Ames Free Library

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  • Your love and generosity sustain us as we strive continually for excellence. Look for your "love letter" in the mail, and visit our...
  • We're excited to introduce our Ellison Prestige Pro Die-Cutting Machine! Use your library card at Queset House to check out and use six different die shapes: Christmas tree Heart...
  • Pick your favorite animal toy, scents, and colors! If you're a teen ages 13-18, join us for a soap making workshop on Wednesday, February 20 at 3 p.m.
  • From February 1 - March 15, the Ames Free Library will be collecting new sets of pajamas for babies, toddlers, kids, and teens! Just look for the Boston Bruins PJ Drive bin near...
  • Chronicle’s “Hygge” show features the Ames Free Library! The show aired Tuesday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m. EST on WCVB TV Channel 5 (ABC). For those of you who missed...

Upcoming Events

Tue, Feb 19
11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We are a small group who meets informally each week to craft. Although originally beaders, we now work with different... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zentangle is a relaxing drawing method utilizing structured patterns to create beautiful images. Participants are... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you hesitant to jump into the world of online bill paying or banking?  Do you keep putting off setting up your 401k... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
5:30pm - 7:30pm
On the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month, come spend a couple of hours with like-minded stitchers and work on your... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
10:30am - 11:30am
Pop Up Playtime is an unstructured time for your child to get out some energy while using gross and fine motor skills... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
11:00am - 12:00pm
Stop in at the Queset House from 11 AM - noon to play the Pokémon card game or just chat with other Pokémon trainers!... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
10:00am - 7:00pm
Playing board games is a great way to spend time with your kids. While you're having fun playing the game, they're also... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
10:30am - 11:30am
Pop Up Playtime is an unstructured time for your child to get out some energy while using gross and fine motor skills... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
10:30am - 11:30am
Pop Up Playtime is an unstructured time for your child to get out some energy while using gross and fine motor skills... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
11:00am - 12:00pm
Celebrate the best of best friends: Elephant & Piggie! We'll have crafts, activities, and games. This program is... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Soap making expert and artist Gariné Arakelian will lead us in making a glycerin-based soap you can take home. Add your... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
6:15pm - 7:45pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chat with local author Anna Staniszewski about her newest book, Secondhand Wishes, and learn about writing... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Tue, Feb 19
11:00am - 12:00pm
Stop in at the Queset House from 11 AM - noon to play the Pokémon card game or just chat with other Pokémon trainers!... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
10:00am - 7:00pm
Playing board games is a great way to spend time with your kids. While you're having fun playing the game, they're also... Read More
Wed, Feb 20
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Soap making expert and artist Gariné Arakelian will lead us in making a glycerin-based soap you can take home. Add your... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
11:00am - 12:00pm
Celebrate the best of best friends: Elephant & Piggie! We'll have crafts, activities, and games. This program is... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chat with local author Anna Staniszewski about her newest book, Secondhand Wishes, and learn about writing... Read More
Thu, Feb 21
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Flashback February: don your best 80s gear, grab your Walkman, and head over to the Queset House for a totally rad 80s... Read More