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., Jul 19 2019
August 15, 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
August 15, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

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.

¿Compró un nuevo aparato? ¿Necesita crear un correo electrónico? Aprenda habilidades de computación básicas en estas sesiones sin cita. Traiga sus preguntas. No se requiere cita.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
August 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Poetry is all around you, if you know where to look. Come cultivate the accident of artistry with a variety of techniques and exercises designed to get your creative muscles working. Appropriate for beginners. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
August 17, 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.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
August 17, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Join us in August and September to support local businesses at the Pop-Up Shops at Anythink Brighton. Three local businesses will be featured at each event, and merchandise will be available for purchase. Drop in anytime! No registration required.

Interested in participating? Email kallen@anythinklibraries.org for more information.

Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
August 17, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:30 pm

Local expert Carl the Computer Guy will lead this workshop on how to build a computer from scratch. Each family will get the opportunity to build their own computer from scrap parts and learn the best techniques to build custom computers at home. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.  

Age: 
Family
August 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Whether you knit, crochet, embroider, weave, macramé, bead, or quilt, there's a seat for you at our fiber art circle. Complete a monthly project or bring your own work while you enjoy tea, cookies, and conversation. All materials will be provided. Beginners welcome. Best for adults.

Age: 
Adult
August 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Ready to feel more financially confident? Bring your questions and listen to financial wellness consultant William Thompson from KeyBank to learn best practices in managing finances. Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Aug. 19: Home buying

Monday, Aug. 26: Managing debt

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
August 19, 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
August 19, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

School is gearing up and we can get you prepared with DIY accessories and yummy snack creations. Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration required. 

  • Aug. 5 – Sandwich Sushi and Summer Scrapbooks
  • Aug. 12 – Apple Nachos and Framed Art
  • Aug. 19 – Banana Split Pudding Cups and Bookmarks
  • Aug. 26 – Pizza Bagels and Pencil Toppers
Age: 
Children
August 19, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

When asked about his paintings, artist Clyfford Still once wrote: “As for me, they kindle a fire; through them I breathe again, hold a golden cord, find my own revelation.” In this three-week series, experts from Denver's Clyfford Still Museum will lead us in an exploration of 20th century American art. Join us to “find your own revelation,” and discover a new appreciation of well-known artists and their work. Space is limited; online registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
August 20, 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
August 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?  is Roz Chast’s memoir of her parent’s final years. As a New Yorker cartoonist, she expands her work to a full novel. Cartoons, as it happens, are tailor-made for the absurdities of old age, illness and dementia. Join us to discuss our first graphic novel.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
August 20, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

STEAM Tuesdays

Join us every Tuesday to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. No registration required. 

Aug. 6: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.
Aug. 13: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.
Aug. 20: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park. 
Aug. 27: Art Stop on the Go- Join an art teacher from the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art for an art class.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
August 20, 2019 - 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. Best for adults. To schedule an appointment, e-mail Kaelin Alexander at kalexander@anythinklibraries.org.

Please note: the scheduled time is only a calendar placeholder.

Age: 
Adult
August 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo el libro In the Midst of Winter de Isabel Allende. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
August 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Enjoy delicious brews and make new friends as you learn to play the hottest new board games and settle in with the tried-and-true classics. Appropriate for ages 21 and up only. Drinks available for purchase. Registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register and for details about this month’s game. Bruz Beers is located at 1675 West 67th Ave. in Denver, Colorado.

Age: 
Adult
August 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly book club. August’s title will be In the Midst of Winter by bestselling author and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Isabel Allende. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
August 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Everyone is creative and opportunities are everyqhere. Upcycle some discarded paper and turn it into beads for your crafting needs. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Adult
August 20, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

When asked about his paintings, artist Clyfford Still once wrote: “As for me, they kindle a fire; through them I breathe again, hold a golden cord, find my own revelation.” In this three-week series, experts from Denver's Clyfford Still Museum will lead us in an exploration of 20th century American art. Join us to “find your own revelation,” and discover a new appreciation of well-known artists and their work. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
August 21, 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
August 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

We’re all about the do-it-yourself mentality, and in this new series we’ll equip and empower you to take on your own projects! This month we’re making pillow cases that will help you drift off into a deep sleep. All materials will be provided. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Tween
August 21, 2019 - 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! 

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. Nos reunimos el primer y tercer miércoles de cada mes. 

 

Age: 
Adult
August 22, 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
August 22, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Build your own cities both past and present while becoming a historic preservationist. Learn about saving historic structures, the evolution of a city, and the importance of historic preservation with guests from the Molly Brown House Museum. Appropriate for students in grades K-5. 

Age: 
Children
August 22, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

The Battle Royale series starts with a DIY robot showdown! Each participant will make their own robot, and then test them out in the Battle Royale Arena - a shrinking play field. Test your engineering skills, battle it out, learn new skills and make new friends. This multi-player showdown will make for nothing short of a great time. Appropriate for grades 6 to 12. Space is limited; registration suggested. 

 

Age: 
Teen

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