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Michelle Martinez of The Bagel Bakery, caterer of the Anythink Cafe

Anythink Café Opens at Wright Farms

The new Anythink Café at Wright Farms officially opens on Thursday, Jan. 13. Members of the Metro North Chamber of Commerce are hosting the official ribbon-cutting for the café at 11 am that day. Catered by Thornton’s own...
Customer displays Anythink card

Anythink Receives 2011 John Cotton Dana Award

Anythink is one of five recipients of the 2011 John Cotton Dana Award presented by the American Library Association (ALA). The award honors outstanding public relations by...
Liz Ryan Presents Career Reboot Workshop at Anythink Bennett and Brighton

Liz Ryan Presents Career Reboot Workshop at Anythink Brighton and Bennett

After an immensely popular series at Anythink Huron Street, former Fortune 500 HR executive and one of the country’s most widely followed career advisors, Liz Ryan, presents her four-part workshop “Career Reboot” at Anythink Bennett and Anythink Brighton in January. During the four-week course,...
ebook/audio book help over the holidays

E-book/Audio Book Help this Holiday Season

E-readers and mp3 devices are some of the hottest presents this holiday season. Luckily, they can be filled with great audio and electronic versions of your favorite titles directly from Anythink’s website free with your Anythink card. Just visit...

Michelle Obama Presented National Medal to Anythink Libraries

First Lady Michelle Obama presented a 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service to Anythink libraries – one of five museums and five libraries that were honored in a White House ceremony on Friday, Dec.  17. The Institute of Museum and...

Rangeview Library Friends Foundation Board Makes New Appointments

As of Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2010, new appointments took effect for the Rangeview Library Friends Foundation Board. They are as follows: Chris Blackwood, chair; Brian Hall, vice chair; Kyle Kreischer, treasurer; and Georgia Way,...
Anythink Receives National Medal for Exceptional Library Service

Anythink Libraries Receives Nation’s Highest Award for Community Service

Rangeview Library District and its Anythink libraries are the recipients of the 2010 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor for museums and libraries. The annual award, made by the Institute of Museum and Library...
Rangeview Library District Receives Two Important Grants for Public Computers

Two Grants Power up Public Computing Projects at Anythink Libraries

Two recent grant awards given to Rangeview Library District will greatly improve Internet access and computing skills for children and adults in two Adams County communities. In September, the Colorado State Library announced the award of a $26,551 grant for the installation of a laptop computer...
career advisor Liz Ryan

Career Reboot Workshop with Expert Liz Ryan Kicks Off at Anythink Huron Street in November

Former Fortune 500 HR executive and one of the country’s most widely followed career advisors, Liz Ryan, presents her four-part workshop “Career Reboot” beginning Tuesday, Nov. 2, at Anythink Huron Street. During the four...
Anythink Commerce City

Rangeview Library District Announces Debut of Renovated Anythink Commerce City

On Saturday, November 13, the doors of the renovated and expanded 9,000-square-foot Anythink Commerce City library will reopen, and Commerce City residents plus library lovers from around the region are invited to help us celebrate. This is the first of three outdated branch library buildings...
Matt Hamilton, Anythink IT Manager

Matthew Hamilton Joins the Anythink Team as IT Manager

Matt Hamilton, industry expert on emerging technologies in libraries, recently accepted a position as Anythink IT manager at Rangeview Library District. Hamilton was named one of Library Journal’s Movers and Shakers of 2010 and is frequently tapped for speaking engagements at conferences and staff...
Anythink Educators Open House on Sept. 24

Anythink Announces Educators Open House on Sept. 24

As a way to introduce local educators and librarians about the resources available at Anythink libraries, an Educators Open House is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 24, 3-6 pm. Held at Anythink Wright Farms, the district’s flagship branch, teachers and librarians are invited to drop in for an...
Pam Sandlian Smith Wins Colorado Librarian of the Year Award

Pam Sandlian Smith Receives Colorado Librarian of the Year Award

Rangeview Library District director Pam Sandlian Smith is the recipient of this year’s Colorado Librarian of the Year Award presented by the Colorado Association of Libraries. The award recognizes exceptional achievement during the past year by a librarian within the state of Colorado.“When I...

New Holds Guidelines at Rangeview Library District

Effective Mon., Aug. 16, hold requests for library materials will be limited to 10 items at a time. Holds will be kept on the pickup shelf for five days. Our new Anythink libraries and book collections are so popular that usage is surging. Limiting “holds” – or books and other library materials...
Sparkopolis at Anythink Wright Farms

Rangeview Library Friends Foundation Hosts Sparkopolis, An Anythink-Style Party

On Saturday, Sept. 11, the Rangeview Library Friends Foundation continues its support of the library’s mission to “open doors for curious minds” with its first fundraising event,...
Market Day at Anythink Brighton

Celebrate Market Day at Anythink Brighton

Celebrate Brighton’s agricultural heritage during Market Day at Anythink Brighton and the Brighton Cultural Center. Interactive programs are happening all day long at the library and throughout the Cultural Center for all...
Anythink Trail Clean-ups Scheduled for July 31, 2010

Anythink Trail Clean-ups Scheduled for July 31

After a summer of exploring destinations in the imagination with mySummer, Rangeview Library District’s Anythink libraries has organized two trail clean-ups to be held in Brighton and Thornton as a way for library staff and customers to give...

Anythink Thornton Closes for Renovations on July 31

Anythink Thornton, located at 8995 Washington Street in Thornton, Colo., will close temporarily for renovations on Saturday, July 31, 2010, at 5:30 pm. The library is tentatively scheduled to reopen in winter 2011.What...
Rangeview Library District 2010 Budget and Operating Plan

Rangeview Library District Receives GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

Rangeview Library District recently received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its 2010 Budget and Operating Plan from the Government Financial Officers...
Mitch Tobin's New Book Endangered

Meet Journalist Mitch Tobin at July Authors Next Door Series

Award-winning journalist Mitch Tobin discusses his new book Endangered in a café-style discussion, allowing participants to interact with Tobin in an informal setting. Discussions will include the Endangered Species Act and current world climatological factors contributing to the rapid extinction...

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