Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Teen Events

Wednesday, July 06
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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
Thursday, July 07
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Color Me Calm is a weekly opportunity for teens to wind down and chill. It's all about art, ambient music, and good vibes. Come with your friends and bask in the rainbow glow of (artificial) candlelight; connect (via Bluetooth) to our Ocean Waves Projector and listen to whatever music speaks to... Read more
Thursday, July 07
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Coming soon…from Off the Beaten Path Productions: Teen Summer Movie Nights at the Ames Free Library! We’re offering a series of eight movies on Thursday nights at 5:30pm in the Queset House. Come for the snacks, stay for fun films featuring oddballs, rebels, and weirdos. In a world where conformity... Read more
Thursday, July 07
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join the Queset House board games club and be board out of your mind! Roll dice, draw cards, take damage, and immerse yourself in so many fun board and tabletop games. Different games will be played and continued at the next session.   The club is for players of any level of experience (... Read more
Thursday, July 07
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to present a writing workshop with our 2022 Author-in-Residence, Joseph Davis! Mr. Davis is a native of Easton who now lives in Sweden. A bilingual author, translator, and writing coach, his original Swedish-language fantasy series Kampen om Tusenvärld ... Read more
Tuesday, July 12
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Welcome to the Queset House for an evening with The Ames Free Library's 2022 Author-in-Residence, Joseph Davis! Mr. Davis, an Easton native who now lives in Sweden, will talk about his adventures abroad and how he became a bilingual fantasy author, writing coach and translator. He will read from... Read more
Tuesday, July 12
5:00pm - 6:00pm
“Thus strangely are our souls constructed”...and our toys! Harness your best Dr. Frankenstein impression and get ready to create – and destroy. Teens aged 12-18 are invited to break and make gizmos, gadgets, tech, and toys to build something hideously unique and brand-new. You can make a sculpture... Read more
Wednesday, July 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, July 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Enjoy an evening of swinging jazz, sultry tango and cabaret instrumentation performed by this diverse musical ensemble. This event is for all ages, bring a picnic if you`d like and bring your own blanket or chair. No registration is required. This Garden Concert is sponsored by the Friends of... Read more
Thursday, July 14
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Color Me Calm is a weekly opportunity for teens to wind down and chill. It's all about art, ambient music, and good vibes. Come with your friends and bask in the rainbow glow of (artificial) candlelight; connect (via Bluetooth) to our Ocean Waves Projector and listen to whatever music speaks to... Read more
Thursday, July 14
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Coming soon…from Off the Beaten Path Productions: Teen Summer Movie Nights at the Ames Free Library! We’re offering a series of eight movies on Thursday nights at 5:30pm in the Queset House. Come for the snacks, stay for fun films featuring oddballs, rebels, and weirdos. In a world where conformity... Read more
Thursday, July 14
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Returning to the library for one show only this summer is Easton's own pop rock band Off the Coast! Formerly known as Urban Lunchmeat, Off the Coast will be back in the Queset Garden with a new name and another great night of pop rock hits from the 70's to today, mixed in with their own original... Read more
Tuesday, July 19
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? We're seeking members between the ages of 12 and 18 for The Teen Advisory Board (TAB). Every TAB meeting is a chance to hang out, talk about how to make the Library (even more) awesome, make something rad,... Read more
Wednesday, July 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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
Thursday, July 21
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Color Me Calm is a weekly opportunity for teens to wind down and chill. It's all about art, ambient music, and good vibes. Come with your friends and bask in the rainbow glow of (artificial) candlelight; connect (via Bluetooth) to our Ocean Waves Projector and listen to whatever music speaks to... Read more
Thursday, July 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Coming soon…from Off the Beaten Path Productions: Teen Summer Movie Nights at the Ames Free Library! We’re offering a series of eight movies on Thursday nights at 5:30pm in the Queset House. Come for the snacks, stay for fun films featuring oddballs, rebels, and weirdos. In a world where conformity... Read more
Thursday, July 21
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join the Queset House board games club and be board out of your mind! Roll dice, draw cards, take damage, and immerse yourself in so many fun board and tabletop games. Different games will be played and continued at the next session.   The club is for players of any level of experience (... Read more
Tuesday, July 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Is there an amazing manga series you can’t stop talking about? Have you run out of comic books and you don’t know what to read next? Don’t have a (sea) cow, man! You’re cordially invited to a MangaTea Party, on the fourth Tuesday of every month throughout the Summer. Teens can get together, try a... Read more
Tuesday, July 26
5:30pm - 7:30pm
One Book One Town is a community-wide program orginized by Raising Multicultural Kids, the Human Rights Committee, Easton Public Schools, Ames Free Library, and Houses of Worship. Toegether we will be reading, listening, and sharing our own stories. ... Read more
Wednesday, July 27
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, July 27
6:30pm - 8:00pm
From Glenn Miller, to Chicago, the Beatles, Styx. A mix of dance music, Movie Themes. sing-a-longs, and a patriotic tribute. This event is for all ages. Bring a picnic if you`d like or bring your own picnic or chair.
Thursday, July 28
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Color Me Calm is a weekly opportunity for teens to wind down and chill. It's all about art, ambient music, and good vibes. Come with your friends and bask in the rainbow glow of (artificial) candlelight; connect (via Bluetooth) to our Ocean Waves Projector and listen to whatever music speaks to... Read more
Thursday, July 28
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Coming soon…from Off the Beaten Path Productions: Teen Summer Movie Nights at the Ames Free Library! We’re offering a series of eight movies on Thursday nights at 5:30pm in the Queset House. Come for the snacks, stay for fun films featuring oddballs, rebels, and weirdos. In a world where conformity... Read more
Saturday, July 30
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, August 02
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Leeza Masia from The Tarot Collective will be at Queset House on Tuesday, August 2nd at 3:30pm to empower teens (age 12-18) to interpret tarot cards for themselves. This workshop is geared toward beginners but all levels of experience are welcome. Come connect with your intuitive... Read more
Wednesday, August 03
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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
Thursday, August 04
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Color Me Calm is a weekly opportunity for teens to wind down and chill. It's all about art, ambient music, and good vibes. Come with your friends and bask in the rainbow glow of (artificial) candlelight; connect (via Bluetooth) to our Ocean Waves Projector and listen to whatever music speaks to... Read more
Thursday, August 04
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Coming soon…from Off the Beaten Path Productions: Teen Summer Movie Nights at the Ames Free Library! We’re offering a series of eight movies on Thursday nights at 5:30pm in the Queset House. Come for the snacks, stay for fun films featuring oddballs, rebels, and weirdos. In a world where conformity... Read more
Thursday, August 04
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join the Queset House board games club and be board out of your mind! Roll dice, draw cards, take damage, and immerse yourself in so many fun board and tabletop games. Different games will be played and continued at the next session.   The club is for players of any level of experience (... Read more
Wednesday, August 10
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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

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