Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
In observance of President's Day, the Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, February 20.

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  • Great news, Irish Pub at Queset is BACK! Friday, March 17, 7:00PM - 10:00PM "Get your Irish on" at Queset House for an evening of traditional live Irish Seisiun music. For more...
  • We are in the midst of our 2017 Annual Appeal — thanks to so many of you who have already made a charitable contribution to the library!   The Ames Free Library always strives for...
  • The The Art Forger, by B. A. Shaprio, was Easton's One Book One Community selection and, unsurprisingly, the most popular fiction book in 2016.  Although All Light We Cannot See...
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  • Are you looking for help checking out e-Books from the library? Do you have some questions about how to use your computer or set up an email address? Or maybe you are doing some...

Upcoming Events

Tue, Feb 21
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you have a bunch of photo slides that need to be brought into the 21st century or negatives that you never got... Read More
Tue, Feb 21
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We are a small group who meets informally each week to craft. Although originally beaders, we now work with different... Read More
Wed, Feb 22
10:30am - 12:30pm
Is that car of yours making strange noises? Wonder if it is really time to change those brakes? Not comfortable with... Read More
Wed, Feb 22
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn to create a digital collage in Photoshop with the use of the library's scanner, learn basic skills, repair old... Read More
Thu, Feb 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
""Everything I did, I did for love..." When Vera Donovan, one of the wealthiest and most ill-natured residents... Read More
Thu, Feb 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to the Queset House February 23 at 6:00 to enjoy our collection of board games with your family and friends.
Tue, Feb 21
10:30am - 11:30am
We will not be hosting story time during February Break (2/20-2/24), but we don't want to ruin your morning schedule... Read More
Tue, Feb 21
11:00am - 12:00pm
Come to the Queset House for some building fun. Build what you want or be challenged and win a prize. 
Wed, Feb 22
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The Ames Free Library hereby invites all residents of the land of Easton and beyond to a royal tea... Read More
Thu, Feb 23
10:30am - 11:30am
We will not be hosting story time during February Break (2/20-2/24), but we don't want to ruin your morning schedule... Read More
Thu, Feb 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to the Queset House February 23 at 6:00 to enjoy our collection of board games with your family and friends.
Mon, Feb 27
10:30am - 11:30am
Alternating between stories, songs, rhymes, and tales, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 ... Read More
Tue, Feb 21
11:00am - 12:00pm
Come to the Queset House for some building fun. Build what you want or be challenged and win a prize. 
Tue, Feb 21
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Queset Writing Group is open to teenagers 13 and up who are interested in creative writing. Bring your work in... Read More
Wed, Feb 22
10:30am - 12:30pm
Is that car of yours making strange noises? Wonder if it is really time to change those brakes? Not comfortable with... Read More
Thu, Feb 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come to the Queset House February 23 at 6:00 to enjoy our collection of board games with your family and friends.
Thu, Feb 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Local & best selling author, Kevin V. Symmons is touring libraries to encourage tomorrow’s... Read More
Sat, Feb 25
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!    Every other Saturday, join in... Read More
Mon, Feb 20
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Mon, Feb 27
6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library is proud to once again host award-winning pastel artist Gregory John Maichack. In this two-hour... Read More
Wed, Mar 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Please plan to attend this family friendly PowerPoint presentation to learn how to use the new Library Telescope to... Read More
Mon, Apr 17
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Mon, May 29
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Tue, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
02/22/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
VFW Hall
02/28/2017 - 12:00am to 12:00pm
03/08/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
VFW Hall
03/22/2017 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
VFW Hall
03/28/2017 - 12:00am to 12:00pm