Anythink York Street will be closed on Friday, Sept. 20, due to Mapleton Skyview Campus events. The branch will re-open during its regular hours on Saturday, Sept. 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., Sep 22 2019
October 10, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Learn how to create a fun macrame keychain! Amie Phillips shows you how to create your own keychain out of cotton rope tied into square knots and half square knots. This project is customizable so you can explore the knotting techniques you learn. Amie will breeze over the history of the macrameing crafting craze as well as answer all your knotting questions. All materials provided. Best for Adults. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 11, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy by using the many different stations to interact with your little one. Participants will gather together at the end for a story. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
October 11, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Explore early literacy and learning through hands-on sensory activities. Be ready to move, build, play and create. Appropriate for children ages 0-4 and their caregivers. Play clothes appropriate for messy play recommended. No registration required.

Oct. 11 – Pond Play

Oct. 25 – The Clothes We Wear

October 11, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Learn the basics of sound design and sample based music production. Create unique instruments and manipulate sound using audio effects and computer techniques.  Recommended for anyone planning to use our sound and music equipment during Bennett Creation Lab. For ages 12 and up.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen, Tween
October 12, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Join us for this beginner-friendly yoga series the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Instructor Anna Gibson will lead participants through these gentle yoga sessions. These lessons will offer techniques to help establish or continue your yoga practice. Registration is recommended but not required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 12, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:45 am

Contemporary Classroom brings Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art's exhibitions to the library with information about artists working today and a hands-on art making workshop. Appropriate for ages 7-12. No registration necessary.

Age: 
Children
October 12, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 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. This month, take your embroidery to the grid as we learn cross-stitch tips and tricks. Beginners welcome. Best for adults. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
October 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Join us as we welcome History Colorado and their amazing collection of historical postcards. Learn about the history of Colorado through these preserved keepsakes, then join in as we celebrate the 150th anniversary of postcards by creating some unique postcard art or by picking up a pen and writing to a friend or family member. All supplies provided. All materials for craft portion provided. Space is limited; registration requested. Please see our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Adult
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October 12, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn yoga through stories, songs, and movement activities. Little yogis will practice breathing exercises and have time to get creative, too. This program is intended for kids 3-8 years old, but older and younger participants are welcome to attend. 

Age: 
Children
October 15, 2019 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a lively discussion of Sharp:The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion by Michelle Dean. No online registration necessary. Our book club meets the third Tuesday of each month. New members are always welcome! 

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 15, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Women in Sunlight is the story of four American strangers who bond in Italy and change their lives over the course of an exceptional year, from the bestselling author of Under the Tuscan Sun, Frances Mayes. Join us to discuss this novel and Italian food.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
October 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Blast off into the past to discover the food, art, people and events that have shaped history. This month, we travel to different dynasties from ancient China to learn the art of papermaking, create a shadow puppet show and drink tea like an emperor.  Appropriate for elementary school-aged kids. Space is limited; registration recommended. Please visit our online calendar to register.    

October 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Are you hungry for good books and good food?  This month we will be reading Knights of the Kitchen Table by Jon Scieszka and then make food to go along with it! Please see a staff member for a copy of the book. Appropriate for kids in grades 4-5.

Age: 
Children
October 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
man writing on paper

Discover the basics of how to take your own handwriting and turn it into faux calligraphy. You'll also learn about the three font styles, techniques on how to make them your own, and how to mix the styles and add embellishments. Space and supplies are limited; registration preferred. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Event Type: 
The Studio
Age: 
Adult
October 15, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Did you know that more than 2 billion people around the world eat insects?

We’ll come up with recipes that make use of this sustainable form of high-quality protein, and blend together delicious smoothies.

No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
October 15, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Hedwig, Harry Potter’s pet owl, was loved by all, however… they never talked about what Hedwig did in his off time. Join us as we learn all about the digestive process of owls by dissecting actual owl pellets. Will you be able to recreate the mouse that Hedwig ate for dinner earlier this week?? Only one way to find out! Best for tween and teens. 

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
October 15, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 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.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
October 16, 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
October 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 10:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
October 16, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Sign language is a great way to effectively communicate with pre-verbal or non-verbal people in our lives. This beginner course will cover a variety of topics including food, playing, animals and more. This class is intended for caregivers with children ages 0-5. Both kids and adults are encouraged to attend.  No registration required.

October 16, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play games, and learn how to play some basic instruments. Activities are appropriate for kids 3-6 years old, but younger participants are welcome to attend. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to dance, too. 

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
October 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Hang out, play games with your friends, and enjoy lunch provided by the Food Bank of the Rockies. There will be gaming consoles, computer games, movies, various gaming clubs, and board games available. We will also be hosting a different gaming tournament the last Wednesday of every month. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

Age: 
Teen
October 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Are you a gamer looking to geek out with other fellow gamers? Well join the club...literally! From Yu-Gi-Oh! to Dungeons and Dragons, we provide the tables and you provide the fun. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. 

Age: 
Adult, Teen

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