Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Teen Events

Thursday, August 12
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Part of our LIVE lineup this summer includes local band Urban Lunchmeat, back for two dates in the Queset Garden!   Urban Lunchmeat is a teen rock band from Easton specializing in classic and alternative rock. Musical inspirations include Green Day, Pink Floyd, Red Hot Chili... Read more
Wednesday, August 18
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are in the process of re-forming the group and are looking for members ages 12-18. Everyone is welcome to join!   Our next... Read more
Monday, August 23
10:00am - 8:00pm
Just in time for back to school - make your own popsicle stick picture frame! Be as detailed and creative as you want. Put them inside your locker, in your room, or give your creation to a friend! Kits will be available to pick up at the library starting on Monday, August 23, and will be available... Read more
Monday, September 06
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day.
Wednesday, September 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Saturday, September 18
3:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop will familiarize participants with Adobe Photoshop's tools and layers, and will show how to make simple edits to your photos. We will also discuss the different file types, from JPEG to PSD and much more!   Please either bring in your laptop with the latest version of Photoshop, or... Read more
Monday, October 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Saturday, October 16
3:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop will familiarize participants with Adobe Photoshop's tools and layers, and will show how to make simple edits to your photos. We will also discuss the different file types, from JPEG to PSD and much more!   Please either bring in your laptop with the latest version of Photoshop, or... Read more
Wednesday, October 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Thursday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 17
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Saturday, November 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop will familiarize participants with Adobe Photoshop's tools and layers, and will show how to make simple edits to your photos. We will also discuss the different file types, from JPEG to PSD and much more!   Please either bring in your laptop with the latest version of Photoshop, or... Read more
Thursday, November 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Wednesday, December 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Saturday, December 18
3:00pm - 4:00pm
This workshop will familiarize participants with Adobe Photoshop's tools and layers, and will show how to make simple edits to your photos. We will also discuss the different file types, from JPEG to PSD and much more!   Please either bring in your laptop with the latest version of Photoshop, or... Read more
Friday, December 24 to Saturday, December 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Friday, December 31 to Saturday, January 01
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 31, 2021 and Saturday, January 1, 2022 in celebration of the new year!
Wednesday, January 19
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Wednesday, February 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Wednesday, March 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more
Wednesday, April 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) meetings are back in person!   We are looking for members from ages 12 to 18. Everyone is welcome to join!   TAB will meet outside in the Queset House... Read more