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Anythinkers Learn About Emerging Technologies at TechFest 2009

Anythink touts itself as a place for customers to find their spark – whether that means learning a language, finding a new recipe or exploring new technologies. This philosophy isn’t restricted to just customers; staff are also encouraged to learn and explore at Anythink. At this year’s all-staff...

Anythink Bennett Receives Gold Hard Hat Award

  Interior view of Anythink Bennett, winner of this year's Gold Hard Hat Award for Small Project. Photo by Ed LaCasse.   Rangeview Library District’s Anythink Bennett, designed by Humphries Poli Architects, was awarded Colorado Construction magazine’s Gold Hard Hat Award for Small Project at a...

Anythink Commerce City Closes Temporarily for WordThink Conversion

Monday, Oct. 5-Saturday, Oct. 10, Anythink Commerce City will be closed as staff converts the collection from the current Dewey Decimal Classification to the district’s own WordThink system. Anythink Commerce City will be the fifth library in the district to convert to the new word-based system,...

Introducing Anythink, A New Style of Library

Our small district in Adams County, Colo., is changing the face of public libraries. Introducing AnythinkTM, a new style of library that celebrates imagination, play and interactivity. Studies have shown that people who have had transformative experiences at their local library are more willing to...

Celebrate Anythink Events Scheduled for Sept. 12

While festivities get underway at the new Brighton Library on September 12, our other libraries will be celebrating the launch of the district’s new brand. Diversity, discovery, play, culture, creativity and community all define our libraries. Join us on Saturday, September 12 as we celebrate...

Exciting Changes in the Works for Rangeview’s Mobile Library

 During the Bookmobile’s break between summer and fall schedules, Rangeview’s mobile library is undergoing some exciting changes. It will soon be Rangeview Library District’s third branch to convert to the WordThink system, where words are used instead of numbers to organize the collection. The...

New Brighton Library Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, Sept. 12

On Saturday, September 12, 2009, residents of Brighton will finally get a chance to see the new, beautiful 20,000-square-foot library building on Bridge Street during the grand opening celebration. All the programs at the library that day will be interactive and highlight the building’s features....

Rangeview Library District Call for Volunteers - We Need Your Help!

Saturday, September 12, will be a special day for Rangeview Library District. In conjunction with the grand opening of the new Brighton Library, the district is launching a new brand that better defines its new style of library. Adams County residents are asked to volunteer an hour and a half of...

Bennett Library Selected as Winner in Colorado Construction Magazine’s Gold Hard Hat Awards Program

Rangeview Library District’s new Bennett Library, designed by Humphries Poli Architects, has been selected as a winner of one of the top three awards in its category in Colorado Construction magazine’s Gold Hard Hat Awards program. The specific award won – Gold, Silver or Bronze – and the category...

Children's Programming Postponed in August

As the summer winds down to a close, Rangeview libraries will take a break in August from children's programming as our library staff prepare a new series of children's events and activities beginning in September. Check the calendar often to...

Library Construction Project Updates

Thanks to the overwhelming support of our community, Anythink libraries are growing into some of the friendliest and most beautiful resource and discovery centers in the region. Here is an update of our new library construction and renovation projects: Anythink Bennett A new 7,000-square-foot...

Rangeview Delays Opening at Several Branches July 27, All Branches August 4

Rangeview Library District’s Commerce City, Northglenn and Thornton branches will open at 1 pm on Monday, July 27. The late opening is for building-wide restocking of library materials. The Brighton, Bennett and Perl Mack branches will open at their regular time of 9:30 am that day. On Tuesday,...

Temporary Bookmobile Service Offered at Old Brighton Library Location

The Brighton Branch Library at 575 South Eighth Avenue will close at 5:30 pm on Friday, July 31. The new library will open at 327 East Bridge Street on Saturday, September 12. During this time, limited library service will be available from a temporary bookmobile located in the parking lot at 575...

Rangeview “Sparks” Your Curiosity at the Library

Spark is what’s created when Rangeview customers walk into our libraries – it’s a spark of creativity, of imagination and interest. Rangeview staff offer the fuel.Rangeview Library District is proud to introduce its new quarterly newsletter, SPARK. This brand-new publication includes compelling...

Rangeview Library District Hosts Pottermania!

  Demons at the Helm is the newest release of fan-favorite The Whomping Willows. Just in time for the movie premiere of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Rangeview hosts Pottermania! at the Commerce City Branch Library. On Tuesday, July 7, fan-favorite The Whomping Willows and wizard rockers...

Outreach Services Call for Volunteers

Rangeview Library District’s Outreach Services is looking for adult volunteers to assist with its Homebound Delivery program. This program provides library materials to customers throughout Adams County who are unable to access their local libraries.  Delivery locations include individual homes...

Rangeview Library District is “Breaking up with Dewey”

 Under Rangeview's new WordThink system, materials are organized by simple categories instead of the old numeric system. Here you can see drawing books in the Arts & Humanities section at the Perl Mack Branch Library. They are organized under Art, then Drawing, and then alphabetically by title...

Summer Fun at the Library

The first month of Summer Reading has come and gone, but there are still plenty of prizes to give away in July. It's not too late to sign up and start reading! There are also tons of fun programs for all ages. Check the calendar for more...

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