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March 21, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s inspiration is plant electronics. Create fun electronic projects that combine plants and technology. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up. No registration necessary.

March 7: LED Zen Gardens
March 14: Fruit and Vegetable Batteries
March 21: Makey Makey: Controlling Video Games with Plants
March 28: Makey Makey: Musical Fruits and Vegetables

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Class
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Teen, Tween
March 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Make your voice heard! Join the teens of the library for snacks, activities, and fun. Meet other library teens and help plan future teen events. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen
March 21, 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

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Tech
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Adult
March 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In collaboration with HireUAVpro, The Studio at Anythink Wright Farms is hosting a four-part drone series in March. This series will introduce drone technology, applications and emerging trends, as well as provide opportunities for hands-on drone operation. Participants who complete all four sessions will be eligible for a scholarship applied toward a commercial drone license.

Drone Series Part I: Introduction to Drones
Thursday, March 7, 4-6 pm

All ages are invited to explore the basics of drone technology, the state of the industry, and learn how to pursue a career in drone operation. This is part one of a four-part drone series at The Studio. Participants who complete all four sessions will be eligible for a scholarship applied toward a commercial drone license. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Drone Series Part II: Drone Piloting
Thursday, March 14, 4-6 pm

Learn how to pilot a mini-drone through an obstacle course. This is part two of a four-part drone series at The Studio. Participants who complete all four sessions will be eligible for a scholarship applied toward a commercial drone license. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Drone Series Part III: Outdoor Drone Operations
Thursday, March 21, 4-6 pm

Head outside to observe different drone types and discover how to pilot in actual airspace. This is part three of a four-part drone series at The Studio. Participants who complete all four sessions will be eligible for a scholarship applied toward a commercial drone license. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Drone Series Part IV: Applied Drone Work
Thursday, March 28, 4-6 pm

Create solutions to real-world problems using a drone. From mapping a roof to inspecting a building facade, learn about some of the tools used in problem-solving with drones. This is part four of a four-part drone series at The Studio. Participants who complete all four sessions will be eligible for a scholarship applied toward a commercial drone license. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
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Adult
March 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Using all natural ingredients, we’ll craft take home mud masks. Make a mask to improve skin flare-ups, reduce redness, or mix and match ingredients to come up with your own recipe. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

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Class
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Teen, Tween
March 21, 2019 - 11:45 am to 12:15 pm

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 kids and their families for each story time.

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Music and Movement
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Children
March 21, 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.

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Tech
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Adult
March 21, 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
March 21, 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 kids and their families for each story time.

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Music and Movement
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Children
March 21, 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.

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Story Time
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Children
March 20, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Spring has Sprung!  Let’s pretty up those planters.  Using various paint techniques, Emily from Betterish will help us decorate a terracotta pot and you will walk away with a package that includes your very own succulent for you to plant.  The succulent and painted pot is a great gift or for you to brighten your patio.

Ages 18 and up are welcome.

Age: 
Adult
March 20, 2019 - 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. We meet on the first and third Wednesdays of each month.

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en ingles y español con miembros de cu 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 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
cellphone picture taking of leaves

Did you know you can contribute to science by taking a pictures of the natural world around you? This spring, submit pictures of the flora or fauna that you find in your own backyard or nature walks. The iNaturalist app shares your data with the science community. Best of all, experts report back to you and let you know what you’ve submitted in the event that you are unsure of a species. Join us as we install and learn how to use all of the benefits of this informative nature application.  

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Tech
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Adult
March 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Books and beers: two great tastes that go great together! Join Perl Mack’s offsite, monthly book club at Bruz Beers, where we’ll toast to Coloradan-authored books of all genres with thoughtful discussion.

Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. Registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register and for details about this month’s book, Craig Childs’ Atlas of a Lost World.

Bruz Beers is located at 1675 West 67th Ave. in Denver, Colorado.

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Book Club
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Adult
March 20, 2019 - 4:05 pm to 4:10 pm

Whether you’re writing an important e-mail for work, an essay for college admissions, or a paper for class, let our Guide help you translate your ideas onto the page. Learn research, drafting, and proofreading techniques, or simply receive one-on-one editing and advice that will make your writing more effective for a variety of objectives. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder).To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Age: 
Adult
March 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Bugs for dinner? This program reveals how common bug-eating is in our lives and cultures around the world. Journey with us as we travel across the globe, meet live animals, and – if you dare – taste-test a bug.

Age: 
Children
March 20, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. This program is intended for school-aged kids. 

March 20: Pi(e) Celebration

March 27: Art Party

Age: 
Children
March 20, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Get creative every week with arts and crafts projects you can play with or give away as gifts. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required, but supplies are limited.

  • March 6 – Windsocks
  • March 13 – Seed Explosions
  • March 20 – Birdhouses
Age: 
Children
March 20, 2019 - 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. On March 20th, participate in a gaming tournament. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

Age: 
Teen
March 20, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for stories and songs completely in Spanish, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-5. No registration required.

Acompáñanos para contar historias y cantar canciones completamente en español, y quédate para un proyecto de arte divertido solo para los más pequeños. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 5 años. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
March 20, 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
Age: 
Children
March 20, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-2 years old. Music and Movement attendees will have supervised play until their program starts at 11 am. No registration necessary.

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Class
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Children
March 20, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, for which we will be reading Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro Beniceme, Ultima de Rudolfo Anaya. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
March 20, 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
March 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, for which we will be reading Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro Beniceme, Ultima de Rudolfo Anaya. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
March 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Vermiculture – worm composting – is an easy way to make your own nutrient-rich fertilizer while reducing food waste. Learn about the wormy, squirmy ins and outs of developing a vermiculture system as you build your own to take home. Part of Anythink’s Dig It series. Best for teens through adults.

This will be a makeup session for the program that needed to be canceled on Thursday, March 14th due to a snowstorm. However, you're totally welcome to register for this new session even if you weren't signed up for the previous one!

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Class
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Adult
March 19, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Get experience building with real tools. Learn to safely use a variety of hand tools and construction materials to build your own planter boxes. This is old-fashioned, hands-on learning with contemporary, creative and environmental values. No prior experience required.

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Adult
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March 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Looking for a creative outlet? Want to learn the art of storytelling? Writing? Video production? Content creation? This new series program is all about helping teach and equip participants with the tools and skills necessary to create and produce their own content. This month will focus on expression and creativity via song and music. Participants of the Dream Create Inspire Hour are encouraged to attend to further develop their songs and music. Appropriate for upper elementary, tweens and teens.

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Class
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Teen, Tween
March 19, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for after-school craft program where we will create living jewelry. All supplies and tools will be provided. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Teen
March 19, 2019 - 4:05 pm to 4:10 pm

From first application to final 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Age: 
Adult
March 19, 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. No registration required.

* March 5: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

* March 12: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

* March 19: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

* March 26: Who Does That? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

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Class
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Children

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