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 20 2019
May 20, 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
May 20, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3.  No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
May 20, 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
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Snapology will be joining us this month to add some engineering principles into some of your favorite fandoms. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

  • May 13 – Pokemania
  • May 20 – Adventures with Star Wars
Age: 
Children
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us for a comic series that packs a punch. Artist Holden Boyles will lead workshops to help you create comics that are just as cool as you are. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

 

Age: 
Teen
May 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Share photography and learn new techniques every month with the Wright Farms Photo Club. Meetings start with a slideshow presentation of member-submitted photos from last month’s theme. Afterward, an expert in the field will teach a new technique. Please submit your photos to elsa.coates.photography@gmail.com to be included in this month’s slideshow. New members of all skill levels are welcome to join. No registration required.

Monthly Themes:

March 25th: Landscape Photography with ND Filters and Polarizers

April 29th: Portraiture with a Model

May 20th: Off Camera Flash

June 24th: Printing your Work

July 29th: Staging Your Shot

August 26th: Travel and Photography

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
May 21, 2019 - 10:15 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3.  No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
May 21, 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
May 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Are you hungry for good books and good food? Let’s talk about Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and make food. This program is intended for kids in grades 4-5. Please see a staff member if you need a copy of the book. 

Age: 
Children
May 21, 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.

· May 7: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

· May 14: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

· May 21: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

· May 28: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
May 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Ship with superhero

From Paper to Digital Art: Part 1

Tuesday, May 7, 4-6 pm

Students will begin this two-part series by drawing a pop culture character using paper and pencil. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

From Paper to Digital Art: Part 2

Tuesday, May 14, 4-6 pm

In part two, students will take that character and learn how to transfer it to Photoshop. Next, they'll learn how to take their digitized character and use a tablet to outline and color. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

How to Add Shadows & Highlights

Tuesday, May 21, 4-6 pm

Learn techniques on how to add shadows and highlights to your digital drawings. Customers will be given a fully-colored drawing to work with in this program. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
May 21, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Bring your creativity to explore art that challenges tradition. Learn about the Pop Art Movement and create our own pieces inspired by the likes of Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and many others. All materials will be provided. Space is limited; registration encouraged. 

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
May 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to make your own digital sticker to add to your photos or create your own geo-filter? Local artist Adelina Gonzales, also known as That5280Lady, will lead participants in creating pop culture digital art. Use free computer software to make a digital sticker based on your favorite pop culture icon. All materials needed will be provided. Appropriate for tweens and teens grades 6 through 12. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

¿Alguna vez has querido hacer tu propia pegatina digital para añadir a tus fotos, o crear tu propio geofiltro? La artista local Adelina Gonzales, también conocida como That5280Lady, guiará a los participantes en la creación de arte digital de la cultura pop. Usa un software gratuito para crear una pegatina digital basada en tu ídolo favorito de la cultura pop. Se proporcionarán todos los materiales necesarios. Apropiado para preadolescentes y adolescentes de 6.º a 12.º grado. El espacio es limitado; se requiere registro. Visita nuestro calendario en línea para registrarte.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen
May 21, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

This high energy workshop will introduce young performers to the basics of improv and lead them in several short performance games.  Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

This program is intended for school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children, Tween
May 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Enjoy delicious brews and make new friends as you learn to play the hottest new board games and settle in with the tried-and-true classics. Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. This month we're playing Betrayal at House on the Hill, a horrifying game of survival and sabotage that is different every time you play it! Other games will be available for play as well.

Bruz Beers is located at 1675 West 67th Ave. in Denver, Colorado.

Age: 
Adult
May 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:05 pm

From first application to final 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 that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
May 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro El odio que das de Angie Thomas. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
May 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
May 22, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Have you ever wanted to know more about folk herbalism to support in taking care of your kiddos? Local birth doula Alana Watanabe will lead two workshops on DIY home herbalism. The second workshop will include Spanish translation. Topics discussed will include earache oil, immune buster syrup, and upset tummy tea. We will craft these recipes together and each family will take home samples. No registration is required.

Alana Watanabe, una acompañante en el nacimiento local, dirigirá dos talleres sobre herbolario casero para niños. El segundo taller incluirá traducción en español. Los temas que se analizarán incluirán aceite para el dolor de oídos, jarabe de refuerzo inmunológico y té para el malestar estomacal. Prepararemos estas recetas juntos y cada familia llevará muestras a casa. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
May 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
May 22, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Have you ever wanted to know more about folk herbalism to support in taking care of your kiddos? Local birth doula Alana Watanabe will lead two workshops on DIY home herbalism. The second workshop will include Spanish translation. Topics discussed will include earache oil, immune buster syrup, and upset tummy tea. We will craft these recipes together and each family will take home samples. No registration is required.

Alana Watanabe, una acompañante en el nacimiento local, dirigirá dos talleres sobre herbolario casero para niños. El segundo taller incluirá traducción en español. Los temas que se analizarán incluirán aceite para el dolor de oídos, jarabe de refuerzo inmunológico y té para el malestar estomacal. Prepararemos estas recetas juntos y cada familia llevará muestras a casa. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
May 22, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. There will be gaming consoles, computer games, movies, various gaming clubs, and board games available. We will also be hosting a gaming tournament May 15. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

 

Age: 
Teen
May 22, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Get creative every week with arts and crafts projects you can play with or give away as gifts. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required, but supplies are limited.

  • May 1 –Superhero Flyers
  • May 8 – Lion King Stencils
  • May 15 -  Lightsaber Bookmarks & Make Your Own Droid
  • May 22 – Magic Carpet Weaving
Age: 
Children
May 22, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Develop your own super hero in a four-week workshop that includes story telling, manual creation, theatrical movement, and technology. Enjoy group work activities and co-creation techniques guided by a professional art director and real-life cosplay professionals. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
May 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Gather to enjoy snacks and watch a documentary about the world of comic books told through the thoughts and images of the creators, artists, writers, collectors, store owners, independent publishers, and especially the passionate fans who have made it the phenomenon that it is today. Then learn about how to use our streaming movie service, Kanopy, free with your library card. Refreshments will be served. Appropriate for tweens & teens in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Boom! Pow! Zing! Every superhero needs a trading card that showcases their proudest achievements, darkest struggles, and dazzling superpowers. Using basic graphic design tools, make a trading card that you can share with your friends, family, and arch-nemeses. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
May 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 5:05 pm

Whether you’re writing an important e-mail for work, an essay for college admissions, or a paper for class, let our guide help you translate your ideas onto the page. Learn research, drafting, and proofreading techniques, or simply receive one-on-one editing and advice that will make your writing more effective for a variety of objectives. Best for teens through adults. To schedule an appointment, email Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
May 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Here is your chance to geek out and show your knowledge of Game of Thrones with a fun trivia night.  Prizes and refreshments will enhance this evening where the night is dark and full of terrors.  Ages 15 and up are welcome. 

Age: 
Adult, Teen
May 22, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

In each session of this monthly series, we will explore a lesser known culture through the lens of its culinary and folklore traditions. Come prepared to expand your horizons, and to connect with a unique culture in an authentic way.  Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required for each attendee.  

Age: 
Adult

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