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Rangeview Library District Receives Two Important Grants for Public Computers

Two Grants Power up Public Computing Projects at Anythink Libraries

Oct. 25, 2010 - 10:11 am
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

Oct. 22, 2010 - 11:07 am
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

Oct. 19, 2010 - 12:42 pm
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 This is the first of three outdated branch library buildings...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

Sep. 16, 2010 - 9:58 am
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

Sep. 13, 2010 - 12:54 pm
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

Aug. 31, 2010 - 10:51 am
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

Aug. 16, 2010 - 1:26 pm
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

Aug. 02, 2010 - 9:55 am
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

Jul. 30, 2010 - 10:05 am
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

Jul. 21, 2010 - 11:26 am
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

Jul. 16, 2010 - 4:38 pm
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

Jul. 16, 2010 - 9:36 am
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

Jul. 13, 2010 - 1:27 pm
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...
Flags Fly Proudly at Anythink Libraries

Flags to Fly Proudly at Every Library

Jul. 01, 2010 - 5:21 pm
For many years, the American flag has been proudly flown outside the headquarters building of the Adams County Library District at 8992 Washington Street in Thornton, Colorado. A new flag was recently installed there. Historically, exterior flags were never routinely installed in front of...
Anythink Commerce City

Library Service Hours Change at Derby Resource Center

Jun. 30, 2010 - 10:02 am
During the expansion and renovation construction project of the Rangeview Library District’s Anythink Commerce City, limited library services are available at the Derby Resource Center, located at 7270 Monaco Street,...
Wings over the Rockies at Anythink Huron Street

Wings Over the Rockies Presents Amelia Earhart Workshop at Anythink Huron Street

Jun. 29, 2010 - 11:55 am
Instructors from Wings Over the Rockies Museum are presenting an in-depth workshop on Amelia Earhart, Tuesday, July 6, as part of Anythink Huron Street’s mySummer program....
Anythink Wright Farms Grand Opening Invitations

Anythink Libraries Call for Volunteers for Wright Farms Grand Opening

Jun. 28, 2010 - 11:01 am
Rangeview Library District’s Anythink Wright Farms library in Thornton opens to the public Saturday, July 10. The day will be filled with fun and excitement for the whole family, and Adams County residents are invited to...
Interior rendering of Anythink Wright Farms

Anythink Announces Grand Opening of Anythink Wright Farms

Jun. 16, 2010 - 12:01 pm
Rangeview Library District’s most-anticipated new library, Anythink Wright Farms, opens to the public Saturday, July 10, 2010. Members of Thornton’s Wright Farms community have watched patiently as the 45,000-square-foot...
The Whomping Willows perform at Anythink Huron Street

Pottermania! is Back at Anythink Libraries

Jun. 15, 2010 - 10:50 am
As part of mySummer’s Fantasy Worlds theme at Anythink Huron Street, the wizard rockers are back to transport guests to the world of Harry Potter. The Whomping Willows will be joined by ALL CAPS, The Moaning Myrtles, The Parselmouths, and Justin Finch-Fletchley for a night of music, Harry Potter...
Authors Next Door Series Hosts Dick Kreck

Meet True Crime Author Dick Kreck

Jun. 08, 2010 - 4:48 pm
Colorado’s favorite true crime author Dick Kreck reads from his new book, Smaldone, during the next Authors Next Door Series event. Started by Italian brothers from North Denver, the high-profile Smaldone crime syndicate began in the bootlegging days of the 1920s and flourished well into the late...