Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

LIBRARY OPEN FOR HOLDS PICKUP, QUICK BROWSING, AND COMPUTER USE!

Current hours: Monday - Wednesday & Friday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

  • Visits are limited to a maximum of 45 minutes per person.
  • Total occupancy in the building is limited to 10 visitors at any given time, so short waits outside may be necessary.
  • Please go here for more information on what services are currently available.
  • Email us at info@amesfreelibrary.org, or call 508-238-2000.
  • Check out our list of online programs here!

TEENS: Spotlight on Adam Silvera

Adam Silvera was born and raised in the Bronx. He is one of YA’s best own-voices authors. (“Own-voices authors” means people who live the experience of the marginalized communities about which they write.) He currently has written five novels. The sequel to his fantasy novel Infinity Son is due for release in 2021. He is tall for no reason and lives in Los Angeles. Learn more about Mr. Silvera on his website. Place his books on hold, or check here for information on accessing ebooks.

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

More HappyAfter enduring his father's suicide, his own suicide attempt, broken friendships, and more in the Bronx projects, Aaron Soto, sixteen, is already considering the Leteo Institute's memory-alteration procedure when his new friendship with Thomas turns to unrequited love.

 

 

 History Is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

History is AllWhen Griffin's first love and ex-boyfriend, Theo, dies in a drowning accident, his universe implodes. Even though Theo had moved to California for college and started seeing Jackson, Griffin never doubted Theo would come back to him when the time was right. But now, the future he's been imagining for himself has gone far off course.

To make things worse, the only person who truly understands his heartache is Jackson. But no matter how much they open up to each other, Griffin's downward spiral continues. He's losing himself in his obsessive compulsions and destructive choices, and the secrets he's been keeping are tearing him apart.

If Griffin is ever to rebuild his future, he must first confront his history, every last heartbreaking piece in the puzzle of his life.

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die

In a near-future New York City where a service alerts people on the day they will die, teenagers Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio meet using the Last Friend app and are faced with the challenge of living a lifetime on their End Day.

Available on Hoopla



What If It’s Us by Becky Albertali and Adam Silvera

What IfTold in two voices, when Arthur, a summer intern from Georgia, and Ben, a native New Yorker, meet it seems like fate, but after three attempts at dating fail they wonder if the universe is pushing them together or apart.

Available on Hoopla and Overdrive/Libby



Infinity Son by Adam Silvera

Infinity SonIn a world where some people are born with powers and some people take them, brothers Emil and Brighton Rey get swept up in a supernatural turf war generations in the making. 

Available on Overdrive/Libby

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