Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Special Events

Friday, October 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have each chosen a favorite book, and then interpreted it through a "novel" flower arrangement! No two floral displays are alike, and arrangements can be found scattered throughout the... Read more
Saturday, October 23
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This class is designed to teach kids ages 4 to 6 the basics of dance and creative movement. Children will gain an awareness of the body, rhythm, and beginner ballet movements. There is no... Read more
Saturday, October 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Stoneworks Dance Company of Stonehill College will be doing a demo and explanation of their typical warm-up. After the demo they will do a brief improvisation activity to demonstrate the creative process that helps them come up with their choreography. Free & open to all.
Friday, October 29
10:30am - 11:00am
Parade across our Garden stage to show off your spooky, sparkly, and spellbinding costumes! All children up to age 12 are invited to join our Halloween parade. Bop along to music as children take turns showing off their Halloween costumes across the stage (children are encouraged to walk alone, but... Read more
Saturday, October 30
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This class is designed to teach kids ages 4 to 6 the basics of dance and creative movement. Children will gain an awareness of the body, rhythm, and beginner ballet movements. There is no... Read more
Saturday, November 06
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This class is designed to teach kids ages 4 to 6 the basics of dance and creative movement. Children will gain an awareness of the body, rhythm, and beginner ballet movements. There is no... Read more
Thursday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Saturday, November 13
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This class is designed to teach kids ages 4 to 6 the basics of dance and creative movement. Children will gain an awareness of the body, rhythm, and beginner ballet movements. There is no... Read more
Saturday, November 20
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This class is designed to teach kids ages 4 to 6 the basics of dance and creative movement. Children will gain an awareness of the body, rhythm, and beginner ballet movements. There is no... Read more
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!