Past events

E.g., Apr 23 2019
April 8, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Whether you've taken a DNA test or if you are just interested in learning more about how DNA testing can help you in your genealogical research, this class is designed to give everyone an overview of the five major testing companies, what tests they perform as well as what to expect when reading your results. We will also get you started creating those genetic family trees. Space is limited; registration required. Please click on the Register button below or call 303-405-3230 to register.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Aspiring musicians: Practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence, and collaborate with other artists.

All abilities are welcome, whether you’re putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
April 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

April 1 – Pirate Science
April 8 – Zoetropes
April 15 –  Epic STEAM Challenges
April 22 –  Save the Earth
April 29 –  Potions Class

Age: 
Children
April 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

In this series, learn how to share your story, your skills, your uniqueness, and even your playlists. Each week we’ll cut, paste, and get crafty making handmade informational guides that will ultimately culminate within a DIY’brary.

* April 8: ID Zines – Create a zine that allows you to investigate your personal self-identify by exploring your past, present and future.

* April 15: “How To” Zines – Create a step-by-step guide/zine on something you feel passionate about (e.g. “How to Make a Kale Salad” or “How to Be Kind").

* April 22: Moody Tunes – Create a series of playlists for particular moods, vibes, good days, or bad days.

* April 29: DIY’brary Construction – Make one final zine with a topic of your choice & collaboratively construct the DIY’brary structure. This structure will live on in the teen area as an ongoing interactive activity.

Age: 
Teen
April 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
April 8, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Looking for help using Overdrive, hoopla digital, Lynda.com or any of our other streaming services and databases? Drop-in for a casual one-on-one discussion to set up or troubleshoot your device. Just bring an active library card and your device.

Assistance is available in twenty minutes slots on a first come-first served basis. No online registration required but space is limited. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 8, 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
April 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
April 6, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Have fun and revel in the joys of childhood through play. Reminisce and enjoy playing with large size LEGOs, large Jenga, board games and more. Enjoy an afternoon filled with fun activities just for adults. This is a drop-in program, so please feel free to come in during the hours of the program and stay as long as you like. No registration is required.

Acuérdese de su niñez divirtiéndose con juegos. Diviértase jugando con LEGOs gigantes, Jenga gigante, juegos de mesa, y más. Disfrute de una tarde llena de actividades solo para adultos. Puede llegar a cualquier hora y quedarse cuanto quiera. No se requiere registro.

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

This new program series is a monthly family-style book club with a focus on young readers and the wonderful world of picture books. Join us as we explore picture books that explore Latinx culture in conjunction with Dia de los Ninos, and have a blast helping young readers develop a love for learning and books. Appropriate for families with young readers up to second grade. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Family
April 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Do you have a computer that is beyond the help of “turning it off and on again”? Schedule an appointment with Local IT expert Tim to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair your computer, all at no cost.

Registration is not required but highly recommended to secure a spot and ensure appropriate software and tools are present for your computer. Visit our online calendar to register. Please include best contact information so that we can reach you about your computer needs and to confirm appointment. Drop-ins are welcome until space is full. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 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. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Bloom series. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore and experience various approaches to meditation, including walking, progressive muscle relaxation, focused attention, mantra, guided, including yoga, nidra, chakra, and visualization. Find a way to prepare for and sit in meditation that works for your mind and body. No prior experience or fitness level requirements. Wear comfortable clothing and (optionally) bring your own zafu, blanket or bench. Yoga mats and chairs will be provided. Hosted by Carol Wade. Registration is recommended but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 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: books with a one-word title. Appropriate for adults. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
April 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 mmarder@anythinklibraries.org to sign up for a time slot.

Age: 
Children
April 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Get your weekend started right with our new monthly Bingo night, hosted by a diverse array of community members who help make the Perl Mack neighborhood shine. This month, learn all about your local librarians through a fun-filled evening of snacks and prizes galore. 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Join national recording artist Wayne Watts for his monthly good-vibes-only social music jam. Collaborate with Wayne and other teens to create a unique electronic music track and then enjoy the party! Work with Wayne and prepare to participate in our upcoming performances. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for teens in grades 6 -12. Drop in; no registration required.

Age: 
Teen
April 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

The GrowHaus is a nonprofit indoor farm, marketplace and educational center with a mission of providing a neighborhood-based food system for its community. Join us to learn about vermiculture, a process that uses worms to decompose organic waste that results in nutrient rich soil. This program is appropriate for grades K-5. Space is limited; registration recommended.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
April 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
April 5, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a free parenting class focusing on the importance of reading to your baby. Presented by Growing Home/Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County. For children 0 to 3 years old and their caregivers.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 5, 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. No registration required.

April 5 – Have a Ball
April 12 – Nursery Rhyme Olympics
April 19 – A Rainbow of Colors
April 26 – Under the Sea

April 5, 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
April 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

How can we ensure that technology serves our needs without overtaking our lives? Join Anythink Perl Mack to discuss the impacts of technology on our lives and relationships, so that you can develop healthier, happier tech habits.  Then, enjoy a self-care tech showcase that highlights apps designed to help us cultivate mindfulness and emotional intelligence. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Bloom series. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 4, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

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 available in twenty-minute slots on a first-come, first served basis. Space is limited. No online registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 4, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all curious minds! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s inspiration is musical gadgets. Learn to make music in fun and inventive ways with a variety of gadgets each week. Appropriate for students ages 5 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 4, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 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.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
April 4, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Learn about graffiti letter styles with Two Bee Industries. Discover the basics of shading and colors on paper with pencils and markers. Appropriate for tweens and teens. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen, Tween
April 4, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Are you interested in learning the basics of coding? Or are you already rocking some coding skills of your own? Well you've come to the right place! Join expert Nick Langle for a basics in coding program where he will meet you where your coding skills are at. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
April 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
April 4, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, music, and more, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-3. Registration required. Visit our online calendar to register. Please note: books and activities will be the same on both Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
April 4, 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 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
April 4, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Then enjoy a few minutes of social time with other caregivers while the children play with toys. Appropriate for kids ages 2-3. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

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