Ames Public Library to host International Women’s Day

Matthew Rezab

The Ames Public Library will host International Women’s Day: “Make it Happen” on Sunday in the Farwell T. Brown Auditorium from 2 to 3 p.m.

The event will feature discussion in small groups over tea and refreshments about women’s issues in different areas throughout the world. 

After refreshments, a panel discussion will share thoughts from the small groups, including ideas for individual action people can take to influence change and make a positive difference.

Admission to the event is free.

The event is sponsored by the India Cultural Association, the Iowa Resource for International Service, Friends of International Women, YWCA ISU-Ames, the Assault Care Center Extending Shelter & Support, Wheatsfield Co-op, Worldly Goods and Ames Public Library.

The library will also be hosting “Chess 101” from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Dan Foss Room. 

The gathering will kick off with 30 minutes of training and tips followed by games.