Anythink Bennett will close at 3 pm on Saturday, Nov. 17, due to inclement weather.

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 17 2018
December 11, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

 

Age: 
Adult
December 11, 2018 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Watch scenes from the movie How the Grinch Stole Christmas and practice discussing it in the language you are learning – English or Spanish. Watching the movie prior to the event is recommended, but not required. Appropriate for all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Family
December 12, 2018 - 9:45 am to 10:45 am

Sing, discover, play and explore with new friends. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5 unless otherwise noted. No registration required, but space is limited for some programs.

  • Dec. 5 – Bug Safari with the Butterfly Pavilion (Child must be 3 or older in order to hold Rosie)
  • Dec. 12 – World Dance & Drumming with The Children’s Museum of Denver
  • Dec. 19 – Messy Play (appropriate for ages 0-5)
Age: 
Children
December 12, 2018 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Join us for stories and songs completely in Spanish, and stick around for a fun art project just for little ones. Appropriate for kids ages 2-5. No registration required.

Acompáñenos para cuentos, canciones y rimas en español. Se ofrecerá un proyecto de arte después de los cuentos. Apropiado para niños de 2 a 6 años de edad. No se requiere registro.

 

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Story Time
Age: 
Children
December 12, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Move your body, stretch your vocal chords, and get your improv on with an educator from The Five Points Theatre Club.

Appropriate for tweens and teens. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Tween
December 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Slacklining is balancing and walking on a suspended length of flat webbing. Test your balance as the Colorado Mountain Club introduces you to indoor slacklining. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration and waiver are required for each participant. Please note: A signed waiver is required to participate. Only participants who have had waivers signed will be able to slackline.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN WAIVER

Age: 
Teen, Tween
December 12, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder).To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

 

Age: 
Adult
December 12, 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 the emphasis on creativity and fun! Appropriate for kids ages 5-12.

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Class
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Children, Family
December 12, 2018 - 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Join us for a conversation with The GrowHaus to learn how to grocery shop for healthy food on a budget, the importance of eating what’s in season, and knowing where your food comes from. Empower yourself to know more about what’s on your plate. Space is limited; online registration required.  

Age: 
Adult
December 13, 2018 - 10:30 am to 6:30 pm

Enjoy watching multiple model trains as they travel through a wintery display of town and country settings. This is a special display made entirely of LEGO. Members of the Youth in Model Railroading Club will be on hand to answer questions and share information about their club, which is the only model railroad club exclusively for and by the kids.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
December 13, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 4:05 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. Available by appointment whenever you need (the scheduled time is only a placeholder). To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
December 13, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Whether you’re a committed vegan, hosting a vegetarian, or looking to reduce your meat consumption, there are plenty of awesome and affordable ways to enjoy plant-based proteins. Learn how to make seitan and tofu so you can start celebrating #MeatlessMonday with style and savings. Part of Anythink Perl Mack’s Feast Food Hacks series.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult, Teen
December 14, 2018 - 10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Enjoy watching multiple model trains as they travel through a wintery display of town and country settings. This is a special display made entirely of LEGO. Members of the Youth in Model Railroading Club will be on hand to answer questions and share information about their club, which is the only model railroad club exclusively for and by the kids.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
December 14, 2018 - 11:00 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 4-12. Space is limited; registration is required. On the day of the event, registered participants will sing up for a 5-15 minute session during the program on a first come, first served basis.

Age: 
Children
December 15, 2018 - 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're working on or simply learn something new. The Studio will help you take your skills to the next level.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
December 15, 2018 - 10:30 am to 5:00 pm

Enjoy watching multiple model trains as they travel through a wintery display of town and country settings. This is a special display made entirely of LEGO. Members of the Youth in Model Railroading Club will be on hand to answer questions and share information about their club, which is the only model railroad club exclusively for and by the kids.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
December 15, 2018 - 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Explore your imagination and creativity through the magic of art. This is a basic art and design class that everyone, regardless of skill level, can enjoy. Discover your inner artist with a focus on the joy and the creative experience of learning the language of art. This month, make beautiful holiday cards. Taught by local artist Sally Gould.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
December 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 jcrabb@anythinklibraries.org to register. 

Age: 
Children
December 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
December 15, 2018 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Marma Designs & Sewing School hosts this beginner’s sewing class for kids ages 8-11. 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 stocking caps and fingerless gloves. Fabric and materials will be provided. Bring your own machine or use one of ours. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
December 17, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mason jars

Light up your home with a holiday themed mason jar. You’ll learn how to use the Cricut Explore to create and cut out the design for your mason jar. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
December 18, 2018 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
holiday cards

Need to add that finishing touch to your gift this year? Learn the basics of Photoshop by creating your own holiday card. Feel free to bring family photos on a USB to add on. Afterwards, print them out on a 4x6 photo paper. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio

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