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October 29, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:25 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

 

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 29, 2020 - 9:30 am to 9:55 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

You’ve solved escape rooms online – now create your own!

Join in as we learn how to build fascinating virtual escape rooms, with no coding required. Collaborate on ideas for building the library’s next virtual escape room, or start designing your very own.

This program will be hosted online. Contact wfteens@anythinklibraries.org for information on how to join.

Event Type: 
Gaming
STEAM
Tech
Writing
Age: 
Teen
October 28, 2020 - 9:30 am to 9:55 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 24, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us – if you dare – for a unique, spooky story-time experience combining classic scary stories broadcast over radio and sound effects created by you. Attendees are welcome to listen from their vehicles via FM radio or bring comfortable seating to listen outdoors in the garden area. Scare Packages with snacks and noisemakers will be provided. Appropriate for families and the brave. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Family
October 24, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us  to discuss Tara Westover’s memoir Educated, in which she describes growing up in Idaho without a formal education. To obtain a copy of the book, speak with an Anythink Commerce City staff member or request one through our online catalog. Depending on weather, this program will be held outside at Anythink Commerce City. Please bring a warm beverage to enjoy. Masks are recommended, and physical distancing measures are in place. If inclement weather or colder temperatures are anticipated, this program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required. Registrants will be notified 24 hours in advance via email about the location of this program. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us virtually as we create a podcast. You will learn how to audio engineer and broadcast. Two recording sessions will happen during each program. Feel free to watch and we may ask you to participate. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen
Tags: 
October 24, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Would you like to explore some of the new features available to you in your online account? Learn how to navigate the new catalog, troubleshoot issues, and create a profile to engage with other members of your community to discover more great reads. Masks are required per state mandate, and physical distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 24, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop by the children's desk anytime this week for a self-guided adventure using clues, navigation tools and secret codes to explore the library's backyard. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their families. No advance registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Family
October 24, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 24, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 24, 2020 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Come together in civic community, be inspired and encouraged to reflect and connect, and create new civic traditions that are joyful and communal. Join Anythink staff and renowned Colorado artists Inaiah Lujan and Kimberly O'Connor, for music, poetry, readings, and discussion on the theme of “Beyond the Voting Booth”: How do we re-imagine our power as citizens past election season? How do we act as a collective to build a brighter future for our democracy?  

Civic Saturday is hosted in conjunction with Rocky Mountain Partnership

The event will be held online using Zoom. A link to join will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; online registration required.  

Civic Saturday was started by Citizen University in Seattle and is now hosted in more than 30 cities across the country.

Event Type: 
Civic Engagement
Age: 
Adult
October 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

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. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Age: 
Family
October 23, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop by the children's desk anytime this week for a self-guided adventure using clues, navigation tools and secret codes to explore the library's backyard. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their families. No advance registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Family
October 23, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Meet outdoors at Anythink Bennett to discuss the book Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury. Depending on weather, this program will be held outside at Anythink Bennett. Masks are recommended, and physical distancing measures are in place.

If inclement weather or colder temperatures are anticipated, this program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required. Registrants will be notified 48 hours in advance via email about the location of this program.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 23, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 23, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Discover a new instrument, find some family practice time, and join a virtual jam session with other community babies each week. Pick up your child’s weekly kit Monday-Thursday at Anythink Wright Farms.

  • Week One: Pick up kit October 13-15
  • Week Two: Pick up kit October 19-22
  • Week Three: Pick up kit October 26-29

Virtual jam sessions will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. Space is limited; registration required. Appropriate for ages 0-2.

 

Event Type: 
Music
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 22, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
painting on canvas

Join local artist Arturo Garcia and learn how to create a painting using acrylic paints on a stretched canvas. We will explore color, figure, and light. Appropriate for all ages.

This program will be held outdoors. Please note that it may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Masks are encouraged and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 22, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come and join us at this drop in pumpkin decorating program! We will have paints, stickers, markers, various other decorating materials, and, of course, pumpkins for you get creative with.

This program will be held outside of the library in the grassy area near the front doors of the branch.

Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

All ages welcome.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family
October 22, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop by the children's desk anytime this week for a self-guided adventure using clues, navigation tools and secret codes to explore the library's backyard. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their families. No advance registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Family
October 22, 2020 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for songs, finger plays and a fun story outside in the nature garden. Keep your own copy of the picture book, and enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per family.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Harry Potter’s pet owl, Hedwig, was loved by all. However, they never talked about what Hedwig did in her off time. Join us as we learn about the digestive systems of owls by dissecting actual owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week? There’s only one way to find out! Materials will be available for pick-up at the Anythink Perl Mack branch starting on October 13th. The program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Animals
Age: 
Tween
October 21, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop by the children's desk anytime this week for a self-guided adventure using clues, navigation tools and secret codes to explore the library's backyard. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their families. No advance registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Family
October 20, 2020 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Reboot your relationship with technology. Learn how your digital practices may influence other areas of your life, and reflect on how you really want to be spending your time online. There are no right or wrong answers here – we'll think, journal and discuss on our way to using technology more mindfully. Appropriate for older teens and adults.

This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Health and Wellness
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 20, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Laser cut sign of "Create"

Using the Glowforge laser cutter can be as simple as drawing on a piece of paper. Learn how to take your designs straight to the laser cutter using Glowforge’s design software. Participants will be given the opportunity to send their designs in to be laser cut and picked up. Appropriate for ages 10 and up. 

This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants. Everyone is welcome to sit in, but please only register once per household. 

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 20, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Come and join us at this drop in pumpkin decorating program! We will have paints, stickers, markers, various other decorating materials, and, of course, pumpkins for you get creative with.

This program will be held outside of the library in the grassy area near the front doors of the branch.

Please note that this program may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

All ages welcome.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family
October 20, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop by the children's desk anytime this week for a self-guided adventure using clues, navigation tools and secret codes to explore the library's backyard. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their families. No advance registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Family
October 20, 2020 - 10:30 am to 10:55 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 20, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:25 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 19, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us at a safe distance for an evening of poetry, reflection, and – let’s not forget – fun. Write a poem before we meet—no poetry experience necessary –on the theme of “The Year Was 2020...”. Then join together online to share your poem aloud with our small group, and reflect together on the trials and surprising redemptions that have characterized this year. Bring a beverage to enjoy during this happy hour, or just bring yourself. Appropriate for adults.

The Pandemic Poetry Happy Hour will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the event will be emailed in advance of the program. Online registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Adult
October 19, 2020 - 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Drop by the children's desk anytime this week for a self-guided adventure using clues, navigation tools and secret codes to explore the library's backyard. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their families. No advance registration required.

Event Type: 
STEAM
Age: 
Children, Family
October 19, 2020 - 9:30 am to 9:55 am

"Book" Ms. Rene to have your own personal Preschool Storytime! 

Join us for stories and a song outside on the grass and then enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun.

Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures.

Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices.

Best for ages 3-8.

Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Each program will run up to 20-25 minutes.

The same stories and song will be used through the month of October.

Meet Ms. Rene by the front doors of the Anythink Huron Street Library five minutes before your scheduled Storytime.

This program is limited to ten people! Please register once per family/group.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Family
October 17, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Calling all book nerds! Join us online for a new book club experience, where each month we’ll read a new graphic novel. In October, we’ll discuss Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol. A copy of the book to keep will be provided. Appropriate for teens. This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen
October 17, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

In this virtual monthly, family-friendly program, we will lead you through a craft project and provide the opportunity to share your work with the group. Fifteen craft kits will be available beginning Oct. 1 at Anythink Bennett on a first-come, first-served basis. This month, we will create LED fairy lanterns.

This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
October 17, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 17, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 17, 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. Appropriate for adults. This program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Adult
October 17, 2020 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a festive fall morning as we carve-up some pumpkin-themed fun! Go on an outdoor scavenger hunt, explore pumpkin-themed books and carve your very own jack-o-lantern! Masks are required per state mandate, and physical distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Family
October 16, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Share your work and ideas with other writers and aspiring writers in this fun and supportive virtual workshop. Learn to write better, receive feedback, and be more creative. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting will be sent via email in advance. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Writing
Age: 
Teen
October 16, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 16, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Discover a new instrument, find some family practice time, and join a virtual jam session with other community babies each week. Pick up your child’s weekly kit Monday-Thursday at Anythink Wright Farms.

  • Week One: Pick up kit October 13-15
  • Week Two: Pick up kit October 19-22
  • Week Three: Pick up kit October 26-29

Virtual jam sessions will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link will be sent via email in advance of the program. Space is limited; registration required. Appropriate for ages 0-2.

 

Event Type: 
Music
Storytime
Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
Oct 16 2020

Fill your space with the scent of fall as you learn how to make your own candle in this all-inclusive kit. Each kit will feature one mystery selection of six autumnal scents including cinnamon, apple cider, and pumpkin pie along with instructions on how to create your own spicy-smelling creation.

Pick yours up in-person at Anythink York Street while supplies last. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Adult
October 15, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Glass with stickers

Learn how to use the Cricut design software to make a custom tote bag. We’ll explore the software and how to get your design ready for production at The Studio or at home. A Cricut Joy can be checked out from Anythink for personal use. A take-home kit with supplies will also be available for pick up at The Studio one week prior to the program. Appropriate for ages 10 and up. 

This program will be held online via GoToMeeting. A link to the online meeting room will be sent out via email to registrants. Everyone is welcome to sit in, but please only register once per household. 

Event Type: 
The Studio
October 15, 2020 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for songs, finger plays and a fun story outside in the nature garden. Keep your own copy of the picture book, and enjoy a take-home craft to continue the fun. Please note that some storytimes may be canceled due to inclement weather or cold temperatures. Please check the event on our website for cancelation notices. Best for ages 3-8. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place. Space is limited, registration required. Please register once per family.

Event Type: 
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 13, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Reminiscent of popular TV cooking shows, participants will be given a mystery box that contains several ingredients. How will you creatively incorporate them into your dish? Meet up virtually on cooking day to discuss your dish.  Supplies are limited and participants will be notified on how to pick up their mystery box ingredients in the days before we cook. The program will be held online using GoToMeeting. A link to the program will be sent out via email to registrants. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Food
Age: 
Adult
October 10, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join us for an outdoor hour of movement as Yoojung from the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Company teaches us how to combine street-style dance with playful movement as we groove to hip-hop beats. Wear comfortable clothes that will allow for movement and dress in layers. All ages and abilities welcome. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing will be in place. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Movement & Dance
Age: 
Family
October 10, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Experience stories, songs and other fun activities that promote early literacy. Appropriate for ages preschool to 6 years old.  This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Early Literacy
Storytime
Age: 
Children
October 10, 2020 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather safely for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth to 2 years old. This storytime will be held outside, weather permitting. Please bring your own blanket or chair. Masks are encouraged, and physical distancing measures are in place.

Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Birth to Pre-K
October 9, 2020 - 12:00 pm to October 16, 2020 - 6:00 pm

Have plans for the weekend? You do now! Pick up a Take & Make kit with everything you need to make a beautiful scented bracelet. Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. No registration required. While supplies last.

Event Type: 
Arts and Crafts
Age: 
Teen

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