Anythink Events

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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 22, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Book art has a long and storied history, and can encompass a broad array of techniques and effects that render the material, written word into beautiful, one-of-a-kind art objects. Come learn about how to use books as artistic media, then heed your creative calling with books that have been weeded from our collection. 

Age: 
Adult
August 23, 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.

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Class
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Children
August 24, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Get fit at the library! Drop into our exercise program for inspiring, exhilarating workouts clued into your goals and fitness level. No previous fitness experience necessary. Please wear workout-ready clothes. Best for teens through adults. 

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Class
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Adult, Teen
August 24, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Grab your favorite stuffie and head to the library to enjoy a morning storytime in your pajamas. Stick around for a delicious breakfast of pancakes, sausage, fruit and juice.  Appropriate for kids ages 3-10 and their families. No registration required. 

Event Type: 
Story Time
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Children
August 24, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Flexible and forgiving, fondant is a sugar- or mashmallow-based cake icing that will allow you to take your cake decorating skills to the next tier. Learn the tricks of the trade in order to create festive and fun cake toppers and embellishments that are perfectly tailored to any occasion. 

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Class
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Adult
August 24, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

A teaching artist from Cleo Parker Robinson Dance will engage young students with literacy as a central element for creating discussion and creative expression. Discover books that question behaviors and explore humanitarian concepts. Appropriate for kids in grades K-3. Space is limited; registration suggested. 

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Class
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Children
August 26, 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. 26: Managing debt

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
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August 26, 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.

 

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Story Time
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Children
August 26, 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
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Children
August 26, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Enjoy a relaxing evening filled with sewing, crafting, and community. Bring your current project or start one here. Sewing machines and basic textile-oriented tools will be available. All skill levels welcome. Open to ages 10 and older.

Event Type: 
The Studio
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Adult, Teen, Tween
August 26, 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. 

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Adult
August 27, 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.  

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Tech
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Adult
August 27, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Test your engineering skills, learn new skills, battle it out and make new friends! Each participant will make their own robot, then test them out in the Battle Royale Arena – a shrinking play field. This multi-player showdown will make for nothing short of a great time! 

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Tech
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Children, Teen, Tween
August 27, 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.

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Class
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Children
August 27, 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 27, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 6:45 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.

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Tech
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Adult
August 28, 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
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Children
August 28, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm

What — and who — is necessary to make a good video game? In this new monthly series, learn all about the principles of game design. Then, bring those ideas to digital life through a variety of illustration, coding, and storytelling activities. 

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Tech
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Children, Teen, Tween
August 29, 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
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Children
August 29, 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.

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Tech
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Adult
August 29, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Go head-to-head with other chefs as you battle to be the best sandwich creator. Create an impromptu recipe using mystery ingredients. Our highly esteemed judges will select the best.  Appropriate for grades 6 to 12. Space is limited; registration suggested. 

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Teen
August 29, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Running water, falling magazines, coughing librarians - everything is music if you know how to sample it! Come learn the basics of electronic music recording and mixing as you play with sound and work towards your first hit single. 

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Class
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Adult
August 30, 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.

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Class
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Children
August 30, 2019 - 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Dive into some of the best books of the past three centuries and discover a new favorite along the way. Each month we’ll meet to discuss classic novels across multiple literary traditions and genres. From well-worn masterpieces to under-considered hidden gems, we’ll explore what makes – and remakes – great fiction. Best for adults. Registration encouraged. Please visit our online calendar to register and for details about this month’s book, Henry James’ The Portrait of a Lady.

Event Type: 
Book Club
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Adult
August 31, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Have you ever dreamed of discovering the Triforce in a ruined castle, or defending your garden from hordes of voracious zombies? Now you can! Use tried and true game design principles to translate the biggest and best video games from screen to library so that we can play them together in real life. 

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Children, Teen, Tween
September 3, 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
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Adult
September 3, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Join the Access to Justice Committee via remote internet access for a free 15-minute legal self-help individual appointment on the first Tuesday of the month. This program is ideal for customers who do not have legal representation and need help navigating various legal issues such as family law, civil litigation or property law. Space is limited and 15-minute appointment slots fill up quickly. Registration is required at least 24 hours prior to the clinic. Call 303-405-3298 to register.

Age: 
Adult
September 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading In the Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts by Brene Brown. 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 Dare to Lead: Brave Work, Tough Conversations, Whole Hearts de Brene Brown. Se ofrecerán refrescos. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
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Adult

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