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Mon, Jun 26
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
Mon, Jun 26
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
Mon, Jun 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Library Beaders on the fourth Monday of each month as we explore the infinite variety of ways to assemble... Read More
Tue, Jun 27
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, Jun 27
11:30am - 1:00pm
Julie Un offers a English as a Second Language class for students of all levels. The first half of class will be spent... Read More
Tue, Jun 27
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come join us for a discussion on this month's selected book, The Boys in the Boat, by Daniel James Brown.  It... Read More
Mon, Jun 26
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, Jun 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come watch a very funny guy perform a very funny magic show! Robb uses a lot of audience participation and his quick... Read More
Tue, Jun 27
10:30am - 11:30am
Lapsit story time for babies emphasizes adult-child interaction with stories, movement, rhymes, and songs. Delight and... Read More
Thu, Jun 29
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, Jun 30
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
Mon, Jul 03
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
Wed, Jun 28
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, Jun 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dealing with stress Just finished with finals and still feeling the stress? Stress is a normal part of life, so we are... Read More
Sat, Jul 01
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
Wed, Jul 05
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Want to be a part of the Ames Teen Advisory Board? What IS the Teen Advisory Board? The Teen Advisory Board gives you a... Read More
Sat, Jul 08
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
Tue, Jul 11
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all sewers and nonsewers: Those interested can volunteer with the nonprofit Days for Girls.... Read More
Mon, Jun 26
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come watch a very funny guy perform a very funny magic show! Robb uses a lot of audience participation and his quick... Read More
Tue, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Mon, Jul 10
6:00pm - 7:00pm
This world music safari adventure takes participants around the globe in search of amazing instruments and sounds.... Read More
Mon, Jul 17
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us as Sciencetellers make things fly, spin, move, and soar while telling you a series of stories that will... Read More
Wed, Jul 19
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Jazz, cabaret and pop vocalist, Krisanthi (which means "golden flower" in Greek) Pappas, has been compared to Norah... Read More
Mon, Jul 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
From lizard lounges to millipede mansions, learn about a variety of different shelters animals build and use.  You will... Read More
06/27/2017 - 1:00pm
06/28/2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Easton Rod and Gun Club
09/17/2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Oakes Ames Memorial Hall