Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Special Events

Monday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Tuesday, December 26
2:00pm - 3:00pm
"Throw" a little STEM into your vacation with paper airplanes! Follow the instructions to learn to fold a simple paper airplane, or try a challenging design to make something new! Read a bit about aerodynamics, lift, and thrust while you're folding. We'll provide the folding paper and printed... Read more
Friday, December 29
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Be a rock star! Choose from a variety of Disney songs - from movie hits to your favorite Disney Channel tunes - to sing along with. You can follow the words on our new karaoke machine! Bring a friend or two to join the fun! Drop in anytime starting at 2:00 and stay as long as you'd like; program... Read more
Monday, January 01
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, January 1, 2018 in celebration of the new year! We will resume our normal hours of operation the following day, Tuesday, January 2 at 10:00AM.
Monday, January 15
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Monday, February 19
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Tuesday, February 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to host our Artist-In-Residence at MINDFUL: a two-part workshop on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at ... Read more
Monday, April 16
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Wednesday, April 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to host our Artist-In-Residence at MINDFUL: a two-part workshop on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Queset House, 51 Main Street, Easton.   ROSE... Read more
Monday, May 28
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Wednesday, July 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Monday, September 03
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 08
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Monday, November 12
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 21
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 22
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Monday, December 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 pm to accommodate festive caroling.
Tuesday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Tuesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Monday, December 31
5:00pm - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will close early at 5:00PM on Monday, December 31 in observance of New Year's Eve and will not reopen until Wednesday, January 2, 2019.