Please note that some Anythink locations will serve as Voter Service Polling Centers (VSPCs) for the 2020 election. These libraries may see more visitors than usual during the following dates and hours: 

Anythink Huron Street and Anythink Wright Farms: Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 8 am-5 pm & Nov. 3, 7 am-7 pm

Anythink Brighton: Nov. 2, 8 am-5 pm & Nov. 3, 7 am-7 pm

 

Anythink's new online platform is here! To access, visit the log in screen on your account. Select the "Request new password" link, and follow the instructions sent to you. In order for us to provide you with a full, secure experience, all Anythinkers will need to reset their password. You can also call us at 303-405-3200, and we'll provide you with a temporary password. Happy exploring! 
 

In addition to curbside services, all Anythink locations are now open to the public during special hours. Find the latest updates about these services at anythinklibraries.org/community-safety-notice

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., Oct 29 2020
October 29, 2020 - 9:30 am to 9:55 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 29, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:25 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

 

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 29, 2020 - 10:30 am to 10:55 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 29, 2020 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for songs, finger plays and a fun story outside in the nature garden. Keep your own copy of the picture book, and enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per family.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 30, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Discover a new instrument, find some family practice time, and join a virtual jam session with other community babies each week. Pick up your child’s weekly kit Monday-Thursday at Anythink Wright Farms.

  • Week One: Pick up kit October 13-15
  • Week Two: Pick up kit October 19-22
  • Week Three: Pick up kit October 26-29

Virtual jam sessions will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. Space is limited; registration required. Appropriate for ages 0-2.

 

Event Type: 
Music
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 30, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 31, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 31, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
November 1, 2020 - 12:05 am to November 30, 2020 - 11:55 pm

Want to be the next Youtube sensation? We’ve got what you need to get started.

Each week in November, pick up a new kit with supplies to help you make a video in a different viral genre, and tips on how to get it just right. Then email a link to your video to wfteens@anythinklibraries.org, and we’ll repost the best videos.

Ask a staff member to pick up your kit.

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Movies
Tech
Theatre
Age: 
Teen, Tween
November 2, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us online to discuss The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons from the Sawtooth Pack by Jamie Dutcher and Jim Dutcher. We have copies of the book available at the branch – ask a staff member for a copy or use our curbside pickup service.  Appropriate for adults.

This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Please register here if you have not joined us before to ensure you get the link.

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
November 2, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Watch the film, follow the script and participate in movie magic. Join us for this virtual watch party and experience the sights, sounds, and smells of Día de los Muertos with Miguel and his pals, Hector and Dante. Register online any time after October 20 and pick up your interactive kit from the Anythink Wright Farms branch. Be sure to include your email when you register so we can email you the link to our watch party. This movie is rated PG for thematic events. Kits are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Movies
Age: 
Family
November 3, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee for a free legal self-help clinic on the first Tuesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who do not have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues via remote internet access. Space is limited. Registration required at least 24 hours prior to clinic. Call 303-405-3298 to register.

Please note: The free legal self-help clinic is now held remotely. A volunteer attorney will call registered participants directly to set up a connection.

Age: 
Adult
November 4, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Local piñata maker extraordinaire Maribel Arredondo of Mamibel Piñatas, will lead us through the process of creating our own Day of the Dead sugar skull piñatas! The program will be held online using GoToMeeting, and supplies will be available to pick-up from the Anythink Perl Mack branch beginning on Wednesday, October 28th. 

 

Piñatas are limited, so one supply kit per household, and only one registration per family required. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Please visit our online calendar to register. For questions or concerns please email bjacobs@anythinklibraries.org

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
November 5, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come play a round of Loteria, a traditional Mexican bingo game. Test your luck - and your Spanish vocabulary too. You’ll also get to design and create your own Loteria set to take home.

This event will take place outdoors at Anythink Wright Farms. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited, registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Gaming
Age: 
Teen, Tween
Nov 6 2020

Pop in to pick up a kit filled with essentials to help you experiment with the varieties and complexities of tea. Each kit includes some tea types for you to make your own cozy creations, as well as a surprise gift to make your tea time extra fancy. Don’t forget to share your creations with us.

No registration required. Available while supplies.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Adult
November 6, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
November 7, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. Baby Bounce will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Registraton required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
November 7, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
November 7, 2020 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Share your work and ideas with other writers and aspiring writers in this fun and supportive virtual workshop. Learn to write better, receive feedback and be more creative. This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Adult
November 7, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Join us for an afternoon of discovery in partnership with the Mexican Cultural Center and el Museo de Arte Popular of Mexico City. Hear the legend behind artist Oscar Becerra Mora’s sculpture, Xólotl: Dios Perro Alebrije Monumental, followed by a special interview with the director of the internationally renowned Museo de Arte Popular, who will share insights into the colorful world of Mexican folk art. This event will take place both in English and Spanish.  

The event will be held online using Zoom. A link to join will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; online registration required.  

Los invitamos a pasar una tarde de aprendizaje cultural en asociación con el Centro Cultural Mexicano y el Museo de Arte Popular de la Ciudad de México. Escuche acerca de la leyenda detrás de la escultura del artista Oscar Becerra Mora, Xólotl: Dios Perro Alebrije Monumental, y continuando con una entrevista especial con el Director del Museo de Arte Popular de renombre internacional, quien compartirá con nosotros la historia detrás del colorido mundo del arte popular mexicano. Este evento se llevará a cabo en inglés y en español.  

Este evento se transmitirá en línea por Zoom. Se enviará un enlace por correo electrónico para unirse a esta presentación. El espacio es limitado; Se requiere registración anticipada de todos los participantes. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
History
Age: 
Adult
November 12, 2020 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join Colorado Bat Crew volunteer Rachel Tomey to learn how The Bat Crew works together to save bats!  During the talk, you'll learn why bats are so amazing, how they help us and some things you can do to help them. Ages 8 and up. This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Children, Tween
November 12, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Show your civic spirit and join our experts from the Molly Brown House Museum as they dive into the battles and victories of the suffragist movement. As part of this talk, you will be invited to craft along with us as we recreate banners with suffrage messages.

Supplies will be available to pick up at Anythink York Street starting November 5. Registration required. This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants.

Event Type: 
History
Age: 
Adult
November 13, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
November 13, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The days are getting shorter and our ability to see the stars earlier is getting easier. Commemorate your favorite constellation in the sky by creating a fun and easy coaster! Supplies limited. Appropriate for kids in grades 1-5. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
November 14, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. Baby Bounce will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Registraton required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
November 14, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This program will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
November 14, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Grab your supplies from the library in advance then join Sipping and Painting Highland for a virtual painting session. Kits can be picked up beginning Monday, November 9 at Anythink Wright Farms. This program will be held online using Zoom. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
November 14, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

This month the book club book is yours to keep! Join us to discuss Steven R. Hoffbeck’s The Haymakers, a historical account of five farming families over 150 years, struggling to make hay. To obtain your copy of the book to keep, speak with an Anythink Commerce City staff member. Depending on weather, this program will be held outside at Anythink Commerce City. Please bring a warm beverage to enjoy. Masks are recommended, and physical distancing measures are in place. If inclement weather or colder temperatures are anticipated, this program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required. Registrants will be notified 24 hours in advance via email about the location of this program.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
November 17, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Have you been wondering what those birds are in your backyard or park? Join Bird Conservancy of the Rockies to learn how to watch and identify birds. We will be exploring why birds are important, the steps to identifying birds, and ways to become a keen observer and an even better birder. All ages welcome. This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Family
November 18, 2020 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

While we’re apart we can still make and appreciate art. Register online and pick up an art kit any time after Monday, November 2nd at the Anythink Wright Farms branch. Follow the instructions included in the kit and have fun making your own piece of art. Registered participants are encouraged to attend the Virtual Gallery Showing on November 18 to come together virtually and show off their masterpieces. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
November 18, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Do you have an idea for a kids’ book? Interested in the process to getting published? Join us for a twist on National Novel Writing Month with Anythink Perl Mack librarian by day and children’s book author/illustrator by night, Brittany R. Jacobs. Brittany will walk you through the process of crafting a story for children. Bring your ideas, manuscripts and questions for a fun evening that will inspire! This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. 

For questions please email bjacobs@anythinklibraries.org

 

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Adult
November 20, 2020 - 11:00 am to November 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Pick up a surprise Take & Bake kit! This kit includes all the ingredients required to bake a delicious surprise recipe at home. This month is a little something savory. Supplies are limited; registration required to reserve your kit. Please visit our website to register.

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Adult
November 20, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Meet outdoors at Anythink Bennett to discuss the book Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes. Depending on weather, this program will be held outside at Anythink Bennett. Masks are recommended, and physical distancing measures are in place. If inclement weather or colder temperatures are anticipated, this program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required. Registrants will be notified 48 hours in advance via email about the location of this program.

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
November 20, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Share your work and ideas with other writers and aspiring writers in this fun and supportive virtual workshop. Learn to write better, receive feedback, and be more creative. Appropriate for ages 12 and up. This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen
November 20, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore your creativity during this spoken word virtual workshop with Art from Ashes (AfA). The words we choose to define ourselves and our reality can dictate how we think, what we do — even our experiences and circumstances. Discover how powerful your words can be through a series of interactive writing prompts and a special guest artist performance. Appropriate for ages 12 and up. This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen
November 20, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

This year has been a difficult one for many. Journaling and art are a creative outlet that can also help lower stress and anxiety. Stop by Anythink York Street to pick up an art journaling kit to help you unwind and process the year. Meet with us virtually and share ideas for your journal and support each other’s creative process. Supplies limited. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. Registration preferred.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Writing
Age: 
Teen
November 21, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

In this virtual monthly, family-friendly program, we will lead you through a craft project and provide the opportunity to share your work with the group. Fifteen craft kits will be available on the 1st of each month at Anythink Bennett on a first-come, first-served basis. This month we will create 3D greeting/holiday cards. This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. 

Registration required.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
December 1, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee for a free legal self-help clinic on the first Tuesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who do not have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues via remote internet access. Space is limited. Registration required at least 24 hours prior to clinic. Call 303-405-3298 to register.

Please note: The free legal self-help clinic is now held remotely. A volunteer attorney will call registered participants directly to set up a connection.

Age: 
Adult