Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Book Clubs

Ames Free Library Book Club 

Meets every month, except July & August, on the 2nd Monday at 6:30 pm and the 2nd Wednesday at 1:30 pmLearning Commons at Queset House, 51 Main Street.

We welcome all new members!


Council on Aging Book Club

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm, Frothingham Hall, 15 Barrows Street. We welcome all new members!

September 2018 - January 2019:

*Denotes rescheduled date due to holiday

September October  November December   January

AFL: September 10 & 12

COA: September 25 


AFL: October 10 & 15

COA: October 23


AFL: November 14 & 19

COA: November 27 

 AFL: December 10 & 12

COA: No Meeting This Month

AFL: January 14 & 16

COA:  January 22 

NOTE: COA Book Club will be reading a different book this month, H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald.$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2102771/ada?qu=lab+girl$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2102771/ada?qu=lab+girl$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:797019/ada?qu=their+eyes+were+watching+god&qf=LIBRARY%09Library%091%3AEASTON%09Easton+-+Ames+Free+Library&dt=list$002f$002fSD_ILS$002f0$002fSD_ILS:2073670/ada?qu=lafayette+in+the+somewhat&dt=list

White Chrysanthemum

by Mary Lynn Bratch

Lab Girl

by Hope Jahren

Rules of Civility

by Amor Towles

Their Eyes Were Watching God

by Zora Neale Hurston

Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

by Sarah Vowell


Mystery Book Club

Meets the last Thursday of every month 3:00 pm, 1st Floor Presentation Room, Queset House, 51 Main Street.

July through December 2018

*Denotes rescheduled date due to holiday.

July 26
August 30
September 27
October 25
November 29
December 27

  The Dry

by Jane Harper


by Terry Hayes

 Truly, Devious

by Maureen Johnson

 Burial Rites

by Hannah Kent

The Devotion of Suspect X

by Keigo Higashino


by Daphne Du Maurier