Past events

E.g., Oct 21 2020
March 26, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Are you a grandparent and primary caregiver? We invite you to attend a free 6-week class through our partnership with the GRANDcares Project. This class is designed specifically for grandparents and provides tools for managing stress and exercising self-care. Topics will include effective communication, guilt, and mental health. Refreshments and childcare will be provided.

Please email nlundberg@anythinklibraries.org to sign up.

Age: 
Adult
March 26, 2020 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

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

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Storytime
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Children
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March 26, 2020 - 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: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
March 26, 2020 - 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Sing, dance, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

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Music
Age: 
Children
March 25, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Political disagreements are challenging especially if our beliefs create conflict with our friends and loved ones. Join Living Room Conversations facilitator Mary Gaylord for a workshop dedicated to the art of having respectful, empathetic conversations on topics that matter. This event will incorporate small group discussion; we welcome you to bring someone you may disagree with in this safe space. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required.  

Age: 
Adult
March 25, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you a gamer looking to geek out with other fellow gamers? Well join the club...literally! From Yu-Gi-Oh! to Dungeons and Dragons, we provide the tables and you provide the fun. Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

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Adult, Teen
March 25, 2020 - 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Everyone is welcome to veg out at the library with a day full of favorite movies. We'll provide the snacks and films. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

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Family
March 25, 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
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Children
March 24, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Dive into history with the Library of Congress. Computers and refreshments will be available as we transcribe and review letters from American history. Choose from a variety of materials and help transcribe materials from the Civil War, Abraham Lincoln's correspondence or the Suffragist Movement. Space is limited; registration suggested. 

Age: 
Adult
March 24, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 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.

Age: 
Adult
March 24, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Get swept away in the fast-paced world of Irish step-dancing as the Heritage Irish Step-dancers awe us with a special performance. Try out some moves of your own after the performance. Part of our Taste the World series, this program will expose us to Ireland without having to leave Colorado. Appropriate for all ages.

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Family
March 24, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
microphone in front of a laptop

Join us in the recording booth for a brief 101 on how to set up, record, and export your podcast. You’ll also learn tips on how to get great recordings that sound polished and professional. Appropriate for all ages. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
March 24, 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 24, 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
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Teen, Tween
March 24, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Enjoy the amazing feats of Top Hog’s porcine performers! Featured on TV shows and at state fairs across the country, these pigs will make you squeal with their charm, wit, and athleticism. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

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Family
March 24, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Learn about being a naturalist while working on your drawing skills. Participants will focus on details as they observe and draw live animal models. Space is limited; registration is requested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
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Teen
March 24, 2020 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Transform lives — donate blood at a Vitalant mobile donation center. Several time slots are available. To schedule an appointment, please visit vitalant.org or call 303-363-2300 and use site code A839. Drop-ins are welcome.

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Adult
March 24, 2020 - 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, or edit/create your resume or cover letter. Walk-ins welcome. No registration is required.

Age: 
Adult
March 24, 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.

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Children
March 24, 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 23, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Expert Naomi Gagnon of TwentyTwo Degrees Ltd. will be back for a basic cabochon setting class. In this class, participants will learn the basics of this technique will making a ring or a pair of earrings. Teens and adults welcomed. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
March 23, 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 23, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Celebrate the new season with an all-levels embroidery project. This pattern will have options for brand new embroidery beginners and more experienced stitchers. All skill levels welcome. Open to ages 10 and older. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Adult, Teen
March 23, 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 23, 2020 - 10:00 am to 1:00 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. 

March 23, 2020 - 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Sing, dance, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Music
Age: 
Children
March 21, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Celebrate community photography at this exhibition highlighting the work of Bennett’s phone photography workshop. Presented in partnership with the Bennett Arts Council and Joyful Journeys. Free and open to all ages. Refreshments provided.

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Tech
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Family
March 21, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

View the world through someone else’s eyes. A mix of fiction and nonfiction, this book club aims to be an enlightening examination of various cultures and ways of life. This month, we will discuss Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi. We provide the snacks, you provide the conversation!

Please see a staff member for a copy of the book.

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Book Club
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Adult
March 21, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Meet your Commerce City Councilors for donuts and coffee. Discover what’s happening with your local government and upcoming plans for our city’s future. We’ll also have representatives from the City of Commerce City’s citizen boards and commissions that advise on special projects. Learn more about what these groups do and how you can apply to serve on one to make an impact on our community. No registration required.

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Adult
March 21, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us as we continue our 2020 yoga series with expert Sara Walsh, who is dedicated to giving you time to focus on mindfulness, meditation, and some new yogi skills. Celebrate the end of the series by participating in not only the hour-long class, but an additional hour of a special Nidra session on March 21. This series is BYOMat, if possible. Beginners are always welcome. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
March 21, 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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