Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

On Monday, June 14, the Library will be closing early at 4 p.m. 

Kids Events

Friday, August 13
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Picture this... You're innocently going about your day when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see something thrilling: it's information about the Ames Free Library's NEW "You Choose!" Book Club! The session for students entering grades 1-4 meets on Zoom on Fridays at 1:30 PM. YOU are... Read more
Friday, August 13
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Picture this... You're innocently going about your day when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see something thrilling: it's information about the Ames Free Library's NEW "You Choose" Book Club! The session for students entering grades 5-8 meets on Zoom on Fridays at 2:30 PM. YOU are... Read more
Tuesday, August 17
2:00pm - 3:00pm
STEM Craft & Create: explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through craft & play!   Each Tuesday at 2 PM, we will host a Zoom workshop for children. You might do a science project, create art, or even whip up a little something tasty! Check back here for specific... Read more
Friday, August 20
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Picture this... You're innocently going about your day when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see something thrilling: it's information about the Ames Free Library's NEW "You Choose!" Book Club! The session for students entering grades 1-4 meets on Zoom on Fridays at 1:30 PM. YOU are... Read more
Friday, August 20
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Picture this... You're innocently going about your day when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see something thrilling: it's information about the Ames Free Library's NEW "You Choose" Book Club! The session for students entering grades 5-8 meets on Zoom on Fridays at 2:30 PM. YOU are... Read more
Monday, August 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
They’re baaaack! The Toe Jam Puppet Band returns to help us end our LIVE summer entertainment series on a high note! If you've never experienced a TJPB show, now is your chance! This variety show features interactive songs, stories and puppets, and lots of silly voices. You’re sure to be dancing... Read more
Tuesday, August 24
2:00pm - 3:00pm
STEM Craft & Create: explore science, technology, engineering, and math concepts through craft & play!   Each Tuesday at 2 PM, we will host a Zoom workshop for children. You might do a science project, create art, or even whip up a little something tasty! Check back here for specific... Read more
Wednesday, August 25
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bring your stuffed animal to special Tails & Tales Garden Parties throughout the summer! Just bring a blanket and your teddy bear (or other favorite stuffy) for this special storytime event.  Check back here for specific details about this garden event.  Masks and social distancing are required... Read more
Friday, August 27
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Picture this... You're innocently going about your day when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see something thrilling: it's information about the Ames Free Library's NEW "You Choose!" Book Club! The session for students entering grades 1-4 meets on Zoom on Fridays at 1:30 PM. YOU are... Read more
Friday, August 27
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Picture this... You're innocently going about your day when suddenly, out of the corner of your eye, you see something thrilling: it's information about the Ames Free Library's NEW "You Choose" Book Club! The session for students entering grades 5-8 meets on Zoom on Fridays at 2:30 PM. YOU are... Read more
Monday, September 06
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Thursday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Thursday, November 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Friday, December 24 to Saturday, December 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Friday, December 31 to Saturday, January 01
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 31, 2021 and Saturday, January 1, 2022 in celebration of the new year!

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