Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
The Queset House driveway is under construction. Visitors may park in the Main Library parking lot. Additional public parking is available just up the street, next to the Rockery, and behind the Children’s Museum.

Teen Events

Tuesday, June 19
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a sewing machine available for your use in the Queset House. Schedule a time with Kathy Korona so that she can introduce you to the Necchi sewing machine. Once you have used the Necchi... Read more
Wednesday, June 20
10:30am - 1:00pm
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, June 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Thursday, June 21
10:30am - 1:00pm
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, June 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Math tutoring with Oliver Ames High School student Alex Manthous. Alex will tutor those who need help with math up to 8th grade or Algebra 1.   No sign up required! Meets every other Thursday starting May 24th through June 21st , 5:00-6:00 PM... Read more
Saturday, June 23
10:00am - 3:00pm
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 Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, June 23
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Tuesday, June 26
11:00am - 12:00pm
Emma Barry is a rising junior in college, and has been playing the guitar since she was thirteen, under the tutelage of Amy Basse, an Easton musician. When Amy moved away from Easton, Emma began to study with Scott Manery, a guitar with the Barn Burner's String Band.  In college, Emma studied... Read more
Wednesday, June 27
2:00pm - 5:00pm
“Dyeing to Wear It” Creating Community through Color... Read more
Wednesday, June 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Wednesday, June 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In this one hour session, teens can learn the basics of writing a book review. Teens who attend this program will earn one scratch ticket. For more information on the Summer Library Program for Teens, please click call 508-238-2000 This program is open to teens... Read more
Thursday, June 28
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens can sing along to the songs they know and don't know! The words to the songs will be provided! Teens who attend this program will earn one scratch ticket. For more information on the Summer Library Program for Teens, please click call 508-238-2000 This... Read more
Saturday, June 30
9:00am - 10:00am
Come join us on the last Saturday of every month to practice and learn the 24 Posture Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Form. Tai Chi is an excellent, low impact exercise to promote decreased stress and better health.  No previous experience required.   Turo (teacher) Vince has been training in the... Read more
Saturday, June 30
10:00am - 3:00pm
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 Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, June 30
11:00am - 12:00pm
No assigned reading! The Choose Your Own Adventure Teen Book Club is a great way to tell others about books you've read, want to read, and even discover new ones!   Meets every 4th Saturday 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Teen Den  ... Read more
Saturday, June 30
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Tuesday, July 03
11:00am - 12:00pm
Emma Barry is a rising junior in college, and has been playing the guitar since she was thirteen, under the tutelage of Amy Basse, an Easton musician. When Amy moved away from Easton, Emma began to study with Scott Manery, a guitar with the Barn Burner's String Band.  In college, Emma studied... Read more
Thursday, July 05
6:30pm - 8:00pm
A fun night of trivia, snack, and prizes for teens as they match with against other teens. Thursday, July 5th  6:30-8:00 PM 1st Floor Presentation Room Queset House Teens who attend this program will earn ... Read more
Friday, July 06
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own music but can’t play an instrument, or heard music on the radio that wasn’t made using instruments, and wanted to learn more? Here’s your chance to now! In this class, led by Maeve Wallace, you will learn the basics of making your own music via your computer. These one-... Read more
Saturday, July 07
10:00am - 3:00pm
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 Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, July 07
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Tuesday, July 10
11:00am - 12:00pm
Emma Barry is a rising junior in college, and has been playing the guitar since she was thirteen, under the tutelage of Amy Basse, an Easton musician. When Amy moved away from Easton, Emma began to study with Scott Manery, a guitar with the Barn Burner's String Band.  In college, Emma studied... Read more
Wednesday, July 11
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Love listening to podcasts? Ever wanted to make your own, or follow through with dreams of being a radio announcer? Here’s your chance! In this class, led by Maeve Wallace, you will learn the basics of recording, editing, and making your own podcast! These one-hour sessions take place weekly on... Read more
Wednesday, July 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Thursday, July 12
6:00pm - 8:00pm
"Following the discovery of a new form of space travel as well as Meg's father's disappearance, she, her brother, and her friend must join three magical beings - Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who, and Mrs. Which - to travel across the universe to rescue him from a terrible evil." IMDB This film... Read more
Friday, July 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ever wanted to make your own music but can’t play an instrument, or heard music on the radio that wasn’t made using instruments, and wanted to learn more? Here’s your chance to now! In this class, led by Maeve Wallace, you will learn the basics of making your own music via your computer. These one-... Read more
Saturday, July 14
10:00am - 3:00pm
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 Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, July 14
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Tuesday, July 17
11:00am - 12:00pm
Emma Barry is a rising junior in college, and has been playing the guitar since she was thirteen, under the tutelage of Amy Basse, an Easton musician. When Amy moved away from Easton, Emma began to study with Scott Manery, a guitar with the Barn Burner's String Band.  In college, Emma studied... Read more
Tuesday, July 17
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a sewing machine available for your use in the Queset House. Schedule a time with Kathy Korona so that she can introduce you to the Necchi sewing machine. Once you have used the Necchi... Read more

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