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Tue, Jan 15
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, Jan 15
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Have you just gotten your results back from Ancestry DNA (or other site) and not sure where to begin? Chris Delano is... Read More
Tue, Jan 15
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Ames Free Library Quilting Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month. The general format will allow for... Read More
Tue, Jan 15
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
Wed, Jan 16
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Wed, Jan 16
1:30pm - 2:30pm
"Chronicling General Lafayette’s years in Washington’s army, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the American Revolution... Read More
Tue, Jan 15
10:30am - 11:00am
Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms is a fast-paced storytime with songs, rhymes, and stories to keep them occupied... Read More
Wed, Jan 16
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 15 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Thu, Jan 17
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Stories and Songs is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Thu, Jan 17
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. In these sessions, Alex will tutor those who need help with math... Read More
Tue, Jan 22
10:30am - 11:00am
Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms is a fast-paced storytime with songs, rhymes, and stories to keep them occupied... Read More
Wed, Jan 23
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 15 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Tue, Jan 15
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
Wed, Jan 16
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Wed, Jan 16
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, Jan 17
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
Thu, Jan 17
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. In these sessions, Alex will tutor those who need help with math... Read More
Fri, Jan 18
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Are you between the ages of 12 and 18? Do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library?  If... Read More
Thu, Jan 17
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Start the new year by taking charge of your personal finances! On Thursday, January 17 from 6 - 8 p.m., join Panteha... Read More
Mon, Jan 21
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Mon, Feb 11
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join Edinburgh-based tour guide Conor Delaney as he presents a riveting account of his home country!   "Scotland -... Read More
Wed, Feb 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
It’s fun. It’s healthy. It’s social. It keeps your brain sharp. It improves your sense of balance. It does not need any... Read More
Mon, Feb 18
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Wed, Mar 13
3:00pm - 4:00pm
It’s fun. It’s healthy. It’s social. It keeps your brain sharp. It improves your sense of balance. It does not need any... Read More