Past events

E.g., Oct 23 2019
October 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Learn how to design and create greeting cards with local expert Dawn Hamm. All supplies included. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Did you purchase a new device? Do you need an email address? Learn basic computer skills in these drop-in sessions. Stop by with your tech questions. Walk-ins welcomed. No registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Through a partnership with the East Colorado Small Business Development Center, the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade will present a workshop on opportunities for Agriculture/Tourism businesses in rural Colorado. OEDIT's 2020 Destination Development Craft & Grant Opportunities will be highlighted in this workshop. This is a fantastic opportunity for local businesses to learn about these opportunities and how they can be used to increase revenue. Space is limited; registration reccomended. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
Age: 
Adult
October 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Sew your own drawstring backpack this month during DIY Hour! Whether you use it to tote your candy on Halloween or your books from class to home, this bag will come in handy and will be fabulous because you made it yourself. Best for elementary, tween and teen. All sewing abilities welcome. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
October 22, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Participate in an in-depth dissection of a brain and eyeballs. After observing the dissection of a sheep’s brain and learning proper dissection techniques, small groups will work together to dissect a cow’s eye. We’ll also explore issues of the eye like why some people need glasses.

Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Presented by Science on Demand

  

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Class
Age: 
Teen
October 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

We believe that kids have the power to make a difference in the world. Join us each month as we learn about a different local or global organization who is making a difference for others. Then, lend a hand as we help make a difference with a hands-on project that benefits the organization. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

October 22, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Need personalized help with a research project or term paper? Want to learn how to discover your family history? Need to know what you should read next? Never fear – your Anythink guide is here! An Anythink York Street guide will help you find the information you need. One-on-one guided research sessions are by appointment only. To schedule, call Anythink York Street at 303-405-3234 for more information.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Let's gross out our friends and families with this fun recipe. We will use straws, gelatin, and brownies to create this ghoulish treat.  This program is intended for kids in K-5th grade. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children
October 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
two paintbrushes

Explore the basic skills and techniques involved in oil painting with local expert Arturo Garcia. Appropriate for teens and adults. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Do you like to get creative with your food? Well, use those talents at the library! In our gross food competition, you will work as a team to create the most delicious and grossest looking treat! Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
October 21, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

New and experienced players of the popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, are invited to meet-up to play competitively for prizes. Some cards provided. Space is limited; registration is recommended Students in grade 6 to 12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
October 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Our annual dip into speculative fiction takes us to The Glitch, by Elizabeth Cohen, who has written a fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut about a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life. We wish we could live so well, or do we? 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 21, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes, and play in English and Spanish. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

 

Acompananos para cuentos, canciones, rimas y juego en inglés y español. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años. No se requiere registro.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
October 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for a monthly screening of a movie adapted from a book and video clips discussing the differences between the two mediums. This month we will watch an Alfred Hitchcock horror movie from 1960, starring Anthony Perkins as a motel owner with mommy issues. Popcorn and snacks will be provided. This film is rated R, so it is appropriate for ages 17 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Enjoy tea and tiny sandwiches with other readers and book club members from all over the north suburban area and celebrate National Reading Group Month together. Musical entertainment and free books are among the festivities. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come learn from crafting experts, Craftsman & Apprentice, how to preserve the beautiful colors of fall in your home. You’ll learn not only how to save a piece of nature from season to season, but you’ll do it on your own portable wood flower press that you’ll craft from scratch.

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

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for the first of this three-part series all about how to make this holiday season easier! Part one will dive into decorations for Halloween and fall that use household items you may already have laying around. Embrace your creativity to see what you can make with toilet paper rolls, trash bags, milk jugs, and more!

All materials provided. Space is limited; registration requested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Calling all super fans! Is there a spooky character in your fandom you want to make dazzle? Whether it’s Pokemon’s Mimikyu or a classic like Frankenstein, join us for a crash course on how to use reactive foil to create an art piece you can frame and display. Appropriate for adults and teens who are comfortable navigating a laptop. Space is limited; registration required for each attendee. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Do you love true crime? Join fellow true crime aficionados as we discuss our favorite books, documentaries and podcasts of the genre. Coffee and tea will be provided. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 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
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Did you purchase a new device? Do you need an email address? Learn basic computer skills in these drop-in sessions. Stop by with your tech questions. Walk-ins welcomed. No registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn how to sew with our team of sewists. The first hour and a half we will make a special project. This month we are making holiday table runners. The final hour will be spent on mending, so feel free to bring anything that is in need of repair. Appropriate for adults. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Drop in to use our sewing machines, Cricuts, 3D printers and more.  Get one-on-one or group help to start a new project, finish something you’ve started, or simply learn something new.  The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 18, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Build your own cities both past and present while becoming a historic preservationist. Learn about saving historic structures, the evolution of a city, and the importance of historic preservation in the museum’s most popular program. Ages 6-12.

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Class
Age: 
Children, Family, Tween
October 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient, furry friends provided by Therapy Dogs Boulder County. This program is appropriate for ages 4-12. Space is limited, registration is required. On the day of the event, registered participants will sign up for a 5-15 minute session during the program on a first come, first served basis. 

Age: 
Children

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