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Mon, Jul 24
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you need pointers on how to use your new tablet? Or maybe you’re a long-time owner of a smartphone and have... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
11:30am - 1:00pm
Julie Un offers an English as a Second Language class for students of all levels. The first half of class will be spent... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to create a digital collage in Photoshop with the use of the library's scanner, learn basic skills, repair old... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Library Beaders on the fourth Monday of each month as we explore the infinite variety of ways to assemble... Read More
Tue, Jul 25
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come join us for a discussion on this month's selected book, The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak.  Trying to make... Read More
Tue, Jul 25
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Who says coloring is just for kids? See what the adult coloring craze is all about! Stop by Queset House on the 4th... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Change of plans! We are excited to host Matthew Graham, comedy magician! Matthew has the honor of being the Magician... Read More
Tue, Jul 25
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Jul 27
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Fri, Jul 28
10:30am - 11:30am
Who says story times have to end when you start school? Come listen to fairy tales and folk tales with Mimsy at a ... Read More
Mon, Jul 31
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Sat, Jul 22
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... Read More
Wed, Jul 26
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... Read More
Wed, Jul 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Finance One of the hardest part of becoming an adult is learning to handle money. At this program, we are going to go... Read More
Sat, Jul 29
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.... Read More
Sat, Jul 29
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... Read More
Wed, Aug 02
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... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Change of plans! We are excited to host Matthew Graham, comedy magician! Matthew has the honor of being the Magician... Read More
Mon, Jul 31
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whoosh! In the blink of an eye, a drab monk becomes a colorful court jester! He's light on his feet as he dazzles with... Read More
Tue, Aug 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to... Read More
Mon, Aug 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Vic and Sticks is a husband and wife team bringing songs from the comic side of life! With Vicki on vocals, harmonica,... Read More
Tue, Aug 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to... Read More
Mon, Aug 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Big Ryan has been telling stories now for 11 years! His program features original stories, puppet play, a bit of music... Read More
09/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall