Anythink Events

EVENTS

Upcoming events

Take a look at some of the great programs happening at your local Anythink. Interested in joining a book club? Click here for upcoming book club dates and titles.

E.g., Jun 21 2019
May 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Videography: Become a Superhero
Thursday, May 2, 4-6 pm

Join us in The Studio to learn how to create a superhero intro movie clip with you as the hero! Appropriate for teens and adults. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Create a Movie Trailer
Thursday, May 9, 4-6 pm

Practice your videography skills by re-creating your favorite movie trailer! Appropriate for teens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

YouTube Intro Clips
Thursday, May 16, 4-6 pm

Learn how to create your own YouTube intro clip using the Adobe Creative Cloud. Appropriate for teens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Creating a Short Film
Thursday, May 23 & 30, 4-6 pm

Join us for a two-part short film creation series. Learn everything you need to know to make an amazing short film –from script-writing and story-boarding to recording and post production. Take your vision and turn it into reality. Appropriate for teens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
May 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join professional makeup artist Cory Bryant for an interactive special effects makeup demonstration. Participants will learn the basics of theatrical and movie makeup, and have an opportunity to apply makeup themselves. Appropriate for children. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
May 23, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 5:05 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. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

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Tech
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 23, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Join Pop Culture Classroom to play a collection of retro and indie stand-out games, and discuss the design elements and themes that link them together. Appropriate for teens.

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Teen
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May 23, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Do you love talking about your pop culture passions, and feel like taking your fandom to the next level? Break into the wonderful, expansive world of podcasting by learning the tricks of the trade at Anythink Perl Mack’s new summer-long podcasting series. This month, we’ll cover the basics of branding and concept development so that you can set your new podcast up for success. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen
May 24, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a free parenting class focusing on the importance of reading to your baby. Presented by Growing Home/Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County. For children 0 to 3 years old and their caregivers.  

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Class
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Adult
May 24, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for three very special littles programs celebrating Pop It month at Anythink. Appropriate for children ages 0-6 and their caregivers. 

  • May 3 – Superhero Training Camp
  • May 17 – Cosplay for Littles – Come in your favorite costume!
  • May 24 –  Disco Pop Dance Party
Age: 
Children
May 24, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Dive into some of the best books of the past three centuries, and discover a new favorite along the way. Each month we’ll meet to discuss classic novels across multiple literary traditions and genres. From well-worn masterpieces to under-considered hidden gems, we’ll explore what makes – and remakes – great fiction.

Please e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org for details about obtaining a copy of this month’s reading, Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
May 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tienes preguntas sobre tus dispositivos o aparatos tecnologicos? Talvez tienes interes en los servicios y recursos digitales gratuitos que estan disponibles en la biblioteca? Ya sea un celular, lector de libros digitales o computadora, visitanos y recibe asistencia y consejos uno a uno para aprovechar al maximo de tu tecnología. Asistencia esta disponible en orden de llegada. 

Prefieres aprender en un entorno privado? Manda un correo electrónico a Karina a kflores@anythinklibraries.org o deja un mensaje de voz a 303-405-3248 para hacer cita de Ayuda Tecnologica. No te olvides de incluir tu objetivo tecnológico, nombre, horario preferido para la cita e información de contacto.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
May 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Need a quick fix for your pop-inspired costume? Want to touch up your trading cards? Need an extra set of eyes to look over your comic strip? Come and use the technology, supplies and resources at Anythink Perl Mack during this open workshop for all your Pop Culture Con related needs. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 25, 2019 - 9:30 am to 5:30 pm

Explore something new during a mySummer like no other. This year, we’ve partnered with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to bring you new opportunities to discover worlds – from backyard ecosystems to life on. To celebrate, join us for the first-ever Perl Mack Pop Culture Mini-Con. Characters, costumes and creativity are encouraged as we look back on the month’s Pop It creations and look forward to mySummer. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Local artist Adelina Gonzales, also known as That5280Lady, will guide participants in creating pop culture based art on recycled vinyl records. Explore all your favorite icons through color. Feel free to bring a photo or reference of your favorite musician, comic book character, brand or movie. All materials needed will be provided. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

La artista local Adelina Gonzales, también conocida como That5280Lady, guiará a los participantes en la creación del arte basado en la cultura pop sobre discos de vinilo reciclados. Explora todos sus ídolos favoritos a través del color. Siéntete libre de traer una foto o referencia de tu músico favorito, personaje de cómic, marca o película. Se proporcionarán todos los materiales necesarios. El espacio es limitado; se requiere registro. Visita nuestro calendario en línea para registrarte.

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Class
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Adult
May 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Celebrate your weekend - and the Perl Mack Pop Culture Mini-Con - right with our new monthly Bingo night, hosted by a diverse array of community members who help make the Perl Mack neighborhood shine. This month, learn all about pop culture with a local cosplayer as they call the numbers and share their cosplaying wisdom. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Paint, sip tea, and have fun! Michelle will guide you through an acrylic painting featuring abstract poured paint. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 9 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Class
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Adult, Teen
May 25, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Phamaly’s new show, co-created by Phamaly actors, tells the stories of famous artists throughout history who were masters of their craft and who live(d) and work(ed) with a disability (including Frida Kahlo, Ludwig van Beethoven, and Stevie Wonder).  The show illustrates how disability can function as a creative asset in people’s lives, and empowers people of all ages to live and create in unique ways. Appropriate for all ages. 

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 25, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

In this workshop, join professional comic artists and discover how comics go from thumbnails, to sketches, to inks, to colors, all the way to final production. Come learn drawing skills specific to drawing for comics, and prepare yourself for a future as a comic creator!

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Class
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Teen, Tween
May 28, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

 

Do you need help with your job search? Stop by for drop in help on how to navigate your options, automate your search, edit/create your resume or cover letter. This program is offered weekly on Tuesday mornings from 11am to 12pm.

¿Necesitas ayuda en buscar trabajo? Ven para recibir ayuda en navegar tus opciones, revisar/crear tu resume o carta de presentación. No se requiere cita.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
May 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join professional makeup artist Cory Bryant for an interactive special effects makeup demonstration. Participants will learn the basics of theatrical and movie makeup, and have an opportunity to apply makeup themselves. Appropriate for school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Children
May 28, 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. Space is limited; registration suggested.

· May 7: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

· May 14: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

· May 21: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

· May 28: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

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Class
Age: 
Children
May 28, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s… a Super Bot! Join us as each participant will make their own superhero-inspired robot, and test them out in the Battle Royale Arena - a shrinking play field. Test your engineering skills, battle it out, learn new skills and make new friends! This multi-player showdown will make for nothing short of a great time. Appropriate for elementary, tweens and teens. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Tween
May 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:05 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. Best for adults. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
May 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

You can help your community just like your favorite superhero. Join us for fun activities and family photos. Meet Batman & Wonder Woman, and check out the Batmobile and Wonder Z cars. If you would like to be a real-life hero, bring an item to donate to a local charity working with people experiencing homelessness. Things like a pair of socks, granola bars, a bar of soap, or new toothbrushes will be accepted and donated to those in need. Feel free to come in your superhero costume or fan clothing. Refreshments will be provided. Appropriate for families and all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 29, 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
May 29, 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. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
May 29, 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. We will also be hosting a gaming tournament May 15. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

 

Age: 
Teen
May 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Kick off the summer with a bang! Enjoy refreshments and visit science exhibits hosted by friendly familiar faces from around the community. Only one will be crowned winner. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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Family
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May 29, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Let’s have fun at different activity stations and learn about possible UFO sightings in Colorado, design our own UFOs, look at constellations, discuss what aliens may think of human beings and learn words to the song “Purple People Eater.” Appropriate for elementary-aged kids. 

Age: 
Children
May 29, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join this teen-run club that explores the world of Japanese animation and art. At this special Anime Club, join Pop Culture Classroom's professional comic artists and explore what differentiates Japanese manga from western comic art. Learn the skills you need to draw in a Japanese style. Appropriate for students in grades 7-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: 
Teen

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