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Anythink to host immersive storytelling experience

On Saturday, March 13, the community is invited to hear and see folktales like never before at Anythink Brighton....
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Anythink launches new subscription box service

To celebrate early literacy and inspire a love of learning, Anythink announces the launch of a new subscription service just for kids. The Anythink Box provides children ages 5-12 with a variety of hand-selected books, mailed directly to their home. Families who...

Anythink launches One Kind Word Project

This February, Anythink invites the community to celebrate connection and compassion as part of the One Kind Word Project. Inspired by the Japanese proverb, “One kind word warms three winter months,” this three-week initiative encourages...

Anythink announces reopening plans

Due to the decline of COVID-19 cases in Adams County, all seven Anythink locations will reopen to the public during special hours beginning Feb. 1, 2021. Anythink believes in cultivating a community that is happy, healthy and safe. With this in mind, the...
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Anythink to host Civic Saturday

On Saturday, Jan. 23, Anythink will host its fourth Civic Saturday, bringing the community together through civic engagement and tradition. Held online via Zoom, Civic Saturday is an opportunity for individuals...

Anythink closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

All Anythink locations and curbside services will be closed on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Curbside services will resume at all...
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Anythink hosts virtual Noon Year’s Eve family performance

On Thursday, Dec. 31, families in Adams County and beyond are invited to participate in Anythink’s annual Noon Year’s Eve celebration. Held online, this year’s festivities will include an official 12 pm countdown, interactive activities and a lively performance from renowned children’s musician...

Anythink announces holiday closures

All Anythink locations and curbside services will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Curbside services will resume at all branches during...

Anythink libraries shift to curbside services

Due to the rise in COVID-19 cases in Adams County, and to promote the safety and wellbeing of staff and the community, all Anythink libraries will close to the public on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, until further notice. Prior to Nov. 23, community members are invited to visit their...

Civic Saturday returns to Anythink® in new format

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Anythink will host its third Civic Saturday in a new format. Held online via Zoom, this gathering is an opportunity to cultivate civic engagement and community traditions. Through readings, poetry, music and...

Anythink® partners with Adams County and the Mexican Cultural Center to host Xólotl: Dios Perro

In a celebration of art, culture and Hispanic heritage, Anythink announces that it will host Xólotl: Dios Perro – a large monumental alebrije (pronounced ah-le-bree-heh) sculpture created by renowned Mexican artist Óscar Becerra Mora – at its Anythink...

Anythink® Board of Trustees passes resolution in support of repealing Gallagher Amendment

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Anythink Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution in support of Colorado Constitutional Amendment B to repeal the Gallagher Amendment. The full resolution can be found below. The Anythink Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed by the Adams County...

Anythink Libraries closed in observance of Labor Day

All Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. All libraries will reopen during regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

Farmer’s markets return to Anythink with additional services

To help increase access to healthy food, the Healthy Farmer’s Market will return to Anythink this summer. Hosted in conjunction with the City of Thornton...

Anythink announces reopening plans

All seven Anythink locations will soon reopen to the public during special hours beginning July 20, 2020. The library is opening as part of the State of Colorado’s Safer at Home public health order, and with...

Anythink named as special mention for 2020 Library of the Year

Library Journal and Gale Cengage have announced Seattle Public Library as the winner of the 2020 Library of the Year Award, an annual award that recognizes service, creativity and...

A Statement of Support from Anythink Libraries

Anythink shares in the outpouring of support for individuals across this nation and the world fighting to combat systemic racism in the U.S. brought to light by the killing of George Floyd.   As a public library, we are committed to racial equity and providing a space where everyone is welcome. As...

Curbside service now available at Anythink

Beginning June 1, 2020, all Anythink locations will offer curbside services for holds during special hours. This service is a contact-free opportunity for community members to receive materials to help them stay informed and entertained. Customers are encouraged to place holds online in advance,...

Anythink’s Backyard Concert Series to be hosted online in 2020

Anythink’s annual Backyard Concert Series continues in a new and exciting format. To carry on the tradition of connecting with community through music, this year’s concerts will be hosted exclusively online. Streamed...

Anythink launches Anythink Everywhere

While Anythink’s public library buildings are temporarily closed, Anythink staff is connecting with community members through digital resources, virtual storytimes, tutorials, and much more. Anythink Everywhere is an opportunity for library...

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