Ames Free Library

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Teen Events

Saturday, October 21
10:00am - 4:00pm
Friends of the Ames Free Library Used Book Sale! 10AM - 4PM Saturday, October 21st, Queset House Hardcover Books: 2 for $1 Paperback Books: 2 for 50 cents After 2PM: A Bag of Books for $5!!!
Saturday, October 21
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, October 24
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Queset Writing Group is open to teenagers 13 and up who are interested in creative writing. Bring your work in progress and your imagination.  No sign up required. 
Wednesday, October 25
10:30am - 12:30pm
Is that car of yours making strange noises? Wonder if it is really time to change those brakes? Not comfortable with the estimate given by your mechanic? Come on over to the Learning Commons of the Ames Free Library and freely consult with John Brown! John is a retired mechanical and manufacturing... Read more
Wednesday, October 25
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, October 25
5:00pm - 7:30pm
From 5-7:30 the Teen Den will be hosting a quiet study. So if you need a quiet place to do homework, study for test, or meet up with group members, then come to the Teen Den! We have big tables and comfy chairs. Wednesday October 25th 5-7:30.
Thursday, October 26
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, October 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us if you dare for an evening of frightening fun.    Not recommended for children under 13.   Alyson Larrabee is the author of two supernatural novels; Enter If You Dare and Her Evil Ways, both set right here in Easton and based on true stories.   Free and Open to the Public
Saturday, October 28
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, October 28
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.
Monday, October 30
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Tuesday, October 31
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Tuesday, October 31
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Queset Writing Group is open to teenagers 13 and up who are interested in creative writing. Bring your work in progress and your imagination.  No sign up required. 
Wednesday, November 01
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Wednesday, November 01
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, November 01
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Want to be a part of the Ames Teen Advisory Board? What IS the Teen Advisory Board? The Teen Advisory Board gives you a chance to help out your library by sitting down with the teen librarian and other teens to talk about what programs you would like the library to have and eat candy. So if you... Read more
Thursday, November 02
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Thursday, November 02
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
Friday, November 03
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Saturday, November 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Saturday, November 04
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.
Monday, November 06
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Tuesday, November 07
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Tuesday, November 07
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Queset Writing Group is open to teenagers 13 and up who are interested in creative writing. Bring your work in progress and your imagination.  No sign up required. 
Wednesday, November 08
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Wednesday, November 08
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, November 08
6:00pm - 6:30pm
This month’s Teen Book Club will be reading a new manga. One Punch-Man can take any villain down in one punch. Cool right? That’s what One Punch-Man thought, but taking foes out in just one punch can get boring, until a new bad guy and a new friend enter the scene. We will be eating snacks and... Read more
Thursday, November 09
10:00am - 8:00pm
Bring in non-perishable food items Monday, October 30th through Thursday, November 9th   Up to $1.00 in fines waived for each food item.   Food items must be non-perishable and not opened/dented/expired.   NOT VALID FOR FINES ON LOST OR DAMAGED ITEMS   *A Benefit for the Easton Food Pantry   *... Read more
Thursday, November 09
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, November 09
6:00pm - 8:00pm
"Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings."-IMDB Rated... Read more

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