Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Adult Events

Wednesday, May 18
10:30am - 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 and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Thursday, May 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you have a talent? Do you sing, write poems, write stories, or play an instrument? Come share your skills at the Queset House Open Mic Night. Simply register and let your inner artist be heard on Thursday May 19, 2022. Can't wait to see you there! Audience admission requires no registration. "... Read more
Friday, May 20
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 results in your family search? Would you like support from others who are also working on their genealogy? Get help understanding the basics of DNA and... Read more
Saturday, May 21
11:00am - 5:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library activities and programs, and purchases items not included in the Library’s budget. The Spring Book Sale includes most books on sale at half price and better/specialty books as marked. We... Read more
Monday, May 23
10:30am - 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 and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Monday, May 23
3:00pm - 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 - 4:30 p.m. to discuss writing, read what we are working on, as well as give each other support and feedback. Each meeting we have a... Read more
Monday, May 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
PLANNING FOR MEDICARE- COUNTDOWN TO 65   As you approach Medicare eligibility, you may have a lot of questions. Planning for Medicare - Countdown to 65 is a comprehensive seminar that can help you understand your health insurance options after your employer sponsored plan has ended... Read more
Tuesday, May 24
1:00pm - 2:30pm
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts of all abilities who meet every Tuesday afternoon. Come when you can and with whatever project you're currently working on or hoping to start. Sit, stitch, and enjoy great conversation! Hope you can join us! Free & open to all.  Equipment and supplies can be... Read more
Tuesday, May 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time. All you need is a DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-... Read more
Tuesday, May 24
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queset Under the Stars: An Interactive Series of Outdoor Events. Join us this spring for a series of programs under the beautiful trellis in the Courtyard behind Queset House. (In the event of inclement weather, programs will be moved inside the Queset House.) All Queset Under the Stars programs... Read more
Wednesday, May 25
10:30am - 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 and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Wednesday, May 25
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Interested in learning how to use PowerPoint? Already know the basics and want to strengthen your skills for your next presentation? Join California Muratore for a one-on-one session! Cali will tailor the session to your needs and skill level, and can provide instruction on: Basic and advanced... Read more
Thursday, May 26
3:00pm - 4:00pm
“East Long Beach. The LAPD is barely keeping up with the neighborhood's high crime rate. Murders go unsolved, lost children unrecovered. But someone from the neighborhood has taken it upon himself to help solve the cases the police can't or won't touch. They call him IQ. He's a loner and a high... Read more
Friday, May 27
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 results in your family search? Would you like support from others who are also working on their genealogy? Get help understanding the basics of DNA and... Read more
Saturday, May 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
Tuesday, May 31
1:00pm - 2:30pm
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts of all abilities who meet every Tuesday afternoon. Come when you can and with whatever project you're currently working on or hoping to start. Sit, stitch, and enjoy great conversation! Hope you can join us! Free & open to all.  Equipment and supplies can be... Read more
Tuesday, May 31
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time. All you need is a DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-... Read more
Wednesday, June 01
10:30am - 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 and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Thursday, June 02
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Tired of Arguing with Your Teen? Change is Possible! Join Parent Coach Lianne Dixon on Zoom and learn how change is possible! In this presentation, you will: discover high-impact strategies that create less room for arguing and more room for connection. explore the benefit of using... Read more
Friday, June 03
11:00am - 12:00pm
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 results in your family search? Would you like support from others who are also working on their genealogy? Get help understanding the basics of DNA and... Read more
Saturday, June 04
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library activities and programs, and purchases items not included in the Library’s budget. We hold book sales several times a year and participate in other Library-related events.  The Friends'... Read more
Monday, June 06
10:30am - 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 and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Monday, June 06
3:00pm - 4:00pm
A monthly exploration into mythology! We’ll look at old myths and new interpretations. Book discussion hosted by Angelina Avedano. Angelina is an author and professor of literature, mythology... Read more
Monday, June 06
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting the library. Donations raised by the Friends are used to support important library programs. New members and volunteers are very welcome to attend our monthly meetings, held on the first Monday of... Read more
Tuesday, June 07
1:00pm - 2:30pm
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts of all abilities who meet every Tuesday afternoon. Come when you can and with whatever project you're currently working on or hoping to start. Sit, stitch, and enjoy great conversation! Hope you can join us! Free & open to all.  Equipment and supplies can be... Read more
Tuesday, June 07
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric will teach you everything you need to know for taking great photos in no time. All you need is a DSLR camera to get started (Point and Shoot cameras such as Power Shot, Cyber-... Read more
Tuesday, June 07
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Queset Under the Stars: An Interactive Series of Outdoor Events. Join us this spring for a series of programs under the beautiful trellis in the Courtyard behind Queset House. (In the event of inclement weather, programs will be moved inside the Queset House.) All Queset Under the Stars programs... Read more
Wednesday, June 08
10:30am - 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 and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Wednesday, June 08
1:30pm - 2:30pm
“In 1934, sixteen-year-old Weldon Avery Holland happens upon infamous criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow after one of their notorious armed robberies. A confrontation with the outlaws ends with Weldon firing a gun, unsure whether it hit its mark. Ten years later, Second Lieutenant Weldon... Read more
Wednesday, June 08
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Interested in learning how to use PowerPoint? Already know the basics and want to strengthen your skills for your next presentation? Join California Muratore for a one-on-one session! Cali will tailor the session to your needs and skill level, and can provide instruction on: Basic and advanced... Read more

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