Past events

E.g., Oct 18 2021
July 9, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Cleo Parker Robinson Dance is so excited to invite you on a journey through dance! Students will learn from a teaching artist to explore their bodies in space and rhythms in motion. We can't wait to play! Appropriate for ages 2-6. Program will be held outside. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
July 9, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Learn more about the creative process by helping artist Jayson Fann build one of his world-renowned spirit nests. During this 60-minute session, participants will work with Fann on this community-centered, large-scale installation - one of six to be installed across Adams County. Work together with other community members while using a variety of tools - from drills to paint brushes and more. PLEASE NOTE: A waiver must be signed prior to attending this program. Please include an email address when registering to receive the waiver.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 9, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Join staff from the Tri-County Health Department WIC Program at the Anythink Commerce City Community Garden to enjoy a morning of gardening and to learn all about beets! 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, Family
July 8, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Join other library teens to talk about the newest trends, show off your favorite recent videos, and try out new recipes or hacks to see what really is fact or cap. We will meet virtually through Discord.

For a Discord invitation, please contact Cassidy at ctanzella@anythinklibraries.org.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 8, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Create your own flower art using bubbles, paint, and found natural materials. This program will be held outside at Anythink Commerce City. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.  Best for children ages 5-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
July 8, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Our backyard will become the backdrop for the greatest movie ever filmed – your own. Write, direct and record a short film using stop-motion animation software, then share it with your friends.

Space is limited, registration required.

This program will be held outside at Anythink Wright Farms.

Event Type: 
Class
Movies
mySummer
Tech
Writing
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 8, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:25 am

Sing, dance, and play games! Appropriate for ages 3-6.

Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance too.

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: 
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Children
July 8, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Meet artist and educator Jayson Fann for an interactive art workshop exploring the intersection of art and nature. Learn more about Fann’s artistic process as you gain a deeper understanding of how natural materials can be used to create art. Appropriate for all ages. Families are encouraged to participate. Program will be held outside. No advanced registration necessary. 

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Adult, Birth to Pre-K, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 8, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join Curious Paper Art by Mamibel as we make traditional Mexican folk art. Please note that this program will be held outside, but may be moved indoors due to heat or inclement weather. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
July 8, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Let’s gather in our backyard for some fun in the sun. Each week presents a new theme where we will learn a little, laugh a lot and make some new friends along the way. Appropriate for ages 6 to 10. Program will be held outside. Space is limited; registration required.

July 8 - Backyard Bugs with Adams County 4-H

This program will be held outside at Anythink Wright Farms. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. 

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Children
July 7, 2021 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn more about the creative process by helping artist Jayson Fann build one of his world-renowned spirit nests. During this 60-minute session, participants will work with Fann on this community-centered, large-scale installation - one of six to be installed across Adams County. Work together with other community members while using a variety of tools - from drills to paint brushes and more. PLEASE NOTE: A waiver must be signed prior to attending this program. Please include an email address when registering to receive the waiver.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 7, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Eco-printing is a fun technique where you use plants to leave imprints on fabric or paper. In this program, we will forage and explore around the outside of the library to find cool flowers and plants, then we’ll hammer those plants onto a piece of cotton, In the end, you’ll walk away with a cool new wall hanging. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Family
July 7, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Table with 3D printer

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. For more information on The Studio, visit https://www.anythinklibraries.org/studio.

Times and locations listed below:

Commerce City - July 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM

York - July 14, 2021 at 1:00 PM

Bennet - July 21, 2021 at 12:00 PM

Perl Mack - July 28, 2021 at 11:30 AM

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Family
July 7, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Follow a path through nature and experience it with all of your senses. We'll have a course set up outdoors for your little ones to stop and smell the roses, feel the fur of a wild animal, listen to the sound of running water and much more! Appropriate for ages 2 to 11. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for notices. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Children
July 7, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us in our beautiful backyard for stories, songs, free play & and a snack.  This program will be held outside at Anythink Commerce City. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.  Best for children ages 5 and under. Space is limited, registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
July 7, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Grab a sun hat and join us on the lawn for stories, songs and outdoor play for toddlers and preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6. Please note that his program will be held outside, but may be moved indoors due to heat or inclement weather. Space is limited; registration encouraged. 

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
July 7, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join experienced family yoga instructor Caitlin Hessee as she leads flexibility, breathing and stretching exercises designed for our youngest Anythinkers and their caregivers. Please bring your own blanket or beach towel and a stuffed animal.

No registration required.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Children
July 7, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Learn more about the creative process by helping artist Jayson Fann build one of his world-renowned spirit nests. During this 60-minute session, participants will work with Fann on this community-centered, large-scale installation - one of six to be installed across Adams County. Work together with other community members while using a variety of tools - from drills to paint brushes and more. PLEASE NOTE: A waiver must be signed prior to attending this program. Please include an email address when registering to receive the waiver.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 6, 2021 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Have you ever wondered what your favorite board game would look like if it was giant? You can find out this summer, as we recreate board games in chalk in the Anythink Wright Farms backyard and then step into them to become the playing pieces. We’ll start with the classic game Sorry, and then decide as a group what games to recreate next. 

Space is limited; registration required. 

This program will be held outside at Anythink Wright Farms.

Event Type: 
Gaming
mySummer
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 6, 2021 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6.  Program will be held outside. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for notices.

Age: 
Children
July 6, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Help our local bird community by building your own bird house to set up in your yard! We'll apply wood shop skills and use found materials to make our houses. All materials will be provided. Please note that this program will be held outside, but may be moved indoors due to heat or inclement weather. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Teen
July 6, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages 2 to 6.  Program will be held outside. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for notices.

Age: 
Children
Tags: 
July 6, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for our annual AnyAbility celebration of summer — Camp AnyAbility, featuring campfire songs, outdoor fun and a special tour of our new spirit nest. This activity is open to all and designed specifically for adults with disabilities. Space is limited; online registration required. If registering for a group, please register each attending individual separately or call 303-405-3200 for assistance.

Event Type: 
AnyAbility
Age: 
Adult
July 6, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Let's plant a garden! Our children’s plot will have lots of veggies to care for. All tools will be provided. This program will be held outside at Anythink Commerce City. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Gardening
Age: 
Children
July 6, 2021 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. Appropriate for ages 18 months to 2 years.  Program will be held outside. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for notices.

Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
July 6, 2021 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather for a story, songs and rhyme time for babies, toddlers and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 18 months. Program will be held outside. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Check the event on our website for notices.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
July 3, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join Nature’s Educators as they teach us about animals that are Herpitiles. They will be bringing some fun, interesting friends for us to meet, including lizards, snakes, toads and frogs.

Appropriate for all ages. No advanced registration necessary. 

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Family
July 3, 2021 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Ready to craft with flowers, but would prefer a more affordable and non-perishable medium? Look no further than Cricut paper flowers! Assemble a flower crown using an assortment of “freshly cut” flowers from our Cricut machines and other supplies. 

Space is limited, registration required for each participant. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Class
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
Tags: 
July 3, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Share your work and ideas with other aspiring writers in this fun and supportive workshop. Learn to write better, receive feedback and be more creative. Appropriate for ages 18 and older. Sign up online by Saturday, June 26 in order to share your work. Space is limited; registration required.  Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
July 3, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

This monthly morning book club has a very different style. We choose a theme for the meeting and you choose the book you want to read based on that theme and everyone discusses their choice. This month’s theme is a book about science or by a scientist. Celebrate our mySummer initiative by learning something new about our incredible world.

Appropriate for adults. No advanced registration necessary. 

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
July 2, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Join Nature’s Educators as they teach us about animals that make their habitats in and around roots and the ground. They will be bringing some fun, interesting friends for us to meet, including snakes, rabbits or toads.

Appropriate for all ages. No advanced registration necessary. 

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Family
July 2, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Join staff from the Tri-County Health Department WIC Program at the Anythink Commerce City Community Garden to enjoy a morning of gardening and to learn all about leafy greens! 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, Family
July 1, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Help us welcome bug friends to our garden (or yours, should you choose to take your finished product home). In this program, create bug hotels using recycled milk jugs. Then, forage around the library grounds to find things to fill the habitat.This program will be held outside at Anythink Commerce City. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
July 1, 2021 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Get ready to have some outdoor water-filled fun in the sun! We will use water balloons and other items to make sure you go home good and soaked. Please wear a swimsuit and shoes that you can get wet, and bring a towel, if able.

Appropriate for ages 5-12. 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.

Age: 
Children
July 1, 2021 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Meet artist and educator Jayson Fann for an interactive art workshop exploring the intersection of art and nature. Learn more about Fann’s artistic process as you gain a deeper understanding of how natural materials can be used to create art. Appropriate for all ages. Families are encouraged to participate. Program will be held outside. 

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Family
July 1, 2021 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Let’s gather in our backyard for some fun in the sun. Each week presents a new theme where we will learn a little, laugh a lot and make some new friends along the way. Appropriate for ages 6 to 10. Space is limited; registration required. 

July 1 - Backyard Balance stilt party with DNA Entertainment

This program will be held outside at Anythink Wright Farms. Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Children
June 30, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Eco-printing is a technique that uses plants to leave imprints on fabric or paper. In this program, we will forage and explore outside to find flowers and plants. Then, we’ll hammer those plants onto a piece of cotton. In the end, you’ll walk away with a new wall hanging. Space is limited; registration is required. Visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Family
June 30, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Pick out and pot an easy-to-care-for houseplant. Create a name and backstory for your plant, learn how to care for it, and decorate the pot. Practice using smartphone macro lens adapters to photograph and enter your plant in our plant fashion show! This program will be held outside at Anythink Brighton. Best for tweens and teens. Space is limited, registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Gardening
Age: 
Teen
June 30, 2021 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Gather in the shade of our backyard and create nature-inspired crafts with your family. Appropriate for kiddos and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration required. This program will be held outside at Anythink Wright Farms. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for notices. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
June 30, 2021 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn the basics of tiskets and taskets while you make your own little baskets to take home. This program will be held outside at Anythink York Street. Appropriate for students in grades Pre-K-5. No registration required. Please note that this program may be moved indoors due to inclement weather. Please check the event on our website for notices.

Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Children
June 30, 2021 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Join Emmanuel of Soul Rhythm African Drumming for an entertaining, rhythm-filled journey which uses drumming and body percussion to teach about Africa and its Indigenous cultures.


Danahy Park
Livingston Dr. & Roseanna Dr.
Northgelnn, CO 80234
Event Type: 
mySummer
Age: 
Family

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