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., Nov 18 2019
December 3, 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, or edit/create your resume or cover letter. No registration is required.

Age: 
Adult
December 3, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Need personalized help with a research project or term paper? Want to learn how to discover your family history? Need to know what you should read next? Never fear – your Anythink guide is here! An Anythink York Street guide will help you find the information you need. One-on-one guided research sessions are by appointment only. To schedule, call Anythink York Street at 303-405-3234 for more information.

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Tech
Age: 
Adult, Teen
December 3, 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.

Age: 
Adult
December 3, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mountain landscape

Learn the fundamentals of color and paintbrush applications while creating a work of art from the Colorado landscape. Discover the basics of color theory, how to mix and make colors, and how to work your paint brushes while creating a scene from the Rocky Mountains. 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.

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The Studio
December 3, 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. No registration required.

Dec 3: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

Dec 10: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

Dec 17: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

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Class
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Children
December 4, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:15 am

Share time with your little one at your local Anythink with songs, rhymes and stories for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-23 months. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
December 4, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Get hands-on with different science, technology, engineering and math activities. This month, explore the world of computer programming. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult helpers required for children ages 10 and under. Space is limited; registration required. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
December 4, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Sing, discover, play and explore with new friends. This program is appropriate for ages 2-6 unless otherwise noted. No registration required, but space is limited for some programs.

  • Dec. 4 – Bug Safari with the Butterfly Pavilion
  • Dec. 11 – Molar Expedition with the Children’s Museum of Denver
  • Dec. 18 – Messy Play (clothes for messy play recommended)
Age: 
Children
December 4, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Meet with members of Economic Security & Aging Services to discuss federal and state assistance programs. Discover the eligibility guidelines and get answers to your questions regarding financial assistance.

 

No registration required.

Age: 
Adult
December 4, 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 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
December 5, 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
December 5, 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
December 5, 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
December 5, 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
December 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Taking care of yourself doesn't have to break the bank. Learn to make low-cost homemade bath and body products, and take some home with you. This month we’ll make lip balm and sugar scrub. Suitable for 12 years and older.  Space and supplies are limited; registration is recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
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Teen, Tween
December 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Children aged 5-12 are invited to paint a pottery item from Old Town Arvada business Into the Fire. The items will then be collected, fired, and ready for pick up a week or so later. 

Space is limited; registration is required.

Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
December 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Pixel art on windows

In this 3-part series, you’ll learn how to build game assets by exploring concepts like frame-by-frame animation, pixel-art design, platform design, and basic UI design.  Appropriate for those with little to no experience with Adobe Photoshop. Space is limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
December 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Design, cut and assemble your own pin worthy fabric banner using all sorts of upcycled fabric scraps. This is a fun and simple no-sew DIY project! Appropriate for tweens and teens. All supplies provided. Space is limited; please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Teen, Tween
December 5, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Create your own creature inspired by robotic models. Learn about gear ratios, sensors, simple machines and programming while building different kinds of animals. Appropriate for kids ages 7-14. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children
December 6, 2019 - 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. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
December 6, 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
December 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for conversation 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. No registration is required.

Age: 
Adult
December 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to December 13, 2019 - 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. 

  • Dec. 6 – Animal Adaptations
  • Dec 13 – How’s the Weather?
Age: 
Children
December 6, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Already working on a personal sewing project and just looking for company while you create? No problem. Use our machines to work on your own in-progress piece. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available, as well as friendly conversation and advice.

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Class
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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
December 6, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Contemporary Classroom brings Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art’s exhibitions to the library with information about artists working today, and a hands-on art making workshop. This program is appropriate for children ages 7-12. 

Age: 
Children
December 7, 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
December 7, 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 kcompton@anythinklibraries.org to sign up for a time slot.

Age: 
Children
December 7, 2019 - 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 book with fewer than 200 pages. Appropriate for adults.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
December 7, 2019 - 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.

Age: 
Adult
December 7, 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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Class
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Family

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