Anythink York Street is closed Saturday, May 18, due to Mapleton Skyview Campus graduation activities. The branch will re-open during its regular hours on Tuesday, May 21.

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., Jun 19 2019
June 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Put on your thinking caps and fly into a summer full of aerospace excitement. As the next generation of space travelers and pilots emerge, learn what it takes to get off the ground and fly. This series will have you applying your STEM skills to create your own spacecraft replica.

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
June 19, 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. 

Age: 
Adult
June 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Girl drawing

Work together to sketch and paint a large sized canvas with the guidance of local expert Kristen Fogarty. It is not necessary to attend the entire series. The programs will build off the work completed in the previous session. Appropriate for tweens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
June 20, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

The chile ristra is a common – and useful – decoration to hang outside of your home.  Gather with friends and neighbors to learn about this tradition and make a chile ristra to spice up your cooking and home décor.  

Age: 
Adult
June 20, 2019 - 11:30 am to June 21, 2019 - 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
June 20, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Molecular gastronomy is where scientific sorcery meets culinary artistry. Use innovative techniques and tools, as well as some basic chemistry, to explore the magic of modernist cuisine. Participants will transform foods across states of matter as they create edible works of art that would be at home on the Starship Enterprise. 

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
June 21, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the Minithinkers! We'll provide a place to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk write as we explore early literacy concepts. Appropriate for ages birth-4 years. Registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
June 21, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Enjoy stories, puppet plays, rhymes and other fun activities that promote early literacy just for preschoolers. Then, stick around for miniThinkers directly after story time for more learning through play. Live goats will visit story time on June 28. Appropriate for kids ages 1-6. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children, Family
June 21, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers – the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with your little one in meaningful ways. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore literacy skills. Appropriate for babies and toddlers ages 1-5. No registration required.

Age: 
Children, Family
June 22, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Meet turtles, snakes, lizards, and even a friendly hedgehog. This hands-on experience is fun and safe for kids of all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
June 24, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Calling all “campers”! join us as we spend a fun-filled summer exploring nature, playing games, doing group activities, getting crafty and having a blast this summer at the library. Appropriate for kids going into grades 1 -5. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Children
June 25, 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
June 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Work in teams to create a parachute for water balloons using some good – not great – and some downright awful supplies. Success is a safe landing or the biggest smash possible. Build good or bad parachutes – the floor will sort out the rest.  

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
June 25, 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. Please visit our online calendar to register.

· June 4: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®.

· June 11: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create.

· June 18: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.

· June 25: Who does that? – Learn about interesting careers in a fun and interactive way.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
June 25, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Lady painting

Work together to sketch and paint a large sized canvas with the guidance of local expert Kristen Fogarty. It is not necessary to attend the entire series. The programs will build off the work completed in the previous session. Appropriate for tweens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
June 25, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Help local creatures of the night by designing and building your own Bat House! Learn some new skills and make new friends, all the while making a new home for local creatures of the night! All materials and tools will be provided. Space is limited; registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register. 

Age: 
Children
June 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Learn all about the process of making a good cup of coffee, from the farm where it’s grown to the moment it fills your favorite mug. The experts from Huckleberry Coffee Roasters will guide you on a coffee taste test and brewing workshop. Space is limited; registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
Tags: 
June 25, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:50 pm

Join artists from Denver’s Clyfford Still Museum for a hands-on exploration of art that is fun for the whole family. Use special materials, take risks and bring home a creation all your own. Refreshments will be provided. Appropriate for families and all ages. Space is limited; registration is required.

Age: 
Children, Family, Teen, Tween
June 26, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Join us for special programs intended for our youngest Anythinkers- the miniThinkers! We’ll provide a space to spend time with you little ones in meaningful ways.  This summer we are exploring themes based on exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Be ready to play, read, sing, talk or write as we explore early literacy skills based around these themes. Wear clothes that can get messy. Appropriate for ages 0-5.  No registration required.

June 5 - North American Indian Culture
June 12 - Gems and Minerals
June 19 - Dinosaurs
June 26 - Ancient Egypt

Age: 
Children
June 26, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 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! To kick off this new program we’ll be cross-stitching our own pixel art characters, so bring your creativity and join us for a fabulous time! All materials will be provided. Best for upper elementary, tween and teens.

Age: 
Children
June 26, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Put on your thinking caps and fly into a summer full of aerospace excitement. As the next generation of space travelers and pilots emerge, learn what it takes to get off the ground and fly. This series will have you applying your STEM skills to create your own spacecraft replica.

Space is limited, please register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
June 26, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Use the real tools and techniques that paranormal researchers employ to observe, study and fake ghostly visitations. Record EVP’s (electronic voice phenomena) and analyze your results for messages from beyond. Then, use a variety of analog and digital trickery to make your own spirit photographs. Best for tween and teens.

Age: 
Teen
June 27, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Get up close and personal with The Jungle Lady’s animal friends from around the world. Meet turtles, snakes, lizards and even a friendly hedgehog. This hands-on experience is fun and safe for kids of all ages. No registration required.

Age: 
Children
June 27, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Girl drawing

Work together to sketch and paint a large sized canvas with the guidance of local expert Kristen Fogarty. It is not necessary to attend the entire series. The programs will build off the work completed in the previous session. Appropriate for tweens and older. Space and supplies are limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio

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