult

Bilingual Book Club

May 27, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Love books? Love language? Come and join us for a book club that you can enjoy in two languages: English and Spanish. Come to the front desk to get a copy of this month's book. This is the booklist for the next few months:

¿Amas los Libros? ¿Amas Literatura? Acompáñanos para nuestro club de lectura que puedes disfrutar en dos lenguajes, inglés y español. Pregunte por su copia del libro del mes en la recepción. Esta es la lista que usaremos en los próximos meses:

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

Open Studio

No online registration necessary

May 27, 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.

May 6: Mod Podge – Discover the wonders of Mod Podge through crafting.
May 13: Video Game Design – Design your own video game. Play one designed by your peers.
May 20: Sculpting –Use paper, clay, and other materials to sculpt a one-of-a kind sculpture.
May 27: 3D Printing and Design – Bring your ideas to life using computer-aided design software.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Community Experts Interest Group

May 27, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Want to share your talents and skills with your local community, but don’t have a way to do that.  Come and meet with us every Friday as we build, plan how we can pass on these valuable skills and knowledge.

Age: 
Adult

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Tech Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

May 28, 2016 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Swing by for one-on-one tech help from an Anythink Tech Guide. Learn how to manage your files, troubleshoot your computer or smartphone, manage your privacy, work with computer upgrades and more. Just have a short question? Feel free to drop by and ask. All ages are welcome. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult

Sew Cool (canceled)

May 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Canceled)

Learn the basics of sewing with cool fabrics and patterns. Registration is encouraged.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen

MySummer Kick-Off Party

No online registration necessary

May 28, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Visit Anythink Brighton and learn about all of the exciting experiences that await you this summer. In addition, The Armory, adjacent to Anythink Brighton, will feature free outdoor concerts for the Brighton Blues Blast. All ages welcome.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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CODE IT: BitsBox

May 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

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Ever wanted to hack games, customize apps and even make your own? Programming is where that all starts.  Program your own tablet games in this hour-long coding class. Appropriate for ages 8 and older. Registration encouraged, but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Jewelry Workshop: Stone Necklace

May 28, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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Create a wearable work of art using drilled stone beads and silver wire. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 6 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Class
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Adult, Teen

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

May 31, 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

miniThinkers Unite!

May 31, 2016 - 10:30 am

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miniBuilders: Tuesday, May 31, 10:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers—the miniThinkers. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. Space is limited; registration required.

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Class
Age: 
Children

Drop-in Tech Help

No online registration necessary

May 31, 2016 - 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 ask any tech question. All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

The Denver Zoo Presents: Creatures of the Night

May 31, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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We are bringing the zoo to you! Learn about animals who stay up all night, and why they are important in our world. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Children

4-H Weekly Program: Health & Nutrition

No online registration necessary

May 31, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Join us for a weekly program that focuses on creating healthy kids. Learn best practices and good habits for nutrition, fitness and safety. Get hands-on and discover how to measure your own heart rate, create a healthy snack and build a first aid kit. This program will be offered weekly through July, covering a different topic each week. There’s no registration required, and it’s not necessary to attend all sessions. All ages welcome. 

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Family

One-on-One Computer Help

No online registration necessary

May 31, 2016 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Here is your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Let’s talk about email, job searching, Facebook, ereaders or ask tech question. Time is available in half-hour segments. Please talk to a staff member or call 303-405-3231 to schedule an appointment.

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Class
Age: 
Adult

LEGO Club: Build a LEGO Town

No online registration necessary

May 31, 2016 - 5:00 pm

LEGO bricks are as fun and popular as ever! Anythink Perl Mack’s monthly club is dedicated to playing and building with LEGOs. This month, work together to create a small town. All ages welcome.

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Family

Kids Explore Art: Weaving

May 31, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Learn the ins and outs of weaving and make a beautiful woven project to take home. Recommended for kids ages 8 and up and their parents. Space is limited; registration is required for each participant.

Age: 
Children, Family

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

miniThinkers

June 1, 2016 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared just for babies up to 4-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences like cooking, art, science and more. Be ready to move, build and create. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

miniThinkers Unite!

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2016 - 10:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared just for babies up to 4-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences like cooking, art, science and more. Be ready to move, build and create.

Age: 
Children

Microsoft Word Basics

June 1, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Learn how to create, open, and edit a Word document. Create new documents, make changes, and find out how to make the adjustments that you want to make. Bring a flash drive or an email address to save the changes that you make. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Adult

minithinkers

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared just for babies up to 4-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences like cooking, art, science and more. Be ready to move, build and create. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
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miniThinkers

June 1, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Register

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared just for babies up to 4-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences like cooking, art, science and more. Be ready to move, build and create. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

miniThinkers

June 1, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Register

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy concepts. Registration encouraged.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Time (canceled)

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am (Canceled)

Join us for stories and songs and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-5. No registration required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

miniThinkers

June 1, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Register

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared just for babies up to 4-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences like cooking, art, science and more. Be ready to move, build and create.

  • June 1- Chefs
  • June 8 - Explorers
  • June 15- Artisits
  • June 22- Splashers
  • June 29- Builders
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Children

DIY Chia Guy

June 1, 2016 - 10:30 am

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Brighten up any room with a homemade chia figurine. Using little more than pantyhose, soil and seeds, craft a little green friend that brings some of the outdoors inside. Space is limited; registration required.

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Class
Age: 
Children

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

June 1, 2016 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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

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