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Teens and Vapes: Are Vapes Really Safe?

Monday, June 17, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Presentation
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

  During this hour-long presentation we will be discussing the effects of vaping and common health conditions developing from vapes. Youth will learn the differences betw...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Presentation
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Classes

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
PEO Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Learn the computer skills you're interested in! Computers are provided for all classes. You can guarantee your spot in a specific class by preregistering at the Library...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

FAFSA Ready Iowa Drop-in Event

Wednesday, June 19, 2024 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Rotary Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Family, Teens, Adults
Program Details:

Receive professional help filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during this drop-in session. Participants are encouraged to bring their own computer, but a l...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Program Details:

Receive professional help filing your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) during this drop-in session. Participants are encouraged to bring their own computer, but a limited number of laptops will be provided for use. 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Swift Youth Writers Workshop

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rotary Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

  Teens in 8th - 12th grade are invited to escape into creative writing and connect with other teen writers. Regardless of your genre, for five days writers will come tog...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Swift Youth Writers Workshop

Tuesday, June 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rotary Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

  Teens in 8th - 12th grade are invited to escape into creative writing and connect with other teen writers. Regardless of your genre, for five days writers will come tog...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Computer Classes

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
PEO Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Learn the computer skills you're interested in! Computers are provided for all classes. You can guarantee your spot in a specific class by preregistering at the Library...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Swift Youth Writers Workshop

Wednesday, June 26, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rotary Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

  Teens in 8th - 12th grade are invited to escape into creative writing and connect with other teen writers. Regardless of your genre, for five days writers will come tog...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Swift Youth Writers Workshop

Thursday, June 27, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rotary Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

  Teens in 8th - 12th grade are invited to escape into creative writing and connect with other teen writers. Regardless of your genre, for five days writers will come tog...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Swift Youth Writers Workshop

Friday, June 28, 2024 at 10:00am - 12:00pm
Rotary Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

  Teens in 8th - 12th grade are invited to escape into creative writing and connect with other teen writers. Regardless of your genre, for five days writers will come tog...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Author/Writing, Class/Workshop
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Workshop: Building Resilience

Monday, July 8, 2024 at 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Presentation
Age Group:
Teens
Program Details:

Teens will choose from a variety of activities designed to help them to begin to resilience and create a self-care plan. The goal of these activities is to help teens become suicid...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Presentation
Program Details:

Teens will choose from a variety of activities designed to help them to begin to resilience and create a self-care plan.


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, July 14, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Kids Chess Club

Thursday, July 18, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 1-5 are welcome to come have fun. Drop in and learn how to play or make new friends wi...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:


Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 1-5 are welcome to come have fun. Drop in and learn how to play or make new friends with other chess lovers.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Strawberry Care Workshop

Saturday, July 20, 2024 at 10:30am - 12:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Nature/Sustainability
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Would you love to grow sweet, juicy summer fruits at home?  Join ISU Department of Horticulture experts to learn about strawberry care, then put together a stra...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Nature/Sustainability
Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Program Details:

 

Would you love to grow sweet, juicy summer fruits at home? 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Kids Chess Club

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 1-5 are welcome to come have fun. Drop in and learn how to play or make new friends wi...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:


Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 1-5 are welcome to come have fun. Drop in and learn how to play or make new friends with other chess lovers.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, August 11, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, August 25, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Checkmate Chess Club

Tuesday, September 3, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to come have fun after school on the first and third Tuesdays of each ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Checkmate Chess Club

Tuesday, September 17, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to come have fun after school on the first and third Tuesdays of each ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, September 22, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Checkmate Chess Club

Tuesday, October 1, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to come have fun after school on the first and third Tuesdays of each ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, October 13, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Checkmate Chess Club

Tuesday, October 15, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

Come play chess! Whether you are just a beginner or already an expert, all kids in grades 3-5 are welcome to come have fun after school on the first and third Tuesdays of each ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Pokémon Club

Sunday, October 27, 2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Calling all school-aged Poké-Kids! Come learn how to play the Pokémon Trading Card Game and use a Library-supplied deck to battle other players. You can bring your deck...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.