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Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Writing Wednesdays with Kate Klise Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Noted author Kate Klise will be in residence for the entire month of August and is offering four invaluable workshops. Come to these very special series with your writing projects, drafts, and ideas for input, guidance or a dollop of good old fashioned inspiration!

Kate is a resident of the Missouri Ozarks,and will be traveling a long way to offer these workshops to you - attend one or all sessions. They are free - but rich in content. She has written more than 25 children's books, including the bestselling 43 Old Cemetery Road series and  In the Bag, her first adult novel.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Gaming Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Queset House on August 21st for Teen Gaming Night and see what the Queset House has to offer for your gaming needs! Play PS3 or X-Box 360 on the big screen or go old-school with our board game collection.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

No Registration Required.

Contact:  Heather O’Leary at teens@amesfreelibrary.org

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Monday August 25, 2014 Go To Top
office_pencil 5:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Open Lab Time with Sketchbook Pro & Manga Studio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Visit the Digital Media Lab @Queset House for some open lab time with Shain Barry, and use Sketchbook Pro and Manga Studio to take your drawing to the next level! Get to work on that comic, webcomic, graphic novel, or manga that you’ve always dreamed of, and let the Ames Free Library help you turn your imagination into reality! Free and open to all.

 

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Tuesday August 26, 2014 Go To Top
office_telephone 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Smartphone Assistance with Burt Lewis Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Do you need pointers on how to use your new smartphone? Or maybe, you are a long-time owner of a smartphone with questions on how to use some of the features? Let tech expert and local resident Burt Lewis help you.

Every Tuesday from 10:00am - 1:00pm*, stop by Queset House with your phone and your questions. We will get you connected!

*Due to overwhelming demand, please make an appointment by contacting the library at (508) 238-2000 ext. 3, or info@amesfreelibrary.org.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
 
elect_multimedia 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Creating Your Own Visual Symphony with VDMX (6-week course) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ames Free Library   508-238-2000   info@amesfreelibrary.org
   

Release your inner visual learner by using video to create a musical symphony! Did you know that you can play video like music? This series of workshops offers hands on experience with being a VJ, the art of real time visual performance. Have fun pushing buttons and jamming out with video. The class will introduce new software and provide training. This will lead up to composing and performing your first visual symphony. The class is for those with general computer skills and is a unique mix of creative arts and technology. This program is part of our STEAM (Science, Technology, Education, Arts & Math) programming series.

Jason Daniels is the Executive Director of Easton Community Access Television (ECAT).

This is a 6-week program running on July 15, 22, 29 & August 12, 19, 26. Registration required; please reserve your spot today!

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
        There are 6 spaces available.
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_signing 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Writing Wednesdays with Kate Klise Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Noted author Kate Klise will be in residence for the entire month of August and is offering four invaluable workshops. Come to these very special series with your writing projects, drafts, and ideas for input, guidance or a dollop of good old fashioned inspiration!

Kate is a resident of the Missouri Ozarks,and will be traveling a long way to offer these workshops to you - attend one or all sessions. They are free - but rich in content. She has written more than 25 children's books, including the bestselling 43 Old Cemetery Road series and  In the Bag, her first adult novel.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
 
trans_car 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Advice on Car Repair with John Brown Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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 engineer and an Easton retiree who would like to give back to the community. So, on the last Wednesday morning of each month, he will be at the Learning Commons @ Queset House as the resident expert on all things automotive. Fixing cars has been a lifelong hobby for John and he will share the wealth of his expertise with you.

Isn’t it great to be in Easton!

Free and open to all.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday August 28, 2014 Go To Top
food_pizza 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

  Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org

  What can the library do for YOU?  Let us know!  Join the Teen Adivsory Board for their last meeting before school starts!  

 Open to teens & tweens in grades 6-12!  New Members Always Welcome!!!

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday September 4, 2014 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Movie Night - Captain America: The First Avenger Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

After being deemed unfit for military service, Steve Rogers volunteers to participate in an experimental program that turns him into the super soldier, Captain America.

Rated PG-13 for  intense sequences of sci-fi violence and action

 

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday September 6, 2014 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Play PS3 or X-Box 360 on the big screen or go old-school with our board game collection.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

No Registration Required.

Contact:  Heather O’Leary at teens@amesfreelibrary.org

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday September 13, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
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Wednesday September 17, 2014 Go To Top
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Anime Club Planning Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

Interested in having an Anime Club at Ames Free Library?  Make it happen!  Come to the Official Anime Club Planning Committee Meeting.  Make yummy candy sushi, draw manga and plan upcoming Anime Club events!

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
        There are many spaces available.
Thursday September 18, 2014 Go To Top
rec_yoga.GIF 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Yoga Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

Join Pam Barrett from the Easton Yoga Center for a stress-busting yoga class.  No yoga experience needed!  Dress in comfortable clothes you can really move in and bring a yoga mat if you have one. 

       
 
rec_joystick.GIF 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Gaming Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Queset House on August 21st for Teen Gaming Night and see what the Queset House has to offer for your gaming needs! Play PS3 or X-Box 360 on the big screen or go old-school with our board game collection.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

No Registration Required.

Contact:  Heather O’Leary at teens@amesfreelibrary.org

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
trans_car 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Advice on Car Repair with John Brown Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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 engineer and an Easton retiree who would like to give back to the community. So, on the last Wednesday morning of each month, he will be at the Learning Commons @ Queset House as the resident expert on all things automotive. Fixing cars has been a lifelong hobby for John and he will share the wealth of his expertise with you.

Isn’t it great to be in Easton!

Free and open to all.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
food_ice cream cone 5:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Teen Advisory Board Ice Cream Social Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

  Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org

 Join the Teen Advisory Board for a begining-of-the-school-year ICE CREAM SOCIAL! This is your chance to let us know what programs you want to see for the school year, help us pick the music, movies and books  that you want, and enjoy yummy  ice cream. 

 Open to Teens & Tweens in grades 6-12!  

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Movie Night - Captain America: The Winter Soldier Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel's "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world.

 

Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence, gunplay and action throughout.

 

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Play PS3 or X-Box 360 on the big screen or go old-school with our board game collection.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

No Registration Required.

Contact:  Heather O’Leary at teens@amesfreelibrary.org

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
rec_joystick.GIF 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Gaming Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Play PS3 or X-Box 360 on the big screen or go old-school with our board game collection.

Open to all teens in grades 6-12.

No Registration Required.

Contact:  Heather O’Leary at teens@amesfreelibrary.org

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
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Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
trans_car 10:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Advice on Car Repair with John Brown Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

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 engineer and an Easton retiree who would like to give back to the community. So, on the last Wednesday morning of each month, he will be at the Learning Commons @ Queset House as the resident expert on all things automotive. Fixing cars has been a lifelong hobby for John and he will share the wealth of his expertise with you.

Isn’t it great to be in Easton!

Free and open to all.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Teen Movie Night - Divergent Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomoly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.

 

Rated PG-13 for intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality.

 

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday November 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_crown 12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen Medieval Murder Mystery Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

Lords & Ladies!  Your attendance is requested at a tournament celebration at Queset House.  But beware! You will find yourself in the middle of a murder.  You will only have one afternoon to find the guilty party and whether you are guilty or not, there will be others trying to finger you as the culprit as you try and find the real murderer. Who can you trust?  Who will betray you?  Everyone is a suspect and no one is safe in this mystery of medieval madness.

Register by November 8th!  Spaces limited!

Open to teens in grades 6-12

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
       
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday November 29, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday December 6, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
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Saturday December 20, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
Saturday December 27, 2014 Go To Top
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic the Gathering Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Heather O'Leary   508-238-2000 ext.111   teens@amesfreelibrary.org
   

 

  Calling all Planeswalkers in grades 5 to 12. Drop by for free-play Magic, The Gathering.
  Beginners can learn the basics while more experienced players are welcome to bring their own decks and compete for fun.

    Location: Queset House 51 Main Street
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