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  • Easton's favorite meeting space for community groups, tutors, gamers and hobbyists is once again open - including the Friends Book Sale Room! The Learning Commons @ Queset House...
  • On Saturday October 23rd at 3 pm come to the Queset Garden and be amazed by the artistry of the Stoneworks Dance Company of Stonehill College. For more...
  • On Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m., come to Queset House to get into the Halloween spirit...with actual spirits! Presenter Cali Muratore will share historical...
  • Love ice cream? Join the Ames Free Library foodies for a casual and lively conversation with Rowena and Irene, the founders of The Islander’s Creamery.
  • Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, from Thursday, October 21 - Saturday, October 23, the creative members of the Easton Garden...
  • On Saturday, October 23rd from 3 - 4:30 p.m., experience therapeutic garden walking on the grounds of Queset House and visit Kew Gardens in London in your...
  • The Ames Free Library is once again fundraising with Dutch Mill Bulbs to bring you beautiful spring bulbs! They are a lovely sign of things to come. For details, visit our ...

What's Happening

Thu, Oct 21
10:00am - 8:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
On Thursday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m., come to Queset House to get into the Halloween spirit...with... Read More
Fri, Oct 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Fri, Oct 22
11:00am - 12:00pm
Have you always wanted to research your family tree? Did you have your DNA tested and want help understanding the... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
10:00am - 8:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! This group will continue to meet in the... Read More
Fri, Oct 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Love ice cream? Join the Ames Free Library foodies for a casual and lively conversation with Rowena and Irene, the... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
This workshop will familiarize participants with Adobe Photoshop's tools and layers, and will show how to make simple... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Love ice cream? Join the Ames Free Library foodies for a casual and lively conversation with Rowena and Irene, the... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Stoneworks Dance Company of Stonehill College will be doing a demo and explanation of their typical warm-up. After the... Read More
Thu, Oct 28
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Sat, Oct 30
9:00am - 10:00am
Come join us on the last Saturday of every month to practice and learn the 24 Posture Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Form.... Read More
Fri, Oct 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Stoneworks Dance Company of Stonehill College will be doing a demo and explanation of their typical warm-up. After the... Read More
Fri, Oct 29
10:30am - 11:00am
Parade across our Garden stage to show off your spooky, sparkly, and spellbinding costumes! All children up to age 12... Read More
Sat, Oct 30
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Sat, Nov 06
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Tuesday, October 19
Have you been seeing signs for the MCBA book club? Maybe you’ve found our book display in Youth Services, or noticed those stickers on some book spines. Maybe you even saw our video about the book...
Monday, October 18
Looking for something new and different? This month's batch of NEW YA Fiction can be found on the shelves just off the adult fiction section. Come check one out!  Dark Rise by C.S. Pacat Sixteen-year...
Friday, October 15
A Glimpse of Nature -- Gills & Pores October 15, 2021     This week, let’s look at a few of the fungi that have been growing around the Ames Free Library.  Rather, I should specify that we’ll be...
Thursday, October 14
These books and movies are a scream! Click on any spooky cover image to learn more or place a hold through our catalog. Spooky Staff Picks...
Monday, October 11
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading or watching? Here are just some of their suggestions! As we receive more recommendations, we'll post them here on the AFL Blog. If you would like to...