Please note that some Anythink locations will serve as Voter Service Polling Centers (VSPCs) for the 2020 election. These libraries may see more visitors than usual during the following dates and hours: 

Anythink Huron Street and Anythink Wright Farms: Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 8 am-5 pm & Nov. 3, 7 am-7 pm

Anythink Brighton: Nov. 2, 8 am-5 pm & Nov. 3, 7 am-7 pm

 

Anythink's new online platform is here! To access, visit the log in screen on your account. Select the "Request new password" link, and follow the instructions sent to you. In order for us to provide you with a full, secure experience, all Anythinkers will need to reset their password. You can also call us at 303-405-3200, and we'll provide you with a temporary password. Happy exploring! 
 

In addition to curbside services, all Anythink locations are now open to the public during special hours. Find the latest updates about these services at anythinklibraries.org/community-safety-notice

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March 2020

Photo of a Civic Saturday gathering in Seattle

When it comes to civic life, have you ever found yourself asking “What can I do?” or even “Why does it matter?” In an increasingly polarized society, many Americans have chosen to disengage and disconnect from shared civic life altogether. Citizen University, a Seattle-based non-profit, wants to change that.

A functioning democratic society relies on individuals to be informed of their rights and roles as citizens. The idea of teaching your family about their roles and rights might seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be.

Backlit group of people standing

Whether it’s on Twitter or at Thanksgiving dinner, Americans are finding themselves increasingly divided about politics and identity. But why? A number of scientific studies and theories can shed light onto why we gravitate toward an us vs. them mindset – and why abandoning that mindset might benefit us all.

Photo of Yadira Caraveo wearing doctors scrubs with stethoscope

In my professional life, I have taken an oath twice. The first time, I swore to do no harm and to use my medical training to help my patients as a pediatrician. More recently, I swore to serve the people of Colorado as the State Representative for House District 31. Very few legislators ever find themselves in this position; in fact, I am the only medical doctor in the Colorado General Assembly. With this distinction comes an immense responsibility.

Dood the Squirrel has traveled around the world, read countless books and even buildh is own rocket backpack. Now he's offering his wisdom and insight to the advice-seekers of Colorado.