Past events

E.g., Oct 17 2018
October 16, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Practice makes progress.  Join Jen from City Strings Guitar to learn how to play the guitar, listen to each other as an ensemble, and write original songs.  These sessions are open to students who have good strength and dexterity in their fingers and who are willing to practice during the week.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own guitar.  All ages welcome.  Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Class
October 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
man in recording booth

Logic Pro X is an audio production software that can allow you to explore your creativity through music production. Learn how to setup a new project and record audio in this program. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Program will be held in the Recording Booth.**

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 16, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

From first application to final interview, our Guide will help you find a fulfilling career. Navigate your options, automate your search, edit your resume or cover letter, or practice putting your best foot forward with a mock interview. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 16, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Spanish with your fellow community members.  Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! We'd love to see you there! 

Le invitamos a practicar inglés y español con miembros de su comunidad entre conversaciones. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nuevo idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros.

Age: 
Adult
October 16, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Want to get your ereader, phone or tablet loaded up with library materials for a trip? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 16, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Want to get your ereader, phone or tablet loaded up with library materials for a trip? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 16, 2018 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a lively discussion of The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich. No online registration necessary. Our book club meets the third Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:45 pm

Learn to be your own professional skin-care advisor, as you explore the tools and practices to support optimal skin health using only natural ingredients. Part I will dive deep into skin type, detoxification, nutrition, and lifestyle changes. Part II will give you hands-on experience with non-toxic ingredients you can use in your skincare routine, and you'll create your own customized facial oil to take home. Appropriate for adults. Attendance at both sessions is highly recommended. Space is limited; online registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
October 15, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

For those who love all things fall and harvest-themed, Monday nights in October are dedicated to making spectacular crafts and decorations. This program is intended for school-aged kids.

October 15: Pumpkin Painting

October 22: Monster Slime Lab

October 29: Skeletons and Spiderwebs

Age: 
Children
October 15, 2018 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Make ‘em laugh, make ‘em cry, make ‘em scream. This month, we’ll be creating interactive stories of all kinds using the computer program Scratch. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult helpers recommended for children ages 10 and under. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 15, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Aspiring musicians:  Hang out with DK (aka Wayne Watts) from Firelane Music & Media Entertainment and learn everything you need to know in order to master the stage. Practice recording and producing your music. Learn how to hone your stage presence, promote yourself on social  media and develop your network. All abilities are welcome, whether you’re putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
October 15, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

As we spend the next few months diving into sound, join us for an introduction to voice recording. Learn to get clean voice audio in the studio and at home. Recordings can be used for podcasting, streaming, scary stories, and anything else you can imagine. Recommended for ages 12 and older. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
October 15, 2018 - 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
October 15, 2018 - 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
October 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Share your memories with us.  

We’re looking for photos to include in our upcoming multimedia display that captures the universal nostalgia and life that revolves around one of the most common family gathering places: the kitchen table.  

We invite you to share photos from the past or present that capture this spirit.  

Digital photos can be uploaded at anythinklibraries.org – or bring in your physical photos and we’ll digitize them for you. You’ll receive an emailed copy of your memory and the chance to have your photo displayed at Anythink Wright Farms. 

Age: 
Adult
October 13, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join Franklin Cruz of Lighthouse Writers Workshop and TEDxMileHigh for an exploration of poetry and personal power. Every story has a lesson, and every person has a story. Find or share your unique voice in this three-part series, culminating in the opportunity to perform, or simply listen and appreciate. Attendance at all three sessions is recommended, but not required. Appropriate for adults and mature teens. No online registration necessary. Please email mmayo@anythinklibraries.org with any questions.  

Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 13, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Work together as a group to build a physical backpack and visor that will let us control a huge, on-screen digital robot in real time using Nintendo Labo. Smash buildings, fly, transform into a tank, and more! Appropriate for tweens & teens ages 8 and up. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
October 13, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Marma Designs & Sewing School hosts this beginner’s sewing class for kids ages 7-9. Learn the basics of sewing, including how to properly thread and safely use a sewing machine, troubleshooting, layouts, measuring, and fabric cutting. Participants will come out of the class with their own handmade tote bag. Fabric and materials will be provided. Bring your own machine or use one of ours. Space is limited; registration recommended.    

Age: 
Children
October 13, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn yoga through stories, songs, and movement activities. Little yogis will practice breathing exercises and have time to get creative, too. This program is intended for kids ages 3-8. Registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
October 13, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 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. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please email aeasley@anythinklibraries.org to register. 

Age: 
Children
October 13, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

To celebrate 15 years of The Walking Dead, Anythink has acquired some 15th anniversary swag to give to the first 20 fans to stop by Anythink York Street on October 13 between 12pm - 2pm. Stop by to collect your TWD collectibles while supplies last.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
October 13, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
iMac with Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe Photoshop Drop-in

Saturday, Oct. 6, 11 am-12 pm

Want to learn Adobe Photoshop or need some one-on-one help? Drop in to get started with this program or for personal assistance with a project.

 

Adobe Premiere Drop-in

Saturday, Oct. 13, 11 am-12 pm

Have video footage to edit, but don’t know how? Drop in for assistance using Adobe’s Premiere Pro.

 

Adobe Lightroom Drop-in

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 13, 2018 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

In this two-hour program, learn why having a bat house in your backyard could help save this important species and keep them out of your homes and attics. We will use kits to put together our very own bat houses, including finishing with stain or paint. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

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