Past events

E.g., Jul 16 2019
July 9, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Transform lives – donate blood at the Vitalant mobile donation center at Anythink Brighton. Several time slots are available. To schedule an appointment, please visit vitalant.org or call 3o3-363-2300 and use site code A839. Drop-ins are welcome.

Donation hours are 10-11:40am and 1-2pm.

Age: 
Adult
July 8, 2019 - 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
July 8, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
tablet with multiple apps laying on top of a laptop

Got a quick question about your tech gadget? Whether it’s a cellphone or computer, drop-in for one-on-one help and pick up some tips and tricks needed to make the most of your device. Assistance is provided on a first come, first served basis in 20 minute slots. No registration required.

Interested in a longer session? Schedule a one-hour TechTutoring session by e-mailing Karina at kflores@anythinklibraries.org or leaving a voicemail at 303-405-3248. Please include your tech learning goal, name, preferred appointment time and best contact information. TechTutoring services are available for scheduling all month.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 8, 2019 - 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
July 6, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The chile ristra is a common, and useful, decoration hanging outside homes all over New Mexico. Get together with friends and neighbors to learn about this unique tradition, and make a chile ristra to use for cooking and to bring good luck to your home. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Age: 
Adult
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July 6, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Learn all about the process of making a good cup of coffee, from the farm where it’s grown to the moment it fills your favorite mug. The experts from Huckleberry Coffee Roasters will guide you on a coffee taste test and brewing workshop. Space is limited; registration is required.

Aprende todo lo que hay que saber sobre cómo hacer una buena taza de café, desde la granja donde se cultiva hasta el momento en que llena tu taza favorita. Los expertos de Huckleberry Coffee Roasters te guiarán a través de un taller de preparación y degustación de café. El espacio es limitado; se requiere registro. Visita nuestro calendario en línea para registrarte.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
July 6, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Take turns using Oculus Go headsets for guided meditation and nature exploration during this introduction to virtual reality. During breaks, participants are encouraged to journal, take a walk outside, or visit another environment using video and audio explorations.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects? Learn more about entomophagy, a sustainable form of high-quality protein, and stick around for some snacking. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
July 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an hour of mindfulness that is perfect for the whole family. We will share contemplative stories, explore different breath techniques, and move our bodies mindfully in a fun and playful yoga practice with yoga games. Bring your own mat or feel free to use one of ours! All ages and abilities welcome. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 6, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Anythink York Street offers a monthly morning book club with a very different style: we choose a theme for the meeting, and you choose the book you want to read based on that theme. Each person discusses their choice. It’s a fun way to discover new authors and books while reading a title that speaks to you. Bring your pick and a morning beverage, and we’ll talk books. This month’s theme: a book about food. Appropriate for adults. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
July 6, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Meet Bear, our volunteer dog. Reading to a therapy dog is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read or need practice reading. Our patient dog loves to listen and never criticizes. Registration required. Please email kcompton@anythinklibraries.org to sign up for a time slot.

Age: 
Children
July 5, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for another fun project at AnyStitch! Already working on a personal sewing project and just looking for company while you create? No problem. Use our machines to work on your own in-progress piece. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available, as well as friendly conversation and advice.

Age: 
Adult
July 5, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore literacy skills.

Age: 
Children, Family
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July 5, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, rhymes and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Then, stick around for miniThinkers directly after story time for more learning through play. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children, Family
July 4, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Did you purchase a new device? Do you need an email address? Learn basic computer skills in these drop in sessions. Stop by with your tech questions. Walk-ins welcomed. No registration is required.

¿Compró un nuevo aparato? ¿Necesita crear un correo electrónico? Aprenda habilidades de computación básicas en estas sesiones sin cita. Traiga sus preguntas. No se requiere cita.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 3, 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. 

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. Nos reunimos el primer y tercer miércoles de cada mes. 

 

Age: 
Adult
July 3, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Molecular gastronomy is where scientific sorcery meets culinary artistry. Use innovative techniques and tools, as well as some basic chemistry, to explore the magic of modernist cuisine. Participants will transform foods across states of matter as they create edible works of art that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise.

Space is limited. Registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 3, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

Need pointers on a new gadget? Want to know how to do that one crucial thing in Word? Stop by and work with our Guide to find solutions for all your technology needs. Best for adults. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note: The scheduled time is only a calendar placeholder.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 3, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Put on your thinking caps and fly into a summer full of aerospace excitement. As the next generation of space travelers and pilots emerge, learn what it takes to get off the ground and fly. This series will have you applying your STEM skills to create your own spacecraft replica.

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
July 3, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects? Learn more about entomophagy, a sustainable form of high-quality protein, and stick around for some snacking. Students in grades 6 –12 are welcome. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen
Tags: 
July 3, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  This summer we are exploring themes based on exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills based around these themes. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 0-5.  

July 3 - Health

July 10 - Space

July 17 - Insects

July 24 - Wildlife

Age: 
Children
July 3, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This program is intended for school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required.

July 3: Light Sabers with Eurekus!

July 10: Harry Potter Coding Wands

July 17: Mission to Mars with Denver Museum of Nature and Science

(repeats 2-3 pm)

July 24: DIY Robots and Battle Royale 

July 31: mySummer Finale (no registration—lasts until 3 pm)

Age: 
Children
July 3, 2019 - 10:30 am to 4:00 pm

Bring your bikes, scooters and other wheels for this annual Fourth of July tradition. Get your face painted, decorate, celebrate and finish off the day with lunch and a parade around the library.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
July 3, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  This summer we are exploring themes based on exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills based around these themes. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 0-5.  

July 3 - Health

July 10 - Space

July 17 - Insects

July 24 - Wildlife

Age: 
Children
July 3, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers—the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk, and write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years.

Age: 
Children

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