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  • Join us for an adult celebration at our very own haunted and apparitional Queset House! For more information about our ghoulish goings-on, click...
  • Need to print from your mobile device or laptop? No problem! Our patron printer is now Wi-Fi enabled. Just email your document or image to ...
  • Join the New England Electric Auto Association (NEEAA) as they host a hands-on introduction to the latest hybrid, plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles! This is a great...
  • What is a Library of Things? Well, it is exactly what it sounds like: a collection of physical items available for you to borrow just like a book! We know, it sounds awesome, and...
  • If you like BookMyne, you'll LOVE the SAILS MOBILE APP! The SAILS Mobile app offers a new level of access to everything our library network has to offer -...

Upcoming Events

Fri, Oct 19
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, Oct 20
11:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can... Read More
Sat, Oct 20
11:00am - 2:00pm
Join the New England Electric Auto Association (NEEAA) as they host a hands-on introduction to the latest hybrid, plug-... Read More
Sat, Oct 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Artist Michelle Duprey has a lot of creative interests and has been painting since she was young; she also creates her... Read More
Sun, Oct 21
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The architecture of the Arts and Crafts movement in New England will be the subject of a slide lecture given by Maureen... Read More
Mon, Oct 22
11:30am - 1:00pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice... Read More
Mon, Oct 22
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Tue, Oct 23
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, Oct 24
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 18 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Thu, Oct 25
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
Sat, Oct 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
Pick up a pumpkin craft kit to take and make a paper pumpkin or jack o'lantern at home! Specialty supplies and... Read More
Sat, Oct 27
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet & Greet SUSAN TAN On Saturday, October 27, at 11 a.m., come meet Susan Tan... Read More
Fri, Oct 19
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
Sat, Oct 20
11:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can... Read More
Sat, Oct 20
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
Sat, Oct 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Artist Michelle Duprey has a lot of creative interests and has been painting since she was young; she also creates her... Read More
Tue, Oct 23
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Wed, Oct 24
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Sat, Oct 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Artist Michelle Duprey has a lot of creative interests and has been painting since she was young; she also creates her... Read More
Fri, Oct 26
7:00pm - 11:00pm
Join us for an adult celebration at our very own haunted and apparitional Queset House! DJ and delirious dancing! Feast... Read More
Sat, Oct 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
Pick up a pumpkin craft kit to take and make a paper pumpkin or jack o'lantern at home! Specialty supplies and... Read More
Sat, Oct 27
11:00am - 12:00pm
Meet & Greet SUSAN TAN On Saturday, October 27, at 11 a.m., come meet Susan Tan... Read More
Wed, Oct 31
10:00am - 8:00pm
Kids, stop by in costume to Trick or Treat for a pencil or treasure box prize! We can't wait to see what kind of little... Read More
Mon, Nov 12
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
10/27/2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall