Ames Free Library

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  • We're librarians. Books are sort of what we do. So go ahead and ask, you won't regret it. Just fill out an easy form, and our expert librarians will send you a customized...
  • One Book One Community is a series of community events centered around a selected novel. This year's novel is The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. We invite everyone to...
  • The Stompers, led by Easton resident Dr. Steve Straus, have been delighting New England audiences for over twenty-five years. Whether you call it Dixieland early, New Orleans, or...
  •   Thanks to the outpouring of generosity we have received in response to our annual appeal, the Ames Free Library is well on its way towards reaching our 2016 fundraising goal! ...
  • 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...

Upcoming Events

Tue, May 24
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 24
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come join us for a discussion on this month's selected book, Me Before You, by Jojo Moyes. Taking a job as an... Read More
Tue, May 24
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 25
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, May 25
10:30am - 11:30am
Wondering what to do with all those old home movies on VHS cassette? Dana will show you how to convert them onto DVDs... Read More
Wed, May 25
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Do you have some awesome stuff you're looking to sell online? Then bring yourself and your treasures down to Queset... Read More
Wed, May 25
2:00pm - 3:00pm
WE ARE HAVING A PARTY! The last Elephant and Piggie book just came out, so to celebrate our new favorite book... Read More
Sat, May 28
10:00am - 12:00pm
Come and join us on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm as we get creative having fun building with LEGO. Plenty of play... Read More
Thu, Jun 02
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 04
10:00am - 12:00pm
Come and join us on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm as we get creative having fun building with LEGO. Plenty of play... Read More
Mon, Jun 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
Mon, Jun 06
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Go ahead and get comfy in your favorite pajamas, grab your sleepy toy, and come listen to some bedtime stories with... Read More
Wed, May 25
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, May 25
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Do you have some awesome stuff you're looking to sell online? Then bring yourself and your treasures down to Queset... Read More
Thu, May 26
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to learn something new? Lynda.com has over 4,000 video courses on such wide ranging subjects as entrepreneurship... Read More
Sat, May 28
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
Sat, May 28
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
Sat, May 28
3:00pm - 4:00pm
We need teens to help us select books and plan events!   Join us for free snacks!  
Mon, May 30
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Wed, Jun 08
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Garden Music Lovers Association is delighted to present: The Sharon Community Chamber... Read More
Tue, Jun 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The One Book One Community Group is delighted to join the Ames Free Library in presenting: What the Thieves Took Learn... Read More
Mon, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Tue, Jul 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
In preparation for  a field trip to the Gardner Museum, art professor Karen Hays will provide valuable insights into... Read More
Mon, Aug 29
5:30pm - 6:30pm
For everyone who has ever wondered what a special vehicle looks like close-up, the library is presenting Touch a Truck... Read More
06/08/2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Queset Garden
06/24/2016 - 6:00pm to 06/29/2016 - 12:00am
ECAT
10/07/2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
North Easton Machine