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., Jul 31 2015

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Tech Help Drop-In

No online registration necessary

August 5, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

stock photo: smartphone, tablet & laptop

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks.

Interested in making use of the Adobe Creative Suite, using a DSLR or GoPro or recording something in Garage Band? Equipment available for use on request.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Thursday, August 6, 2015

All About Ebooks

August 6, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Register

Learn how to borrow and read library books on your Kindle, Nook, iPad, or tablet. Please bring your device and cord so we can practice downloading books. Registration suggested, but not required. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen

Adult Art: Zentangle

August 6, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Register

Meditative drawing is easier than you think! Learn some patterns, or make up your own. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Friday, August 7, 2015

Community Project: Special Delivery – Book Bags for Babies

No online registration necessary

August 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Like to sew? Want to help with an Anythink community-based project? Join us on August 7, 14, 21 and 28 to sew fabric bags. The library will fill the bags with books and other goodies to be given as a welcoming gift to newborn baby Anythinkers. Sewing machines, fabric and notions provided. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Saturday, August 8, 2015

Quilting Basics: Nine-Patch Pillow

August 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Register

Join Anythink Brighton Artist in Residence Nancy Niero and learn how to piece a quilt square in our first Quilting Basics class. Piece a nine-patch 12" square and make a pillow.  All supplies included.  Appropriate for ages 12 and up. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Teen

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Anythink Language Lab

August 11, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Register

Have you always wanted to learn a language?  Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program?  Let us be your motivation.  Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Drawing with Computers: Custom Meal Planner

August 11, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Register

Create a one-of-a-kind project that you can print, save and share. We will design and print a custom family meal planner. Registration suggested, but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Anythink Language Lab

August 13, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Register

Have you always wanted to learn a language? Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program? Let us be your motivation. Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Drawing with Computers: Custom Meal Planner

August 13, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm Registration opens August 6, 2015 - 8:00 am

Register

Create a one-of-a-kind project that you can print, save, and share. We will design and print a custom family meal planner. Registration suggested, but not required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Friday, August 14, 2015

Community Project: Special Delivery – Book Bags for Babies

No online registration necessary

August 14, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Like to sew? Want to help with an Anythink community-based project? Join us on August 7, 14, 21 and 28 to sew fabric bags. The library will fill the bags with books and other goodies to be given as a welcoming gift to newborn baby Anythinkers. Sewing machines, fabric and notions provided. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Tech Help Drop-In

No online registration necessary

August 15, 2015 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

stock photo: smartphone, tablet & laptop

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks.

Interested in making use of the Adobe Creative Suite, using a DSLR or GoPro or recording something in Garage Band? Equipment available for use on request.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Tech Help Drop-In

No online registration necessary

August 19, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

stock photo: smartphone, tablet & laptop

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks.

Interested in making use of the Adobe Creative Suite, using a DSLR or GoPro or recording something in Garage Band? Equipment available for use during drop-in hours on request.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Anythink Language Lab

August 20, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Register

Have you always wanted to learn a language? Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program? Let us be your motivation. Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Friday, August 21, 2015

Community Project: Special Delivery – Book Bags for Babies

No online registration necessary

August 21, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Like to sew? Want to help with an Anythink community-based project? Join us on August 7, 14, 21 and 28 to sew fabric bags. The library will fill the bags with books and other goodies to be given as a welcoming gift to newborn baby Anythinkers. Sewing machines, fabric and notions provided. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Saturday, August 22, 2015

Jewelry Studio: Twisted Wire Rings

August 22, 2015 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm Registration opens August 15, 2015 - 8:00 am

Register

Learn to make rings with copper wire. Start with one basic shape, then learn several variations. All tools and materials provided. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Monday, August 24, 2015

Tech Help Drop-In

No online registration necessary

August 24, 2015 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

stock photo: smartphone, tablet & laptop

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks.

Interested in making use of the Adobe Creative Suite, using a DSLR or GoPro or recording something in Garage Band? Equipment available for use on request.

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Anythink Language Lab

August 25, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm Registration opens August 11, 2015 - 8:00 am

Register

Have you always wanted to learn a language?  Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program?  Let us be your motivation.  Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Space is limited; registration is required.

 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Natural Solutions with Essential Oils

August 26, 2015 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Register

Learn about the natural solutions essential oils can provide for you and your family. Essential oils have been used for centuries as a way for people to enrich their moods, health and lives. This beginner's class, taught by Chelsea Schofield, will cover why, when and how to use essential oils in your home. Make an all natural hand sanitizer, calm me down body/pillow spray and an Ouchie spray.  Appropriate for teens and adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Anythink Language Lab

August 27, 2015 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Register

Have you always wanted to learn a language? Have you always felt like you don’t have the motivation to really get started with a self-study program? Let us be your motivation. Using Rosetta Stone, you will have the whole hour to practice, surrounded by people who want to learn just as much as you do. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Friday, August 28, 2015

Community Project: Special Delivery – Book Bags for Babies

No online registration necessary

August 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Like to sew? Want to help with an Anythink community-based project? Join us on August 7, 14, 21 and 28 to sew fabric bags. The library will fill the bags with books and other goodies to be given as a welcoming gift to newborn baby Anythinkers. Sewing machines, fabric and notions provided. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Natural Solutions with Essential Oils

August 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Register

Learn about the natural solutions essential oils can provide for you and your family. Essential oils have been used for centuries as a way for people to enrich their moods, health and lives. This beginner's class, taught by Chelsea Schofield, will cover why, when and how to use essential oils in your home. Make an all natural hand sanitizer, calm me down body/pillow spray and an Ouchie spray.  Appropriate for teens and adults. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen

Monday, August 31, 2015

Custom Meal Planner

August 31, 2015 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Register

Create a one-of-a-kind project that you can print, save and share. We will design and print a custom family meal planner. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult