Past events

E.g., Dec 1 2021
November 5, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Join Swallow Hill Music for fun stories and music. Appropriate for ages 1 to 6. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 30, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Follow along with our resident artist and Halloween enthusiast, Lara, as we create an adorable, spooky 3-D painting for Halloween while sipping on some sinister spirits (read: mocktails). 

Supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 30, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Join CSU Extension to hear expert advice for setting a food budget, meal planning and incorporating the five food groups to ensure a balanced diet. Participate in a Q&A discussion and make healthy trail mix to take home. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Space is limited; registration recommended.

Event Type: 
Food
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult
October 30, 2021 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Drop in at any time to explore creatures both real and imaginary. Discover the secrets behind cryptozoology and search for Bigfoot in the backyard. Craft a cuddly beast while catching a cartoon monster movie. More adventures with creatures await throughout the library. Appropriate for all ages. No advanced registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Food
History
Movies
STEAM
Age: 
Adult, Birth to Pre-K, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 29, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Let’s build! Meet in the children’s department for a building spree. Many different types of blocks will be on hand for littles. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. No advanced registration necessary.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 29, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Relax, mingle and use your creativity in this collaborative, timed art challenge. Each participant will start by painting their own canvas and exchange canvases when the bell rings. Be a part of community art. Appropriate for adults. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Registration required per participant.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
October 28, 2021 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Play your favorite video games with friends on the Switch. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for teens. No advanced registration is necessary.  

Event Type: 
Gaming
Age: 
Teen
October 28, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Grab a donut and join local death investigators as we discuss how death scene investigations are conducted, what forensic pathologist and autopsy technicians look for during an autopsy, and how evidence and lab results are used to determine the cause and manner of death. This program is appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Food
Age: 
Adult
October 27, 2021 - 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Join Rachel Tomey from the Colorado BatCREW to learn about brown bats, the most common bat species in Colorado. Participate in some fun bat-related activities and learn how to protect bat populations. Program will be held outside (weather permitting). Check the event on our website for weather notices. Appropriate for all ages. No advanced registration required. 

Age: 
Family
Tags: 
October 27, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Stop by these drop-in sessions and discover a surprise experience each week. Join us for performances, demonstrations and more. All ages welcome. No advance registration necessary. 

October 27, 2021 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Stop by for a nutritious snack provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Snacks will be available while supplies last. Pickup located near the teen area. Ages 18 and under are welcome. 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
October 27, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, and a snack. Appropriate for ages 5 and under. Program may be held outside. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 27, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us on the lawn for stories, songs and outdoor play for toddlers and preschoolers. Program will be held outside. Please note that this program may moved indoors due to heat or inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Appropriate for children ages 2 to 6. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 27, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Discover, play and explore with new friends. Please wear clothing and shoes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. No advanced registration necessary.

  • October 13 - Discover Your Senses
  • October 27 - Storybook Obstacle Course
Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Early Literacy
Movement & Dance
Music
STEAM
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 27, 2021 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Share time with your little one while engaging in songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 23 months.
 

Event Type: 
Class
Early Literacy
Movement & Dance
Music
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 26, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Well organized bedroom

Get an introduction to the ancient practice of Feng Shui with expert Lorrie Webb Grillo. Learn how to arrange your environment to support your sleep and rest in order to feel recharged. Appropriate for teens and adults. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult
October 26, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Drop in for one-on-one help with any tech device and pick up some tips and troubleshooting support. Assistance is available on a first come, first served basis. No advanced registration necessary. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 26, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Watch an artist create a work of art – in front of your eyes! Engage with local artists, learn about the painting process and ask questions. Appropriate for all ages. No advanced registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Adult, Birth to Pre-K, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 26, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Hedwig, Harry Potter’s pet owl, was loved by all. Learn about the digestive process of owls by dissecting whole owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week? Appropriate for ages 11 to 17.

This program will be a TAKE & MAKE activity to do at home. Stop by Anythink Perl Mack to pick up your supply kit on Tuesday, October 26th. 

Space is limited; registration encouraged.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Tween
October 26, 2021 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join friends and watch your favorite anime or discover something new. Treats will be provided. Appropriate for teens. No advanced registration necessary.  

Event Type: 
Movies
Age: 
Teen
October 26, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

It can be a challenge to begin and maintain the practice of mindfulness. Learn what mindfulness is (and is not), try practices and leave with ideas of how you can incorporate mindfulness into your life. Appropriate for adults. No experience required. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
October 25, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Unwind your body and mind, and head into your evening feeling rested and restored. Instructor Teri Diaz will lead a gentle yoga class focusing on releasing tension in the neck, shoulders and hips. Appropriate for adults. No yoga experience required. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
October 25, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join other teen library gamers as we meet virtually and in-person for a fun gaming session. No registration required for in person gaming. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

For virtual gaming, please contact Cassidy at ctanzella@anythinklibraries.org to receive a Discord invitation. 

Event Type: 
Gaming
Age: 
Teen
October 25, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join experienced family yoga instructor Caitlin Hessee as she leads flexibility, breathing and stretching exercises designed for our youngest Anythinkers and their caregivers. Please bring your own blanket or beach towel, and a stuffed animal. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. 

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 25, 2021 - 9:00 am to 9:30 am

Share time with your little one while engaging in songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 23 months. No advanced registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 23, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Calling all book nerds! Our graphic novel book club is back, except this month we are reading poetry! Join us in our beautiful backyard for lunch and to discuss this months title Dandelion, written by Gabbie Hanna. A copy of the book (to keep) will be provided. Appropriate for ages 12-16. Space is limited; registration is required. Registered participants will recieve an email with instructions on when to pick up your book. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen
October 23, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

It’s spooky season! Join Richard Estep from the Boulder County Paranormal Research Society as he walks us through how to perform an effective paranormal investigation. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 23, 2021 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

Prepare with this home organization session. Find balance, organization and joy at home and at work with guidance from KonMari master consultant Kate. Bring any items you struggle to fold in your life (think: tops, bottoms, socks and fitted sheets) and discover the secrets to living a life that spark joy. No advanced registration necessary.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 23, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
A photo of documentary photographer Juan Fuentes, sitting in the center of a yellow upholstered couch. There is a large-scale floor-to-ceiling black and white image on the wall behind him.

Explore everyday life on the Eastern Plains through the lens of community members and documentary photographer Juan Fuentes, whose work focuses on the lives of immigrant and Spanish-speaking communities. “Thirty-Six Miles East” is a large-scale collage that highlights the experiences of individuals and families in an area of rapid population growth and new development. Connect with the artist and community contributors, and enjoy light refreshments during this exhibition unveiling. Attendees will receive a copy of Fuentes’ photography book, “We Trust Our Wings,” while supplies last. 

This exhibition is a part of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) at Anythink Fall Artist Showcase, made possible by funding from the Anythink Foundation and SCFD. Learn more about workshops and exhibitions at anythinklibraries.org/fallartistshowcase.   

Age: 
Adult, Birth to Pre-K, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 23, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Solve high-altitude baking challenges! Join us to hear helpful tips from expert Nicole Hampton, and bring all your questions for the Q&A session. Hampton is the author of the books “High-Altitude Breakfast: Sweet & Savory Baking at 5,000 Feet and Above” and “Sugar High: Sweet & Savory Baking in Your High-Altitude Kitchen,” as well as the blog “Dough-Eyed.” Treats will be provided. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Adult
October 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Welcome the spookiest season of all—Victorian style with the Molly Brown House (in-person this time!)! We invite you back to dig up the skeletons of Halloween traditions by learning about the history of fascinating customs, decorations, and costumes that date back farther than you may think. No registration required.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 23, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ready to take a moment to clear the mind and soak in some good vibrations? Join sound healer Anjila Shrestha for an hour of sound bath meditation with Himalayan Singing Bowls. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.  

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult

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