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Upcoming Events

Tue, May 23
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you have a bunch of photo slides that need to be brought into the 21st century or negatives that you never got... Read More
Tue, May 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Council on Again Book Club will not be meeting in May.
Tue, May 23
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We are a small group who meets informally each week to craft. Although originally beaders, we now work with different... Read More
Tue, May 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Who says coloring is just for kids? See what the adult coloring craze is all about! Stop by Queset House on the 4th... Read More
Wed, May 24
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, May 24
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to create a digital collage in Photoshop with the use of the library's scanner, learn basic skills, repair old... Read More
Tue, May 23
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, May 25
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, May 30
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Jun 01
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
Sat, Jun 03
10:00am - 3:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library are holding their annual Book Sale Extravaganza! Books of all types and genres for... Read More
Mon, Jun 05
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, May 23
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, May 24
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, May 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Love slime? We do too! Come by and learn how to make your own slime! We will be making all different kinds; from the... Read More
Thu, May 25
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, May 25
6:15pm - 7:45pm
We will be learning the pronunciation of all 50 states and the locations of local states and those that are most often... Read More
Sat, May 27
9:00am - 10:00am
Come join us on the last Saturday of every month to practice and learn the 24 Posture Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Form.... Read More
Wed, May 24
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Get transported to a kinder, gentler age with the arresting music of Quartet Amerus, a classical string... Read More
Mon, May 29
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Sat, Jun 03
10:00am - 3:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library are holding their annual Book Sale Extravaganza! Books of all types and genres for... Read More
Mon, Jun 19
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our favorite local musician is back again for our Summer Library Program kickoff! Preschoolers will love dancing to the... Read More
Mon, Jun 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come watch a very funny guy perform a very funny magic show! Robb uses a lot of audience participation and his quick... Read More
Tue, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
05/23/2017 - 12:00am to 12:00pm
05/24/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:45pm
VFW Hall
06/03/2017 - 10:00am to 3:00pm
Ames Free Library
06/14/2017 - 5:30pm to 8:45pm
Easton Country Club
06/27/2017 - 1:00pm