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Fri, Aug 18
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to share mindfulness skills and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome to an open, peer-to-peer... Read More
Sat, Aug 19
10:00am - 4:00pm
Have you always wanted to make sterling silver jewelry from scratch? Drop in and chat with Easton resident and long-... Read More
Sun, Aug 20
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Artists From Suburbia is excited to present its final community-workshopped reading of Alex Moon's new play, "Les Nuls... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you need pointers on how to use your new tablet? Or maybe you’re a long-time owner of a smartphone and have... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to create a digital collage in Photoshop with the use of the library's scanner, learn basic skills, repair old... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
2:00pm - 3:00pm
To all the mamas who are seeking a sacred space to connect, learn and build with one another. Come join us as we share... Read More
Fri, Aug 18
10:30am - 11:30am
Who says story times have to end when you start school? Come listen to fairy tales and folk tales with Mimsy at a ... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Our area will experience a partial solar eclipse and we want to celebrate! This stellar event will involve eclipse... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Toe Jam Puppet Band is back again to help us end the summer on a high note! Their variety show features interactive... Read More
Tue, Aug 22
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Tue, Aug 22
10:30am - 11:30am
Sit and stay for our first-ever BYOD (bring your own dog) story time! We will meet in the walled garden at Queset House... Read More
Fri, Aug 18
10:00am - 12:00pm
The 4-H Babysitters Training Course teaches youth ages 11 and older what they need to know to be  caring trustworthy,... Read More
Sat, Aug 19
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Our area will experience a partial solar eclipse and we want to celebrate! This stellar event will involve eclipse... Read More
Wed, Aug 23
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Do you drive? If so, you should know car basics like when to get your oil changed, what that flashing red light on your... Read More
Fri, Aug 25
10:00am - 12:00pm
The 4-H Babysitters Training Course teaches youth ages 11 and older what they need to know to be  caring trustworthy,... Read More
Sat, Aug 26
9:00am - 10:00am
Come join us on the last Saturday of every month to practice and learn the 24 Posture Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Form.... Read More
Mon, Aug 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Toe Jam Puppet Band is back again to help us end the summer on a high note! Their variety show features interactive... Read More
Tue, Aug 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to... Read More
Thu, Aug 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come and STAY Awhile!   A doggone Literary Reception at the Ames Free Library   Come meet Kate Klise, the charming and... Read More
Mon, Aug 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
For everyone who has ever wondered what a special vehicle looks like close-up, the library is presenting Touch a Truck... Read More
Tue, Aug 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to... Read More
Thu, Aug 31
11:00am - 3:00pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!  One Genre One Community in Partnership with Ames Free Library... Read More
09/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall