Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Adult Events

Monday, October 21
11:30am - 1:00pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, vocabulary, and basic writing skills. We also learn about American geography and culture. Each class ends with a word game, so we have... Read more
Monday, October 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library Quilting Group meets on the second Monday of every month. The general format will allow for ideas, inspiration, and quilt chatter. Free and open to all!
Monday, October 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
"From the author of the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God comes a landmark publication – a never-before-published work of the American experience. In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Plateau, Alabama, to visit eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis, a survivor of the Clotilda, the... Read more
Tuesday, October 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time. All you need is DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-Shoot... Read more
Tuesday, October 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can show you all the ins and outs, and teach you what equipment and programs will get you up and running. He is available every Tuesday morning for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions... Read more
Tuesday, October 22
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"From the author of the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God comes a landmark publication – a never-before-published work of the American experience. In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Plateau, Alabama, to visit eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis, a survivor of the Clotilda, the... Read more
Tuesday, October 22
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Have you just gotten your results back from Ancestry DNA (or other site) and not sure where to begin? Chris Delano is available on Tuesday afternoons to help you get started on the library’s ... Read more
Tuesday, October 22
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Ames Free Library Quilting Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month. The general format will allow for ideas, inspiration, and quilt chatter. Free and open to all!
Tuesday, October 22
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We are a small group who meets informally each week to craft. Although originally beaders, we now work with different mediums and embrace any crafter interested in joining. We find things like color and design are not craft specific and most of us have interest in several areas.  If you are looking... Read more
Wednesday, October 23
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital age, and show you how to use the equipment and databases available to you with your library card. Register for a session with Dana to learn about:... Read more
Wednesday, October 23
1:30pm - 2:30pm
"From the author of the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God comes a landmark publication – a never-before-published work of the American experience. In 1927, Zora Neale Hurston traveled to Plateau, Alabama, to visit eighty-six-year-old Cudjo Lewis, a survivor of the Clotilda, the... Read more
Wednesday, October 23
6:15pm - 7:45pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, vocabulary, and basic writing skills. We also learn about American geography and culture. Each class ends with a word game, so we have... Read more
Wednesday, October 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to present:   Walking the Via Francigena with The Dempseys Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:30 p.m. Queset House, 51 Main Street, Easton   All... Read more
Thursday, October 24
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital age, and show you how to use the equipment and databases available to you with your library card. Register for a session with Dana to learn about:... Read more
Thursday, October 24
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time. All you need is DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-Shoot... Read more
Thursday, October 24
5:00pm - 7:00pm
The Easton STEAM committee and Easton Public Schools present an open house in honor of Massachusetts STEM Week! The open house will feature • student STEM projects from grades K through 12• student STEAM-based art projects• the Iron Tigers Robotics performance video• OA Senior Project posters by... Read more
Thursday, October 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
  This exhibit of inspirational portraits, presented by photographer Mark Chester, offers a moving display of more than 400 newly naturalized U.S. citizens who hail from over 190 of the 196 countries and territories around the globe and are now residents of the Commonwealth.   What can you fit... Read more
Friday, October 25
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to share mindfulness skills and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome to an open, peer-to-peer meditation sangha, where we will sit together for 30 minutes of meditation in a low key, supportive environment. Anyone with a meditation practice in any tradition is welcome.   ... Read more
Friday, October 25
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you have a bunch of photo slides that need to be brought into the 21st century or negatives that you never got around to developing? Well Pat has you covered! He’ll show you how to use the library’s simple scanner to help preserve those memories.... Read more
Saturday, October 26
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Your library offers more than just books on paper! Did you know you can borrow library books on Kindle, and other digital media? If you need coaching on how to do this, visit Dan Paré at Queset House.   Come learn about Libby and OverDrive, two apps and websites you can use to borrow eBooks for... Read more
Saturday, October 26
7:00pm - 10:00pm
The Ames Free Library presents our third annual Halloween fundraiser, Boos and Brews! DJ and delirious dancing! Feast on disturbing appetizers Win a prize for best costume Mingle with our mentalist/magician  Cash bar featuring Shovel Town... Read more
Monday, October 28
11:30am - 1:00pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, vocabulary, and basic writing skills. We also learn about American geography and culture. Each class ends with a word game, so we have... Read more
Monday, October 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Library Beaders on the 4th Monday of each month as we explore the infinite variety of ways to assemble beads of every size, shape, and color. Bring a piece in progress or an idea for something you'd like to create.  Our goal is to have fun while being inspired by fellow artisans, sharing... Read more
Tuesday, October 29
11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time. All you need is DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-Shoot... Read more
Tuesday, October 29
11:00am - 12:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can show you all the ins and outs, and teach you what equipment and programs will get you up and running. He is available every Tuesday morning for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions... Read more
Tuesday, October 29
1:15pm - 3:15pm
Have you just gotten your results back from Ancestry DNA (or other site) and not sure where to begin? Chris Delano is available on Tuesday afternoons to help you get started on the library’s ... Read more
Tuesday, October 29
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We are a small group who meets informally each week to craft. Although originally beaders, we now work with different mediums and embrace any crafter interested in joining. We find things like color and design are not craft specific and most of us have interest in several areas.  If you are looking... Read more
Tuesday, October 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Contemplating Divorce? Have you thought about the overall impact on you and your children? Come learn about how your emotional state of readiness will help determine the decisions that you make. The impact of your choices will determine how well your children will do during and after the divorce... Read more
Wednesday, October 30
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital age, and show you how to use the equipment and databases available to you with your library card. Register for a session with Dana to learn about:... Read more
Wednesday, October 30
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for the Library's new Cookbook Club! Each month we'll read through a different cookbook, exploring different techniques & cuisines, then we'll create the dish that excites us most, finally we'll share our experiences with each other.

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