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., Mar 24 2019
March 27, 2019 - 4:05 pm to 4:10 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.

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Adult
March 28, 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.

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Story Time
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Children
March 28, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Are you ready to learn about computers?  Then the library is your place. Join us for a basic overview of computers and how to search the Internet. Space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Tech
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Adult
March 28, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for stories, music, and more, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 1-3. Registration required. Visit our online calendar to register. Please note: books and activities will be the same on both Wednesdays and Thursdays.

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Story Time
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Children
March 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Strum, beat, and play your way through the Swallow Hill Music Instrument Petting Zoo. We provide a hands-on experience for kids and adults – led by our knowledgeable staff of “zookeepers.” The entire family can try out ukuleles, hand drums, guitars, mandolins, banjos, fiddles, mini-pianos and more. We provide the instruments, you bring the curiosity. Appropriate for kids ages 6-12. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Children
March 28, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Aspiring musicians: practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence, and collaborate with other artists. All abilities are welcome, whether you're putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before. Appropriate for upper elementary, tweens and teens. 

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Class
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Teen, Tween
March 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Aspiring musicians: practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence, and collaborate with other artists. All abilities are welcome, whether you're putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12.

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Teen
March 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

In collaboration with HireUAVpro, The Studio at Anythink Wright Farms is hosting a four-part drone series in March. This series will introduce drone technology, applications and emerging trends, as well as provide opportunities for hands-on drone operation. Participants who complete all four sessions will be eligible for a scholarship applied toward a commercial drone license.

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The Studio
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Adult
March 28, 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.

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Tech
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Adult
March 28, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm

Calling all tweens and teens! Join us each week for a special afternoon program. This month’s inspiration is plant electronics. Create fun electronic projects that combine plants and technology. Appropriate for students ages 11 and up. No registration necessary.

March 7: LED Zen Gardens
March 14: Fruit and Vegetable Batteries
March 21: Makey Makey: Controlling Video Games with Plants
March 28: Makey Makey: Musical Fruits and Vegetables

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Class
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Teen, Tween
March 28, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

It might not be rocket science, but growing tomatoes in Colorado can sure prove a challenge. Join Kirk Surry, founder of Grow Some Good, to learn the best practices for bringing your tomato harvest to fruition. Then, get your hands dirty as you prepare seedling starters to start off the season! Part of Anythink’s Dig It series.

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Adult
March 29, 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
March 29, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Tweens: Join us for an afternoon of fun! No registration necessary. Appropriate for ages 8 to 14. No registration necessary.

March 8 – Tween Art: Seed Bombs
March 15 – Tween Science: Strawbees Challenge: Projectile Launchers
March 22 – Tween Science II: Strawbees Challenge: Bridges
March 29  – Tween Techies: Makey Makey Plant Video Game Controllers

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Class
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Tween
March 29, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Tiene preguntas sobre sus dispositivos o aparatos tecnologicos? Talvez usted tenga interes en los servicios y recursos digitales gratuitos que estan disponibles en la biblioteca? Ya sea un celular, lector de libros digitales o computadora, visitenos y reciba asistencia y consejos uno a uno para aprovechar al maximo de su tecnología. Asistencia esta disponible en orden de llegada. Registracion por internet no es requerida pero espacio es limitado.

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Tech
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Adult
March 30, 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.

March 30, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn how to take care of succulents and plant one to bring home. Participants of the March 2nd 3D-Printed Succulent Planter program will use their own 3D printed creations. Appropriate for kids in grades 4-5. Space is limited; registration required. 

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Children
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March 30, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Bring the entire family to design and take home a variety of living plant crafts such as wreaths, wall hangings, jewelry and more. Horticulturalist and master gardener Karen Lakes will help you design and learn to maintain your living creations. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by adults. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Family
March 30, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Get fit at the library! Drop into our monthly exercise program for inspiring and exhilarating workouts that are clued into your goals and fitness level. Along the way, learn the basics of exercise science in order to maximize your results every day of the year. No previous fitness experience necessary. Please wear clothes and shoes that will be comfortable for a workout. Best for teens through adults. 

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Class
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Adult, Teen
March 30, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

How do artifacts help to tell the story of history? We tend to think of history as centered on the lives of influential people, but in this workshop we’ll examine the past through the life of things. Working as historical detectives, we’ll piece together the past by examining artifacts that clue us into Adams County history. Part of the Perl Mack Museum Project, a year-long program to develop a pop-up museum exhibit by, for, and about our community. 

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

Celebrate Women’s History Month by creating a memory box with vintage cigar boxes.  Local artist Inez Sanchez will be supporting in the experience of making vintage cigar memory boxes, all materials needed will be provided.  Feel free to bring pictures or images of important women in your life or role models that you would like to add to your boxes.  Registration is required.  

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

Paint, sip tea, and have fun! Michelle will guide you through an acrylic painting featuring spring flowers. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 9 and up. Space is limited; registration is required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Adult, Teen
March 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Have you ever thought about raising chickens? Anythink Bennett manager Whitney Oakley will discuss the benefits of raising your own chickens for fresh eggs or to keep as pets. Learn how to start your own chicken coop and hear first-hand stories about keeping chickens.

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Adult
March 30, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

The Battle Royale series kicks-off this month with a DIY bug robot showdown! Each participant will make their own bug robot, then 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!

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Teen, Tween
April 1, 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.

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Story Time
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Children
April 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Aspiring musicians: practice recording and producing your sound with a music industry professional. Learn how to hone your craft, polish your stage presence and collaborate with other artists. All abilities are welcome, whether you're putting the finishing touches on a track or have never recorded before. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. No registration required.

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Teen
April 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Crisp rice cereal and melted marshmallows combine to make the perfect gooey treat. But what about Takis and marshmallows instead? Together, we will explore what foods will and what foods will not rice crispy treat. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

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Teen
April 1, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their caregivers. Space is limited; registration recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

April 1 – Pirate Science
April 8 – Zoetropes
April 15 –  Epic STEAM Challenges
April 22 –  Save the Earth
April 29 –  Potions Class

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Children
April 2, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join Denver-based PHAMALY Theatre Company for a fun and interactive acting workshop accessible to all abilities. 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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