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How libraries played a role in one woman’s journey from homelessness to Yale

Just a few years ago, Viviana Andazola Marquez was in high school at York International School in Thornton, Colo. She describes that time as “precarious,” with living situations that were constantly in flux. Andazola Marquez struggled with homelessness throughout her school years, moving around to...

Anythink announces film series

This August, the Adams County community is invited to experience the art of film in a new way during the Anythink Film Series, weekly outdoor film screenings hosted throughout the district. From documentaries and the arts to action and horror, each Anythink location will highlight a different movie...

Anythink Wright Farms hosts “Backyard Wilderness” exhibition

As part of its continued emphasis on connecting kids and families with the natural world, Anythink is hosting the “Backyard Wilderness” exhibition at its Anythink Wright Farms location in Thornton, Colo., now through...

Fishing pole kits now available for check-out at Anythink

To help provide more opportunities for people to connect with nature, Anythink now provides fishing pole kits available for check-out. The kits, which include a fishing pole rod and reel combo and tackle box with hooks and other items, were generously donated by Denver-based fishing tackle company...

Anythink Libraries closed in observance of Independence Day

All Anythink locations will be closed Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in observance of Independence Day. Libraries will re-open during regular hours of operation on Thursday, July 5.

New location announced for Anythink Board of Trustees June meeting

The Anythink Board of Trustees June meeting has been moved from its previously scheduled location at Anythink York Street to Anythink Huron Street, located at 9417 Huron St., Thornton, CO, 80260. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 20 at 5 pm. The Board of Trustees are appointed by the...

Goats return to Anythink

Throughout the month of June, community members of all ages are invited to visit their local Anythink for an opportunity to meet friendly goats from Caramel Apple Farm. These visits provide an opportunity for people to learn more about these fascinating...

Anythink's Backyard Concert Series returns

The annual Anythink Backyard Concert Series, presented by Xcel Energy, returns in 2018 with a new lineup and opportunities to bring the community together through music. Hosted the second Friday of June, July and...

Anythink's mySummer program returns with new opportunities for adventure

mySummer, Anythink’s annual summer experience program for all ages, returns May 22-July 31, 2018, with new partnerships and opportunities for adventure. With a mantra of READ THINK DO, mySummer continues to provide experiences that help...

Anythink Wright Farms closed in observance of Mother's Day

Anythink Wright Farms will be closed Sunday, May 13, 2018, in observance of Mother’s Day. The branch will reopen during regularly scheduled hours on Monday, May 14.

SPARK wins awards from Society of Professional Journalists

SPARK, Anythink’s magazine, was recently awarded at the Colorado Society of Professional Journalists Top of the Rockies regional contest on April 20, 2018. This annual judged contest highlights...

Suzanne McGowan promoted to Director of Customer Experience

Anythink announces the promotion of Suzanne McGowan to Director of Customer Experience. McGowan joined Anythink in 2012 as the Anythink Wright Farms branch manager, where she oversaw the district’s flagship branch in...

Anythink issues RFQ for collaborative public art project

Anythink is seeking to commission an artist who will provide a beautiful, interactive and permanent exterior art installation, and also engage our community through a collaborative public art workshop(s) at our Anythink Perl...

Anythink hosts special event with One Book 4 Colorado author

On Tuesday, April 10, Anythink will host a special story time and musical event at Anythink Commerce City with the author of this year’s One Book 4 Colorado selected book...

Anythink Wright Farms closed in observance of Easter

Anythink Wright Farms will be closed Sunday, April 1, 2018, in observance of Easter. All Anythink locations will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Monday, April 2. 

Anythink issues RFP for pre-design services for library buildings

Anythink Libraries invites bids for pre-design services for two proposed branch libraries in Adams County, Colo. Proposals are due by Monday, March 26, 2018. Anythink Pre-Design Services for Two...

Genné Boggs announced as Anythink Huron Street manager

Genné Boggs is the new manager of Anythink Huron Street. Boggs joined Anythink in 2011 as a concierge at Anythink Perl Mack. In 2013, she was promoted to teen guide at Anythink Huron Street. Boggs comes to her new...

Anythink launches new Strategic Plan

Anythink has launched its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan, defining its work for the next five years. In 2017, Anythink worked directly with Adams County residents through telephone polling, online and in-person surveys and a series of 23 roundtable...

Anythink Brighton hosts Artist Portfolio Showcase

Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018, Anythink Brighton will host a series of five workshops to help local artists build upon their skills and create works of art for display. Participating artists will receive hands-on guidance throughout the series, including instruction on how to create a portfolio...

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