All Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

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 18 2019
January 23, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Spanish with your fellow community members.  Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! We'd love to see you there! 

Le invitamos a practicar inglés y español con miembros de su comunidad entre conversaciones. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nuevo idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros.

Age: 
Adult
January 23, 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 a Nintendo Switch, movies, computer games, various gaming clubs, and board games available. Students in grades 6-12 welcome.

Age: 
Teen
January 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join our teen sidekicks for a drop-in snack program sponsored by the Food Bank of the Rockies. Everyone age 18 and under welcome.

Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
January 23, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math. This program is intended for school-aged kids. 

January 23: Art Party

January 30: Experimentation Station

Age: 
Children
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

It’s time to play and take a break from the normal routine. Each week, participants will engage in quick and easy group activities to get the blood flowing and the laughs going. This program is intended for kids 5-12 years old.

Age: 
Children
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What — and who — is necessary to make a good video game? In this new monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding, and storytelling activities. This month, use 3D modeling software to bring your video game’s protagonist to life. Then, make a prototype figure with our 3D printers! 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Apples and sausage together? Yes, it’s delicious! Learn how to cook up a sweet and savory snack perfect for cold, winter weather with teen chef, Casey, leading the way. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. No registration required.

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Class
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Teen, Tween
January 23, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 pm

Whether you’re writing an important e-mail for work, an essay for college admissions, or a paper for class, let our Guide help you translate your ideas onto the page. Learn research, drafting, and proofreading techniques, or simply receive one-on-one editing and advice that will make your writing more effective for a variety of objectives. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder).To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

 

Age: 
Adult
January 24, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

New times and information for Music and Movement in 2019! Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
January 24, 2019 - 11:45 am to 12:15 pm

New times and information for Music and Movement in 2019! Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
January 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
January 24, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Join us, in collaboration with HireUAVpro, in a 4 part series introducing drone technology, applications of drones, emerging uses for drones, and get hands on time with a drone to learn how to be a good drone operator.

Introduction to drones
Thursday, Jan. 10, 4-6pm
Week one will introduce people of all ages to drone technology, the state of the industry, and how to pursue becoming a professional drone operator. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
January 24, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month is all about Virtual Reality fun. Each week will be a new VR experience. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
January 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn how to take videos filmed on your phone to the next level. Whether it’s a hit music video, the next blockbuster movie, or a family vacation, you’ll learn the tricks to make the best use of smart phone filming and editing techniques. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Teen
January 24, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Saving, investing, and budgeting don’t have to be taxing. Hack your way into wealth with tips and resources that take almost all the effort out of affluence. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Start Something series. 

Event Type: 
Class
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Adult
January 25, 2019 - 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 throughout the hour for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

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Class
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Children
January 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am

Drink coffee and talk books with your friends and fellow community members. Please bring a favorite title to recommend and prepare to discover some great new reading suggestions. No online registration necessary. 

Age: 
Adult
January 25, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations set up around the room. Appropriate for children through age 4.

Age: 
Children
January 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

This workshop for girls focused on raising self-worth emphasizes five key areas of developing healthy self-esteem: personality, comfort in your own skin, healthy living, good/bad friends, and making your mark. Pizza will be provided for all participants. This program is intended for girls 8-14 years old. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children, Tween
January 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 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, Teen
January 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Knock your next interview out of the park. With the help of a local expert, learn to refine your interviewing skills and receive helpful feedback to improve. This event is part of this month's "Best Foot Forward" series. Join us for one or all of these expert-led sessions, designed to make you look good as you network or job search in today's world.  

Age: 
Adult
January 26, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Explore your imagination and creativity through the magic of art. This is a basic art and design class that everyone, regardless of skill level, can enjoy. Discover your inner artist with a focus on the joy and the creative experience of learning the language of art. Taught by local artist Sally Gould.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
January 26, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Join us for six weeks of yoga sessions at Anythink Bennett. These lessons will offer multiple forms of yoga so that by the end of six weeks you can establish an ongoing practice that suits your lifestyle and wellness goals. Registration recommended but not required.

Event Type: 
Class
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Adult
January 26, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Fun science experiments aren’t only for kids. Adults can get messy, too. Create your own next-level slime. Appropriate for adults only. For younger scientists, please see Tween STEAM Club on Thursdays. Space is limited; registration is required. 

Age: 
Adult
January 26, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Do you want to help your grandparent, or other loved one, share their stories about growing up in the neighborhood? Are you a recent transplant, drawn to Denver from far away? Come tell us your tales, learn the basics of effective interviewing, and help us build an archive of oral histories for the library’s local history exhibit and for StoryCorps, a project of the US Library of Congress. Part of the Perl Mack Museum Project, a year-long program to develop a museum exhibit by, for, and about our community. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
January 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Paint, sip tea, and have fun! Michelle will guide you through an acrylic painting featuring bright colors and textures for the new year. 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
January 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Through a partnership with the Bennett Arts Council, Anythink presents a workshop hosted by local artist Carmen Daumer. This month we will make decorative chalkboards. Join us for free hot chocolate and snacks as you create decorative chalkboards. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Adult
January 28, 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
January 28, 2019 - 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
Age: 
Children

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