Past events

E.g., Oct 30 2020
April 7, 2020 - 4:15 pm to 5:30 pm

Join us as we continue to work on creating our own escape room. We’ll experiment with different clues, locks, and puzzles and build the parts for a finished escape room challenge. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Age: 
Teen
April 7, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Bond with another generation over a shared love of dancing. Tweens, teens, and seniors are invited to an afternoon of showing off favorite dances, sharing their stories, and learning some new moves. Whether you prefer the foxtrot or TikTok, you might be surprised by how much you have in common.

In parnership with Northglenn Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care Community

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Class
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Teen, Tween
April 7, 2020 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Hang out with friends and have fun playing some of your favorite video games. We’ll provide the games and snacks; you bring your gaming skills. Appropriate for teens in grades 7-12. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
April 7, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee for a free legal self-help clinic on the first Tuesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who do not have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues via remote internet access. Space is limited. Registration required at least 24 hours prior to clinic. Call 303-405-3298 to register.

Please note: The free legal self-help clinic is now held remotely. A volunteer attorney will call registered participants directly to set up a connection.

Age: 
Adult
April 7, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old.

Age: 
Children
April 6, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Make your voice heard! This month, let’s focus on civic engagement. As a group, we’ll discuss ways that we can give back to our communities and work on special projects. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
April 6, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Travel back in time for a show about real women who have made an impact on Colorado, human rights and America. Hear about Helen Hunt Jackson’s dedication to Indian rights, Maude Nelson’s time as a baseball barnstormer and other stories from the Unconventional Women of the West. 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 4, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

What does it mean to be American? Join us for a screening and discussion of the PBS documentary American Creed, a film covering the stories of a diverse group of Americans and exploring whether a unifying set of beliefs can be more powerful than the issues that divide us.

Age: 
Adult
April 4, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you prepared for this year’s elections? Join Adams County Elections to update your voter registration, find your local polling center and get all of your voting questions answered.

Age: 
Adult
April 4, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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.

Event Type: 
Tech
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Adult
April 3, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us the first Friday of each month for a preplanned sewing project. 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
Tags: 
April 3, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Ignite your child’s civic muscles through early literacy and hands-on sensory activities. Be ready to move, build, play and create. Appropriate for children ages 0-6 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play recommended. 

March 27 – Global Citizen

April 3 – Community Helpers

Age: 
Children
April 3, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for conversation in both English and Spanish with your fellow community members. Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know. No registration is required.

Age: 
Adult
April 2, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

You don’t need to be an adult to change the world! Make your own pop-art inspired poster of the change that you want to be while we explore examples of kids and young adults who are modern day change-makers. All materials will be provided. 

Age: 
Tween
April 2, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mailing a letter to an elected official is a wonderful way to get your voice heard. Join Lighthouse Writer’s Workshop to get your cause on paper. Then, add some eye-catching art to your postcard with a little help from the Clyfford Still Museum. We will provide the stamp and get your postcard mailed. This program is drop-in; come and go as you please. Appropriate for kids in grades 3-7. 

Age: 
Children, Tween
April 2, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Use our equipment and supplies to create your own masterpiece or to learn a new skill. In this weekly open lab, everyone is welcome to drop in and work on their own projects with the help of our guides. Plans will be available for those that do not have their own project ideas, but creativity is highly encouraged. Open to all ages.

Event Type: 
Tech
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Family
April 2, 2020 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Experience stories, puppets, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy for preschoolers.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
Tags: 
March 31, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

No passport needed for this inter-continental journey. Join us as we explore cuisine and culture from around the globe. Each month we’ll be “traveling” to a new country – this month we’re headed to Ireland! Come prepared to whip-up some delicious eats, learn new things and make friends. 

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Class
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Children
March 31, 2020 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
wood create sign

Learn the basics of vector design and how it applies to laser cutting. We’ll go over a basic introduction of Adobe Illustrator and how we can apply our designs to any laser cutter. Appropriate for teens and adults with little-to-no experience with Adobe Illustrator. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
March 31, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join educators from Nature’s Educators and meet native Colorado animals and learn how they survive and adapt to their environment and how you can become engaged by learning what you can do to help these animals live in a healthy environment.  All ages welcome.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
March 31, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

We believe that kids have the power to make a difference in the world. Join us as we learn about local organizations helping those in need. Then, lend a hand with a project that benefits our neighbors. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Children
March 31, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required.

March 3: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

March 10: Art Stop on the G0- Join an art teacher from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for an art class.

March 17: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

March 24: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

March 31: Who Does That? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way

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Class
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Children
March 31, 2020 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Help us fix some "agreeable" art from the thrift shop by painting over it to create a whole new piece of art. Add new details all your own to embellish it. Appropriate for teens in grades 7-12. Space is limited; registration is requested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen
March 31, 2020 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Do you know a street corner or bus stop that could use an artistic touch? Together with the arts group Parallel Artistic, we’ll analyze images of Colorado public spaces, discuss their stories, and hear about what it takes to make an artistic intervention happen with before & after examples. Then you’ll design your own reimagining of a public space to improve the lives of all who visit it

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Class
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Teen, Tween
March 31, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old.

Age: 
Children
March 31, 2020 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Share time with your little one at your local Anythink with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth–23 months. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
March 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Floating shelves

Learn how to build your own floating shelf in this two-part series with Heather from Relevant Reuse. Use basic techniques and hand tools to create the shelves in part one. In part two, learn how to sand and stain the shelf and best practices for hanging them. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Appropriate for teens and adults. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
March 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

What does it mean to be American? Join us for a screening and discussion of the PBS documentary American Creed, a film covering the stories of a diverse group of Americans and exploring whether a unifying set of beliefs can be more powerful than the issues that divide us. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
March 30, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Discover life inside an egg. Join us as we check on the progress of our chicks. We will use a process called candling to view the growth and development of the embryos inside the eggs. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Family
March 30, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us for a visit from first lady Eleanor Roosevelt. Mrs. Roosevelt will share information about her life in 1937, during her husband’s second term as president. In this historical performance, students are invited to learn how they can get and make a difference in the world. Best for elementary age children.

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Class
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Children
March 30, 2020 - 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: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
March 30, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Tienes preguntas sobre tus aparatos tecnológicos o interes en los servicios y recursos digitales gratuitos de la biblioteca? Visitanos y recibe asistencia y consejos uno a uno para aprovechar al maximo de tu tecnologia. Asistencia esta disponible en orden de llegada. Registracion por internet no es requerida pero espacio es limitado.

Prefieres aprender en un entorno privado? Manda un correo electrónico a Karina a kfloers@anythinklibraries.org o deja un mensaje de voz a 303-405-3248 para hacer cita privada de Ayuda Tecnológica.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
March 30, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Whether it’s a cellphone or laptop, drop-in for one-on-one help and pick up some tips and troubleshooting support needed to make the most of your device. This program is ideal for customers with speedy tech concerns. Assistance is provided on a first-come, first-served basis in 20-minute slots. No registration required. Interested in a longer and private session? Please refer to our Tech Tutoring program.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult

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