Ames History Museum Lecture Series

 

 

RECORDED 2022 LECTURES

Author Talk: Wilhelm's Way

Public Schools

The 1920s Building Boom

Behind the Beat

A Ride on the Dinkey

Iowa Underground Railroad

 

 

RECORDED 2021 LECTURES

Prohibition in Iowa

Secessionitus in West Ames

Streamliners Across Iowa

First Ladies

Ames History Museum Mural Project

 

 

RECORDED 2020 LECTURES

Iowa Almanac

The Story County Courthouse Fight

Leading the Charge for the 19th Amendment

Foundations for One Community

 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Help Session

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Run into a brick wall? Not sure where to start researching your roots? Stop by this monthly meetup of local genealogists to get help with research, software and writing your family story.   Provided in partner...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Plus

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Topic — “Finding Your Roots” episode Join us in the Library’s Auditorium to view an episode of, “Finding Your Roots,” PBS’s acclaimed family history show. A discussion will follow.   IN PERSON ONLY   Pre...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Help Session

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Run into a brick wall? Not sure where to start researching your roots? Stop by this monthly meetup of local genealogists to get help with research, software and writing your family story.   Provided in partner...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Plus

10:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Program Details:
  Topic — It’s All Inside: Digital Books for Genealogical Research Speaker — Megan Klein-Hewitt Digitized books are an abundant—and often free—resource that are available to anyone through the click of a button. Join Me...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Help Session

10:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
  Run into a brick wall? Not sure where to start researching your roots? Stop by this monthly meetup of local genealogists to get help with research, software and writing your family story.   Provided in partner...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Genealogy Plus

10:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Program Details:
  Topic — The Cultural Impact of the COVID Pandemic: Lessons for Genealogists Speaker — Dr. Paul Lasley Family stories are an essential part of genealogy research. Dr. Lasley will describe the impacts of the COVID pande...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.