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  • Read a book. Tell us about it. Be entered to win a prize. It is that simple, really. Why should kids get all the summer reading fun? Thanks to the Ames Free Library, adults can...
  • Special thanks for help with Viva Portugal!  at the Ames Free Library on June 18th The strength & vibrancy of the community of Easton never fails to impress me. On behalf of...
  • Now available for purchase for a limited time at the Ames Free Library Circulation Desk: AFL Tote Bags! These high quality, sturdy and stylish tote bags come in two sizes. The...
  • 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...

Upcoming Events

Wed, Jun 29
7:00am - 8:00am
Come join us every Wednesday morning at 7am for Yoga in Queset Garden. Start the day right. Strengthen, focus, and... Read More
Wed, Jun 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, Jun 29
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Thu, Jun 30
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Thu, Jun 30
3:00pm - 4:00pm
"At Baskerville Hall on the grim moors of Devonshire, a legendary curse has apparently claimed one more victim. Sir... Read More
Thu, Jun 30
6:15pm - 7:45pm
This 4 week beginner photography course is designed for moms who want to get the most out of their DSLR or mirrorless... Read More
Thu, Jun 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
Fri, Jul 01
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
Sat, Jul 02
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
Tue, Jul 05
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Jul 07
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
Fri, Jul 08
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
Wed, Jun 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, Jun 29
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Thu, Jun 30
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Thu, Jun 30
5:30pm - 7:30pm
  "As the war of Panem escalates to the destruction of other districts, Katniss Everdeen, the reluctant leader of the... Read More
Sat, Jul 02
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
Wed, Jul 06
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Mon, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Wed, Jul 13
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The third concert in the summer-long music series being performed at the beautiful Queset Garden by United... Read More
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
Wed, Aug 10
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30PM join us in Queset Garden and enjoy the sounds of the Barn Burners String Band as part of... 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
Sun, Sep 11
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Sunday, September 11 at 3:00PM join us in Queset Garden and enjoy the sounds of the Sharon Concert Band as part of our... Read More
07/08/2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Immaculate Conception Church
07/09/2016 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall
07/10/2016 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall
09/17/2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Governor Ames Estate
10/07/2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
North Easton Machine