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., Jul 19 2019
July 19, 2019 - 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 write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years. Registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
Age: 
Children
July 19, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Safely learn the skills required to create a pyrographed (burned) set of wooden coasters. Transfer a pattern using graphite paper, and use simple wood-burning tools to create a one-of-kind gift. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
July 19, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, rhymes and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Then, stick around for miniThinkers directly after story time for more learning through play. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
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Children, Family
July 19, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

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

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Children, Family
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July 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Spread some sunshine by creating wildflower seed bombs, crafting a pet rock and assembling a pocket-size nature collection to carry with you everywhere you go. Appropriate for elementary aged kids. 

Due to increased demand and limited space, registration is now required for this program. Please speak with a staff member for more details.

Age: 
Children
July 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Children in elementary school are invited to read to our wonderful dog volunteers. They join us on the third Saturday of each month. This is an excellent program for children who are learning to read or need practice reading. Our patient dogs love to listen and they never criticize. Please call 303-452-7534 or stop by to make an appointment. 

Age: 
Children
July 20, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
flowers

When the seasons change, you might find yourself missing the bright colors of spring flowers or the soft glow of the autumn leaves. Save a piece of the natural world by creating your very own handmade flower press. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
July 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Learn all about the process of making a good cup of coffee, from the farm where it’s grown to the moment it fills your favorite mug. The experts from Huckleberry Coffee Roasters will guide you on a coffee taste test and brewing workshop. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required. 

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Adult
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July 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Whether you knit, crochet, embroider, weave, macramé, bead, or quilt, there's a seat for you at our fiber art circle. Complete a monthly project or bring your own work while you enjoy tea, cookies, and conversation. This month, take your embroidery to the grid as we learn cross-stitch tips and tricks. Beginners welcome!

Age: 
Adult, Teen
July 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join certified True Colors facilitator Brad Brauer and veterinarian Luisa Taylor, as they help participants discover their dogs' personality type. This program will increase your knowledge of the motivations behind your pets' behaviors.  Learn about differences and similarities between personality types and how to effectively work with your pets' strengths. This program will increase the awareness of your pets' personality and teach effective tools to work with their unique traits. Registration recommended but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

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Class
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Adult
July 20, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Do you want to learn a new language? Do you already speak a second – or third –language and want some practice by sharing it with others? Join Anythinkers for a friendly afternoon of polyglot pleasures as we explore the cultural and linguistic traditions that make our neighborhood distinctive. This month, learn the basics of American Sign Language (ASL). Best for teens through adults. 


THIS PROGRAM WILL NOW BE HELD FROM 2-3PM ON THE SAME DAY.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
July 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Safely learn the skills required to create a pyrographed (burned) set of wooden coasters. Transfer a pattern using graphite paper, and use simple wood-burning tools to create a one-of-kind gift.   

Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Aprende de forma segura las habilidades necesarias para crear un juego de posavasos de madera pirograbados. Copia un patrón con papel grafito y utiliza herramientas simples de pirograbado para crear un regalo único. 

El espacio es limitado; se requiere registro. Visita nuestro calendario en línea para registrarte.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
July 22, 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
July 22, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
tablet with multiple apps laying on top of a laptop

Got a quick question about your tech gadget? Whether it’s a cellphone or computer, drop-in for one-on-one help and pick up some tips and tricks needed to make the most of your device. Assistance is provided on a first come, first served basis in 20 minute slots. No registration required.

Interested in a longer session? Schedule a one-hour TechTutoring session by e-mailing Karina at kflores@anythinklibraries.org or leaving a voicemail at 303-405-3248. Please include your tech learning goal, name, preferred appointment time and best contact information. TechTutoring services are available for scheduling all month.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 22, 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
July 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The chile ristra is a common – and useful – decoration to hang outside of your home.  Gather with friends and neighbors to learn about this tradition, and make a chile ristra to spice up your cooking and home décor. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required. 

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Adult
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July 23, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared for children up to 5-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 and be ready to move, build and create.

Age: 
Children
July 23, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you need help with your job search? Stop by for drop in help on how to navigate your options, automate your search, edit/create your resume or cover letter. This program is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11am to 12pm.

¿Necesitas ayuda en buscar trabajo? Ven para recibir ayuda en navegar tus opciones, revisar/crear tu resume o carta de presentación. No se requiere cita.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

No yard? No problem. Get your hands dirty by starting a container garden that will fit even in the smallest of spaces. 

Due to increased demand and limited space, registration is now required for this program. Please speak with a staff member for more details.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Pear still life

Learn how to create a still life painting from local artist Arturo Garcia using acrylic paint. Geared towards beginners, but all skill levels welcome. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
July 23, 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. Space is limited; registration suggested.

July 2: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

July 9: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

July 16: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

July 23: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

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Class
Age: 
Children
July 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

From application to 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.

Please note: the scheduled time is only a calendar placeholder.

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

The chile ristra is a common-and-useful-decoration to hang outside of your home. Gather with friends and neighbors to learn about this tradition, and make a chile ristra to spice up your cooking and home decor. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
July 24, 2019 - 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, and write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years.

Age: 
Children
July 24, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Can you survive the LEGO Disaster Mountain challenge? Put your building skills to the test when you work as a team to keep a LEGO mini-figure alive in a simulated Colorado wilderness. Appropriate for ages 5 through 12. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Children

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