Ames Free Library

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  • In this magical season of light and hope, remember to give generously to the Ames Free Library this year; a gift to the library is the gift that keeps on giving -  to yourself,...
  • The The Art Forger, by B. A. Shaprio, was Easton's One Book One Community selection and, unsurprisingly, the most popular fiction book in 2016.  Although All Light We Cannot See...
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  • Are you looking for help checking out e-Books from the library? Do you have some questions about how to use your computer or set up an email address? Or maybe you are doing some...
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Upcoming Events

Wed, Jan 18
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Wed, Jan 18
5:30pm - 7:30pm
On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, come spend a couple of hours with like-minded stitchers and work on your... Read More
Thu, Jan 19
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Jan 19
5:30pm - 7:30pm
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts of all abilities who meet on the first and third Thursdays. If you can’t be there... Read More
Fri, Jan 20
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, Jan 23
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
Tue, Jan 17
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Jan 19
10:30am - 11:30am
Karen from Self Help Inc (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement) hosts a toddler play group in Easton once a... Read More
Mon, Jan 23
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
Tue, Jan 24
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Jan 26
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
Mon, Jan 30
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
Tue, Jan 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm
After months of planning, purchasing, and putting together, our new Teen Den is ready for its official debut! We want... Read More
Tue, Jan 17
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Queset Writing Group is open to teenagers 13 and up who are interested in creative writing. Bring your work in... Read More
Wed, Jan 18
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Wed, Jan 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
If you are a shark, or not a shark, but in fact a person who has read Nimona by Noelle Stevenson, come to the... Read More
Thu, Jan 19
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Sat, Jan 21
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
Mon, Jan 16
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Tue, Jan 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm
After months of planning, purchasing, and putting together, our new Teen Den is ready for its official debut! We want... Read More
Mon, Feb 20
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Mon, Apr 17
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Mon, May 29
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Tue, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
01/16/2017 (All day) to 01/17/2017 (All day)
The Old Fire Station
01/16/2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Easton YMCA
01/18/2017 (All day) to 01/19/2017 (All day)
VFW Hall
01/19/2017 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Queset On The Pond
01/19/2017 - 6:45pm to 8:45pm
Knights of Columbus Hall