Library Events

Thu, Jun 13 2024, 6 - 7pm
Read the true side of the story with some truly great people - new members are always welcome! Copies of each selection are available at the…
Audience: Adults, Book Discussion
Fri, Jun 14 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 14 2024, 2 - 3pm
Learn how to design your own water bottle or laptop sticker, t-shirts, tote bags, fancy greeting cards... or whatever else you can dream up! You'll…
Audience: Adults
Sat, Jun 15 2024, 1 - 5pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library activities and programs, and purchases…
Audience: Adults
Mon, Jun 17 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 17 2024, 6 - 7pm
If you love beading or if you're interested in a meditative act of creation, head on over to the Library Beaders group! Their goal is to have endless…
Audience: Adults
Tue, Jun 18 2024, 10 - 11am
Senator Walter Timilty is visiting the Ames Free Library. Drop in between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM for a Constituent Office Hour on Tuesday, June 18. …
Audience: Adults
Wed, Jun 19 2024, 9am - 8pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day.
Audience: Adults, Kids, Special, Teens
Fri, Jun 21 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 21 2024, 3 - 4pm
Do you have a photo or design project you’re working on, but need a little help figuring out an Adobe program feature that you need to achieve your…
Audience: Adults
Fri, Jun 21 2024, 5:30 - 7pm
Women have been gathering together in sacred circles since the beginning of time - now it’s your turn! Each month we will come together to heal…
Audience: Adults
Sat, Jun 22 2024, 1 - 5pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library activities and programs, and purchases…
Audience: Adults
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, 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, 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
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, 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