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  • Showing through the month of August at the Ames Free Library: Easton Reads! Stop by the Ames Free Library to view a collection of stylish READ posters featuring a few of the many...
  • Unsure what to read nest? Run out of titles on your recommendations list? Or maybe you just want to try something new? Well we have you covered! Why not view a few brief book...
  • Looking for more books or audiobooks like your favorites? Want to find a new author? Can't remember all the titles in a series? NoveList Plus has the answers!   */ Find...
  • Read a book. Tell us about it. Be entered to win a prize. It is that simple, really. Why should kids get all the summer reading fun? Thanks to the Ames Free Library, adults can...
  • Now available for purchase for a limited time at the Ames Free Library Circulation Desk: AFL Tote Bags! These high quality, sturdy and stylish tote bags come in two sizes. The...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Jul 28
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Thu, Jul 28
3:00pm - 4:00pm
"Moving from Boston to remote Bearkill, Maine, isn’t homicide cop Lizzie Snow’s idea of a step up. But breaking away... Read More
Fri, Jul 29
10:30am - 11:30am
Friday, July 5, 10:30 am.  Want to share mindfulness skills and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome... Read More
Sat, Jul 30
9:00am - 10:00am
Come join us on the last Saturday of every month to practice and learn the 24 Posture Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Form.... Read More
Sat, Jul 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
2016 is now almost guaranteed to be the hottest year on record, with dramatic impact all over the world including... Read More
Mon, Aug 01
10:30am - 12:30pm
Do you need pointers on how to use your new tablet? Or maybe you’re a long-time owner of a smartphone and have... Read More
Thu, Jul 28
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
Fri, Jul 29
10:30am - 11:30am
Who says story times have to end when you start school? Come listen to fairy tales and folk tales with Mimsy at a ... Read More
Sat, Jul 30
10:00am - 12:00pm
Come and join us on Saturdays from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm as we get creative having fun building with LEGO. Plenty of play... Read More
Mon, Aug 01
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
Mon, Aug 01
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Calling all ages!  Celebrate summertime with a concert by singer & musician Jeannie Mack. The program includes... Read More
Mon, Aug 01
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Have you been on any big trips lately? Have you had a big life experience that you want to remember forever? Scrap-... Read More
Thu, Jul 28
10:30am - 12:30pm
Patricia has lived in and traveled three continents utilizing hospitality and help exchanges. Learn her insider tips of... Read More
Thu, Jul 28
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Get your game on with classic board games like Monopoly, Life, Jenga, Twister, and much more!   There will be food and... Read More
Sat, Jul 30
9:00am - 10:00am
Come join us on the last Saturday of every month to practice and learn the 24 Posture Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan Form.... Read More
Sat, Jul 30
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, Aug 01
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you have a project that you need to work on with friends but can never seem to find the time to get together? Google... Read More
Mon, Aug 01
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Have you been on any big trips lately? Have you had a big life experience that you want to remember forever? Scrap-... Read More
Tue, Aug 02
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesdays in August. Drop in for any or all of the unique free workshops being offered by beloved epistolary novelist... Read More
Tue, Aug 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesdays in August. Drop in for any or all of the unique free workshops being offered by beloved epistolary novelist... Read More
Wed, Aug 10
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30PM join us in Queset Garden and enjoy the sounds of the Barn Burners String Band as part of... Read More
Tue, Aug 16
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesdays in August. Drop in for any or all of the unique free workshops being offered by beloved epistolary novelist... Read More
Fri, Aug 19
9:30am - 3:00pm
Thirteen works of art worth over $500 million today were stolen from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, the largest... Read More
Tue, Aug 23
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Tuesdays in August. Drop in for any or all of the unique free workshops being offered by beloved epistolary novelist... Read More
09/17/2016 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Governor Ames Estate
10/07/2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
North Easton Machine