Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
The Queset House driveway is under construction. Visitors may park in the Main Library parking lot. Additional public parking is available just up the street, next to the Rockery, and behind the Children’s Museum.

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  • Join us in the beautiful Queset Garden to celebrate both the 135th birthday of the Ames Free Library and the Summer Solstice! We'll have vintage cocktails, delicious appetizers...
  • Hello Easton, During the Spring of 2018 we are continuing to celebrate the 135th Anniversary of the opening of the Ames Free Library.  The erudite and foresighted founders of our...
  • QUESET GARDEN MUSIC SERIES 2018 Wednesdays at 6:30 pm   MAY 23 – RIVERBOAT STOMPERS JULY 18 – DOO-WOP DEVILLE AUGUST 15 – JUMPIN...
  • One Genre One Community is delighted to partner with the library in presenting a series on memoir writing. All programs will be held at Queset House, 51 Main...
  • It's that time again for showing appreciation for all the wonderful things that enrich our lives -- for example, the Ames Free Library!  On the eve of it's 135th birthday, this...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Jun 21
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, Jun 21
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Expand your horizons with TED Talk Thursdays. TED Talks are recorded presentations that last 20 minutes or less on wide... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts of all abilities who meet on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month. If you can’t... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Experience cryptocurrency trading in real life! On Thursday, June 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., local... Read More
Fri, Jun 22
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
Fri, Jun 22
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us in Queset Garden on Friday, June 22, from 7-10 p.m. as we celebrate the 135th birthday of the... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 working on... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Math tutoring with Oliver Ames High School student Alex Manthous. Alex will tutor those who need help with math up to... Read More
Mon, Jun 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Help us kick off our Summer Reading Program with our favorite Easton music man for a fun-filled time with many of your... Read More
Tue, Jun 26
10:30am - 11:00am
Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms is a fast-paced storytime with songs, rhymes, and stories to keep them occupied... Read More
Wed, Jun 27
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 18 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Thu, Jun 28
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 working on... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
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, Jun 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Math tutoring with Oliver Ames High School student Alex Manthous. Alex will tutor those who need help with math up to... Read More
Sat, Jun 23
10:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can... Read More
Sat, Jun 23
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, Jun 26
11:00am - 12:00pm
Emma Barry is a rising junior in college, and has been playing the guitar since she was thirteen, under the tutelage of... Read More
Wed, Jun 27
2:00pm - 5:00pm
“Dyeing to Wear... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Experience cryptocurrency trading in real life! On Thursday, June 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., local... Read More
Fri, Jun 22
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us in Queset Garden on Friday, June 22, from 7-10 p.m. as we celebrate the 135th birthday of the... Read More
Mon, Jun 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Help us kick off our Summer Reading Program with our favorite Easton music man for a fun-filled time with many of your... Read More
Fri, Jun 29
12:00pm - 2:00pm
One Genre One Community is delighted to present: A MIGHTY HEART Friday, June 29, 2018... Read More
Fri, Jun 29
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Libraries rock - and so do you! Choose from a variety of karaoke songs - or bring your own kids karaoke disc* - to sing... Read More
Sat, Jun 30
10:00am - 5:00pm
Pick up a craft kit to take and make and home. Any specialty supplies and directions to complete the craft are included... Read More
10/27/2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall