Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Monday, Feb. 19, for Presidents Day. We will reopen at our normally scheduled hours on Tuesday. Feb. 20.

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., Feb 19 2018
March 7, 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! Online registration is appreciated, but not necessary. 

Le invitamos a que practique hablar en ingles y español con miembros de su comunidad. Reciba consejos útiles para conversaciones básicas en su nuevo idioma ycomparta sus conocimientos con sus compañeros. Registración por internet es apreciada pero no requerida.  

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Adult
March 8, 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. 

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Book Club
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Adult
March 8, 2018 - 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
March 8, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Before there were movies or television, animators had to rely on physical illusions. Create your own rotating animation and learn a little bit about brain science in the process. Appropriate for kids in grades K-5. 

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Children
March 8, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

You’ve almost made it through the week – it’s time to blow off some STEAM! Join us for 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 required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

  • March 1 – Ready, Set, Launch!
  • March 8 – Lego Challenges
  • March 15 – C3: Cups, Cubes and Craft Sticks
  • March 22 – Tech Unplugged: Pixel Portraits
  • March 29 – Visiting Artist: Author and Illustrator Lindsey Bell
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Children
March 8, 2018 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 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 the emphasis on creativity and fun! Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. No registration required. 

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Children
March 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Enjoy a visit from Science Matters in America. 

Explore the rock cycle and create your own rock toothpaste sample. 

Plus, have fun designing your own toothpaste box. 

This program is for kids aged 5-12.

Space is limited; registration required.

Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Class
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Children, Tween
March 8, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Hear about a 4-year adventure as a local paranormal investigator. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

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Adult
March 8, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Travel Colorado with renowned ski mountaineer and author Dr. Jon Kedrowski. Learn more about the best ski descents the state has to offer. Kedrowski will discuss preparation, gear selection, planning, and analysis of weather and snowpack for skiing in the backcountry. Hear exciting first-hand stories from the Colorado wilderness, and get inspiration for adventures of your own. Dr. Jon Kedrowski is a Colorado native who has climbed to the top of Mount Everest and has been featured on Dateline NBC, the Discovery Channel, CBS and CNN.

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Adult
March 9, 2018 - 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.

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Class
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Children
March 9, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Start planning your spring cleaning at Anythink Huron Street. For four Fridays in March, Brigitte Mars, herbalist, nutritionist, and author, will reach natural cleaning techniques for inside and out. Rid your home and body of toxins and chemical irritants by using folk remedies that employ organic solutions you can make yourself. Brigitte will share her way of living chemical-free during the last three sessions.

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Adult
March 9, 2018 - 10:00 am to 12:00 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 provided by Therapy Dogs Boulder County. This program is appropriate for ages 5-12. Space is limited, registration is required.

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Book Club
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Children
March 9, 2018 - 10:00 am to 10:45 am

The whole family – from babies to grandparents – is welcome to join us for a fun and dynamic yoga story time. We will read yoga stories, practice some poses and take lots of deep yoga breaths. This program is for ages 2 and up. No registration required.

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Story Time
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Children
March 9, 2018 - 10:00 am to 11:15 am

Drink coffee and talk books with your friends and fellow community members. Please bring a favorite title to recommend, and prepare to discover some great new reading suggestions. No online registration necessary. 

Age: 
Adult
March 9, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for a storytime featuring books, song and rhymes in English and Spanish. An art project will be offered after stories. Attendees need not speak Spanish. Appropriate for kids ages 2-6. No registration required. 

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Children
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March 10, 2018 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Yoga is for everyone – regardless of size, background, age or flexibility. Explore yoga with us in a safe and friendly environment, with lots of modifications and props available for every ability level. Learn basic poses that build strength and flexibility while incorporating breathing techniques to help calm and de-stress your body. Appropriate for ages 12 and up. No registration required.

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Class
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Adult
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March 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Stop by and build your own LEGO creation. We'll put the finished projects on display in the library until next month's meeting. Appropriate for kids ages 5-12. No registration required. 

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Children
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March 10, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Mix together imagination, socializing, problem solving, and performance. Add a splash of fantasy, magic, and mayhem. What do you get? Dungeons and Dragons! Come join our guild and learn how to play the classic tabletop RPG in a friendly atmosphere. Snacks will be provided. Appropriate for adults and teens in grades 7-12. No registration required.

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Adult, Teen
March 12, 2018 - 9:30 am to 10:15 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 12, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Complete a job application, resume, or search the internet for jobs in a relaxed atmosphere. Staff will be on hand to provide technical assistance. Please bring complete job history, references, education, and any other information needed to complete a resume or job application. No registration required.

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Adult, Teen
March 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Aspiring musicians: Hang out with DK (aka Wayne Watts) with Firelane Music & Media Enterprise to learn how to master the stage. Practice recording and producing your music. Learn how to hone your stage presence, promote yourself on social media, and develop your network. All abilities are welcome, whether you’re putting the finishing touches on a track or have never before recorded.

 

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Class
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Teen
March 12, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn yoga for strength, flexibility and stress reduction. These sessions are designed for people who are brand new to yoga, and also those that have done some yoga but want to step back and dig into the fundamentals. Appropriate for adults. No online registration necessary.  

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Adult
March 12, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Create a useful pouch, and learn how to add a zipper. This project will provide sewing basics for beginners, and is also good for those with more experience. Already working on a sewing project and just looking for some 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. Space is limited; registration required. 

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Class
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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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March 13, 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.

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Adult
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March 13, 2018 - 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 required.

March 6: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.


March 13: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.


March 20: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet from Barr Lake State Park.

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Class
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Children

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