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Submitted by: kkazlauskas on 08/27/2019 - 4:18pm
Hi, Everyone!   Teen Summer Reading has ended! Thank you again to our local sponsors who contributed so many wonderful SRP prizes: Hilliard'sHammer & Stain, ...
Submitted by: kkazlauskas on 06/12/2019 - 1:18pm
  Welcome to the Ames Free Library Summer Reading Program for Teens! We've posted a list of your summer reading requirements from OAHS for you to start with. Interested in winning some prizes too? Have a look at our Summer Reading Program details below...   WHAT WILL YOU WIN? ...
Submitted by: kkazlauskas on 06/12/2019 - 1:53pm
Are you ready to read? Check for your school below to find your summer reading information. Then be sure to visit us at the Library to sign up for the Youth Summer Reading Program, so you can "Read and Bead" an awesome necklace or keychain! 6th-8th Graders at Easton Middle School All students...
Submitted by: kkazlauskas on 06/04/2019 - 12:23pm
Find everything you need for your summer reading assignments here! Keep in mind that any reading you do during the summer (including required reading) can earn you some prizes from the Ames Free Library Summer Reading Program for Teens! Visit the Summer Reading Program page to...
Submitted by: kkazlauskas on 06/10/2019 - 2:15pm
Want to know all the cool stuff that will be going on for this year's Youth Summer Reading Program? Check out our Summer Reading Program video!
Submitted by: kkazlauskas on 03/11/2019 - 1:46pm
Get ready for the AFL Teen Den Battle of the Books! Our most circulated titles of 2018 have been randomly paired in head to head match ups. Pick your favorite from each match up to move on to the next round of voting. Will your top pick make it to the final round? Voting is open from Monday, March 11th...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 09/05/2018 - 4:14pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering math tutoring services to those looking for help with up to 8th grade math, OR Algebra 1. Tutoring occurs by appointment only every Thursday from 5-6 PM in the 1st Floor Information Cafe at Queset House. Sessions are 1/2 hour - book for 5:00 or 5:30 PM.
Submitted by: Anonymous on 09/04/2018 - 11:57am
As we say goodbye to the Summer of 2018, the Ames Free Library would like to take a moment to thank everyone who helped make the Summer Library Program for Teens a huge success. We’d like to extend a special thank you to the following businesses who donated prizes for the scratch ticket program: Hilliard’s Chocolates The Beanery on Washington 7 Eleven We’ve...
Submitted by: Anonymous on 08/29/2018 - 7:44pm
On this past Monday evening, the Ames Free Library was so happy to host local teen rock band, Urban Lunchmeat! They were amazing, and the crowd of over 70 people loved them! What a great way to end the summer!
Submitted by: Anonymous on 06/11/2018 - 4:24pm
Ames Free Library Summer Library Program 2018 Non-instant winning tickets qualify for 2nd chance drawing onThursday, August 23rd 5:30 PM NAME___________________________ AGE_____________________________ PHONE__________________________ EMAIL___________________________ What did you receive scratch ticket for? Book(s) Program...