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., Aug 16 2018
September 11, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Spanish with your fellow community members at El Taco Stop, 6970 CO-2, Commerce City, CO 80022.  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 en El Taco Stop, 6970 CO-2, Commerce City, CO 80022. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nuevo idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros.

Age: 
Adult
September 12, 2018 - 9:45 am to 10:45 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.

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Class
Age: 
Family
September 12, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-2 years old. Music and Movement attendees will have supervised play until their program starts at 10:30 am. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Family
September 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

From first application to final interview, our Guide will help you find a fulfilling career. Navigate your options, automate your search, edit your resume or cover letter, or practice putting your best foot forward with a mock interview. Best for adults. No registration required; walk-ins encouraged.

Age: 
Adult
September 13, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Learn about our book club, meet new friends, and read stories together. Next Chapter Book Club is a community-based literacy program for people with developmental disabilities. All are welcome, regardless of reading ability. No online registration necessary. 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
September 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

You’ve almost made it through the week – it’s time to blow off some STEAM! Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their grown-ups. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

  • September 6 – University of Colorado Marine Biology Workshop 
  • September 13 -  Tech: Made with Code
  • September 20 – Animals of Colorado with Adams County 4H
  • September 27 – Fairy Gardens 
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Class
Age: 
Children
September 13, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for a panel discussion with local authors Mario Acevedo, Colleen Oakes, Len Vlahos, Rachel Weaver and Betsy Dornbusch on The Great American Read. The Great American Read is an eight-part series from PBS that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels as chosen in a national survey.  Visit pbs.org/the-great-american-read for the complete list. Gain insights into modern American literary taste, then engage in smaller group discussions to share stories with our panelists and fellow community members about novels that have imp

Age: 
Adult
September 14, 2018 - 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 are recommended. No registration required.  

Age: 
Children
September 14, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

In this program led by Maureen Caldwell, a certified physical therapist who is trained in Tai Chi by the Tai Chi Health Institute, participants will enjoy an hour of relaxing and energizing Tai Chi. This program is designed for all levels of experience and ability.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
September 14, 2018 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a free parenting class hosted by the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County focusing on the benefits of reading to your baby. Learn new skills, play fun games, and build a stronger bond with your little one. For children 0-3 years old and their caregivers. This is an 8 week course. Snacks are provided and class is in English and Spanish.

Event Type: 
Class
September 14, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Anythink and Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art have teamed up to bring you an art-making workshop each month. Join a visiting artist and express yourself through a variety of art media, with emphasis on creativity and fun! Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. No registration required. 

Age: 
Children, Tween
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Painting from life – “en plein air” – is both a challenging and rewarding way to depict the natural world. Join local artist Loretta Foyle for a live outdoor workshop in pastels for beginning and intermediate experience levels. Light snacks, art supplies and an easel will be provided to participants, but please bring along your own chair, sun protection, and water. We will meet at East Lake's tennis courts before journeying as a group to our location promptly at 10am. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:45 am

Learn how to sew with our team of sewists. The first hour and a half we will complete a new project. Then, the final half hour will be spent on mending, so feel free to bring anything that is in need of repair. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
September 15, 2018 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Space is limited, registration required. Please email aeasley@anythinklibraries.org to register.

Age: 
Children
September 15, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Marma Designs & Sewing School hosts this beginner’s sewing class for kids ages 9-12. Learn the basics of sewing, including how to properly thread and safely use a sewing machine, troubleshooting, layouts, measuring, and fabric cutting. Participants will come out of the class with their own handmade tote bag. Fabric and materials will be provided. Bring your own machine or use one of ours. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

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Class
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Children
September 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
video game console

Come celebrate an emerging art form! In the style of a book club, we’ll play, explore and discuss new and classic games. In the second hour, we’ll enjoy fierce – but friendly – competition with a variety of multiplayer games. Best for teens and tweens. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
September 17, 2018 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Mondays will offer a chance to work on sound creations or join on our collaborative project. Participants can learn about Foley, the process where sounds are created or altered for use in movies or audio works. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. No registration required.

Age: 
Teen
September 17, 2018 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Learn coding and circuitry basics as you incorporate sound effects into a storybook.  Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Adult helpers recommended for children ages 10 and under. No registration required.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
September 18, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a new gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Want to get your ereader, phone or tablet loaded up with library materials for a trip? Perplexed by a computer question? Drop in for help and learn new tips and tricks. Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
September 19, 2018 - 9:45 am to 10:45 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.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Family
September 19, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Gather for a song, story and rhyme time for babies and their caregivers. Appropriate for ages birth-2 years old. Music and Movement attendees will have supervised play until their program starts at 10:30 am. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Family
September 19, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

From first application to final interview, our Guide will help you find a fulfilling career. Navigate your options, automate your search, edit your resume or cover letter, or practice putting your best foot forward with a mock interview. Best for adults. No registration required; walk-ins encouraged.

Age: 
Adult
September 19, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Books and beers: two great tastes that go great together! Join Anythink Perl Mack’s offsite monthly book club at Bruz Beers, where we’ll toast literature of all genres with thoughtful discussion. Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. Registration encouraged; please visit our online calendar to register. Bruz Beers is located at 1675 W. 67th Ave., Denver, CO 80221.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
September 19, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us to practice speaking in both English and Español with your fellow community members. Learn useful tips for basic conversation in your new language, and enjoy sharing what you already know! No online registration necessary. 

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en ingles y español con miembros de su comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nueva idioma y comparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. Registración por internet no es necesaria.  

 

Age: 
Adult
September 20, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

You’ve almost made it through the week – it’s time to blow off some STEAM! Explore a variety of activities involving science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids and their grown-ups. Space is limited; registration recommended. 

  • September 6 – University of Colorado Marine Biology Workshop 
  • September 13 -  Tech: Made with Code
  • September 20 – Animals of Colorado with Adams County 4H
  • September 27 – Fairy Gardens 
Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
September 21, 2018 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for a free parenting class hosted by the Early Childhood Partnership of Adams County focusing on the benefits of reading to your baby. Learn new skills, play fun games, and build a stronger bond with your little one. For children 0-3 years old and their caregivers. This is an 8 week course. Snacks are provided and class is in English and Spanish.

Event Type: 
Class
September 21, 2018 - 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 are recommended. No registration required.  

Age: 
Children
September 21, 2018 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

In this program led by Maureen Caldwell, a certified physical therapist who is trained in Tai Chi by the Tai Chi Health Institute, participants will enjoy an hour of relaxing and energizing Tai Chi. This program is designed for all levels of experience and ability.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
September 21, 2018 - 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Ever dream of becoming the next hip-hop or electronic music star? Join national recording artist and Anythink Expert, Wayne Watts, to tinker with some music tech and start getting your feet wet with electronic music production. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Drop in; no registration required.

Age: 
Teen, Tween

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