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mySummer returns with new opportunities to explore

Anythink’s annual mySummer program returns in 2016 with new opportunities for customers of all ages to explore and create. From May 28-Aug. 1, 2016, community members are encouraged to participate in programs and performances at all Anythink locations that inspire participants to READ THINK DO....

Anythink LIVE! returns to promote musical creativity

Anythink LIVE!, Anythink’s music contest for teens, returns for the second year in a row to celebrate the creativity and talent of Anythink’s teen customers. From May 20-June 3, area teens in grades 6-12 are invited to submit a demo of their original music. A panel of judges will narrow the...

Anythink director elected as Public Library Association president

Announced Friday, April 29, Anythink Director Pam Sandlian Smith has been elected 2017-2018 Public Library (PLA) Association President. A division of the American Library Association, PLA helps provide...

Anythink joins libraries nationwide for 2016 PLA conference

Anythink joins libraries from Colorado and across the country for the Public Library Association 2016 Conference (PLA), held April 5-9 in downtown Denver. The biennial conference brings the library industry...

Burke Beu appointed to Anythink Board of Trustees

Burke Beu is the newest member of the Anythink Board of Trustees, a five-member governing board that oversees Anythink’s finances and formulation of policies. Burke fills a slot vacated by former board trustee Mizraim Cordero, whose term expired this year. “We welcome Burke Beu as a member of our...

NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren visits Anythink

On Wednesday, March 23, community members and press are invited to join NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren for a special program and presentation at Anythink York...

Anythink celebrates Space Month this March

Throughout the month of March, Anythink hosts Space Month, a district-wide celebration of all things space science. With a variety of programs, experiences and special events, Space Month brings the...

Anythink director to run for Public Library Association president

Anythink Director Pam Sandlian Smith has announced her candidacy for president of the Public Library Association (PLA). A division of the American Library Association, PLA...

'Discover Space' exhibition announced

Anythink announces that Friday, Jan. 29-Monday, March 14, Anythink Huron Street will host Discover Space: A Cosmic Journey, an interactive exhibition produced by the Space Science...

Anythink announces Board of Trustees 2016 meeting schedule

Anythink announces the 2016 meeting schedule for the Anythink Board of Trustees. The Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed by the Adams County Board of County Commissioners and is responsible for the library...

Anythink Perl Mack announces new hours of operation

As of Jan. 5, 2016, Anythink Perl Mack will have new operating hours. The library will be open 11 am to 7 pm on Tuesday and Thursday and from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The library will be closed...

Anythink holiday closures for 2016

Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed the following days in 2016: New Year’s Day Jan. 1, 2016Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Jan. 18, 2016Presidents Day Feb. 15, 2016Easter Sunday March 27, 2016Mother’s Day May 8, 2016Memorial Day May 29-30, 2016Independence Day July 3-4,...

Request for bid on renovations of Anythink’s Northglenn office building

Anythink is requesting bids for the renovation of its Northglenn office building. Plans for the renovation project can be accessed here. All bids are due by noon on Wednesday, December 23.  Bids should be delivered in...

Anythink Brighton to temporarily close for building upkeep

In order to put in brand new carpeting throughout the branch, Anythink Brighton will be closed to the public from Dec. 13-19, 2015. The library will reopen during its normal hours of operation on Monday, Dec. 21, at 9:30 am. During this weeklong closure, Brighton customers are encouraged to visit...

Anythink Foundation participates in Colorado Gives Day

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, the Anythink Foundation will join more than 1,800 other nonprofits statewide to participate in Colorado Gives Day. This annual fundraising movement encourages Coloradans to celebrate and increase philanthropy...

Anythink hosts Hour of Code

For the third year in a row, Anythink is teaming up with Code.org to host Hour of Code. Hour of Code is a global movement that takes place during Computer Science Education Week – Dec. 7-13, 2015 – to help promote coding literacy and show that anybody can...

Anythink hosts Gifts from the Heart

Anythink’s annual Gifts from the Heart program returns this December to bring community together through creativity. Throughout the month, Anythink customers are invited to attend a number of programs to create one-of-a-kind gifts to share with friends and loved ones this holiday season. Each...

Anythink participates in Operation Free Bird

For the second year in a row, Anythink will participate in Operation Free Bird, an annual event hosted by the Adams County Sheriff’s Office to help families in need around the holidays. At Operation Free Bird, community members are invited to sign up...

Anythink hosts ‘Capture Nature’ photography exhibit

Community members are invited to explore “Capture Nature,” a photography exhibit on display at Anythink Wright Farms from Friday, Nov. 6 to Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015. “Capture Nature” is the first exhibit created by the...

Anythink offers two new ways to connect with nature

Anythink now offers two new ways to help connect the community with nature. As part of a state pilot program, Anythink has teamed up with Colorado Parks & Wildlife to promote outdoor exploration and learning through the Check Out Colorado State Parks...

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