Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

All Upcoming Events Events

Sunday, October 02
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Queset Garden will be unavailable today due to a private function. Thank you.
Monday, October 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 movements, breathing techniques and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Monday, October 03
3:00pm - 4:00pm
This event has been cancelled. A monthly exploration into mythology! We’ll look at old myths and new interpretations. Book discussion hosted by Angelina Avedano. Angelina is an author and professor of literature, mythology, and writing at Massasoit Community College.  For the Love... Read more
Monday, October 03
5:00pm - 6:30pm
Daisy troop 77316 meeting www.gsema.org
Monday, October 03
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library meet monthly on the first Monday from 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM. Meetings are open to the public. The Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library activities and... Read more
Tuesday, October 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 library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to... Read more
Tuesday, October 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 library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to... Read more
Tuesday, October 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 whatever project you're currently working on or hoping to start. Sit, stitch, and enjoy great conversation! Hope you can join us! Free & open to all.  Equipment and supplies can be... Read more
Wednesday, October 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 library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their... Read more
Wednesday, October 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 library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their... Read more
Wednesday, October 05
10:30am - 11:30am
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system benefiting the body and mind, similar to Tai Chi. It integrates slow movements, breathing techniques and focused intention. Qigong practice is suitable for all levels of ability, and any age, and one is welcome to join classes any time.  Offered... Read more
Thursday, October 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 the library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family!... Read more
Thursday, October 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 the library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family!... Read more
Thursday, October 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 students in grades 5-9.   Math tutoring sessions take place on Thursdays in the Library Room at Queset House, and registration is required.... Read more
Thursday, October 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 students in grades 5-9.   Math tutoring sessions take place on Thursdays in the Library Room at Queset House, and registration is required.... Read more
Thursday, October 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 yourself in so many fun board and tabletop games. Different games will be played and continued at the next session.   The club is for players of any level of experience (ages 12 and... Read more
Thursday, October 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 yourself in so many fun board and tabletop games. Different games will be played and continued at the next session.   The club is for players of any level of experience (ages 12 and... Read more
Friday, October 07
11:00am - 12:00pm
Have you always wanted to research your family tree? Did you have your DNA tested and want help understanding the results or how to use the DNA results in your family search? Would you like support from others who are also working on their genealogy? Get help understanding the basics of DNA and... Read more
Friday, October 07
2:00pm - 3:15pm
Join the author of Living Grief: A Mother's Odyssey of Surrender, Renewaland Mad Joy in a free bi-weekly workshop series.   Explore writing as a tool for memory enhancement: journaling, reflections, & memoir projects welcome.   This series is aimed at seniors, but is free... Read more
Saturday, October 08
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library activities and programs, and purchases items not included in the Library’s budget. We hold book sales several times a year and participate in other Library-related events.  The Friends'... Read more
Saturday, October 08
1:30pm - 5:30pm
The Queset Garden will be unavailable today due to a private function. Thank you.
Sunday, October 09
9:00am - 4:00pm
The Queset House will be unavailable today due to a private function. Thank you.
Monday, October 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Monday, October 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Monday, October 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Monday, October 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Tuesday, October 11
10:30am - 11:00am
This Fall, Wiggleworms will meet outside in the Queset Garden. In the event of rain, we will meet inside the library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to... Read more
Tuesday, October 11
10:30am - 11:00am
This Fall, Wiggleworms will meet outside in the Queset Garden. In the event of rain, we will meet inside the library in the Children’s Room. No registration is required and all families are welcome! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to... Read more
Tuesday, October 11
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 whatever project you're currently working on or hoping to start. Sit, stitch, and enjoy great conversation! Hope you can join us! Free & open to all.  Equipment and supplies can be... Read more
Tuesday, October 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 to read next? Don’t have a (sea) cow, man! You’re cordially invited to a MangaTea Party on the second Tuesday of every month. Teens can get together, try a new flavor of (hot or... Read more

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