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Thu, Sep 29
3:00pm - 4:00pm
“Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her. Despite her... Read More
Fri, Sep 30
10:00am - 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 01
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library... Read More
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
Thu, Sep 29
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, Sep 29
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
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
Thu, Sep 29
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
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
Thu, Oct 13
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, August 18
  For those of you who avoided our recent dragonfly quiz, and for those who played the game but felt uneasy, here is an observation primer. As with all new subjects, it takes time to get one’s...
Monday, August 15
Welcome to AFL Staff Stories! Every month we'll introduce you (or REintroduce you!) to a different member of the AFL Staff and tell you a little about their favorites. This month, meet AFL's Youth...
Friday, August 12
Here’s the latest news. Part 1:  The Robin. If you recall, last Friday a dramatic thunderstorm passed through our region. It began to sprinkle as I headed to my car; soon there was a deluge. As I...
Monday, August 08
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...
Friday, August 05
As I was watering the library’s tomatoes and fall greens, I spotted a small object just outside the entrance. It was new, and its color stood out from the gray and pink masonry. Here’s a closer look...