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., Aug 29 2015

Today

Mah Jongg

August 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Beginning classes for a game of skill, strategy and a little bit of chance. Learn a new game! Learn the Chinese style play using American tiles. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Adult

Natural Solutions with Essential Oils

August 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn about the natural solutions essential oils can provide for you and your family. Essential oils have been used for centuries as a way for people to enrich their moods, health and lives. This beginner's class, taught by Chelsea Schofield, will cover why, when and how to use essential oils in your home. Make an all natural hand sanitizer, calm me down body/pillow spray and an Ouchie spray.  Appropriate for teens and adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen

Monday, August 31, 2015

Toddler Tales

August 31, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Then enjoy a few minutes of social time with other caregivers while the children play with toys. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Music & Movement

August 31, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Sing, dance and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Tech Tutoring

No online registration necessary

August 31, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you. Time is available in half-hour segments. Sign-ups are encouraged. Speak with a staff member to register.

 

Art Stop on the Go

No online registration necessary

August 31, 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. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children

Art Stop on the Go

August 31, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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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

Tech Time: Movie Making

August 31, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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Enjoy socializing as you work with today’s latest technology. Edit last month’s creation or make something new with a friend. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Custom Meal Planner

August 31, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

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Create a one-of-a-kind project that you can print, save and share. We will design and print a custom family meal planner. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

September 1, 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

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

September 1, 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

Toddler Tales

September 1, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Toddler Tales

No online registration necessary

September 1, 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

AnyAbility

September 1, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

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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 has limited space, registration is required - caregivers need not register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Adult

Preschool Story Time

September 1, 2015 - 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

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 1, 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

Lego Club

No online registration necessary

September 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

We provide the LEGOs and the building blocks; join us for a building challenge. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required.

 

Age: 
Children, Tween

STEAM Tuesdays

September 1, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Join us on the first Tuesday of every month to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

No online registration necessary

September 1, 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 1, 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: Foam Dinosaurs

September 1, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Create a Stegosaurus, an Allosaurus, or a unique dinosaur of your own using fun foam shapes. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Magnificent Mod Podge Tile Design

September 1, 2015 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

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Choose from a selection of printed images or bring your own. We will use the magic of Mod Podge to transfer it to a tile you can use as a coaster or a wall hanging.

Age: 
Adult

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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

Story Time

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Age: 
Children

Frameable Wall Art

September 2, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Create a one-of-a-kind project that you can print, save and share. We will design and print a custom wall hanging using Microsoft Office. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult

Pint-Sized Picassos

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 10:30 am to September 30, 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

Tech Time Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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

Crafty Kids

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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 2, 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

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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

T-Shirt Wristbands

No online registration necessary

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

Transform old T-shirts into custom wristbands that are uniquely your own. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

After-School Get Together

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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 Time: TAB

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Get involved and let your voice be heard with 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

Art Stop on the Go

September 2, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join visiting artist Aly Nack and express yourself through a variety of art media, with an emphasis on creativity and fun. Registration is required and limited to 20 students, ages 5-12. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Age: 
Children, Tween

Crafternoon

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 4:15 pm

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

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

Teen Activity Group

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 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.

Age: 
Teen

The Studio: Comic Book Design with Jay

No online registration necessary

September 2, 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

Coloring and Conversation

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Discover the fun of adult coloring books while enjoying snacks and drinks and meeting new friends. All materials provided.

Age: 
Adult

Color Yourself Calm

September 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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Take a break, pick up some crayons, colored pencils, or pens, and de-stress by coloring intricate pages designed specifically for adults. Coloring supplies and pages provided - just bring your creativity! Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult

Drop-In Tech Help (canceled)

No online registration necessary

September 2, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Canceled)

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks.

Interested in making use of the Adobe Creative Suite, using a DSLR or GoPro or recording something in Garage Band? Equipment available for use on request.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Thursday, September 3, 2015

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

September 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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 3, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

September 3, 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

Teen Horror Club

September 3, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 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 Advisory Board

No online registration necessary

September 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Join the Huron Street Teen Advisory Board for dinner, activities and fun! Plan future teen activities, share your ideas and meet other teens. Students in grades 6-12 welcome. 

Age: 
Teen

Teen Movie Night

No online registration necessary

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

Sit back, relax and enjoy the show.  A high school senior instigates a social pecking order revolution after finding out that she has been labeled the DUFF - Designated Ugly Fat Friend - by her prettier, more popular counterparts.

 

Age: 
Teen

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