Past events

E.g., Sep 25 2021
September 16, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Creativity invents a universal language that connects people of different backgrounds.  Our virtual songwriting workshop specializes in providing best practice strategies on how to collaboratively write songs while also creating a space for aspiring creatives to network with professional musicians. These sessions will showcase how to incorporate literacy, highlight artists of color, and integrate current events into your music.

This event will be offered both virtually and in person. For virtual participation please email Cassidy at ctanzella@anythinklibraries.org. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
Music
Age: 
Teen
September 15, 2021 - 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Unwind after school with fun improvisation theater games in our spirit nest! Prepare to be silly and imaginative with your friends as you work together as a group to be creative storytellers. Appropriate for ages 7 to 14. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Event Type: 
Theatre
Age: 
Children
September 15, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for a fun hour of outdoor movement centered around being a superhero!

Appropriate for ages 5-12. 

This program is hosted in partnership with JumpBunch.

Space is limited; registration required. 

Please visit our online calendar to register.

Please register each participant separately.

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Children
September 15, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 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
September 15, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for stories and songs.  Appropriate for ages 5 and under. Program may be held outside. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
September 15, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us on the lawn for stories, songs and outdoor play. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. Program will be held outside. Please note that this program may move indoors due to heat or inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
September 15, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Discover, play and explore with new friends. Please wear clothing and shoes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. No advanced registration necessary.  

  • September 1 – Forget Finger Painting 
  • September 15 – Astronaut Training 
  • September 29 – Coding Bootcamp for Littles 
Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Early Literacy
Movement & Dance
STEAM
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K, Children
September 14, 2021 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join friends and watch your favorite anime or discover something new. Treats provided. Appropriate for teens. No advanced registration is necessary. 

Event Type: 
Movies
Age: 
Teen
September 14, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join artist-in-residence Alejandra Abad for a special workshop as she walks you through her creative process. Abad, an interdisciplinary artist, continues her textile “Our Wishes” project at Anythink Wright Farms. Messages of hope gathered from the community will be transformed onto large, whimsical flags as part of an upcoming exhibition at the library. Get a first-hand look at how Abad uses fabric and paint as a vehicle for community expression. “Our Wishes” is designed to break down the barriers between the artist and viewer while centering on community. This program is appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. 

“Our Wishes” will be on display at Anythink Wright Farms beginning Sept. 30, 2021.  

This workshop is part of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art at Anythink Fall Artist Showcase, made possible by funding from the SCFD. Learn more about additional workshops and exhibitions at anythinklibraries.org/fallartistshowcase.  

Age: 
Adult
September 13, 2021 - 10:45 am to 11:15 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. Appropriate for ages 2 to 3. No advanced registration necessary.  

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
September 13, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Visitenos con sus aparatos tecnológicos para recibir ayuda y asistencia individual. Asistencia está disponible por orden de llegada para 20 minutos para cada participante. No es necesario registrarse con antelación. Para una sesión más larga y privada, consulte nuestro programa de Tutoría Técnica.

Event Type: 
Class
Tech
Age: 
Adult
September 13, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Drop-in for one-on-one help with any tech device and pick up some tips and troubleshooting support. Assistance is provided on a first come, first served basis in 20-minute slots. No advanced registration necessary. For a longer, private session, please refer to our Tech Tutoring program.

Event Type: 
Class
Tech
Age: 
Adult
September 13, 2021 - 10:00 am to 10:30 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
September 11, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

The world can be an overwhelming place at times. Mindfulness is key to maintaining a healthy life. Make your own calming meditation jar, learn about mindfulness resources and participate in a guided meditation. Appropriate for all ages. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Family
September 10, 2021 - 12:30 pm to 1:15 pm

Ground-level (“bad”) ozone is toxic to plants and animals, including humans. Although ozone is invisible, its effects can be observed on the leaves of certain plants. Get hands-on experience with Anythink's registered ozone bioindicator garden and see for yourself how plants can indicate what's in the air that we breathe. Learn how to detect damage on the plants and help collect data for the National Center for Atmospheric Research. Appropriate for all ages. Please note that this program may cancelled due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Family
September 10, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Come dance with the Colorado Ballet! We’ll learn body literacy and rhythm and listen to some fun stories in this series for the month of September. Appropriate for ages 1-6. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
September 10, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Hearts, poker, cribbage, Farkel and more! Join us as we drink coffee, eat snacks and play games on the second Friday of each month. Appropriate for adults. Program will be held outside. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather.

Age: 
Adult
September 10, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Read, play and make a craft. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. Space is limited; registration required.

Due to chilly temperatures, this event will be held INDOORS at Anythink Perl Mack. Grab & Go kits will be available to take and make the craft at home if that is your preference.  

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
September 10, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Join staff from the Tri-County Health Department WIC Program at our community garden to enjoy a morning of gardening and learn tips for how to incorporate more vegetables into your diet. Gardening will begin at 9 am, and the garden information session will begin at 10 am. Please bring water and your own gardening gloves if able. Program will be held outside. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices. No advanced registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Food
Gardening
Age: 
Adult, Birth to Pre-K, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
September 9, 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
September 9, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Creativity invents a universal language that connects people of different backgrounds.  Our virtual songwriting workshop specializes in providing best practice strategies on how to collaboratively write songs while also creating a space for aspiring creatives to network with professional musicians. These sessions will showcase how to incorporate literacy, highlight artists of color, and integrate current events into your music.

This event will be offered both virtually and in person. For virtual participation please email Cassidy at ctanzella@anythinklibraries.org. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
Music
Age: 
Teen
September 9, 2021 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Try two methods of the popular art medium of pour painting. Materials will be provided.

Appropriate for ages 5-12. 

Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Please register each participant separately.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
September 8, 2021 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Create a beginner’s stained glass project with help from Little Glass Art, utilizing the method used to make Tiffany & Co.’s world-famous lamps. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Adult
September 8, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Did you purchase a new device? Do you need an email address? Stop by with your tech questions and learn basic computer skills at these drop-in sessions. No advanced registration necessary.

Event Type: 
Tech
September 8, 2021 - 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Unwind after school with fun improvisation theater games in our spirit nest! Prepare to be silly and imaginative with your friends as you work together as a group to be creative storytellers. Appropriate for ages 7 to 14. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Event Type: 
Theatre
Age: 
Children
September 8, 2021 - 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Join us for a fun cooking program with Sticky Fingers Cooking. Follow a recipe inspired by the book "Dragons Love Tacos" by Adam Rubin and make Dragon Party street tacos, cilantro lime rice, and easy, mild salsa.

Appropriate for ages 5-12. 

Space is limited; registration required.

Please visit our online calendar to register.

Please register each participant separately.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
September 8, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 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
September 8, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for stories and songs.  Appropriate for ages 5 and under. Program may be held outside. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
September 8, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us on the lawn for stories, songs and outdoor play. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. Program will be held outside. Please note that this program may move indoors due to heat or inclement weather. Check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family

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