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., Feb 5 2016

Today

Little Readers

February 5, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy by using the many different stations to interact with your little one. 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

No online registration necessary

February 5, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

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

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

Enjoy stories, songs, puppet plays, 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

Sew Easy

February 5, 2016 - 1:00 pm

Beginner and experienced seamstresses are invited to sew a pillowcase – burrito style. Sewing machines and fabric will be supplied, or bring your own machine and/or fabric if you prefer. Please visit the online calendar to register

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Sewing Basics

February 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Learn to identify the basic parts of our sewing machines and how to set-up and use them. This session will provide the basic skills required to use the library’s sewing machines independently. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
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Open Studio

No online registration necessary

February 5, 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.

  • Feb. 5: 3D Printing and CAD – Bring your ideas to life using computer-aided design software.
  • Feb. 12: LEGO Building – Build with LEGOs and then turn the creations into robots using LEGO Mindstorm.
  • Feb. 19: Sewing and Crafts – Get crafty with our sewing supplies including sewing machines!
  • Feb. 26: 3D Design – Learn the basics of 3D printing design.
Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

February 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all you creative teens wanting to explore the wonderful world of writing! This class is designed for beginning teen writers to practice the process of turning those ideas in your head into concrete words and sentences on the page. Appropriate for teens age 13 to 18. Please visit the online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

Creative Writing Workshop

February 5, 2016 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all you creative teens wanting to explore the wonderful world of writing! This class is designed for beginning teen writers to practice the process of turning those ideas in your head into concrete words and sentences on the page. Appropriate for teens ages 13-18. Please visit the online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

Sewing Basics

February 5, 2016 - 3:45 pm to 4:15 pm

Learn to identify the basic parts of our sewing machines and how to set-up and use them. This session will provide the basic skills required to use the library’s sewing machines independently. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
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Teen Book Club

No online registration necessary

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

Join this teen-run club and talk about your favorite books. You don't have to read the same book as everyone else to be in our club. We talk about what we're reading, make suggestions, create displays and reading lists for the library, do book-themed crafts, eat snacks, and more. What are you reading? Come to the book club and let us know! Appropriate for teens in grades 6-12. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Teen, Tween

"Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey" Opening Reception

No online registration necessary

February 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

See the universe in a new light with Anythink and the Space Science Institute during the opening reception of Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey. Explore everything from space storms to asteroids and the universe beyond in this interactive exhibition, on display through March 14. All ages welcome. Light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Tech Drop-Ins

No online registration necessary

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

Tech help has moved to Saturdays! Bring in any device, including your latest holiday present, for one-on-one help. No registration necessary. All ages welcome. 

Age: 
Adult

Bug Safari with the Butterfly Pavilion

No online registration necessary

February 6, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Join Marco and the Butterfly Pavilion to meet some of nature's most beautiful small creatures and see them up close. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween

Amore Anythink

No online registration necessary

February 6, 2016 - 1:00 pm

February is Anythink Bennett’s We Love Our Customers Month. Watch for special Italian-themed programs that say “thank you” and “grazie” to all who visit the library. All ages welcome.

  • Feb. 6: Gelato Tasting - Gelato is Italy’s version of ice cream. Enjoy tasting different flavors of this treat while learning about the three ways it differs from ice cream.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

Sewing Basics

February 6, 2016 - 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm

Register

Learn to identify the basic parts of our sewing machines and how to set-up and use them. This session will provide the basic skills required to use the library’s sewing machines independently. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
Tags: 

Amore Anythink (canceled)

No online registration necessary

February 6, 2016 - 1:00 pm (Canceled)

February is Anythink Bennett’s We Love Our Customers Month. Watch for special Italian-themed programs that say “thank you” and “grazie” to all who visit the library. All ages welcome.

  • Feb. 6: Gelato Tasting - Gelato is Italy’s version of ice cream. Enjoy tasting different flavors of this treat while learning about the three ways it differs from ice cream.
Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family

Sewing Basics

February 6, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Register

Learn to identify the basic parts of our sewing machines and how to set-up and use them. This session will provide the basic skills required to use the library’s sewing machines independently. Space is limited; registration required

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Children, Teen, Tween
Tags: 

Monday, February 8, 2016

Toddler Tales

February 8, 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

Baby Bounce

February 8, 2016 - 9:45 am to 10:30 am

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Share time with your little one with songs, rhymes, and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

February 8, 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

Do It Yourself: Tea Bags

February 8, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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Chase away the winter blues by creating your own tea bags in creative shapes using coffee filters and loose tea. It’s a great option for an easy, thoughtful gift! Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Teen

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

February 8, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 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, Teen, Tween

The Studio: Alien Totem Poles With Hannah

No online registration necessary

February 8, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Which aliens are your favorites:  creatures from Signs, Dr. Who or Star Wars?  Construct, design and decorate totem poles with your favorite aliens!  Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Art Stop on the Go

February 8, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join a visiting artist and express yourself through a variety of art media, with the emphasis on creativity and fun. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Children

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Toddler Tales

No online registration necessary

February 9, 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

Toddler Tales

February 9, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

February 9, 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

Preschool Story Time

February 9, 2016 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

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Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities that are perfect for preschoolers. This program is for ages 3-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

February 9, 2016 - 3:30 pm to 4:30 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, Teen, Tween

STEAM Tuesdays

February 9, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required.

Age: 
Children, Tween

Minecraft Club

February 9, 2016 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Compete against other players in a Minecraft tournament. Use your own account or log on with one of Anythink's -- a limited number of accounts are available for use. . Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Children, Tween

Tween/Teen Tuesdays

No online registration necessary

February 9, 2016 - 4:15 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up.

·Feb. 2: Games –Play a wide variety of games.

·Feb. 9: Crafts – Create peppermint heart candy.

·Feb. 16: Tech – Learn something new!

·Feb. 23: Crafts – Create a crystallized snowflake

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween

The Studio: Graphic Design with Holly

No online registration necessary

February 9, 2016 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Join Holly to learn how to create your own graphic designs, whether it’s a basic logo design or a project that requires photo editing.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen

Green Tweens

February 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

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Make a cool craft using recycled materials. Registration is encouraged.

 

Age: 
Tween

Art with Aluminum: Hearts

No online registration necessary

February 9, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Make a fun project to give to someone you love. Use yarn, cereal boxes and markers to design a stained glass-inspired piece of art. No registration necessary. All ages welcome.

Age: 
Family

Kids Explore Sewing: Felt Heart-Shaped Corner Bookmark

February 9, 2016 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

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Learn basic sewing skills and make a cute heart-shaped bookmark. Appropriate for all skill levels -- you can complete this project even if it's your first time sewing.Recommended for kids ages 8 and up and their parents. Space is limited; registration is required for each participant.

Age: 
Children, Family

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Baby Bounce

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

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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

February 10, 2016 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

It’s a play date at the library! Join us for playtime and interaction for babies 18 months and younger and their caregivers. No registration required.

Age: 
Children

Story Time

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

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

Age: 
Children

Rowdy Readers

February 10, 2016 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Join our discussion of The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

Baby Bounce

No online registration necessary

February 10, 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. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Children

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

February 10, 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

Explore on the Floor

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:00 am

A different way to explore early literacy!  This drop-in program is for children age 6 and their caregivers. Five different centers will be set up reflecting one of each of the early literacy skills. Centers may include books, hands-on activities, crafts, or music. This is a new and exciting way to create the path to life-long learning. No registration necessary.


 

Age: 
Children

Toddler Time

No online registration necessary

February 10, 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

Primetime for Preschoolers

February 10, 2016 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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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

Drop-in Tech Help

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 11:00 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. All ages welcome. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Adult, Teen, Tween

Music and Movement

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 11:10 am to 11:40 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments, and move creatively. This program is for ages 3-6 years. No registration necessary.


 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children

Crafty Kids

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm to 3:00 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.

Age: 
Children, Tween

Kids Cafe

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

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

Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween

The Studio: Music Production With Devin and Diana

No online registration necessary

February 10, 2016 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Explore spoken word, vocals, keyboard and beats with musical professionals. Learn new skills while you create music! Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
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