Past events

E.g., Apr 20 2019
April 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Please join us for a fun night of culinary creations with Sticky Fingers Cooking.  We will use various kitchen equipment to make a delicious meal. All meals are 100% nut free and vegetarian.

Kitschy Kitchen Sink Pancakes + All Shook Up Chocolate Butter + Banana Chocolate Milk

This program is intended for kids 5-12. Space is limited; registration required. 

Please register each participant individually.

Age: 
Children
April 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Looking for help using Overdrive, hoopla digital, Lynda.com or any of our other streaming services and databases? Drop-in for a casual one-on-one discussion to set up or troubleshoot your device. Just bring an active library card and your device.

Assistance is available in twenty minutes slots on a first come-first served basis. No online registration required but space is limited. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 18, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Are you interested in learning more about alternative, holistic care options? Join us for a conversation about wellness and hear about the practice of acupuncture from Cristina Michaels, L.Ac., from Colorado Art of Acupuncture. Hear how acupuncture has been used throughout history and cultures. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Bloom series. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 18, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all curious minds! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s inspiration is musical gadgets. Learn to make music in fun and inventive ways with a variety of gadgets each week. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Led by a working author in partnership with Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop, explore elements of poetry like rhyme, rhythm, meter and stanzas. Then, create poems in different forms like haikus, sonnets, sestinas and free verse throughout the month with the opportunity of a final showcase. Appropriate for kids grades 3-5. Children are encouraged to attend each session. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Age: 
Children
April 18, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Aspiring musicians: practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence, and collaborate with other artists. All abilities are welcome, whether you're putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen
April 18, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 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.

¿Compró un nuevo aparato? ¿Necesita crear un correo electrónico? Aprenda habilidades de computación básicas en estas sesiones sin cita. Traiga sus preguntas. No se requiere cita.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, music, and more, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-3. Registration required. Visit our online calendar to register. Please note: books and activities will be the same on both Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
April 18, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Then enjoy a few minutes of social time with other caregivers while the children play with toys. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Español with your fellow community members. Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! 

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en ingles y español con miembros de su comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. Registración por internet no es necesaria.  

Age: 
Adult
April 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Books and beers: two great tastes that go great together! Join Perl Mack’s offsite, monthly book club at Bruz Beers, where we’ll toast to Coloradan-authored books of all genres with thoughtful discussion. Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. Registration encouraged.

Please e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org for details about obtaining a copy of this month’s book, Carrie Vaughn’s Bannerless.

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

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
April 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Aspiring musicians: practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence, and collaborate with other artists. All abilities are welcome, whether you’re putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before. Appropriate for upper elementary kids, tweens and teens. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
April 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Do you love K-Pop? Share your favorite music videos, try Korean snacks, talk about your bias, and learn dance moves with teen K-Popper, Somorah. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended. 

Age: 
Teen, Tween
April 17, 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 different gaming tournament the last Wednesday of every month. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
April 17, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for stories, music and more (completely in Spanish) and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-4. No registration required.

Acompáñanos para contar historias y cantar canciones completamente en español, y quédate para un proyecto de arte divertido solo para los más pequeños. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 5 años. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 17, 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
April 17, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-2 years old. Music and Movement attendees will have supervised play until their program starts at 11 am.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
April 17, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for stories, music, and more, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-3. Registration required. Visit our online calendar to register. Please note: books and activities will be the same on both Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 17, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading Stitches: A Memoir by David Small. 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 Stitches: A Memoir de David Small. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
April 17, 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
April 17, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Sign language is a great way to effectively communicate with pre-verbal or non-verbal people in our lives. This beginner course will cover a variety of topics including food, playing, animals and more. This class is intended for caregivers with children ages 0-5. Both kids and adults are encouraged to attend.  No registration required.

Age: 
Family
April 16, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Anythink presents a special story time with acclaimed children’s author Marcie Colleen, this year’s selected One Book Colorado winner. Colleen, a former actress and school teacher turned children’s author, will host an interactive reading with a chance for kids to ask questions. Attendees will also receive a copy of her latest book, Penguinaut!, to take home. This event is free and open to the public.  

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Family
April 16, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading Stitches: A Memoir by David Small. 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 Stitches: A Memoir de David Small. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
April 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Join national recording artist Wayne Watts for his good-vibes-only social music jam. Collaborate with Wayne and other teens to create a unique electronic music track and then enjoy the party! Work with Wayne toward preparing for our upcoming performance! Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for teens in grades 6 -12. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen
April 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Dig in to some delicious fun as we explore ancient Aztec culture with two of their greatest culinary contributions to humanity: hot chocolate and guacamole! Participants will learn how to make guac from scratch, who the Aztecs were and how modern archeologists are still uncovering mysteries from their powerful reign. Best for elementary kids, tweens and teens. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
April 16, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Have no artistic talent what so ever? Want to see who can make the ugliest art possible? Come and make something utterly dreadful and compare your “talent” with your friends! Win an award for the worst art made! Ages 14 and up.

April 16: Ugly painting

April 23: Ugly jewelry

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Class
Age: 
Teen

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