Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Teen Events

Tuesday, August 21
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Tuesday, August 21
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a sewing machine available for your use in the Queset House. Schedule a time with Kathy Korona so that she can introduce you to the Necchi sewing machine. Once you have used the Necchi... Read more
Wednesday, August 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Thursday, August 23
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Thursday, August 23
5:30pm - 8:00pm
Teens can sing along to the songs they know and don't know! The words to the songs will be provided! Teens who attend this program will earn one scratch ticket. For more information on the Summer Library Program for Teens, please click call 508-238-2000 This... Read more
Saturday, August 25
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
Saturday, August 25
10:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can show you all the ins and outs, and teach you what equipment and programs will get you up and running. He is available every Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, August 25
11:00am - 12:00pm
No assigned reading! The Choose Your Own Adventure Teen Book Club is a great way to tell others about books you've read, want to read, and even discover new ones!   Meets every 4th Saturday 11:00 AM-12:00 PM Teen Den  ... Read more
Saturday, August 25
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 on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Monday, August 27
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Looking for a great way to end the summer? Come see local band, Urban Lunchmeat, perform live in the Queset Garden!!! Urban Lunchmeat is a teen rock band from Easton, MA that plays classic and alternative rock. Musical inspirations include Green... Read more
Tuesday, August 28
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Wednesday, August 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Wednesday, August 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Now's the time to start the college application process. Rising high school seniors struggling with those dreaded college essays are invited to join Kate Klise for a group workshop on how to create a compelling college essay. Private consultations with Kate are also available until September 10.... Read more
Thursday, August 30
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Saturday, September 01
10:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can show you all the ins and outs, and teach you what equipment and programs will get you up and running. He is available every Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, September 01
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 on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Monday, September 03
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
Tuesday, September 04
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Wednesday, September 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Wednesday, September 05
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kate Klise invites anyone ready to tackle a longer writing project to join her for a discussion and writing workshop. Bring your work-in-progress, outline, or blank pages. We'll discuss plotting, character development, and strategies for publishing. All ages welcome.
Thursday, September 06
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Thursday, September 06
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital age, and show you how to use the equipment and databases available to you with your library card. Register for a session with Dana to learn about:... Read more
Saturday, September 08
10:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can show you all the ins and outs, and teach you what equipment and programs will get you up and running. He is available every Saturday for "One-On-One with an Expert" sessions of one... Read more
Saturday, September 08
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 on a Dungeons and Dragons game!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12.   No Registration Required.
Sunday, September 09
3:00pm - 5:00pm
It's summer's end in Easton, and what better way to enjoy the evening than by attending this last event in the 2018 Queset Garden Summer Concert Series? On Sunday, September 9 from 3-5 p.m., the Sharon Concert Band will perform a wide variety of music including everything from... Read more
Tuesday, September 11
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more
Wednesday, September 12
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital age, and show you how to use the equipment and databases available to you with your library card. Register for a session with Dana to learn about:... Read more
Wednesday, September 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, reading, or writing. Julie Un, our English as a Second Language instructor, will be there to answer questions and give you books or other things you need.
Wednesday, September 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Anyone who loves children's literature will enjoy this workshop on the art and craft of writing for young readers. After publishing more than 30 books for children, Kate Klise has plenty of tips and tricks to share for aspiring authors. Bring a favorite children's book to open the conversation. All... Read more
Thursday, September 13
10:00am - 5:00pm
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 DSLR camera to get started.   Sessions with Eric are for 1 hour, and are by... Read more

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