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 20 2019
May 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 5:05 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. Best for teens through adults. To schedule an appointment, email Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note that the scheduled time is just a placeholder.

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Adult, Teen, Tween
May 30, 2019 - 11:00 am to 2:00 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 Mars. Kick-start your mySummer adventure. Sign up for programs, visit with staff and more. All ages welcome. 

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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 30, 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 30, 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
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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
May 30, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Transform a simple sheet of paper into an incredible art toy. Paper toys are an international art practice at the intersection of pop art, graphic design and illustration. Choose from paper-engineered designs by contemporary artists – monsters, robots, animals and more. Cut, fold, glue, and customize a character that pops to life in 3D, becoming a DIY sculpture for display in your home or office. Led by artist Becky Clark of WhipperSnap Studio.

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Class
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Adult
May 30, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Got a computer that is beyond the help of turning it off and back on again? Have an experienced IT Specialist diagnose, troubleshoot and repair your device at no cost to you. Registration is recommended to ensure that proper tools are present for repair needs. Include your best contact information for us to confirm a check-in time for you. Drop-ins are also welcome until space is full.

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Tech
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Adult
May 30, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Float up, up, up and away with a balloon-themed party and an outdoor screening of a film about balloons, talking dogs, and unlikely friends. This film is rated PG. All ages welcome. Attendees are welcome to bring comfortable seating to watch from the grounds.

 

May 31, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kick-off the summer with a day of astronomy and space related activities. Sign up for programs, talk with staff and learn more about the exciting opportunities that await you this summer.
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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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June 1, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

The truth is out there. Have fun at different activity stations by learning about possible UFO sightings in Colorado, designing your own UFO, observing constellations and more. What would an alien think about you? Appropriate for elementary age kids. No registration required.

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Children
June 1, 2019 - 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 mmarder@anythinklibraries.org to sign up for a time slot.

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Children
June 1, 2019 - 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.

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Family
June 1, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us to celebrate nature and science and the start of exciting summer programming.

1pm - 2pm Meet the pigs of Top Hogs as they perform amazing stunts. This crazy, comedy-filled trick pig show is action-packed and fun for the entire family!

2pm - 4pm Enjoy activities for all ages featuring some of your favorite characters and series such as Star Wars, CSI, Game of Thrones, Carmen San Diego, Marvel & DC superheroes, and more.

Plus: Join mySummer and receive a free pass to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science!

Refreshments will be served. Appropriate for families and all ages. Drop in. No registration required.

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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
June 1, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Is there a book you want to talk about?  Want to meet people who read widely and differently? Talk about what’s hot and what’s not in the publishing world. Join friends, neighbors and library staff to talk about great new reads and the best classics. 

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Book Club
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Adult
June 3, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Can you survive the LEGO Disaster Mountain challenge? Put your building skills to the test when you work as a team to keep a LEGO mini-figure alive in a simulated Colorado wilderness. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children
June 3, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Strum, beat and play your way through the Swallow Hill Music Instrument Petting Zoo. Try out ukuleles, hand drums, guitars, mandolins, banjos, fiddles, mini-pianos and more.  

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Teen
June 3, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Can you survive the LEGO Disaster Mountain challenge? Put your building skills to the test when you work as a team to keep a LEGO mini-figure alive in a simulated Colorado wilderness. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children
June 3, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all “campers”! join us as we spend a fun-filled summer exploring nature, playing games, doing group activities, getting crafty and having a blast this summer at the library. Appropriate for kids going into grades 1 -5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Children
June 3, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Take part in researching about historic female figures and then create a collage centered around what you’ve learned. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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The Studio
June 3, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Take turns using Oculus Go headsets for guided meditation and nature exploration during this introduction to virtual reality. During breaks, participants are encouraged to journal, take a walk outside, or visit another environment using video and audio explorations.  Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required.

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Tech
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Adult
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June 4, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

This month at AnyAbility, participate in a fun science project, and sign up for mySummer! 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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June 4, 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.  

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Tech
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Adult
June 4, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee via remote internet access for a free 15-minute legal self-help individual appointment on the first Tuesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who do not have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues such as family law, civil litigation or property law. Space is limited and 15-minute appointment slots fill up quickly. Registration is required at least 24 hours prior to the clinic. Call 303-405-3298 to register.

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Adult
June 4, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Blast off on a journey of discovery and make room for a space station that orbits Mars. Young astronauts will be challenged to use teamwork, critical thinking and creativity to solve problems and design the future of space travel. Appropriate for kids. Space is limited. This program is repeated from 4-5 pm on the same day. Please register for one time slot only. Registration required.

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Children
June 4, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

· June 4: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

· June 11: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

· June 18: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

· June 25: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

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Class
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Children
June 4, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Blast off on a journey of discovery and make room for a space station that orbits Mars. Young astronauts will be challenged to use teamwork, critical thinking and creativity to solve problems and design the future of space travel. Appropriate for kids. Space is limited. This program is a repeat of the program held from 3-4 pm on the same day. Please register for one time slot only. Registration required.

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Children
June 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Designer Cris Edwards of Sankto Empirical will guide you through a meditative look at plants and vintage garden ephemera, culminating in a beautiful botanical collage to keep and display. Space is limited; registration required. 

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Adult
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June 4, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn all about the process of making a good cup of coffee, from the farm where it’s grown to the moment it fills your favorite mug. The experts from Huckleberry Coffee Roasters will guide you on a coffee taste test and brewing workshop. 

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Adult
June 5, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Take turns using Oculus Go headsets for guided meditation and nature exploration during this introduction to virtual reality. During breaks, participants are encouraged to journal, take a walk outside, or visit another environment using video and audio explorations.  Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration required. 

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Tech
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Adult
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June 5, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  This summer we are exploring themes based on exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills based around these themes. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 0-5.  No registration required.

June 5 - North American Indian Culture
June 12 - Gems and Minerals
June 19 - Dinosaurs
June 26 - Ancient Egypt

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Children

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