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A Letter from Anythink's New Director

Dec. 16, 2022 - 2:05 pm
Greetings! More than 13 years ago, former Anythink Director Pam Sandlian Smith, along with a dedicated Board of Trustees, brave employees, and community members, transformed and elevated library service in Adams County. This experiment, known simply as “Anythink,” is now synonymous with innovation...
Two women read short stories.

Anythink partners with City of Northglenn to bring the gift of stories to residents

Dec. 14, 2022 - 2:23 pm
Anythink has partnered with the City of Northglenn to bring a Short Story Dispenser to the Northglenn Recreation Center, located at 1 East Memorial...
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Anythink issues RFQ for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategic Plan

Dec. 14, 2022 - 1:50 pm
Anythink invites sealed bids for the following proposed work: conduct an organizational assessment, develop recommendations, develop a training curriculum and develop a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan for Anythink. Proposals are due Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023, by 5 PM MST....
The Dream and Design immersive space at Anythink Wright Farms.

Dream & Design immersive space opens at Anythink Wright Farms

Dec. 08, 2022 - 1:14 pm
To gather creative community input, Anythink has launched Dream & Design: Exploring Nature and Architecture, an immersive experience at Anythink Wright Farms where visitors can learn about and contribute ideas for the future Anythink Nature Library. People of all ages are invited to create a...
A rendering of the new Thornton Community Center facility.

Anythink and City of Thornton Announce Thornton Community Center Project Partnership

Oct. 11, 2022 - 10:41 am
Anythink Libraries and the City of Thornton have entered an agreement to build a library as part of the new Thornton Community Center rebuild project at 2211 Eppinger Blvd. in south Thornton. The 40,000-square-foot building designed by Studiotrope Design Collective will house the Thornton Community...
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Anythink Announces New Executive Director Mark Fink

Oct. 03, 2022 - 11:49 am
Anythink announces the selection of its next executive director, Mark Fink. Fink comes to Anythink from Yolo County Library in northern California. After an extensive national search, the Anythink Board of Trustees approved Fink’s hiring at the Aug. 17 board meeting. He will begin in his new role...
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BMoCA at Anythink Fall Artist Showcase returns with theme “Exploring Landscapes”

Sep. 21, 2022 - 12:55 pm
Anythink and the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) have partnered for the second year to make arts and culture more accessible to Adams County residents through the...
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Anythink issues RFP for Library Materials and Related Value-Added Services

Sep. 12, 2022 - 2:18 pm
Anythink invites sealed bids for the purchase of library materials and related processing and cataloging services for the period commencing Jan. 1, 2023 and ending Dec. 31, 2025.  Proposals are due Friday, Oct. 28, 2022, by 4 PM MT....
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Anythink announces grand opening of Anythink Coffee House

Sep. 07, 2022 - 1:00 pm
Anythink will host the grand opening of the Anythink Coffee House, located inside Anythink Wright Farms, on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022. The Anythink Coffee House is a business partnership between Anythink and Community Uplift Partnership (CUP), a local non-...

Anythink issues notice of finalist for appointment as executive director

Aug. 15, 2022 - 9:25 am
Rangeview Library District (dba Anythink Libraries) has issued the following notice:  RANGEVIEW LIBRARY DISTRICT Anythink Libraries NOTICE OF FINALIST FOR APPOINTMENT AS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR To Whom it May Concern: Notice is hereby given that the search committee has selected a finalist to be...
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Anythink Huron Street hosts SeriesFest Mobile Cinema Lab

Jul. 12, 2022 - 4:16 pm
Anythink Huron Street, SeriesFest and Northglenn Arts have partnered to bring filmmaking programs for teens to the library this summer. SeriesFest’s ...
A rendering of the Anythink Nature Library in Thornton, Colorado

Anythink announces Nature Library in partnership with City of Thornton

Jun. 21, 2022 - 10:58 am
Anythink Libraries and the City of Thornton have entered an agreement to build a nature library on the current Aylor Open Lands property at 136th Avenue and Quebec Street in Thornton. After years of planning, Thornton City Council and the Anythink Board of Trustees have signed an intergovernmental...
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Anythink issues RFPQ for Construction Manager/General Contractor for Anythink Nature Library

Jun. 21, 2022 - 10:36 am
Anythink invites bids for contractors on the Anythink Nature Library project.  Proposals are due Friday, Aug. 5, 2022, by 5 PM MT. Request for Qualifications & Proposal for...
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Anythink hosts author Matt de la Peña for mySummer program

Jun. 07, 2022 - 4:39 pm
As part of this year’s mySummer initiative, Anythink hosts acclaimed author Matt de la Peña at Anythink locations from Wednesday, June 15 to Saturday, June...
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Anythink Backyard Concert Series returns for 10th Anniversary Season

Jun. 02, 2022 - 12:00 am
The annual Anythink Backyard Concert Series returns for its 10th anniversary in 2022 featuring an all-star lineup of fan-favorite musicians. Hosted the second Friday of June, July and August at the one-acre park adjacent to...

Make wishes for others and our future during mySummer 2022

May. 20, 2022 - 12:48 pm
Anythink’s annual mySummer initiative returns on June 1, 2022, with partnerships and programs inspired by the theme of “wishes for ourselves, wishes for others and wishes for our future.” This year’s summer program...
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Helen Hiebert brings large-scale paper lantern installation to Anythink Wright Farms

May. 06, 2022 - 11:45 am
Anythink hosts artist Helen Hiebert at Anythink Wright Farms in Thornton, Colo., from May 13-20, 2022, to kick off the 2022 mySummer program. As an artist-in-residence, Hiebert will be constructing an interactive large-scale paper...
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Anythink Wright Farms now offers EnChroma glasses for checkout

Dec. 03, 2021 - 10:14 am
Anythink Wright Farms now offers EnChroma glasses for checkout by adults and children with color blindness, or color vision deficiency (CVD). This...
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Anythink Huron Street temporarily closed for building update

Nov. 19, 2021 - 1:47 pm
Anythink Huron Street will be temporarily closed Monday, Nov. 29 through Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, for carpet installation. During the closure, customers are encouraged to visit Anythink locations nearby including Anythink Perl Mack in Denver, Colo. and Anythink Wright Farms in Thornton, Colo. The...
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Armando Silva takes inspiration from local youth for Anythink library mural

Nov. 09, 2021 - 11:03 am
Muralist Armando Silva is the final artist featured in the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art at Anythink Fall Artist Showcase. This November at Anythink...