Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Programs are posted on a monthly basis. Bookmark this page to see what’s coming up next.

E.g., Jun 4 2016

Today

Baby Bounce

May 4, 2016 - 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. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Baby Play Date

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

It’s a play date at the library! Join us for playtime and interaction for babies 23 months and younger and their caregivers. No registration required.

Age: 
Family

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:20 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. Please note: No program on May 25.  

Age: 
Children

Facebook FAQ

May 4, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Register

Need help with using Facebook? Not sure about the lingo of social networking? If you have a Facebook account but still have questions about how to use it, this class is for you. Appropriate for adults. Registration suggested, but not required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Story Time

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs, and other activities for children 2-6.

Age: 
Children

Primetime for Preschoolers

May 4, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Register

Enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and other fun activities just for preschoolers. Appropriate for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Toddler Time

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for stories and songs and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-5. No registration required.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

A different way to explore early literacy! Read stories and participate in different activities.This drop-in program is for children through 6 years old and their parents. Please note: No program on May 25. 

Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 11:10 am to 11:40 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6 years. Please note: No program on May 25. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Teen Hang Out

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. We’ll have lots of games to choose from, including the Wii, Xbox, computer games and board games. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Enjoy a drop-in snack program sponsored by The Food Bank of the Rockies and Hunger Free America. Everyone age 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Tween

Tech Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Computers are confusing.  You have questions? We have answers.

Age: 
Adult

Teen Hangout and Crafts

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Hang out with your friends in The Studio, and create fun projects that are uniquely your own. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required. 

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Free Legal Self-Help Clinic

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee for a free legal self-help clinic on the first Wednesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who don’t have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues. Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis via remote Internet access at Anythink Bennett. Space is limited.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

After-School Get Together

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Join friends and family at Anythink Brighton for afterschool activities. Appropriate for students in grades K-5.

May 4: Hats –Get creative and make your own hat!
May 11: Superhero Cuffs – Transform a regular toilet paper roll into a superhero cuff!
May 18: Accordion Villages– Create your own village using paper and accordion folds.
May 25: Games – Celebrate the last week of school with games!

Age: 
Children, Tween

Teen Time: TAB

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 3:30 pm to May 5, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Get involved and let your voice be heard with the Teen Advisory Board. Help choose items for the library’s collection, plan events and perform good deeds – all while earning service hours. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Art Stop on the Go

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join visiting artist Aly Nack and express yourself through a variety of art media, with an emphasis on creativity and fun.

Age: 
Children, Tween

Crafternoon

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 4:15 pm

Creativity reigns with a weekly arts and crafts project. All ages welcome.

  • May 4: Mother’s Day present.
  • May 11: Go fly a kite!

 

Age: 
Family

Teen Activity Group

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Join your peers in a safe environment and express your energy and ideas through movement, art and language.  Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

Ebooks, Music, Movies & More

No online registration necessary

May 4, 2016 - 6:00 pm

Do you know about the library’s free digital resources? Join us to learn about how you can download ebooks using Total Boox or Overdrive or instantly stream music, movies, audiobooks and TV shows using Hoopla. Bring your iPad, tablet, laptop or phone to learn how to use Anythink’s resources. All ages welcome; no registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

A new way to explore literacy! This drop-in program is for children through age 6 and their caregivers. Five different centers are set up reflecting each early literacy skill.

Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 10:00 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for children through age 6. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Teen Horror Club

May 5, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Register

Join this teen-run club that explores the literary and cinematic elements of horror in books, movies and games. Movies rated PG-13 or lower may be shown. Appropriate for students ages 13-18 only. Space is limited; registration is recommended. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen

Mystery Movie Night

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Can you solve the clues and discover who killed Mr. Body in the movie based on the classic board game?

Age: 
Adult, Teen

The Studio: Cosplay With Greg

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Learn the basics of cosplay while you create a one-of-a-kind costume. Areas to be covered include: cosplay on a budget, chain mail, armor, accessories, jewelry and some sewing. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
Tags: 

Bingo for Books

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 4:15 pm

Bingo and popcorn! Play Bingo and win books as prizes. All ages welcome.

Age: 
Family

Decorating Mother's Day Cakes

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Decorate a heart cake for your mom for Mother’s Day. All materials will be provided. All ages welcome.

Age: 
Family

Crafternoon

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us on the first Thursday of the month for a fun craft for all ages. Teens, tweens, families and children are welcome to create a masterpiece. No registration required.

 

Age: 
Family

Open Studio: DIY Patio

No online registration necessary

May 5, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Get crafty in The Studio as we create unique decorations for your home or outdoor space. Learn something new, check out the 3D printer, finish a project, or share your creative talents with others. All ages welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween

Friday, May 6, 2016

Little Gardeners

May 6, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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Explore early literacy through gardening stations set up around the room. Play in real dirt and take a plant home. 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. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children

Storytime (canceled)

No online registration necessary

May 6, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am (Canceled)

Spend time with your little one listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Preschool Story Time

No online registration necessary

May 6, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

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

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

AnyStitch Goes!

No online registration necessary

May 6, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Due to the popularity of our afternoon sewing programs, we’ve created an AnyStitch Goes community get-together. The machines will whir as we invite you to drop in and enjoy your creative pursuits. Begin a new project or continue working on something you’ve already started. Celebrate with others your creative accomplishments. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available, as well as friendly conversation and advice.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Open Studio

No online registration necessary

May 6, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Get hands-on in The Studio! Learn something new, check out the 3D printer, finish a project, or share your creative talents with others. All ages welcome. No registration required.

May 6: Mod Podge – Discover the wonders of Mod Podge through crafting.
May 13: Video Game Design – Design your own video game. Play one designed by your peers.
May 20: Sculpting –Use paper, clay, and other materials to sculpt a one-of-a kind sculpture.
May 27: 3D Printing and Design – Bring your ideas to life using computer-aided design software.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Community Experts Interest Group

May 6, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Register

Want to share your talents and skills with your local community, but don’t have a way to do that.  Come and meet with us every Friday as we build, plan how we can pass on these valuable skills and knowledge.

Age: 
Adult

Teen Advisory Board End of Year Celebration

May 6, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm

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You've worked hard all year, now it's time to celebrate.  Join us for this special after-hours event for dinner, movies, games and fun!  All Teen Advisory Board members are welcome.  Space is limited; registration required.  

Age: 
Teen

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Tech Drop-ins

No online registration necessary

May 7, 2016 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Swing by for one-on-one tech help from an Anythink Tech Guide. Learn how to manage your files, troubleshoot your computer or smartphone, manage your privacy, work with computer upgrades and more. Just have a short question? Feel free to drop by and ask. All ages are welcome. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult

One-on-One Computer Help

No online registration necessary

May 7, 2016 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here is your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Let’s talk about email, job searching, Facebook, ereaders or ask tech question. Time is available in half-hour segments. Please talk to a staff member or call 303-405-3231 to schedule an appointment.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Teen Chess Championship

No online registration necessary

May 7, 2016 - 11:00 am to 2:30 pm

Winners from previous tournaments will compete for the title of Anythink York Street Chess Grand Champion! If you haven’t played in our tournaments before, feel free to watch and join in on the excitement. Teen Anythinker, Levi, will be running this competition. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Previous winners are automatically registered. Spectators need not register.

Age: 
Teen

Mini Chihuly

No online registration necessary

May 7, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Learn about glass artist Dale Chihuly as we create stunning glass-like works of art using heat guns, plastic plates and creativity.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Master Gardener

No online registration necessary

May 7, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Spring has sprung!  Join the Adams County Master Gardener volunteers to talk plants, lawns, and answer all of your gardening questions.  No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Monday, May 9, 2016

Toddler Tales

May 9, 2016 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

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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. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

May 9, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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Sing, dance, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

The Studio: Spring Photography (canceled)

No online registration necessary

May 9, 2016 - 3:30 pm (Canceled)

What does spring mean to you? Get outside and explore nature through the lens of a camera while you learn the basics of photography using our DSLR cameras. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
Tags: 

Spoken Word Poetry Workshop-Art From Ashes

May 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Register

Art from Ashes is an opportunity to foster expression, connection and transformation through poetry. During this eight-week program students will develop poems and present them during live paid performances, including the Brighton Youth Commission’s SPEAK event. Please plan to attend all eight Monday sessions, April 4-May 23, which are necessary for participation. Appropriate for teens in grades 9-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Teen

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

May 10, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 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.

Age: 
Children

Toddler Tales

No online registration necessary

May 10, 2016 - 10:00 am

Spend time with your toddler listening to stories, songs and finger plays geared just for them. Appropriate for kids ages 2-4

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Drop-in Tech Help

No online registration necessary

May 10, 2016 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Here’s your chance to get one-on-one tech help from a tech guide. Discuss email, resumes, internet searching, ereaders or ask any tech question. All ages are welcome. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

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