Ames Free Library

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  • We are in the midst of our 2017 Annual Appeal — thanks to so many of you who have already made a charitable contribution to the library!   The Ames Free Library always strives for...
  • 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...
  • See what your friendly neighborhood AFL Staff members recommend.
  • 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...
  • Speak One on One with an Expert The Ames Free Library is excited to bring to you resident experts! These are members of our community that are knowledgeable in something special...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Mar 23
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Fri, Mar 24
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, Mar 27
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, Mar 27
11:30am - 12:30pm
Julie, who is a long term resident of Easton, holds a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from... Read More
Mon, Mar 27
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
Mon, Mar 27
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Library Beaders on the fourth Monday of each month as we explore the infinite variety of ways to assemble... Read More
Thu, Mar 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
Thu, Mar 23
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Come and join us as we get creative having fun building with LEGO. Plenty of play space and LEGOs will be provided,... Read More
Fri, Mar 24
1:00pm - 3:00pm
There is no better way to spend the afternoon of an early release day than a luau! We'll create Polynesian clothes to... Read More
Mon, Mar 27
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, Mar 28
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Mar 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
Thu, Mar 23
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Fri, Mar 24
1:00pm - 3:00pm
There is no better way to spend the afternoon of an early release day than a luau! We'll create Polynesian clothes to... Read More
Sat, Mar 25
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, Mar 28
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, Mar 29
10:30am - 12:30pm
Is that car of yours making strange noises? Wonder if it is really time to change those brakes? Not comfortable with... Read More
Wed, Mar 29
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
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.
Mon, Sep 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
Mon, Oct 09
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Fri, Nov 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.
03/28/2017 - 12:00am to 12:00pm
04/12/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
VFW Hall
04/18/2017 - 12:00am to 04/20/2017 - 12:00pm
04/25/2017 - 12:00am to 12:00pm
04/26/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
VFW Hall