All Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 22.

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., Jan 18 2019
February 9, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Improv acting has been proven to help people who experience social anxiety and have difficulty with conversations, speeches, presentations, or even talking on the phone. Join Cris Edwards, MFA Acting/Directing, for a friendly and fun introduction to some helpful improv acting techniques that build speaking skill and confidence. Appropriate for tweens and teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Age: 
Teen, Tween
February 9, 2019 - 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/or fingerless gloves. Fabric and materials provided. Bring your own machine or use one of ours. Space is limited; registration recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
February 11, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Your device works hard and deserves some tender love and care. Join us for help on e-mail decluttering, uninstalling unused programs and slimming down your startup programs list. Your device is sure to thank you with a spring to its step!

Assistance is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 11, 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
February 11, 2019 - 11:15 am to 11:45 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
February 11, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Millions of family history records are being added to the FamilySearch database every year. Find out how to navigate the website and find records for your ancestors. Professional genealogist Sara L. Dawson will share her tips for making the most FamilySearch's resources. Space is limited; registration required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 11, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

In this two-part beginner’s workshop series led by Denver-based artist Heather Mullins, participants will learn carpentry techniques and skills to use at home, and complete a full project from start to finish. In order to complete the project, participants will need to attend both sessions (February 11 & 25). Heather Mullins is a carpenter, furniture maker and artist who regularly leads woodworking for women courses. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required. 

Age: 
Adult
February 12, 2019 - 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
February 12, 2019 - 10:15 am to 10:45 am

Join us for stories, songs and activities that are just right for active toddlers. This program is for ages 2-3. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 toddlers and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Story Time
Age: 
Children
February 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us for Open Studio 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.

February 12, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tuesdays, Feb. 5, 12, 19 & 26, 4-5 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.  

Feb 5: LEGO Club – Explore science, technology, engineering and math through LEGOS®. 

Feb 12: Discover Challenge – Explore STEAM principles to build and create. 

Feb 19: Barr Lake Ranger Talk – Learn about a natural facet of Barr Lake State Park.   

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
February 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Watch scenes from the movie Peter Rabbit 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.

Ve escenas de la película Peter Rabbit y practique discutirlas en el idioma que está  aprendiendo - inglés o español. Es recomendado  ver la película antes, pero no requerido. Apropiado para todas edades. No se requiere registro.

 

Age: 
Family
February 12, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Watch scenes from the movie Peter Rabbit 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.

 

Ve escenas de la película Peter Rabbit y practique discutirlas en el idioma que está aprendiendo - inglés o español. Es recomendado ver la película antes, pero no requerido. Apropiado para todas edades. No se requiere registro.

Age: 
Family
February 12, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Parenting is hard. You deserve a break! We have two activities to help you relax: one for caregivers and one for kids. Caregivers: Salsa dance! Spice up your night as you learn salsa dancing moves and techniques. Kids will enjoy a silly dance party and dippable snacks. Appropriate for adult caregivers and kids ages 5-10. Space is limited; registration is required for each caregiver and child.

Age: 
Family
February 13, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore science, technology, engineering, art and math. This program is intended for school-aged kids. 

February 13: Will It Fly?

February 20: Engineering

February 27: Art Party

Age: 
Children
February 13, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Have you been dying to experience virtual reality? Join us to play with our Oculus Rift VR rig! Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. Space is limited; registration is recommended.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Teen, Tween
February 13, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm

Learn about the beautiful Japanese tradition of Kintsugi (“golden joinery”) as a way of mending broken ceramic pottery and revealing a true work of art in its place. Bring your own piece to mend, or take on a provided project to take home. Appropriate for adults. Space is limited; online registration required. 

Age: 
Adult

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