Past events

E.g., Dec 4 2022
October 22, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
lady with hat reading

Meet to discuss the book, The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. This program will be held outside at Anythink Bennett. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for notices. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
October 22, 2021 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Did you know Anythink Bennett is haunted? Team up with friends to explore the library and use our high-tech ghost hunting kits. Appropriate for teens ages 13 and up. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
Tags: 
October 22, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wood sign saying create

Curious to learn what you can create at The Studio? Join us for fun, informal experiences centered around tools and resources available in The Studio. We will be focusing on using Glowforge, a laser engraver. For more information on The Studio, visit https://www.anythinklibraries.org/studio. 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
October 21, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join our Happy Café – a space to discuss and encourage the importance of happiness and mental well-being via the 10 Keys for Happier Living, outlined by the international organization Action for Happiness. This month’s gathering will be focused on the eighth key: Emotions (look for what’s good). We will focus on common goals, embracing a challenge, and the joy of ultimately finding resolution, all with a spooky twist. Together, discover new ways to build joy and create a more caring world.

Space is limited; online registration is required.

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Adult
October 21, 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 20, 2021 - 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm
After School Snacks

Learn how to make easy, healthy snacks at home. Each week will feature new recipes. Appropriate for ages 7 to 18. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Space is limited, registration recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
October 20, 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 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2021 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us to discuss “The Witches: Suspicion, Betrayal, and Hysteria in 1692 Salem” by Stacy Schiff. Appropriate for ages 18 and older. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 20, 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 19, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us for a movie after school. Popcorn and snacks will be provided. Movies will be rated PG-13 or below. Parental permission is required for viewers under 13 at PG-13 movies. 

Event Type: 
Movies
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
October 19, 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 19, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Learn hands-on basics of surgery and practice your operating skills with surgical tools as we operate on a variety of candy. Best for elementary children, tweens and teens. Space is limited; registration recommended.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Tween
October 19, 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 19, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Bundle up because we are going on an adventure! Join us as we go on a scavenger hunt around the library to find items in nature. This program will take place outside at Anythink Huron Street. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for notices. Appropriate for ages 3 to 6.

Age: 
Children
October 19, 2021 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

Explore yoga with us in a safe and friendly environment with seated and optional standing poses. Build strength, flexibility and balance while reducing stress and calming the body and mind. 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 18, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

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 18, 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 16, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us for our new Board Game Café. Grab a warm drink, pull up a chair and show off your board game strategy. Will you be crowned master of games? This month's game theme: spooky, of course! Think: murder mysteries, escape rooms, Clue and more favorites. Come in with a small team assembled or join a new one (with light assembly required).

No advanced registration necessary.  

Event Type: 
Gaming
Age: 
Adult
October 16, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join Mile High Fitness and Wellness for a relaxing hour of Qi Gong. Qi Gong is an ancient Chinese practice that focuses on breathing techniques, meditations, postures and visualization. Comfortable clothing recommended. All abilities welcome. This program is part of Renew: A Community Wellness Experience brought to you by Anythink. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
October 16, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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 15, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
teen writing

Share your work and ideas with other writers and aspiring writers in this fun and supportive online workshop. Hone your skills through creative exercises. Learn to write better, receive feedback and be more creative.  Appropriate for teens ages 12 and up. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. This virtual event will be held via Zoom. A link will be sent via email prior to the event. 

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen, Tween
October 14, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Celebrate the fall season by decorating a colorful pumpkin. Appropriate for tweens and teens ages 12 to 17. Space is limited, registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Teen, Tween
October 14, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Embark on an environmental adventure that focuses on making small changes to daily habits to be more environmentally conscious. Participate in global experiments, create sustainable goods and discover how to be an eco-innovator. Appropriate for ages 5 to 12. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children
October 14, 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

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