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 14, 2019 - 11:00 am to 11:30 am

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 kids and their families for each story time.

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Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
February 14, 2019 - 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Mindful Mornings will give you the experience on how to integrate mindfulness into your daily routine. Learn skills focused on breath work such as eating mindfully and mindful walking. Registration encouraged

Mañanas de conciencia le dará la experiencia sobre cómo integrar una práctica de como mantenerse enfocado en su rutina diaria. Aprenda habilidades enfocadas en el trabajo de la respiración, como comer de forma consciente y caminar atentamente.

Age: 
Adult
February 14, 2019 - 11:45 am to 12:15 pm

Sing, dance, play basic instruments and move creatively. This program is appropriate for ages 2-5. No registration required, but space is limited to the first 25 kids and their families for each story time.

Event Type: 
Music and Movement
Age: 
Children
February 14, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

This Valentine’s Day learn more about your heart, literally.  You’ll observe the dissection of a sheep’s heart and learn about how your own heart works. Explore the structure of the heart, then hold an actual heart (in a sealed bag) in your hands.

Appropriate for teens.

Space is limited, registration is required.

Presented by Science on Demand

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
February 14, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Love hurts, but miracle berries help. These magical fruits temporarily alter taste buds to surprising effect. Sample a buffet of bitter flavors transformed into delightful treats. Appropriate for ages 12 and older. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

Age: 
Teen
February 15, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations set up around the room. Appropriate for children through age 4.

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Children
February 15, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Explore early literacy through experiential stations that will be set up around the room. Participants will gather together at various times throughout the hour for a group movement or story activity. Caregivers with children through age 4 are welcome. No registration required.

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Children
February 15, 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.

February 15, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Got a cellphone, e-reader or other gadget, but not sure how to make the most of it? Questions about your computer or any other tech topic? Drop in for basic tech assistance and learn new tips and tricks.

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

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Children in elementary school are invited to read to our wonderful dog volunteers. They join us on the third Saturday of each month. This is an excellent program for children who are learning to read or need practice reading. Our patient dogs love to listen and they never criticize. Please call 303-452-7534 or stop by to make an appointment.

Age: 
Children
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:00 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 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Meghan Casey and Rocky Mountain Puppets presents “Rock N’ Read”! Aidan wants to start his own band, so he decides to hold auditions to see who will make the cut. When he doesn’t like any of the music, he decides to start a band by himself. Meghan is going to need your help to teach Aidan about how there is no “I” in “TEAM” and how valuable teamwork is for success.

Age: 
Family
February 16, 2019 - 10:00 am to 1:30 pm

Discover or explore your family’s roots with genealogy expert Risa Heywood. New to genealogy? From 10-11:30 am, we’ll host a class for absolute beginners. Already involved in research, but need some questions answered? From 12-1:30 pm will be an opportunity for intermediate-advanced researchers to come by and consult our expert. Appropriate for adults. No online registration necessary.  

Age: 
Adult
February 16, 2019 - 10:30 am to 11:15 am

Join us for six weeks of yoga sessions at Anythink Bennett. These lessons will offer multiple forms of yoga so that by the end of six weeks you can establish an ongoing practice that suits your lifestyle and wellness goals. Registration recommended but not required.

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Class
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Adult
February 16, 2019 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Fun science experiments aren’t just for kids. Create your own electric origami. Appropriate for adults only. For younger scientists, please see Tween STEAM Club on Thursdays. Space is limited; registration is required.

Event Type: 
Tech
Age: 
Adult
February 16, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading aloud. Bring a book you have been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient furry friends. This program is appropriate for ages 6-12. Reading sessions will be limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please check in at the Children’s Department for a reading time.

Age: 
Children
February 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Front Range Community College’s Career Success Center will lead this informative program on how to make a great impression during the job interview process. Appropriate for ages 16 and up. Space is limited; registration is required.

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Class
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Adult, Teen
February 16, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Stop by and play some classic & modern tabletop games such as Dungeons & Dragons, City of Horror, Forbidden Island, Talisman, and more. A selection of games will be available, or bring your own to share. Snacks will be provided. Open to adults and teens in grades 7 and up. No registration required.

Age: 
Adult, Teen
February 19, 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 19, 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 19, 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 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara and Gillian Flynn tells several stories. The crimes happened in the 1980s, the author’s research took place decades later, and in 2018 the perpetrator was finally caught

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult
February 19, 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 19, 2019 - 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Participate in an in-depth, hands-on dissection of connected hearts and lungs. In small groups, you’ll dissect your own sheep hearts and lungs to learn about the complex interactions of our bodies’ systems.

Appropriate for teens.

Space is limited, registration is required.

Presented by Science on Demand

Event Type: 
Class
Age: 
Teen
February 19, 2019 - 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Stop by at one of the two book clubs, we will be reading I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez.. Light refreshments will be served. No registration is required.

Pasa por uno de los dos clubes de libros, en los que estaremos leyendo I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter de Erika L. Sánchez. No es necesario registrarse.

Event Type: 
Book Club
Age: 
Adult

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