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  • The Ames Free Library Knitting Group continues to collect preemie hats for Project Sweet Peas. To date we have collected almost 60 hats for preemies in the neonatal ICU! Awesome!...
  • Welcome to the new virtual face of the Ames Free Library! It has been an enormous endeavor filled with unexpected surprises and no small amount of effort, but a process that I...
  • THANK YOU to all those who helped make our third annual Olde Tyme Field Day on Saturday, June 20th, a success this year!   The Ames Free Library has a multitude of people and...
  • Raise money for the Ames Free Library just by buying stuff on Amazon.com! Through Amazon Smile, 0.5% of every eligible purchase you make at Amazon.com will be donated by Amazon....

Upcoming Events

Wed, Jul 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
Thu, Jul 30
3:00pm - 4:00pm
At this meeting we will be discussing Rogue Island, by Bruce DeSilva. The Ames Free Library Mystery Book Club... Read More
Fri, Jul 31
10:00am - 1:00pm
Through this summer, meet with Ames Free Library's very own Debbie Adduci, who will demystify that pesky iPad of yours... Read More
Fri, Jul 31
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to strengthen your mindfulness and skillful behavior, and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome... Read More
Fri, Jul 31
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Join Reiki Master, Karin Scheurer, in the Queset Garden as she shares the art of Reiki at the library this summer.   ... Read More
Tue, Aug 04
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Have you ever wanted to pack it all up in boxes, put it in storage and take off to experience life in another location... Read More
Wed, Jul 29
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Join us for an afternoon of reading at the Animal Protection Center of Southeastern Massachusetts.  Kids of all ages ... Read More
Fri, Jul 31
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
Mon, Aug 03
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and... Read More
Wed, Aug 05
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Are you a fan of the 43 Old Cemetery Road series?  Don't miss this event with author Kate Klise! She'll be the author-... Read More
Fri, Aug 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
Mon, Aug 10
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Come see Mark Binder: an author who knows how to tell a story! Listeners of all ages will enjoy this performance which... Read More
Wed, Jul 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, Jul 29
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Being a Super Teen can make you hungry.  Don’t get hangry!  Make a snack!  Chef Liz Barbour of The Creative Feast will... Read More
Fri, Jul 31
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12... Read More
Mon, Aug 03
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Learn how to turn a much-loved t-shirt into a rocking pillow case with AFL's Kathy Korona!  Bring a favorite t-shirt... Read More
Thu, Aug 06
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Articulate what it is you want to change in the world, tap into that “fire in your belly” that allows you to make... Read More
Fri, Aug 07
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12... Read More
Mon, Aug 03
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join magician and juggler Scott Jameson for an extraordinary performance that will have you laughing out loud and... Read More
Mon, Aug 10
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Come see Mark Binder: an author who knows how to tell a story! Listeners of all ages will enjoy this performance which... Read More
Mon, Aug 17
5:30pm - 6:30pm
The Hampstead Stage Co performs their adaptation of “Robin Hood,” the classic English folktale, chronicling the life... Read More
Mon, Aug 24
5:30pm - 6:30pm
What's that up in the sky? It's a ukulele... It's a bubble... it's two very silly guys... It's the Toe Jam Puppet Band'... Read More
Mon, Sep 07
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Monday September 7th for the Labor Day holiday.
Mon, Oct 12
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Monday October 12th for the Columbus Day holiday.