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., Jun 18 2018
June 18, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Have you ever wondered how a submarine can see above the water? Or maybe you want to peek around a corner or over a wall without anyone seeing you. Embrace excitement and intrigue as you sleuth using a homemade periscope. Supplies are limited; registration required.

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Class
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Children
June 18, 2018 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

What is an intro video and why is it important? We’ll get into the details during an informal discussion and basic tutorial of Adobe Premiere.  It’s recommended that you bring your own video files with a USB or through cloud storage, but not necessary. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
June 18, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Have you ever wondered how a submarine can see above the water? Or maybe you want to peek around a corner or over a wall without anyone seeing you. Embrace excitement and intrigue as you sleuth using a homemade periscope. Supplies are limited; registration required.

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Class
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Children
June 18, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory tells the true story of the Cardinals, who in 1932 became the first women's collegiate team to win the American Athletic Union's National Basketball Tournament. This personable narrative is as much about the daily lives of the players as it is about the sport of basketball. Library Journal calls it “Equal parts social history and sports legend come to life.”

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
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Adult
June 18, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join John Aden of Denver Open Media for an introduction to the basics of shooting a narrative scene, and then put what you’ve just learned into practice by creating your own short narrative scene.

 

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The Studio
June 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

You don't have to travel far to find many of Colorado's incredible murals and street art. 

Work together with fellow participants to create large-scale works of art and celebrate community artistry.

Space is limited; Registration is required.

Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
June 18, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Wright Farms Photo Club will share photographs on the themes Selfie and Open. Please submit your photos via email by Friday, June 15 to wfphotoclub@anythinklibraries.org. New members are always welcome to join. No registration necessary. 

Age: 
Adult
June 19, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

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 for a trip? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required.

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Adult
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June 19, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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

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Children
June 19, 2018 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Back by popular demand: Our four-legged friends from Caramel Apple Farms will visit Anythink Perl Mack. All ages are invited to stop by to ask questions and learn more about these fun, quirky creatures. In addition to interacting with the goats, this year will include opportunities to learn how to milk them. 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
June 19, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Graphic Design

Ever wonder how your favorite YouTuber’s have custom thumbnails and channel art for their pages? Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop by creating your own custom graphics. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
June 19, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Explore and express yourself artistically during a photographic scavenger hunt. Prompts will guide you through the library and surrounding areas to capture the things that inspire you. Share the sights that caught your eye with fellow attendees.

Space is limited - Please register for this event.

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Class
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Teen
June 19, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Observe the impressive tools of the owl, the incredible talons and 6-foot wingspand of the eagle, the aerodynamic features of the falcon, and the precise flight of the hawk. Meet these powerful animals in action. Appropriate for kids and families. No registration required.

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Family
June 19, 2018 - 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.

June 5: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

June 12: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

June 19: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet from Barr Lake State Park.

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Class
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Children
June 19, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Come try your hand at the old timey past time of whittling. Leave with your very own owl whittled out of a block of wood! Necessary tools and wood will be provided. All experience levels welcome. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Adult
June 20, 2018 - 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.

Appropriate for ages birth-4 years.

No registration required.

Age: 
Children
June 20, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 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. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years. Registration required, please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Children
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June 20, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  Be ready to pay, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 2-5.  Supplies are limited.  No registration required.

  • June 6 – miniRanchers
  • June 13 – miniSports
  • June 20 –miniTrainConductor
  • June 27 - miniFarmers
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Children
June 20, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Do you love giant-sized bubbles that you can fit inside of? Perhaps you enjoy foamy bubbles in the bathtub or the wonder that comes from watching a bubble machine. Everyone’s bubbly favorites are different. Join us to create the best bubble using a variety of supplies, tips, and tricks. Appropriate for kids ages 5 and up. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
June 20, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you love giant-sized bubbles that you can fit inside of? Perhaps you enjoy foamy bubbles in the bathtub or the wonder that comes from watching a bubble machine. Everyone’s bubbly favorites are different. Join us to create the best bubble using a variety of supplies, tips, and tricks. Appropriate for kids ages 4-12. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Children
June 20, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  Be ready to pay, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 2-5.  Supplies are limited. No registration required.

  • June 6 – miniRanchers
  • June 13 – miniSports
  • June 20 –miniTrainConductor
  • June 27 - miniFarmers
Age: 
Children
June 20, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Observe the impressive tools of the owl, the incredible talons and 6-foot wingspand of the eagle, the aerodynamic features of the falcon, and the precise flight of the hawk. Meet these powerful animals in action. This program will be at the Brighton Armory, next door to Anythink Brighton. No registration required.

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Family
June 20, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join Anythink and Parallel Artistic for a performing arts summer camp style series, in which participants will have the opportunity to act, dance, create costumes, film and edit performance videos and get a feel for what it's like to work with a professional performing company. Gain performing skills and lend your creativity to a project that exemplifies the Anythink Wright Farms community. This program is appropriate for tweens and teens. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen

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