Past events

E.g., Apr 21 2021
April 20, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Swing by the library’s curbside services for a free snack to go, courtesy of the Food Bank of the Rockies. For kids ages 0-18. No registration required.  

 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Children
Apr 20 2021

Unleash your inner actor and show your talent as we take turns reading a script from a light-hearted movie. We will provide the script and props to inspire your dramatic techniques. This program will be held on the digital platform Zoom and is intended for the whole family. After registering for the program, you will receive a link to the program with the email you provide.  We will notify registrants when the bag of props is ready to pick up at Anythink Huron Street. 

Event Type: 
Theatre
Age: 
Adult, Family, Teen, Tween
April 20, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:25 am

This program will be canceled due to weather conditions. We hope you join us when the program is rescheduled. Thank you.

 

Join us for stories and a song outside with socially distanced seating, and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun. We will meet outside of the front doors of the library.

Please note that this program may be cancelled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancellation notices. 

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Please register once per household.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
April 20, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  Storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair.  

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
April 20, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. Baby Bounce will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair.

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 20, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am
Man with necklace

Design your own necklace at home and watch your design come to life with Glowforge, our laser engraver. Experience the ways that you can turn everyday drawings into a wood carving. Appropriate for children and tweens. 

Here’s what we’ll do: 1) Grab a clean sheet of white copy paper. 2) Draw your necklace with a pencil and outline it with a black pen or Sharpie. 3) Send a photocopy of your design to athao@anythinklibraries.org by April 19.  

On April 20, we’ll meet on Zoom and reveal how the Glowforge works!  

This program will be held online via Zoom.  A link to the online meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants. Everyone is welcome to sit in, but please only register once per household.  

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Tween
April 19, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm

Dinosaurs are some of the most fascinating animals that ever lived. But how can you tell what is, and what is not, a dinosaur? Become a Dinosaur Expert with Dinosaur George as he explains everything you wanted to know about dinosaurs. Designed for adults, but all ages welcome.  

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance. Space is limited; registration required.  

For questions, please contact Catherine at codson@anythinklibraries.org

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Adult
April 19, 2021 - 12:00 pm to April 24, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Pick up a new task each week at Anythink Wright Farms that will guide you on creating your superhero identity. Appropriate for elementary school-age kids. Supplies are limited; registration is required. 

  • Week One: April 5-10 – Name and Gadget
  • Week Two: April 12-17 – Cape and Flight
  • Week Three: April 19-24 – Logo and Strength
Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
STEAM
Age: 
Children
April 19, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Bring a blanket and head out to our backyard for stories, songs and some surprises. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited; registration is required. Register once per household.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 19, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:25 am

Today's program will be moved indoors. If you would still like to attend, please meet at the front doors of the library at 11 am and Ms. Rene will escort you inside to the program. Please be at the library doors no later than 11:05--there will be no more access to the indoor program after that time. Thank you!

 

Sing, dance, and play games! Activities are apropriate for ages 3-6, but younger participants are welcome to attend.

We will meet outside of the front doors of the library. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too.

Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancellation notices.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. 

Space is limited; registration required. Please register once per household.

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Children
April 17, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for this series with CSU Extension’s Colorado Master Gardeners to grow your gardening skills. This week’s topic is soils and veggies, with plenty of time for Q&A.  All gardening related questions welcome! This event will be hosted virtually via Zoom; registration required. A link to join will be sent via email. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Adult, Family, Teen, Tween
April 17, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The Bennett Arts Council and Anythink Bennett present a watercolor class with local artist, Laurie Leftwich. Participants will explore the medium and learn basic watercolor techniques, while creating their own masterpiece. Watercolor kits will be available for pickup at Anythink Bennett starting on 4/13.

Space is limited; registration required.  This virtual event will be held online via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Adult
April 17, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Integrative Wellness Coach Devon Athey discusses meditation techniques and leads participants through a series of guided meditations in this three-week series. Each workshop revolves around a unique theme, which ties into the meditation for the week. Appropriate for ages 18 and up. A journal and a pen are highly recommended.

Space is limited; registration required.  This virtual event will be held online via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event. 

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult
April 16, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Share your work and ideas with other writers and aspiring writers in this fun and supportive workshop. Learn to write better, receive feedback, and be more creative.  Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Space is limited; registration required. This virtual event will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen
April 15, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

It’s time to play Bingo!

We’ll play several rounds, and each winner will receive an elementary or young adult level book to keep!

Space is limited; registration is required.  

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link – and Bingo cards – will be emailed to registered attendees in advance. 

Registration will close at 6 pm on Wednesday, April 14.

Winners will be able to pick up book prizes during Anythink Huron Street’s open hours or through curbside service.

This program appropriate for all ages. 

Some library emails have been going to Junk folders. Please check all folders for the program link! Thank you.

Age: 
Family
April 15, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Swing by the library’s curbside services for a free snack to go, courtesy of the Food Bank of the Rockies. For kids ages 0-18. No registration required.  

 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Children
April 15, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for some songs, fingerplays and a fun story outside with socially distanced seating. Keep your own copy of the picture book and enjoy revisiting the story at home.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 2-6. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per household.  

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K, Children
April 14, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Eric Hammond from CSU Extension to get inspired and learn best practices for conserving water in your garden and outdoor space. This program will allow time for audience Q&A. Space is limited; online registration required.  

This program will be held online. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Adult
April 14, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore your creativity and participate in a series of Art from Ashes spoken word workshops. The words we use to define ourselves and our reality can dictate how we think, what we do — even our experiences and circumstances. Discover how powerful your words can be through a series of interactive writing prompts and special guest artist performances.

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.

Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen
April 14, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us in our beautiful backyard for stories and songs. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are recommended and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per household.   

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 13, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

The chicks are back! First, we need to see how many of our eggs are fertilized – and then we can watch them grow. Learn about life inside an egg in this virtual program with Adams County 4H. Space is limited; registration required. A link to the Zoom session will be sent by email in advance of the program. Simultaneous translation of this program will be available in Spanish courtesy of the Community Language Cooperative. La traducción simultánea de este programa estará disponible en español cortesía de Community Language Cooperative.

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Children
April 13, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Swing by the library’s curbside services for a free snack to go, courtesy of the Food Bank of the Rockies. For kids ages 0-18. No registration required.  

 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Children
April 13, 2021 - 12:00 pm to April 28, 2021 - 6:00 pm

Swing by Anythink Perl Mack this month to check out our chicks. In collaboration with Adams County 4-H, we'll check in on fertilized chicken eggs in our incubator as they develop and hatch at the library. Life cycle activities will be available to take home for elementary-aged kids, while supplies last. 

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Family
April 13, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  Storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair.  

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
April 13, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. Baby Bounce will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair.

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 12, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Create a chemical reaction by changing one or more substances to form a new substance – “elephant toothpaste!” In this experiment, we will look for color changes, temperature changes and fizzing. This program will take place in-person in our outdoor space.  

Best for grades 3-6. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Tween
April 12, 2021 - 12:00 pm to April 17, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Pick up a new task each week at Anythink Wright Farms that will guide you on creating your superhero identity. Appropriate for elementary school-age kids. Supplies are limited; registration is required. 

  • Week One: April 5-10 – Name and Gadget
  • Week Two: April 12-17 – Cape and Flight
  • Week Three: April 19-24 – Logo and Strength
Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
STEAM
Age: 
Children
April 12, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Bring a blanket and head out to our backyard for stories, songs and some surprises. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited; registration is required. Register once per household.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 10, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Reminiscent of popular TV cooking shows, participants will be given a mystery box that contains several ingredients. How will you creatively incorporate them into your dish? Meet up virtually on cooking day to discuss your dish. Supplies are limited and participants will be notified on how to pick up their mystery box ingredients in the days before we cook. This program will be held online. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. One mystery box per household. 

Contact Mandi for questions: mmiller@anythinklibraries.org

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Adult
April 10, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Honor the memory of all the lives lost during one of the most infamous maritime disasters in history. As we approach the 109th anniversary of the historic sinking, learn from the experts at the Molly Brown House Museum how a fated cross-Atlantic voyage turned into a night to remember — and one that no one who survived would ever forget. 

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.     

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 10, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for this series with CSU Extension’s Colorado Master Gardeners to grow your gardening skills. This week’s topics include seed starting and planting with plans to donate, with plenty of time for Q&A. All gardening related questions welcome! This event will be hosted virtually using Zoom and registration is required. A link to join will be sent via email to registrants in advance. For questions about this event, please contact Shelly at CCadult@anythinklibraries.org.

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Adult
April 10, 2021 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Through a partnership with the Bennett Arts' Council, Anythink Bennett presents this two-part creative writing seminar with local writing instructor, Robbin Schincke. Participants will learn how tap into their creative potential and express themselves on the page. Veterans interested in writing are highly encouraged to attend, but everyone is welcome. Appropriate for ages 18 and up. 

Space is limited; registration required.  This virtual event will be held online via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event.  

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Adult
April 10, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Through a partnership with the Bennett Arts' Council, Anythink Bennett presents this two-part creative writing seminar with local writing instructor, Robbin Schincke. Participants will learn how tap into their creative potential and express themselves on the page. Veterans interested in writing are highly encouraged to attend, but everyone is welcome. Appropriate for ages 18 and up. 

Space is limited; registration required.  This virtual event will be held online via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event.  

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Adult
April 10, 2021 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 0-6. Need an instrument? Pick up one at Anythink Wright Farms beginning Thursday, April 1. Space is limited; registration required.

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.  

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 10, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Integrative Wellness Coach Devon Athey discusses meditation techniques and leads participants through a series of guided meditations in this three-week series. Each workshop revolves around a unique theme, which ties into the meditation for the week. Appropriate for ages 18 and up. A journal and a pen are highly recommended.

Space is limited; registration required.  This virtual event will be held online via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event. 

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult
April 9, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Teens talk poetry! Let's discuss what you think about contemporary poetry and hear from poets working today. Special guest Bianca Mikahn is a local spoken word artist, hip hop musician and activist. Hear from her about why poetry is so important and ideas for becoming a part of the local poetry community. Appropriate for ages 12 and up. Questions? Email mdewolff@anythinklibraries.org.

Space is limited; registration required. This virtual event will be held online via Zoom.  A link to this virtual event will be sent via email prior to the event. Be sure to check your spam folder for any missing emails.

Event Type: 
Writing
April 9, 2021 - 11:00 am to April 10, 2021 - 5:00 pm

Pick up a surprise Take & Bake kit! This kit includes all of the ingredients required to make a delicious surprise recipe at home. Supplies are limited; registration required to reserve your kit. Registered participants will receive a phone call with pick-up instructions in advance.

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Adult
April 9, 2021 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

Make a spectacular colorful mess with this fun science experiment. Appropriate for students in grades 3-5. Supplies are limited and can be picked up at the York Street branch starting Friday, April 9. Appropriate for kids ages 7 to 12. No registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
April 8, 2021 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Design, build and launch your own rocket. Together on Zoom, we’ll learn the basics of rockets with the help of a simple chemical reaction. This program will be available in both English and Spanish, with simultaneous translation by the Community Language Cooperative. Kits will be available for pick up at the Commerce City branch beginning Thursday, April 1. Supplies are limited; registration required to reserve your kit. Please visit our website to register and to receive the Zoom link.  

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
April 8, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Swing by the library’s curbside services for a free snack to go, courtesy of the Food Bank of the Rockies. For kids ages 0-18. No registration required.  

 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Children
April 8, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for some songs, fingerplays and a fun story outside with socially distanced seating. Keep your own copy of the picture book and enjoy revisiting the story at home.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 2-6. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per household.  

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K, Children
April 7, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join Eric Hammond from CSU Extension to learn how to envision, create, and sustain a beautiful Colorado perennial garden. This program will allow time for audience Q&A. Space is limited; online registration required.  

This program will be held online. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance. 

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Adult
April 7, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore your creativity and participate in a series of Art from Ashes spoken word workshops. The words we use to define ourselves and our reality can dictate how we think, what we do — even our experiences and circumstances. Discover how powerful your words can be through a series of interactive writing prompts and special guest artist performances.

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.

Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen
April 7, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us in our beautiful backyard for stories and songs. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are recommended and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per household.   

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
April 6, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Swing by the library’s curbside services for a free snack to go, courtesy of the Food Bank of the Rockies. For kids ages 0-18. No registration required.  

 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Children
April 6, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what’s living just outside your door? Join in a month-long Bioblitz around the library and your own neighborhood.

A Bioblitz is a scavenger hunt for plants and animals that takes a snapshot of an area’s biodiversity, and contributes data for environmental researchers. Discover fascinating new species, and get your hands dirty in the process.

This program will be held online via Zoom. A link will be emailed to registered attendees in advance.

Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Animals
STEAM
Age: 
Teen, Tween

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