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
April 5, 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.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
April 5, 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. No registration required.

April 5 – Have a Ball
April 12 – Nursery Rhyme Olympics
April 19 – A Rainbow of Colors
April 26 – Under the Sea

April 5, 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.  

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 5, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for another fun project at AnyStitch. 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.

Age: 
Adult
April 5, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

Join national recording artist Wayne Watts for his monthly good-vibes-only social music jam. Collaborate with Wayne and other teens to create a unique electronic music track and then enjoy the party! Work with Wayne and prepare to participate in our upcoming performances. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for teens in grades 6 -12. Drop in; no registration required.

Age: 
Teen
April 6, 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: books with a one-word title. Appropriate for adults. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
April 6, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Do you have a computer that is beyond the help of “turning it off and on again”? Schedule an appointment with Local IT expert Tim to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair your computer, all at no cost.

Registration is not required but highly recommended to secure a spot and ensure appropriate software and tools are present for your computer. Visit our online calendar to register. Please include best contact information so that we can reach you about your computer needs and to confirm appointment. Drop-ins are welcome until space is full. 

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

Explore and experience various approaches to meditation, including walking, progressive muscle relaxation, focused attention, mantra, guided, including yoga, nidra, chakra, and visualization. Find a way to prepare for and sit in meditation that works for your mind and body. No prior experience or fitness level requirements. Wear comfortable clothing and (optionally) bring your own zafu, blanket or bench. Yoga mats and chairs will be provided. Hosted by Carol Wade. Registration is recommended but not required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
April 6, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Have fun and revel in the joys of childhood through play. Reminisce and enjoy playing with large size LEGOs, large Jenga, board games and more. Enjoy an afternoon filled with fun activities just for adults. This is a drop-in program, so please feel free to come in during the hours of the program and stay as long as you like. No registration is required.

Age: 
Adult
April 8, 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
April 8, 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
April 8, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Looking for help using Overdrive, hoopla digital, Lynda.com or any of our other streaming services and databases? Drop-in for a casual one-on-one discussion to set up or troubleshoot your device. Just bring an active library card and your device.

Assistance is available in twenty minutes slots on a first come-first served basis. No online registration required but space is limited. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 8, 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
April 8, 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

Age: 
Children
April 8, 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.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
April 8, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

In this series, learn how to share your story, your skills, your uniqueness, and even your playlists. Each week we’ll cut, paste, and get crafty making handmade informational guides that will ultimately culminate within a DIY’brary.

* April 8: ID Zines – Create a zine that allows you to investigate your personal self-identify by exploring your past, present and future.

* April 15: “How To” Zines – Create a step-by-step guide/zine on something you feel passionate about (e.g. “How to Make a Kale Salad” or “How to Be Kind").

Age: 
Teen
April 8, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Whether you've taken a DNA test or if you are just interested in learning more about how DNA testing can help you in your genealogical research, this class is designed to give everyone an overview of the five major testing companies, what tests they perform as well as what to expect when reading your results. We will also get you started creating those genetic family trees. Space is limited; registration required. Please click on the Register button below or call 303-405-3230 to register.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 9, 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.  

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
April 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

What’s the fastest way from Colorado to turkey bacon? How many links separate the Roman Coliseum and polar bears?

Compete to find the shortest connection between different Wikipedia articles. Ladies and gentlemen, start your search engines!

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
April 9, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Are you interested in learning the basics of coding? Or are you already rocking some coding skills of your own? Well you've come to the right place! Join expert Nick Langle for a basics in coding program where he will meet you where your coding skills are at. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
April 9, 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.

* April 2: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

* April 9: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

* April 16: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

* April 23: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
April 9, 2019 - 4:15 pm to 5:15 pm

Love graphic novels, manga and all things comics? Join your graphic-novel-fan guide to discuss your favorites, watch movie tie-ins and even draw along with your favorite comic artists. Let’s enjoy our fandoms together! Snacks will be provided.

Age: 
Teen
April 9, 2019 - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Tired of the same old job? Looking for opportunities to change up your life? Anythink librarians can introduce you to print and electronic resources to get you started on a new, fruitful and interesting path.

Age: 
Adult
April 10, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Sign language is a great way to effectively communicate with pre-verbal or non-verbal people in our lives. This beginner course will cover a variety of topics including food, playing, animals and more. This class is intended for caregivers with children ages 0-5. Both kids and adults are encouraged to attend.  No registration required.

Age: 
Family
April 10, 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
April 10, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

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.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children

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