Library Events

Mon, Jun 24 2024, 10:30 - 11:30am
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system benefiting the body and mind, similar to Tai Chi. It integrates slow movements, breathing techniques…
Audience: Community
Mon, Jun 24 2024, 2 - 3pm
Lego your boredom and come to the coolest block party in town! Starting on June 17, drop by Queset House every Monday from 2:00 - 3:00 PM to free-…
Audience: Kids
Mon, Jun 24 2024, 3 - 4:30pm
The Zoom Writing Group is a friendly group of new and experienced adult writers, all genres. We meet twice a month on the 2nd and 4th Monday from 3…
Audience: Adults
Mon, Jun 24 2024, 4 - 5pm
Learn how to use Queset House's sewing machine with local expert Martha Testa! Enjoy a free one-on-one lesson, or bring a small group of your…
Audience: Adults, Kids, Teens
Mon, Jun 24 2024, 6 - 7:30pm
Summer is here, and so is our popular Queset Under the Stars program series! Join us for an adults only crafting program under the stars in the…
Audience: Adults
Tue, Jun 25 2024, 10:30 - 11am
Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms storytime features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. This program meets every…
Audience: Kids, Storytime
Tue, Jun 25 2024, 5:30 - 6:30pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop. Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you…
Audience: Adults
Wed, Jun 26 2024, 10:30 - 11am
Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! This session is full of songs, rhymes, and lap games - and…
Audience: Kids, Storytime
Wed, Jun 26 2024, 10:30 - 11:30am
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system benefiting the body and mind, similar to Tai Chi. It integrates slow movements, breathing techniques…
Audience: Community
Wed, Jun 26 2024, 3 - 4pm
Ms. Ann Hunyadi leads one-on-one or small group (up to three people) knitting instruction for beginners. Bring your own supplies, or use the library’…
Audience: Adults, Kids, Teens
Wed, Jun 26 2024, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Come enjoy one of your favorite films in a brand-new way! As you watch, wait for specific movie moments to be spurred into action! Reach for the sky…
Audience: Kids, Special
Wed, Jun 26 2024, 5:30 - 7:30pm
Are you a seasoned tax professional looking to connect, or are you just looking to break into the field (or even just find out more)? Come to this…
Audience: Adults
Wed, Jun 26 2024, 6:30 - 7:30pm
Write a story or poem then read it aloud and get some applause! Fireside Tales is a program for writers to practice and share their work.  At the…
Audience: Adults, Teens
Thu, Jun 27 2024, 10:30 - 11am
Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! Learn (or relearn!) favorite songs & rhymes and enjoy a few stories…
Audience: Kids, Storytime
Thu, Jun 27 2024, 2 - 2:45pm
This summer, let Cynthia Rylant's Lighthouse Family series light up your life! Wash up on the shores of Queset House every Thursday from 2:00 to 2:…
Audience: Kids
Thu, Jun 27 2024, 3 - 4pm
Want to be an armchair sleuth? Join fellow mystery lovers to read books from across the genre. Copies of each selection are available at the…
Audience: Adults, Book Discussion
Thu, Jun 27 2024, 3:30 - 4:30pm
Join the Ames Free Library's teen drawing club and share tips, tricks, and techniques with other local teen artists, participate in challenges, and…
Audience: Teens
Thu, Jun 27 2024, 6 - 8pm
The Queset Garden Concert Series is back for its seventh annual season! An annual staple, and good friends to the Ames Free Library, the 60+ member…
Audience: Adults, Kids, Special, Teens
Fri, Jun 28 2024, 11am - 12pm
Have you always wanted to research your family tree? Did you have your DNA tested and want help understanding the results or how to use the DNA…
Audience: Adults
Fri, Jun 28 2024, 11 - 11:30am
You’ve heard of Paint & Sip, where mature artists and mature grapes meet. Now, kids ages 2-5 are invited to join us for Pint-Sized Paint &…
Audience: Kids