Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

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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...
  • Get to know your town officials through their favorite reads! Scroll through to see their selections and click on any book cover to learn more or place a hold through our catalog.
  • Welcome to the 300 Years, 300 Stories project! As Easton approaches its tricentennial celebration in 2025, the Ames Free Library is capturing and sharing oral histories about the...
  • On Wednesday, December 8th at 6:30 p.m. Andrew Budson, M.D. will explain how individuals can distinguish changes in memory due to Alzheimer's...
  • On Tuesday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m., local author, Art Milmore, reads from his new book about the loss of the steamer Portland, the palatial...
  • Looking for a new and exciting way to connect with nature at the Sheep Pasture property? Girl Scout Gold Award candidate Reilly Clark of Girl Scout Troop 65049 has developed four...

What's Happening

Tue, Dec 07
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, Dec 08
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
Wed, Dec 08
1:30pm - 2:30pm
From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new novel about courage, hope... Read More
Wed, Dec 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Based on his award-winning book being translated into Chinese and Korean, ... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Tue, Dec 07
10:30am - 11:00am
Wiggleworms will meet inside the Queset House through the winter. Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs... Read More
Wed, Dec 08
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime will meet inside the Queset House through the winter. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
10:00am - 8:00pm
We’re making community art! Swing by after your half day of school to find some good books - and be a part of our... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
10:30am - 11:00am
Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! This group will meet inside the Queset House... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
10:00am - 8:00pm
Ever wanted a fantasy friend? Make your dreams come true with this paper hand puppet craft. You’ll get materials &... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages are invited to make festive holiday gnomes! Drop in for the whole time, or just part. We provide everything -... Read More
Wed, Dec 15
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB)... Read More
Thu, Dec 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Mon, Dec 20
10:00am - 8:00pm
Each month, teens can pick up a new craft kit to take home & make a project. Grab this month's kit to design two... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
1:00pm - 8:00pm
Still have presents to wrap? The Ames Free Library has you covered this holiday season.   For two weeks - ... Read More
Fri, Dec 24
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Tue, Dec 28
11:00am - 12:00pm
Try your hand at painting with Ms. Sandy Churchill! She’ll walk you through creating your own winter landscape. All... Read More
Tue, Dec 28
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens! Join Ms. Sandy Churchill for a painting party! She’ll walk you through creating your own winter landscape. All... Read More
Wed, Dec 29
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Some of us look forward to snow more than others… but don’t worry, this program is “SNOW” problem for anyone! At the... Read More
Monday, December 06
Get to know your town officials through their favorite reads! Scroll through to see their selections and click on any book cover to learn more or place a hold through our catalog. Leaders &...
Friday, December 03
On Tuesday afternoon, a large flock of American robins visited the Ames Free Library to feed in the Siberian crabapple near Queset House.   Yes, robins can be seen in Massachusetts during the fall...
Wednesday, December 01
Is it really December already? With the end of the year and the holiday season upon us, I didn’t spend too much time exploring different library resources in November, but I do have my eye on a few...
Saturday, November 27
This week’s goal was to photograph buds and bark.  While doing so, an unanticipated subject caught my attention.  Whether it was the chirp or the rapid movement, I can’t recall.  By the time I...
Friday, November 19
The foundation of nature study is the habit of watching and wondering, of making observations and asking questions, a habit that I try to practice daily and to encourage through this blog.   These...