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., Jul 29 2015

Today

miniThinkers Unite!

July 29, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:15 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. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Music & Movement

July 29, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Music and Movement

Minithinkers Unite!

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:40 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. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

MiniThinkers Unite

July 29, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers. We will focus on early literacy skills through play. Space is limited; registration is required. 

 

Age: 
Children
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miniThinkers Unite!

July 29, 2015 - 10:30 am to 11:15 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. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children

Preschool Music & Movement

July 29, 2015 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Come and talk about 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, Family, Teen, Tween
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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
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Make Ice Cream in a Bag at Danahy Park

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Enjoy a cool treat on a hot summer day. Make your own ice cream in a sandwich bag. This event will take place at the Danahy Park bookmobile stop located at: Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr., Northglenn, CO 80234. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

mySummer Finale

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrate the end of summer the Anythink way. Join us for outdoor crafts, food, and a dunk tank to wrap up mySummer with fun for the whole family.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

mySummer Finale (canceled)

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Canceled)

Let’s end mySummer with a party! We’ll have lots of food, drinks and fun things to explore. 

Age: 
Family
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mySummer Finale

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Let’s end mySummer with a party! We’ll have lots of food, drinks and fun things to explore. 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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mySummer Finale: Foam Day

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Celebrate the end of the summer at Anythink Bennett by slipping and sliding at our annual Foam Day! Local firefighters will spray soapsuds – and then it’s time to dive in! Goggles and shoes recommended; fun required! 

Age: 
Children
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in snack program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone ages 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Candy Sushi

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 3:00 pm

A sweet spin on sushi, this program is an opportunity to learn about Japanese culture and cuisine. Use candy as an analogy to learn different ways of preparing sushi.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
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Teen Time: Glass Pendants

July 29, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Register

Create a custom-designed glass pendant to wear using pictures from your favorite fandoms, artful designs, and more. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Teen

Photography Club

No online registration necessary

July 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

stock photo - photographer

Join us every month for a photography club to share and discuss our work.

This month’s theme is Music - submit your photos by that Monday to be included.

For more information and to be added to our list, email wfphotoclub@anythinklibraries.org.

 

Age: 
Adult, Teen

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Bingo for Books

No online registration necessary

July 30, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Play bingo and win free books! No registration required.

 

Age: 
Family

mySummer Finale

No online registration necessary

July 30, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrate the end of summer the Anythink way. Anythink Huron Street wraps up mySummer with fun for the whole family.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

July 30, 2015 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in snack program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone ages 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

Tech Toys

No online registration necessary

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

Get hands on with technology and learn something new. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Candle Making

July 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Register

Candles make great gifts and add some fun to your room. Learn how to make your own candles by melting wax, adding color, and scent. 

Age: 
Teen
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The Studio: Flash Fiction With Aaron

No online registration necessary

July 30, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Colorado author Aaron will be here to help you work on story arc, character development and world building as you create a flash fiction.  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

mySummer Finale

No online registration necessary

July 30, 2015 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Say goodbye to summer with your friends at Anythink Commerce City. Join us for a fun surprise! No registration required.

 

Age: 
Family

Friday, July 31, 2015

Music & Movement

July 31, 2015 - 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Register

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

Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

July 31, 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

Explore Outdoors: Storytime Yoga

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

Register

Stories come alive with yoga. Children will improve focus, strength, and coordination with the practice of fun and challenging poses. Appropriate for kids ages 7-10. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
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Story Time

No online registration necessary

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

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities. Appropriate for ages 2-6.  Registration is not required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

No online registration necessary

July 31, 2015 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, songs, and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

miniThinkers

No online registration necessary

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

miniThinkers

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. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Open Studio: Fun with Fibers

No online registration necessary

July 31, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join our Artist in Residence Nancy Niero for a special edition of Open Studio. Nancy will guide you through new techniques with yarn or offer help on reading patterns. Drop spindles, knitting needles and crochet hooks will be available for you to experiment with or bring your own in-progress projects to work on in the company of fellow crafters. All ages welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Make Ice Cream in a Bag at Silver Creek

No online registration necessary

July 31, 2015 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Enjoy a cool treat on a hot summer day. Make your own ice cream in a sandwich bag.This event will take place at the Silver Creek Elementary bookmobile stop located at: 15101 Fillmore St.,Thornton, CO 80602.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Saturday, August 1, 2015

Duct Tape Mania

August 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Register

The possibilities are endless with duct tape! Join us for a crafting session using everyone’s favorite adhesive. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for ages 10-17. Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Age: 
Teen

Monday, August 3, 2015

The Studio: Stop Motion Movies

No online registration necessary

August 3, 2015 - 3:00 pm

Ever wanted to make your own movie? Use an iPad and stop-animation to create Claymation or Lego movies with our new 3D mini sets. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Art Stop on the Go

August 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Register

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, Tween

Art Stop on the Go

No online registration necessary

August 3, 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

Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Ebooks, Music, Movies & More

No online registration necessary

August 4, 2015 - 10:00 am

Do you know about the library’s free digital resources? Join us to learn about how you can download ebooks using Total Boox or Overdrive, or instantly stream music, movies, audiobooks and TV shows using hoopla. Bring your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone to learn how to use Anythink’s resources. There will also be iPads on hand for you to use. All ages welcome. 

Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

August 4, 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

AnyAbility

August 4, 2015 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Register

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

Tech Tutoring (canceled)

No online registration necessary

August 4, 2015 - 11:00 am to August 25, 2015 - 12:30 pm (Canceled)

Bring us your computer problems and leave with answers that work for you.  Time available is in half hour segments. Sign-up encouraged. See your local Anythink library for more details.

 

The Studio: Invent with Strawbees

No online registration necessary

August 4, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Build really cool stuff with Strawbees inventor kits!  Design your own bridge, mechanical snake, vehicle or almost anything else!  All ages welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

Movie Afternoon

No online registration necessary

August 4, 2015 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join your friends for that newly released movie we’ve all been waiting for! Snacks provided. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen

Shakespeare Society: Pizza and a Play

No online registration necessary

August 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Henry VI, Part 1 is the first of the three Henry VI plays written by Shakespeare and maybe also Thomas Nash.  History is leading us up to the War of the Roses. Nonetheless, we eat pizza, read the play together, learn a little, and generally laugh a lot.

Age: 
Adult

Family Fun: Play with Your Food

August 4, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Register

Design and build a bridge, tower, or building using marshmallows and dry spaghetti. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Story Time

No online registration necessary

August 5, 2015 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Age: 
Children

Young Artists

No online registration necessary

August 5, 2015 - 10:30 am to August 26, 2015 - 11:30 am

Let your child express themselves! Join us for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-8. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Tech Time Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

August 5, 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 ask tech question. Customers will be helped in a first-come first-serve basis. All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

August 5, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

August 5, 2015 - 12:30 pm to 1:30 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

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