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  • The SAILS Overdrive collection has expanded to include 25 different magazine titles! Best of all, they are always available, even if others are reading it at the same time! You...
  • Professionals in the industries of separation laws, mortgage, real estate and financial planning have come together to educate and prepare anyone that may be facing a break-up or...
  • Join us for three new events in April, offered by Queset House Author in Residence Randy Spencer! Randy is an award-winning author and Master Maine Fishing Guide. He has been...
  • The Ames Free Library now offers Home Delivery service to Easton residents who are temporarily or permanently unable to visit the Library in-person. For more information, visit...
  • We're excited to introduce our Ellison Prestige Pro Die-Cutting Machine! Use your library card at Queset House to check out and use six different die shapes: Christmas tree Heart...

Upcoming Events

Tue, Mar 26
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, Mar 26
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"Like many first-time mothers, Rebecca Stone finds herself both deeply in love with her newborn son and deeply... Read More
Tue, Mar 26
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
Tue, Mar 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Who says coloring is just for kids? See what the adult coloring craze is all about! Stop by Queset House on the 4th... Read More
Wed, Mar 27
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, Mar 27
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Professionals in the industries of separation laws, mortgage, real estate and financial planning have come together to... Read More
Tue, Mar 26
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, Mar 27
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, Mar 28
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
Mon, Apr 01
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Pajama storytime is fun for the whole family! We'll share books, rhymes, & songs to help wind down your evening.... Read More
Tue, Apr 02
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, Apr 03
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, Mar 26
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, Mar 27
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, Mar 27
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, Mar 28
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Mar 28
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
Sat, Mar 30
11:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can... Read More
Fri, Apr 05
3:45pm - 4:45pm
Learn about monarch butterflies and their migration with the Museum of American Bird Art, then work on a clay craft!... Read More
Fri, Apr 12
1:00pm - 3:00pm
What is a Fidget Mat? It is a unique work of art whose purpose is to provide entertainment... Read More
Mon, Apr 15
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Tue, Apr 16
10:30am - 11:30am
Pop Up Playtime is an unstructured time for your child to get out some energy while using gross and fine motor skills... Read More
Tue, Apr 16
11:00am - 12:00pm
Stop in at the Queset House from 11 AM - noon to play the Pokémon card game or just chat with other Pokémon trainers!... Read More
Tue, Apr 16
2:00pm - 3:00pm
In conjunction with the library, Temple Beth Emunah invites children in grades 1-5 for a Passover celebration and... Read More