Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
The Ames Free Library will be closing early at 5:00PM on Monday, July 3 and will be closed in observance of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4.

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Thu, Jun 29
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Expand your horizons this summer with TED Talk Thursdays.  TED Talks are recorded presentations that last 20 minutes or... Read More
Thu, Jun 29
3:00pm - 4:00pm
"From New York Times bestselling author of the “twisty-mystery” (Vulture) novel In a Dark, Dark... Read More
Thu, Jun 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
One Genre One Community presents: An Evening with Hallie Ephron... Read More
Fri, Jun 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to share mindfulness skills and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome to an open, peer-to-peer... Read More
Mon, Jul 03
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you need pointers on how to use your new tablet? Or maybe you’re a long-time owner of a smartphone and have... Read More
Mon, Jul 03
11:30am - 1:00pm
Julie Un offers a English as a Second Language class for students of all levels. The first half of class will be spent... Read More
Thu, Jun 29
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Fri, Jun 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Who says story times have to end when you start school? Come listen to fairy tales and folk tales with Mimsy at a ... Read More
Sat, Jul 01
10:00am - 12:00pm
Come and join us on the 1st Saturday of the month from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm as we get creative having fun building with... Read More
Mon, Jul 03
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Thu, Jul 06
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Fri, Jul 07
10:30am - 11:30am
Who says story times have to end when you start school? Come listen to fairy tales and folk tales with Mimsy at a ... Read More
Sat, Jul 01
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in... Read More
Wed, Jul 05
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Want to be a part of the Ames Teen Advisory Board? What IS the Teen Advisory Board? The Teen Advisory Board gives you a... Read More
Sat, Jul 08
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in... Read More
Tue, Jul 11
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all sewers and nonsewers: Those interested can volunteer with the nonprofit Days for Girls.... Read More
Wed, Jul 12
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Kiera Cass is back with a new series! This time, we enter into a world of mermaid, sirens, forbidden love, and the... Read More
Thu, Jul 13
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the... Read More
Tue, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Mon, Jul 10
6:00pm - 7:00pm
This world music safari adventure takes participants around the globe in search of amazing instruments and sounds.... Read More
Mon, Jul 17
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us as Sciencetellers make things fly, spin, move, and soar while telling you a series of stories that will... Read More
Wed, Jul 19
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Jazz, cabaret and pop vocalist, Krisanthi (which means "golden flower" in Greek) Pappas, has been compared to Norah... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
From lizard lounges to millipede mansions, learn about a variety of different shelters animals build and use.  You will... Read More
Mon, Jul 31
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whoosh! In the blink of an eye, a drab monk becomes a colorful court jester! He's light on his feet as he dazzles with... Read More
09/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall