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Friday, June 18
See what’s happening on the grounds of the Ames Free Library or nearby areas with “A Glimpse of Nature.”  Offered by Lorraine Rubinacci, the library's resident naturalist, this weekly photo blog is a...
Tuesday, June 15
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...
Tuesday, June 08
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...
Monday, June 07
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading or watching? Here are just some of their suggestions! As we receive more recommendations, we'll post them here on the AFL Blog. If you would like to...
Tuesday, June 01
Perfect On Paper by Sophie Gonzales Seventeen-year-old Darcy Phillips, a bisexual girl who gives anonymous love advice to her classmates, is hired by the "hot" guy at school to help him get his ex...
Saturday, May 29
This past week, we lost two Children's Book greats: Eric Carle (The Very Hungry Caterpillar) & Lois Ehlert (Chicka Chicka Boom Boom). Both were prolific authors & illustrators whose work will...
Tuesday, May 25
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...
Saturday, May 22
  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? ...
Thursday, May 13
Tina Kanter, Sommelier of Happy Being Clean, features Rosés from regions across the globe. This information-packed Master Class will include how to understand Rosé, as well as its regionality, and...
Tuesday, May 11
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...

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