Past events

E.g., Jul 16 2019
July 2, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Written in 1941 by Noel Coward, Blithe Spirit remained the longest-running comedy in the history of the British theatre for three decades thereafter. Dealing with relationships on both sides of the grave, it is an enduring classic. We go around the table and read whatever part comes next. Laughter gauranteed. Snack food provided.

Age: 
Adult
July 2, 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 required. 

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Adult
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July 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

The truth is out there! Have fun at different activity stations by learning about possible UFO sightings in Colorado, designing your own UFO, observing constellations and more! What would an alien think about you? Best for elementary. 

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Tech
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Children
July 2, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

From application to interview, our guide will help you find a fulfilling career. Navigate your options, automate your search, edit your resume or cover letter, or practice putting your best foot forward with a mock interview. 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.

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Adult, Teen
July 2, 2019 - 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. Space is limited; registration suggested.

July 2: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

July 9: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

July 16: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

July 23: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

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Class
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Children
July 2, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee via remote internet access for a free 15-minute legal self-help individual appointment 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 such as family law, civil litigation or property law. Space is limited and 15-minute appointment slots fill up quickly. Registration is required at least 24 hours prior to the clinic. Call 303-405-3298 to register.

Age: 
Adult
July 2, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Use the real tools and techniques that paranormal researchers employ to observe, study and fake ghostly visitations. Record EVP’s (electronic voice phenomena) and analyze your results for messages from beyond. Then, use a variety of analog and digital trickery to make your own spirit photographs. 

Space is limited, please register.

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Class
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Teen
July 2, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

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 or write as we explore early literacy concepts. No registration required.

Age: 
Children
July 2, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you need help with your job search? Stop by for drop in help on how to navigate your options, automate your search, edit/create your resume or cover letter. This program is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11am to 12pm.

¿Necesitas ayuda en buscar trabajo? Ven para recibir ayuda en navegar tus opciones, revisar/crear tu resume o carta de presentación. No se requiere cita.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
July 2, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers. Geared for children up to 5-years-old, Anythink’s miniThinker program is designed to create opportunities for caregivers to spend time with younger children in meaningful ways. Explore early literacy through interactive experiences and be ready to move, build and create.

Age: 
Children
July 2, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

This month at AnyAbility, join us for our third annual Camp AnyAbility, featuring campfire songs and a special craft. This activity is open to all and designed specifically for adults with disabilities. Groups are welcome, however, space is limited. Online registration required. When registering a group, please register each attending individual separately, or call 303-405-3200 for assistance. 

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Adult
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July 1, 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. 

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Music and Movement
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Children
July 1, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

 

Monday, July 1, 10- 11 am & 1:30-2:30 pm

Learn several ways to use yarn to make useful and decorative items: learn basic embroidery stitches on a burlap, the traditional art of “spool knitting,” as well as how to weave yarn with soda straws. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children
July 1, 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
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Children
June 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Have you ever dreamed of discovering the Triforce in a ruined castle, or defending your garden from hordes of voracious zombies? Now you can! Use tried-and-true game design principles to translate the biggest and best video games from screen to library so that we can play them together in real life.

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Teen
June 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stop by the library to create your own Frida Kahlo doll in memory of her birthday. The doll will be created with no sew felt fabric doll and measures 6 inches. All materials will be provided including felt, beads, flowers, braiding and stuffing.

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

 

Ven a crear una muñeca de Frida Kahlo en memoria de su cumpleaños.  La muñeca será creada con tela de fieltro y medirá 6 pulgas. Todos los materiales serán proporcionados.

Espacio es limitado; se requiere registro. Visita nuestro calendario en línea para registrarse.

 

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Class
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Adult
June 29, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of hand dyeing textiles with natural materials easily found in your kitchen. Beet, turmeric and onion skins can yield beautiful and varied results. We’ll practice tying and patterning methods while we discover this simple and effective dye processes. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Class
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Adult
June 29, 2019 - 12:15 pm to 1:45 pm

The chile ristra is a common – and useful – decoration to hang outside of your home.  Gather with friends and neighbors to learn about this tradition, and make a chile ristra to spice up your cooking and home décor. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Adult
June 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Designer Cris Edwards of Sankto Empirical will guide you through a meditative look at plants and vintage garden ephemera, culminating in a beautiful botanical collage to keep and display. Space is limited, registration is required.

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Class
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Adult
June 29, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

What makes our garden grow? You! Join members of Anythink York Street’s Teen Action Board as we work in our garden plot. Help us grow fruits and veggies and participate in teen farmer’s markets. All are welcome, and gardening work can count toward community service hours for graduation. Appropriate for tweens & teens in grades 6-12. No registration required. This event will take place at the community garden adjacent to the Anythink York Street library.

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Teen, Tween
June 29, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Kids and families are invited to explore the art of movement in this hour-long workshop with one of Denver’s premiere performance groups. Join Cleo Parker Robinson Dance to move creatively and celebrate the expression of dance.

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Music and Movement
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Family
June 28, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Dive into some of the best books of the past three centuries and discover a new favorite along the way. Each month we’ll meet to discuss classic novels across multiple literary traditions and genres. From well-worn masterpieces to under-considered hidden gems, we’ll explore what makes – and remakes – great fiction. Best for adults. Registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register and for details about this month’s book, Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse-Five.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
June 28, 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. Appropriate for babies and toddlers ages 1-5. No registration required.

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Children, Family
June 28, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

The goats are back! Gather the family to enjoy goat-themed stories and activities as we visit with Caramel Apple Farm’s friendly goats. Goats will be outside the library for viewing from 10am to 2pm, with storytime taking place 11am - 11:30am. This event will take place just outside the library. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
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Children, Family
June 28, 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. Live goats will visit story time on June 28. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required. 

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Story Time
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Children, Family
June 28, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Safely learn the skills required to create a pyrographed (burned) set of wooden coasters. Transfer a pattern using graphite paper, and use simple wood-burning tools to create a one-of-kind gift. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. 

 

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Adult
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June 28, 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 write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years. Registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children
June 27, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Break into the wonderful, expansive world of podcasting by learning the tricks of the trade at Anythink Perl Mack’s new summer-long podcasting series. This month, learn best practices for recording and editing beautiful audio using affordable, intuitive equipment that is available to borrow from Anythink libraries. Best for adults. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
June 27, 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.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
June 27, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 5:05 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. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

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