Past events

E.g., Oct 22 2020
March 21, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Do you love true crime? Join fellow true crime aficionados as we discuss our favorite books, documentaries and podcasts of the genre. Coffee and tea will be provided. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
March 21, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Roll-up those sleeves and join us for another edition of shop class at Perl Mack. This month, we’re making bird houses. Best for upper elementary ages and tweens, and all skill levels are welcome. Materials will be provided. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
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
March 21, 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
Age: 
Adult
March 21, 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 kflores@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 20, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Art from Ashes empowers struggling youth by providing creative workshops that facilitate health and hope through expression, connection and transformation. During this workshop, you’ll work with your friends, facilitators and performers to create poetry, spoken word, or other writing expressions in a safe and welcoming environment. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
March 20, 2020 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, rhymes and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children, Family
March 20, 2020 - 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.

March 6 – Train Time

March 13 – Bugs

Age: 
Children
March 20, 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
March 20, 2020 - 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 for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

Age: 
Children
March 19, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Each participant will make their own robot, and then test them out in the Battle Royale Arena - a shrinking play field. Test your engineering skills, battle it out, and take your robot home. Appropriate for grades 6 to 12. Space is limited; registration suggested.

Age: 
Teen
March 19, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Wall of oil paint

Explore the basic skills and techniques involved in oil painting with local expert Arturo Garcia. Appropriate for all ages; adult helpers required for children ages 10 and under. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
March 19, 2020 - 4:00 pm to April 19, 2020 - 5:00 pm

Use the power of pop culture to make positive change in your community. Join the Harry Potter Alliance to learn how the story of Avatar: The Last Airbender can apply to real world issues and help you take action in your community. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen
March 19, 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.

Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
March 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Discover the world of story through reading, writing and storytelling every third Thursday of the month. Appropriate for kids in grades 3-8. No registration required. 

Age: 
Children
March 19, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you have a new gadget? Not sure how to use it? Never fear – help is here! Drop in to get help with downloading digital content, streaming services, using your personal device or other technology questions. All ages welcome.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween
March 19, 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 18, 2020 - 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
March 18, 2020 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Do you help care for a young child? Join occupational therapists Lauren Knaupe and Kim Cassidy of Children's Therapy Services of Colorado to learn safety tips for caring for young children. Discover proper body mechanics for lifting and transporting kids. In addition, the therapists will share easy-to-replicate tools and strategies to provide a fun learning environment that benefits development. This program will be hosted at Eagle View Adult Center, located at 1150 Prairie Center Parkway in Brighton.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
March 18, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Use the power of pop culture to make an impact. Join the Harry Potter Alliance to explore how the themes from Welcome to Night Vale can apply to real-life scientific issues in your neighborhood. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
March 18, 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.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
March 18, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. There will be gaming consoles, computer games, movies, various gaming clubs, and board games available. We will also be hosting a gaming tournament on Wednesday the 18th. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen
March 18, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Use the power of pop culture to make an impact! Join the Harry Potter Alliance to explore themes from the Harry Potter story to confront your personal biases and inspire social change in your community

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

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family
March 18, 2020 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for ages 3-6, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music
Age: 
Children
March 18, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for ages 3-6, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music
Age: 
Children

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