Ames Free Library

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Kids Homepage

Welcome to the Youth Services Department

We are committed to giving you, children birth through fifth grade, and your parents and caregivers of all ages personalized attention.

Books, magazines, and multi-media materials selected for ages birth through fifth grade can be found in the William Hadwen Ames Memorial Room. Puzzles for pre-schoolers, and personal computers for children’s use can also be found in this area.  

Kids Blogs

Friday, November 13
November is flying by, but there’s still fun to be had from Youth Services! Zoom storytimes with Miss Jess continue weekly through November. No advance registration is required. All storytimes start...
Friday, October 30
This month’s featured author is homegrown! Local author Anna Staniszewski’s books span from tween novels to picture books, with a new chapter book series in between! Visit Ms. Staniszewski’s website...
Monday, October 26
Election Day is just a week away, and we hope you’re all planning to get out to the polls (if you haven’t already voted early!). Your voice counts – be heard! Find out more about voting in Easton...
Friday, October 23
Halloween is a hugely social celebration; many people participate by trick or treating in their neighborhoods, pumpkin patch hayrides, or visiting haunted houses. Whether you’re celebrating Halloween...
Monday, October 19
Things feel a little like they’re getting back to normal… until you realize that it’s now “normal” to do everything on your screen! It’s been a big adjustment for everyone – including us at the...

Storytimes & Events

Wed, June 23
10:30am - 11:00am
Thu, June 24
10:30am - 11:00am
Mon, June 28
10:00am - 5:00pm
Mon, June 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tue, June 29
10:30am - 11:00am

Purchase Request

Is there a book, CD or DVD you would like us to own?  Let us know by filling out a purchase request.

Kids Homepage