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Mon, Oct 03
10:30am - 11:30am
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system benefiting the body and mind, similar to Tai Chi. It integrates slow... Read More
Mon, Oct 03
3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event has been cancelled. A monthly exploration into mythology! We’ll look at old myths and new... Read More
Tue, Oct 04
1:00pm - 2:30pm
We are a group of fiber enthusiasts of all abilities who meet every Tuesday afternoon. Come when you can and with... Read More
Wed, Oct 05
10:30am - 11:30am
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system benefiting the body and mind, similar to Tai Chi. It integrates slow... Read More
Thu, Oct 06
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join the Queset House board games club and be board out of your mind! Roll dice, draw cards, take damage, and immerse... Read More
Fri, Oct 07
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
Tue, Oct 04
10:30am - 11:00am
This Fall, Wiggleworms will meet outside in the Queset Garden. In the event of rain, we will meet inside the... Read More
Wed, Oct 05
10:30am - 11:00am
This Fall, Babytime will meet outside in the Queset Garden. In the event of rain, we will meet inside the... Read More
Thu, Oct 06
10:30am - 11:00am
This Fall, Family Storytime will meet outside in the Queset Garden. In the event of rain, we will meet inside... Read More
Thu, Oct 06
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Puqi Luo is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services in math through Algebra II for... Read More
Mon, Oct 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Tue, Oct 11
10:30am - 11:00am
This Fall, Wiggleworms will meet outside in the Queset Garden. In the event of rain, we will meet inside the... Read More
Thu, Oct 06
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Puqi Luo is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services in math through Algebra II for... Read More
Thu, Oct 06
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join the Queset House board games club and be board out of your mind! Roll dice, draw cards, take damage, and immerse... Read More
Mon, Oct 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Tue, Oct 11
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Is there an amazing manga series you can’t stop talking about? Have you run out of comic books and you don’t know what... Read More
Tue, Oct 18
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? We're seeking members... Read More
Thu, Oct 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Puqi Luo is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services in math through Algebra II for... Read More
Mon, Oct 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Sun, Oct 16
3:00pm - 4:30pm
April 26, 2022 marked the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, the master designer of public parks... Read More
Sat, Oct 22
11:00am - 3:00pm
Come join us on Saturday, October 22 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. for the Friends of the Ames Free Library Fall Book Sale! ... Read More
Wed, Oct 26
4:00pm - 5:00pm
They’re baaaack! The Toe Jam Puppet Band returns to help us celebrate the Halloween season! If you've never experienced... Read More
Fri, Oct 28
5:15pm - 6:45pm
Explore Queset House as never before! Take a Ghost Hunting tour with S.P.I.R.I.T.S. of New England to look for... Read More
Fri, Oct 28
7:15pm - 8:45pm
Explore Queset House as never before! Take a Ghost Hunting tour with S.P.I.R.I.T.S. of New England to look for... Read More
Thursday, September 29
 Last weekend I cleaned my goldfish pool which really needed to be refreshed. Although I felt very guilty for its neglect, the task required a chunk of time, something that has eluded me lately. The...
Wednesday, September 28
Are you an expert pumpkin carver? Are you a beginning carver with amazing ideas? We'll be judging your pumpkin carving skills at the Queset House on Friday, October 28.  Bring your carved pumpkin...
Friday, September 23
On Monday, September 19, some enthusiastic and knowledgeable folks savored the wildflowers of the Ames Free Library campus. If you weren’t there, you missed a good time of shared curiosity,...
Thursday, September 22
Fall may be announcing itself with a dreary deluge, but all this rain can’t dampen my spirits. This month I get to share a special summer reading wrap-up edition of the Librarian’s Lounge with you!...
Monday, September 19
What is NaNoWriMo? An Introduction  Who, me, you say? Write a book? (NaNoWrimo-no!) You can probably come up with several reasons why you don’t want to spend the month of November writing a novel....