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Anythink® partners with Adams County and the Mexican Cultural Center to host Xólotl: Dios Perro

Oct. 09, 2020 - 1:23 pm
In a celebration of art, culture and Hispanic heritage, Anythink announces that it will host Xólotl: Dios Perro – a large monumental alebrije (pronounced ah-le-bree-heh) sculpture created by renowned Mexican artist Óscar Becerra Mora – at its Anythink...

Anythink® Board of Trustees passes resolution in support of repealing Gallagher Amendment

Sep. 18, 2020 - 10:27 am
On Wednesday, Sept. 16, the Anythink Board of Trustees unanimously passed a resolution in support of Colorado Constitutional Amendment B to repeal the Gallagher Amendment. The full resolution can be found below. The Anythink Board of Trustees consists of five members appointed by the Adams County...

Anythink Libraries closed in observance of Labor Day

Aug. 26, 2020 - 2:44 pm
All Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed on Monday, Sept. 7, in observance of Labor Day. All libraries will reopen during regularly scheduled hours on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020.

Farmer’s markets return to Anythink with additional services

Jul. 15, 2020 - 2:46 pm
To help increase access to healthy food, the Healthy Farmer’s Market will return to Anythink this summer. Hosted in conjunction with the City of Thornton...

Anythink announces reopening plans

Jul. 07, 2020 - 4:47 pm
All seven Anythink locations will soon reopen to the public during special hours beginning July 20, 2020. The library is opening as part of the State of Colorado’s Safer at Home public health order, and with...

Anythink named as special mention for 2020 Library of the Year

Jun. 15, 2020 - 9:15 am
Library Journal and Gale Cengage have announced Seattle Public Library as the winner of the 2020 Library of the Year Award, an annual award that recognizes service, creativity and...

A Statement of Support from Anythink Libraries

Jun. 03, 2020 - 6:52 pm
Anythink shares in the outpouring of support for individuals across this nation and the world fighting to combat systemic racism in the U.S. brought to light by the killing of George Floyd.   As a public library, we are committed to racial equity and providing a space where everyone is welcome. As...

Curbside service now available at Anythink

Jun. 02, 2020 - 12:23 pm
Beginning June 1, 2020, all Anythink locations will offer curbside services for holds during special hours. This service is a contact-free opportunity for community members to receive materials to help them stay informed and entertained. Customers are encouraged to place holds online in advance,...

Anythink’s Backyard Concert Series to be hosted online in 2020

May. 28, 2020 - 10:21 am
Anythink’s annual Backyard Concert Series continues in a new and exciting format. To carry on the tradition of connecting with community through music, this year’s concerts will be hosted exclusively online. Streamed...

Anythink launches Anythink Everywhere

Apr. 29, 2020 - 3:42 pm
While Anythink’s public library buildings are temporarily closed, Anythink staff is connecting with community members through digital resources, virtual storytimes, tutorials, and much more. Anythink Everywhere is an opportunity for library...

Anythink hosts Town Square 2020

Feb. 20, 2020 - 3:26 pm
This spring, Anythink is encouraging Adams County residents to discover their civic voice with Town Square 2020. From March 16-April 11, customers of all ages are invited to visit their local Anythink for programs and experiences designed to bring neighbors together for connection, reflection and...
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Anythink Bennett hosts photography workshop and showcase

Feb. 14, 2020 - 9:42 am
Beginning Saturday, Feb. 15, Anythink Bennett will host a series of photography workshops led by local instructor Pattie Lindsay. Participants will discover the best practices for shooting high-quality photos using just their...

Anythink libraries closed in observance of Presidents Day

Feb. 10, 2020 - 11:35 am
Anythink libraries and administrative offices are closed Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in observance of Presidents Day. All locations will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, Feb. 18. 

Civic Saturday returns to Anythink

Jan. 08, 2020 - 1:20 pm
On Saturday, Jan. 25, Anythink will host its second Civic Saturday, a public gathering designed to cultivate civic engagement and tradition. Through a morning of readings, song and small-group discussion, Civic Saturday...

Anythink Libraries closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 07, 2020 - 10:22 am
Anythink libraries and administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All branches will reopen at their regularly scheduled times on Tuesday, Jan. 21.
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Anythink named Business for the Arts Award honoree

Dec. 20, 2019 - 12:18 pm
Anythink has been named as a 2020 Business for the Arts Award honoree by the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts (CBCA). This annual award honors outstanding business and arts partnerships from across...

Anythink announces Board of Trustees 2020 meeting schedule

Dec. 19, 2019 - 9:18 am
Anythink announces the 2020 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 district’s finances and formulation of policies. The Anythink Board of...

Anythink finance manager elected to statewide library board

Dec. 10, 2019 - 10:41 am
Anythink Finance Manager Nan Fisher has been elected as treasurer for the Colorado Association Libraries (CAL). As part of this volunteer position on the CAL executive board, Fisher will be managing the finances of the state’s official chapter of the American Library Association. The organization...

Anythink to delay opening on Dec. 17

Dec. 05, 2019 - 11:31 am
Anythink libraries and administrative offices will delay opening on Tuesday, Dec. 17 for an all-staff meeting. Anythink Brighton, Anythink Huron Street and Anythink Wright Farms will open at 10:30 am. Anythink Bennett will delay opening until 11 am. Anythink Commerce City, Anythink Perl Mack and...

Anythink will discontinue its subscription in 2020

Nov. 25, 2019 - 2:01 pm
Beginning Dec. 30, 2019, Anythink will discontinue its subscription to, one of the library’s many popular online learning resources. We encourage all customers to complete their courses before this date. Earlier this year, was acquired by the professional networking...