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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., Nov 18 2019
November 20, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you a gamer looking to geek out with other fellow gamers? Well join the club –literally! From Yu-Gi-Oh! to Dungeons and Dragons, we provide the tables and you provide the fun. Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
November 20, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Appropriate for kids in 1st-5th grade. 

November 20: Art Project with Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

November 27: Experimentation Station

Age: 
Children
November 20, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Join us in a 6-week workshop for teens that teaches theater writing and performance skills.

Inspired by fantastical themes, participants will take on different roles to create and perform a final piece as a group. All ability levels are welcome!

No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
November 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore a vast palette of colors with different textures, tones, and mediums with five workshops this fall. All ages are welcome. 

Color Stories Part I: Your Color Story Wednesday, November 20  |  4-5 pm 

What’s your color story? Within a zine, reflect upon various experiences you associate with different colors. From there, invent your own color swatches with a little mixing of paint and a lot of mashing of your imagination. 

Color Stories, Part II: DIY Wall Hangings Wednesday, Dec. 4, 4-5 pm 

Using sticks, yarn, rope & wire, craft a mini woven wall hanging. 

Color Stories, Part III: Assemblage Tuesday, Dec. 10, 4-5 pm 

Inspired by Louise Nevelson, craft a monochromatic small sculpture from found objects.  

Color Stories, Part IV: Chains for Change Thursday, Dec. 12, 4-5 pm 

Let’s start a chain reaction…right in the lobby of the library! Begin to co-create a colorful installation that will be exhibited and contributed to throughout the Winter. 

Color Stories, Part V: Chains for Change, II Monday, Dec. 16, 4-5 pm 

Let’s start a chain reaction…right in the lobby of the library! Finish up the co-creation of a colorful installation that will be exhibited and contributed to throughout the Winter. 

Age: 
Children
November 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Español with your fellow community members. Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know!  

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en ingles y español con miembros de su comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. Registración por internet no es necesaria. Nos reunimos el primer y tercer miércoles de cada mes. 

Age: 
Adult
November 21, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 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.

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
November 21, 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. 

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Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
November 21, 2019 - 10:15 am to 11:00 am

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. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
November 21, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Do you need help with your computer or other tech devices? Want to know how to download ebooks or attach a document to an email? The Anythink York Street tech guide is here to help. Personalized, one-on-one sessions are by appointment only. To schedule, call Anythink York Street at 303-405-3234 for more information.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
November 21, 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
November 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Use our equipment and supplies to create your own masterpiece or to learn a new skill. In this weekly open lab, everyone is welcome to drop in and work on their own projects with the help of our guides. Plans will be available for those that do not have their own project ideas, and creativity is highly encouraged.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
November 21, 2019 - 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Join us for open Studio 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're working on or simply learn something new. The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
November 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
apple with shadows

In this painting program, we’ll focus on the importance of shadow and light. You’ll learn what these two elements add to a painting and how to create dimension while painting from a still life composition. We’ll paint a piece for the season using props and light in The Studio. It is not necessary to attend all programs. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Painting smocks, canvases and paint provided. Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Event Type: 
The Studio
November 21, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Can you design the next Taj Mahal? Create and build the future using LEGO™ bricks in Snapology’s new and exciting architecture class, hosted at the library. Appropriate for kids ages 7-12. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
November 21, 2019 - 5:45 pm to 6:30 pm

In honor of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), join us for this weekly series to get your creative juices flowing. Participate in idea-generating exercises that are perfect for writers of any caliber and any experience level.

Refreshments will be provided, no registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
November 21, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm

We welcome you to join us for an evening of photography sharing from members of our community. Learn about locations, techniques and devices that amateur and professional photographers are using to capture their special moments. Interested in being a part of the slideshow? Please submit your photos to kflores@anythinklibraries.org by closing on Wednesday Nov. 20th.

New members of all skills are welcome to participate. Registration is not required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
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November 22, 2019 - 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 the end for a story. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
November 22, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Meet at Anythink Bennett to discuss the book The Son by Philipp Meyer. For more information, please call 303-405-3231.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
November 22, 2019 - 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. 

  • Nov. 1 – Nature Explore
  • Nov. 8 – Camping
  • Nov. 15 – Let’s Play House
  • Nov. 22 – Grocery Store
Age: 
Children
November 23, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 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.

 

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
November 23, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
table of gifts

Learn from former Studio host Rachel Wood about using Illustrator and the laser engraver to create a personalized ornament for the holiday. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
November 23, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Join us for this beginner-friendly yoga series the second and fourth Saturday of each month. Instructor Anna Gibson will lead participants through these gentle yoga sessions. These lessons will offer techniques to help establish or continue your yoga practice. Registration recommended but not required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
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November 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading aloud. Bring a book you have been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Reading sessions will be limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check in with a staff member for a reading time on the day of the program.

Age: 
Children
November 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn yoga through stories, songs, and movement activities. Little yogis will practice breathing exercises and have time to get creative, too. This program is intended for kids 3-8 years old, but older and younger participants are welcome to attend. 

Age: 
Children
November 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

New to canning? It’s not as complicated as you might think. Together we will learn how to preserve a tasty treat for later. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Adult
November 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Handle all your holiday stresses with ease! Join local expert and certified health coach Melani Schweder for an afternoon dedicated to self-care and stress relief. Participants will learn about herbs that boost the body's resilience to stress, and create a calming essential oil rollerball to take home and enjoy. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required.  

Age: 
Adult
November 23, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Help us create a podcast. You will learn how to audio engineer and broadcast. Participants must stay for an entire recording session. Two recording sessions will happen during each program. Appropriate for ages 12 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
November 23, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

It’s that time of year again! Gather the family and join us at Anythink Perl Mack for a photo shoot with a local photographer. A green screen background will give you the option to choose your own background, giving your family the perfect setting for a holiday photo. Each family will receive one photo print out as well as a digital copy for your own use. 

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Family

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