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., Jul 1 2015

Today

3D Printing for Absolute Beginners

July 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Interested in 3D image design for fun or work? Start learning how to use TinkerCad to create 3D images, and design a personalized bookmark. This class will cover the basics of 3D design and cover the basics of 3D printing. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult

Minithinkers Unite!

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Music & Movement

July 1, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Music and Movement

MiniThinkers Unite

July 1, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers. We will focus on early literacy skills through play. Space is limited; registration is required. 

 

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Children
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Hats Off to the Red White and Blue

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 10:30 am

Celebrate our nations's birthday with an old fashioned Fourth of July gathering! In the morning, decorate bicycles, tricycles or strollers. In the afternoon, everyone is invited to make home-made lemonade, sing patriotic songs and have a parade around the library. 

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Children
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Preschool Music & Movement

July 1, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

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Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about 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, Family, Teen, Tween
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Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 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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Awesome Architecture

July 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Learn about the engineering of skyscrapers by building surprisingly strong and open towers with nothing but paper and plastic. Space is limited; registration required.

 

Age: 
Children, Tween
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Stamping and Rubbing Art at Danahy Park

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Explore the fun of stamping and rubbing with unusual stamps and plates. This event will be held at the Danahy Park bookmobile stop located at Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr., Northglenn, CO 80234. No registration required.
 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee for a free legal self-help clinic on the first Wednesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who don’t have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues. Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis via remote Internet access at Anythink Bennett. Space is limited. 

Age: 
Adult

Awesome Architecture

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Learn about the engineering of skyscrapers by building surprisingly strong and open towers with nothing but paper and plastic.

Age: 
Children

Hats Off to the Red White and Blue

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Celebrate our nation’s birthday with an old fashioned Fourth of July gathering! In the morning, decorate bicycles, tricycles or strollers. In the afternoon, everyone is invited to make home-made lemonade, sing patriotic songs and have a parade around the library. 

Age: 
Children
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Will You Survive?

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Do you have what it takes to survive the next alien invasion or zombie attack?  It won’t be easy.  Test your know-how and create your own survival kit.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

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Teen
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Teen Time: TAB

No online registration necessary

July 1, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get involved and let your voice be heard at the Teen Advisory Board. Help choose items for the library's collection, plan events and perform good deeds -- all while earning service hours. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Go Natural

July 2, 2015 - 10:00 am

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Cut down on the use of chemicals with these natural cleaning alternatives. Concoct your own cleaners using safer alternatives, such as vinegar and baking soda. Recipes included will have the whole house covered, from the bathroom to the oven. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Adult
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Candy Sushi

July 2, 2015 - 10:30 am

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This program is a unique culinary experience making sushi from candy. Teens will learn about Japanese cuisine and culture, and different ways of preparing sushi using candy as an analogy. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
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Ian Cooke

No online registration necessary

July 2, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Ian Cooke’s 2013 “Cassowary and Fruit Bat” – a book, short film and musical album – explores Australia through its environment and animals as a flying mammal tries to win the heart of a flightless bird. His new album focuses on dinosaurs, with each song following the journey of a different Mesozoic animal. Join Cooke for an interactive performance of songs that entertain and inspire.

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Children
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 2, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Teen Horror Club

July 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

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Join this teen-run club exploring the literary and cinematic elements of horror in books, movies, and games. Movies rated PG-13 or lower may be shown. Appropriate for students ages 13-18 only. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen

Teen Movie Night

No online registration necessary

July 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.

 

 

Age: 
Teen

Anythink Language Lab

July 2, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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Have you always wanted to learn a language?  Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program?  Let us be your motivation.  Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult

Friday, July 3, 2015

Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

July 3, 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

Story Time (canceled)

No online registration necessary

July 3, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am (Canceled)

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities. Appropriate for ages 2-6.  Registration is not required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Monday, July 6, 2015

Toddler Tales

July 6, 2015 - 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. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Light-Up Fireflies

July 6, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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Learn all about fireflies, read a firefly story and make your own light-up firefly to take home. Appropriate for students k-5th grade. Space is limited; registration required.

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Children
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Bamboo Wind Chimes

July 6, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:30 pm

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Bring peace to any home with natural bamboo wind chimes. These wind chimes are customizable, allowing you to create a sound perfect for you. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
Age: 
Adult
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Preschool Story Time

July 6, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 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

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Tech Tutoring

No online registration necessary

July 6, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Bring your computer problems and leave with solutions that work for you.

Time available is in half-hour segments. Sign up ahead of time or drop in for a free slot. See a staff member for more details.

Age: 
Adult

Summer Tech Time: Animation

No online registration necessary

July 6, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Enjoy socializing over snacks and hot drinks as you produce a one-of-a-kind project. This time, get help making your own one-of-a-kind animation. Learn how real animators string pictures together to create the illusion of movement. All ages welcome.

 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen
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Light-Up Fireflies

July 6, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

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Learn all about fireflies, read a firefly story and make your own light-up firefly to take home. Appropriate for students k-5th grade. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children
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Candy Making

No online registration necessary

July 6, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Make and decorate delicious chocolate candies to eat and share.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
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Teen Book Club – “Simon vs. the Homosapien Agenda” by Becky Albertalli

No online registration necessary

July 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen

Art Stop on the Go

No online registration necessary

July 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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, Tween

Art Stop on the Go

July 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Register

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, Tween

The Studio: Technical Recording with Mo

No online registration necessary

July 6, 2015 - 4:00 pm to July 28, 2015 - 5:00 pm

In Technical Recording you will be walked through how to set up a basic recording session and record audio! We start with set up and end with diving into specific questions participants might have such as "How do you do that effect where it sounds like the singer is talking through a cell phone?" and "What are the differences between microphones and how do I know which one to use?" Personal instruments and microphones are not required, but if you have something you'd like to bring in, feel free!

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
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Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Ebooks, Music, Movies & More: Digital Resources at Anythink

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

miniThinkers Unite!

July 7, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:45 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. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively in this program for 3-6 year olds who love to dance, sing, and have a good time.

Age: 
Children

miniThinkers Unite!

July 7, 2015 - 10:30 am

Register

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. At these programs intended for babies through age 3, 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.  Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
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AnyAbility

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Enjoy storytelling with special guests from Broomfield Spellbinders. Crafts and activities to follow are specially designed with adults with disabilities in mind. Groups welcome. This program is open to the first 35 participants, no registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Adult

Toddler Tales

July 7, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 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. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Tech Tutoring

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 11:00 am to July 28, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you. Time available is in half hour segments. Sign-up encouraged. See your local Anythink library for more details and to register.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

WOW! Science

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join Science Matters to discover a disappearing and reappearing message, floating bubbles, elephant toothpaste, a flaming dollar bill and more. 

Age: 
Children
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What Floats Your Boat?

July 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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What makes a boat float? Design small boats out of aluminum foil to explore how their size and shape affect how much weight they can carry. How many pennies can you float? Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Age: 
Children

Microsoft Word Basics: Writing a Letter

July 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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Get started with Microsoft Word. Learn how to create and edit documents, and craft a one-of-a-kind letter to mail to a friend. Registration suggested, but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Teen Tech: Code Club

July 7, 2015 - 2:00 pm to July 28, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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Make your own computer game and have fun learning to code using free online tools. Appropriate for students entering sixth grade and above.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Sumo Wrestling Challenge

No online registration necessary

July 7, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Let’s strap on some Sumo costumes and have some fun.  There will be both physical challenges and lots of laughter.  Snacks will be provided. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
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