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 16, 2019 - 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Join us on Wednesdays to explore careers in science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Appropriate for kids in 1st-5th grade. 

October 16: Art Project with Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art

October 23: Snap Circuits

October 30: Experimentation Station

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Children
October 16, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Talons and skulls and wings! Oh, my!! We’re going batty for owls at Perl Mack with the help of the Museum of Natural History at the University of Colorado Boulder. Join us for a night full of interesting owl exhibits, facts and activities! Best for elementary and tweens. 

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Class
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Children
October 16, 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! No online registration necessary. 

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. Nos reunimos el primer y tercer miércoles de cada mes. 

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Adult
October 17, 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. 

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Music and Movement
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Children
October 17, 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.

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Story Time
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Children
October 17, 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. 

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Music and Movement
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Children
October 17, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join us as we kick-off a new series geared especially for homeschool families! This month we’ll explore aerodynamics with paper rockets and airplanes! Adults are encouraged to network and share best practices, while the kids work on their 21st century and STEM skills.

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Family
October 17, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Use our equipment and supplies to create your own masterpiece or to learn a new skill. In this weekly open lab, everyone is welcome to drop in and work on their own projects with the help of our guides. Plans will be available for those that do not have their own project ideas, but creativity is highly encouraged. No registration necessary.

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Adult, Children, Family, Teen, Tween
October 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Challenge your friends or the teen librarian to an intense game of Mario Kart, or learn the art of reading people that goes into an epic game of One Night Ultimate Werewolf. Join us for laughs, snacks, and various video and board games. Appropriate for students in grades 6-12. 

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Teen
October 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm

Taking care of yourself doesn't have to break the bank. Learn to make low-cost homemade bath and body products, and take some home with you. This month we’ll make cuticle balm and bath salts.

Space and supplies are limited; registration is recommended.

Suitable for 12 years and older. 

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Class
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Teen
October 17, 2019 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Radiant Beginnings Yoga will lead a special yoga session just for kids. Learn to breathe deeply and move creatively in this fun class for yoginis of all levels. Appropriate for ages 6-10. Space is limited; registration required. Please visit our online calendar to register.

October 17, 2019 - 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Roll up your sleeves and get your hands sticky as we compete for the most creative, the most precise and the best tasting sugar sushi of the night! Learn some of the basics of the art of sushi and practice your skills with our sweet version of the Japanese dish. All ingredients will be provided. Best for elementary and tweens. 

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Children
October 17, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Get into the holiday spirit by coming to discuss trends in horror films past and present, your favorite scary movies, and pay homage to horror and suspense classics. Refreshments will be provided, no registration required.

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Adult
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October 18, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Join us for a preschool playgroup focusing on early literacy skills. While the kids play, adults are welcome to visit with representatives from local organizations that support families in our community. No registration is required.

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Family
October 18, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Therapy dogs provide a safe, non-judgmental audience for kids to practice their reading out loud. Bring a book you’ve been working on or choose from one of ours. Read to one of our patient, furry friends provided by Therapy Dogs Boulder County. This program is appropriate for ages 4-12. Space is limited, registration is required. On the day of the event, registered participants will sign up for a 5-15 minute session during the program on a first come, first served basis. 

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Children
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Do you love true crime? Join fellow true crime aficionados as we discuss our favorite books, documentaries and podcasts of the genre. Coffee and tea will be provided. No registration required. 

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Book Club
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Adult
October 19, 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.

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Children
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn how to sew with our team of sewists. The first hour and a half we will make a special project. The final hour will be spent on mending, so feel free to bring anything that is in need of repair. Appropriate for adults. 

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Class
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Adult
October 19, 2019 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

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
October 19, 2019 - 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

Calling all super fans! Is there a spooky character in your fandom you want to make dazzle? Whether it’s Pokemon’s Mimikyu or a classic like Frankenstein, join us for a crash course on how to use reactive foil to create an art piece you can frame and display. Appropriate for adults and teens who are comfortable navigating a laptop. Space is limited; registration required for each attendee. 

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Tech
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Adult, Teen
October 19, 2019 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join us for the first of this three-part series all about how to make this holiday season easier! Part one will dive into decorations for Halloween and fall that use household items you may already have laying around. Embrace your creativity to see what you can make with toilet paper rolls, trash bags, milk jugs, and more!

All materials provided. Space is limited; registration requested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Adult
October 19, 2019 - 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Come learn from crafting experts, Craftsman & Apprentice, how to preserve the beautiful colors of fall in your home. You’ll learn not only how to save a piece of nature from season to season, but you’ll do it on your own portable wood flower press that you’ll craft from scratch.

Supplies are limited; registration requested. Please visit our online calendar to register.

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Adult
October 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us for a monthly screening of a movie adapted from a book and video clips discussing the differences between the two mediums. This month we will watch an Alfred Hitchcock horror movie from 1960, starring Anthony Perkins as a motel owner with mommy issues. Popcorn and snacks will be provided. This film is rated R, so it is appropriate for ages 17 and up.

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Adult
October 19, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Enjoy tea and tiny sandwiches with other readers and book club members from all over the north suburban area and celebrate National Reading Group Month together. Musical entertainment and free books are among the festivities. 

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Book Club
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Adult
October 21, 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
October 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Our annual dip into speculative fiction takes us to The Glitch, by Elizabeth Cohen, who has written a fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut about a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life. We wish we could live so well, or do we? 

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Book Club
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Adult
October 21, 2019 - 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

New and experienced players of the popular trading card game, Magic: The Gathering, are invited to meet-up to play competitively for prizes. Some cards provided. Space is limited; registration is recommended Students in grade 6 to 12 welcome.

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Teen

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