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., Jan 28 2020
January 30, 2020 - 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Drop in to use our sewing machines, Cricuts, 3D printers, and more. Get one-on-one or group help to start a new project, finish something you've started, or simply learn something new. The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

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The Studio
January 30, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Challenge your friends or the teen librarian to an intense game of Mario Kart, or learn the art of reading people that goes into an epic game of One Night Ultimate Werewolf. Join us for laughs, snacks, and various video and board games. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

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Teen
January 30, 2020 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Reconnect with friends at movie night. Contact our teen guide Madeline by email at mwetta@anythinklibraries.org to cast your vote for one of five book-to-movie adaptations. Votes accepted through Dec. 31. Appropriate for teens age 13 and older. Space is limited. Registration is requested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Teen
January 30, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

We welcome you to join us for an evening of photography sharing from members of our community and to learn new techniques to enhance your skills. Interested in being a part of the slideshow? Please submit your photos to kflores@anythinklibraries.org by closing on Wednesday Jan. 29th to be included. January’s challenge theme is “Frozen Scenery” but all other photography is also welcome. We’ll wrap things up by discussing popular photo editing applications.

New members of all skills welcome to join. No registration required.

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Tech
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Adult
January 31, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations that will be set up around the room. Participants will gather together at various times for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

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Children
January 31, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore early literacy and learning through hands-on sensory activities. Be ready to move, build, play and create. Appropriate for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play recommended. 

  • Jan. 10 – Castles and Dragons
  • Jan. 17 – Snow
  • Jan. 24 – Restaurants
  • Jan. 31 – Our Teeth
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Children
February 1, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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.

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Tech
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Adult
February 1, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Anythink York Street offers a monthly morning book club with a very different style: we choose a theme for the meeting, and you choose the book you want to read based on that theme. Each person discusses their choice. It’s a fun way to discover new authors and books while reading a title that speaks to you. Bring your pick and a morning beverage, and we’ll talk books. This month’s theme: a Young Adult book. Appropriate for adults. No registration required.

 

Event Type: 
Book Club
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Adult
February 1, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Meet Bear, our volunteer dog. Reading to a therapy dog is a great opportunity for children who are learning to read or need practice reading. Our patient dog loves to listen and never criticizes. Registration required. Please email kcompton@anythinklibraries.org to sign up for a time slot.

 

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Children
February 1, 2020 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for an hour of mindfulness that is perfect for the whole family. We will share contemplative stories, explore different breath techniques, and move our bodies mindfully in a fun and playful yoga practice with yoga games. Bring your own mat, or feel free to use one of ours.

 

All ages and abilities welcome. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Family
February 1, 2020 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us as we kick off 2020 with a new yoga series with expert Sara Walsh that is dedicated to giving you time to focus on mindfulness, meditation, and some new yogi skills. This series is BYOMat, if possible. Beginners are always welcome. Space is limited; registration is required. Please see our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
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Adult
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February 1, 2020 - 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Work with Erin Dvorak, a talented photographer from Colorado Photography Arts Center (CPAC), to learn the basics of storytelling photography and taking great photos for the high school yearbook. All middle and high school students welcome. 

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Class
Tech
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Teen, Tween
February 1, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn high-altitude baking secrets from baker, author and blogger Nicole Hampton. She is the author of Sugar High: Sweet & Savory Baking in Your High-Altitude Kitchen and the Dough-Eyed food blog. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and sample some sweet treats crafted by the author herself. Space is limited; registration is highly encouraged so that there are enough treats for everyone. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Adult
February 1, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Learn yoga through stories, songs, and movement activities. Little yogis will practice breathing exercises and have time to get creative, too. Appropriate for ages 3-8, but older and younger participants are welcome to attend. 

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Children
February 1, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join candle experts from the Craftsman & Apprentice for a candle-making basics class and leave with your own sweet-smelling treat.

All materials provided. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
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Adult
February 1, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Love graphic novels? Swing by the library to pick up a copy of this month’s title, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children: The Graphic Novel by Ransom Riggs. Please pick up book before January 29 & be ready for discussion on February 1. Pizza will be provided! Registration is encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Book Club
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Tween
February 3, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Tienes preguntas sobre tus aparatos tecnológicos o interes en los  servicios y recursos digitales gratuitos de la biblioteca? Visitanos y recibe asistencia y consejos uno a uno para aprovechar al maximo de tu tecnologia. Asistencia esta disponible en orden de llegada. Registracion por internet no es requerida pero espacio es limitado. 

Prefieres aprender en un entorno privado? Manda un correo electrónico a Karina a kfloers@anythinklibraries.org o deja un mensaje de voz a 303-405-3248 para hacer cita privada de Ayuda Tecnológica.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 3, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Whether it’s a cellphone or laptop, drop-in for one-on-one help and pick up some tips and troubleshooting support needed to make the most of your device. This program is ideal for customers with speedy tech concerns. Assistance is provided on a first come, first served basis in 20-minute slots. No registration required. Interested in a longer and private session? Please refer to our Tech Tutoring program.

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Tech
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Adult
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February 3, 2020 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes, and play in English and Spanish. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required.

 

Acompananos para cuentos, canciones, rimas y juego en inglés y español. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años. No se requiere registro.

 

Event Type: 
Story Time
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Children
February 3, 2020 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Test your mettle with our metal. Participants meet the month’s challenge head on by experimenting with new technology and using a lot of luck. Appropriate for grades 6 to 12. Space is limited; registration suggested.  Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Teen
February 3, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Floating shelves

Learn how to build your own floating shelf in this two-part series with Heather from Relevant Reuse. Use basic techniques and hand tools to create the shelves in part one. In part two, learn how to sand and stain the shelf and best practices for hanging them. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Appropriate for teens and adults. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
February 3, 2020 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us as we learn the basics of deejay-ing from DJ Staxx of the Denver DJ School. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

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Class
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Children
February 3, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

For this class we will put sauce, cheese, and spinach on refrigerated pizza dough, and then roll them up and cut them into spirals. Fun pizza for everyone! This program is intended for kids in K-5th grade. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Children
February 3, 2020 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Join our discussion of Bel Canto: A Novel by Ann Patchett, and vote on our February book. We have copies of Bel Canto available at the branch – ask a staff member for a copy  – and it's also available through Hoopla as an audiobook and an ebook. Appropriate for adults. Registration suggested, but not required. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
February 4, 2020 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join Molly Brown House Museum educators for an exploration of the origin and history of Valentine’s Day in the United States, and create your own beautiful valentine to take home. This activity is open to all and designed specifically for adults with disabilities. Groups are welcome, however, space is limited. Online registration required. When registering a group, please register each attending individual separately, or call 303-405-3200 for assistance. 

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Adult
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