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Teen Maker Challenge

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Meetup
Program Details:
  Drop in and try out some of your STEM and art skills during our monthly Maker Challenge. Open to 6th-12th graders.      ...


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

Art Walk

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Book Sale
Program Details:
  The annual Downtown Ames Art Walk is a great event that showcases downtown businesses as well as community artists. Discover the artwork of over 60 artists including painters, jewelry makers, photographers, woodworkers, potters, scul...


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 "Family" group.

German Storytime

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Storytime
Program Details:
German Storytime is a chance for children and families to immerse themselves in stories, songs and all things fun about German culture. Come learn and engage in this bilingual storytime experience. ...


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 "Family" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Special Event
Program Details:
  Kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to join us for a special camp extravaganza at the Library. Enjoy things that make summer and camping great, but at the Library!   Go beyond the beaten path with more s...


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

Modern Pop Art Experience for Kids

10:00am - 12:00pm
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Author/Writing, Class/Workshop, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Program Details:
  Sign up for a special art experience for families with school-age kids! Meet American Pop artist Michael Albert, hear how he creates his art, and find out where he gets his inspiration. Albert will then lead participants through a hands-o...


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 "Teens" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Author/Writing, Class/Workshop, Special Event
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Program Details:
  Sign up for a special art experience for teens entering 6th-12th grade! Meet American Pop artist Michael Albert, hear how he creates his art, and find out where he gets his inspiration. Albert will then lead participants through a hand-on...


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 "Teens" group.

Teen Anime Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Meetup, Movie
Program Details:
Join our monthly meetup to watch some anime, talk about your favorite manga, or create your own art and manga. Open to 6th-12th graders. Anime watched is considered to be rated G-PG13. ...


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 "Family" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Special Event
Program Details:
  Kids entering grades kindergarten through 5th are invited to Bandshell Park for Backyard Science! Let's do some big, messy science experiments together!   Go beyond the beaten path with more summer events at www.amespub...


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 "Family" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Special Event
Program Details:
  Kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to Chopped Jr at the library! Think you've got what it takes to come up with a delicious treat for our judges to try? Kids will make a tasty treat from the provided foods, includ...


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 "Teens" group.

Teen Anime Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Meetup, Movie
Program Details:
Join our monthly meetup to watch some anime, talk about your favorite manga, or create your own art and manga. Open to 6th-12th graders. Anime watched is considered to be rated G-PG13. ...


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 "Family" group.

Library Camp: Water Day!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Special Event
Program Details:
  Kids entering kindergarten through 5th grade get ready to be soaked! Join us at Bandshell Park for fun water games. Please bring your own towels and sunscreen.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Library Camp: Messy Art

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Special Event
Program Details:
  Kids entering grades kindergarten through 5th are invited to Bandshell Park to get messy with art! Wear some old clothes and be prepared to make beautiful art.   ...


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 "Teens" group.

Teen Anime Club

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Meetup, Movie
Program Details:
Join our monthly meetup to watch some anime, talk about your favorite manga, or create your own art and manga. Open to 6th-12th graders. Anime watched is considered to be rated G-PG13. ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Wild on Wednesdays (WoW)

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Class/Workshop, Nature/Sustainability, Special Event, Technology
Program Details:
  Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to be Wild on Wednesdays at Ames Public Library. Enjoy a snack, crafts or science experiments, and more! ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Wild on Wednesdays (WoW)

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Class/Workshop, Nature/Sustainability, Special Event, Technology
Program Details:
  Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to be Wild on Wednesdays at Ames Public Library. Enjoy a snack, crafts or science experiments, and more! ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Wild on Wednesdays (WoW)

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Class/Workshop, Nature/Sustainability, Special Event, Technology
Program Details:
  Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to be Wild on Wednesdays at Ames Public Library. Enjoy a snack, crafts or science experiments, and more! ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Kids Create

11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
  Drop in and enjoy this process-focused craft or activity meant for children and their grown-ups.   ...


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 "Family" group.

Wild on Wednesdays (WoW)

3:45pm - 4:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Class/Workshop, Nature/Sustainability, Special Event, Technology
Program Details:
  Kids in kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to be Wild on Wednesdays at Ames Public Library. Enjoy a snack, crafts or science experiments, and more! ...


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.