Past events

E.g., Feb 18 2019
February 11, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes, and play in English and Spanish. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

Acompananos para cuentos, canciones, rimas y juego en inglés y español. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años. No se requiere registro.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
February 11, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Your device works hard and deserves some tender love and care. Join us for help on e-mail decluttering, uninstalling unused programs and slimming down your startup programs list. Your device is sure to thank you with a spring to its step!

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Space is limited.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Improv acting has been proven to help people who experience social anxiety and have difficulty with conversations, speeches, presentations, or even talking on the phone. Join Cris Edwards, MFA Acting/Directing, for a friendly and fun introduction to some helpful improv acting techniques that build speaking skill and confidence. Appropriate for tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
February 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Marma Designs & Sewing School hosts this beginner’s sewing class for kids ages 8-11. 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 lovely treat bags. Fabric and materials provided. Bring your own machine or use one of ours. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
February 9, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Do you want to learn more about essential oils and how they can prevent you from getting sick? These natural plant oils can help boost your body’s immune system and help you stay strong during cold and flu season. During this workshop, learn safe ways to use essentials oils on yourself and in your home. We will also create an essential oil hand sanitizer spray for you to take home. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
February 9, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Read a book you want to talk about? Meet people who read widely and differently? Talk about what’s hot and what’s not in the publishing world? Looking for a great new read? Let’s get together informally with friends, neighbors and library staff and talk about great new reads and best classics. 

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
February 9, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

From language learning on Rosetta Stone to Microsoft Office classes on Lynda.com, your educational pursuits are just a click away. Drop in for one-on-one assistance in getting set up and navigating the databases that you can access for free with your library card.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first served basis. Space is limited.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 9, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Do you want to learn a new language? Do you already speak a second—or third!—language and want some practice by sharing it with others? Join Anythinkers for a friendly afternoon of polyglot pleasures as we explore the cultural and linguistic traditions that make our neighborhood distinctive. 

Age: 
Adult, Teen
February 9, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Are you ready to learn about computers? Then the library is your place. Join us for an overview of computers and how to get surfing on the Internet. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 9, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Join us for six weeks of yoga sessions at Anythink Bennett. These lessons will offer multiple forms of yoga so that by the end of six weeks you can establish an ongoing practice that suits your lifestyle and wellness goals. Registration recommended but not required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
February 9, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Get fit at the library! Drop into our monthly exercise program for inspiring and exhilarating workouts that are clued into your goals and fitness level. Along the way, learn the basics of exercise science in order to maximize your results every day of the year. No previous fitness experience necessary. Please wear clothes and shoes that will be comfortable for a workout. Best for teens through adults. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
February 9, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Join us for Open Studio drop-in to use our sewing machines, Cricuts, 3D printers and more. Get one-on-one or group help to start a new project, finish something you're working on or simply learn something new. The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

February 9, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy a relaxing morning filled with tea, crafting and community every second Saturday of the month. Bring your current project or start one here. Some supplies provided. All skill levels welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult
February 8, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Tweens: Join us for an afternoon of fun! No registration necessary. Appropriate for ages 8 to 14. No registration necessary.

Feb. 8 – Artist Alley: Learn simple printmaking techniques.
Feb 15 – Silly Science: Make your own ice cream using dry ice.
Feb. 22 – Tween Techies: Experiment with Ozobots.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
February 8, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore early literacy and learning through hands-on sensory activities. Be ready to move, build, play and create. Appropriate for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play recommended. 

February 8, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations that will be set up around the room. Participants will gather together at various times throughout the hour for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
February 8, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations set up around the room. Appropriate for children through age 4.

Age: 
Children
February 7, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

How can you transform your manuscript into a book? And what’s the first step when your masterwork is finally ready to hit the presses? Learn the tricks of the publishing trade from an expert, Polly Letofsky of My World Publishing, so that you can understand your publishing options, the costs to expect, and the deal-breakers you shouldn't put up with. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Next Level series.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
February 7, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Get ready for Valentine’s Day by making your own Cupid’s arrow. Crafting and physics come together in this fun challenge.  Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Children
February 7, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s theme is robots. Learn to build and program small personal robots. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up. No registration necessary.

Feb. 7 & 14: Lego Mindstorms
Feb. 21 & 28: Ozobots

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
February 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Would you like pointers on using a new gadget? Need help doing that one crucial thing in Word? Stop by and work one-on-one with our Guide to find solutions for all your technology needs. Best for adults. No registration required; walk-ins encouraged. 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: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen
February 7, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Introduction to Drones with HireUAVpro
Thursday, Feb. 7, 4-6 pm

Join us for part one of our four-part drone series. In this course, all ages are invited to explore the basics of drone technology, the state of the industry, and how to pursue a career in drone operation. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
February 7, 2019 - 11:45 am to 12:15 pm

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 kids and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
February 7, 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 kids and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
February 6, 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! No online registration necessary. 

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
February 6, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

TAB teens are library leaders that run their own programs, help with events, and do good deeds in the community – all while earning community service hours for graduation. Snacks will be provided. Join us! Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

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