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  • On Friday, March 11, 2016 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm, Queset House will be transformed into a traditional Irish pub! Enjoy live Irish Seisuin music featuring guitarist Sean Kane and...
  • We did it again: 2016 Best Small Library in America Finalist! For the past decade, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Library Journal have...
  •   Thanks to the outpouring of generosity we have received in response to our annual appeal, the Ames Free Library is well on its way towards reaching our 2016 fundraising goal! ...
  • 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...
  • Speak One on One with an Expert The Ames Free Library is excited to bring to you resident experts! These are members of our community that are knowledgeable in something special...

Upcoming Events

Sat, Feb 13
10:00am - 12:00pm
‘A poem lives forever, make it your best’   Join Easton poets, Rich Berg and George Comeaux, for a... Read More
Sat, Feb 13
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Stuck on a tough "puzzle" in your family tree?  Join Ed Hands and the Easton Genealogy Club where you can use the Ames... Read More
Tue, Feb 16
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
Wed, Feb 17
10:30am - 11:30am
Wondering what to do with all those old home movies on VHS cassette? Dana will show you how to convert them onto DVDs... Read More
Wed, Feb 17
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Do you have some awesome stuff you're looking to sell online? Then bring yourself and your treasures down to Queset... Read More
Wed, Feb 17
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come, spend a couple of hours with like minded stitchers and work on your current W.I.P (work in progress). Be inspired... Read More
Sat, Feb 13
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
Wed, Feb 17
3:30pm - 4:30pm
In this program, Eric performs an improvised comic book storytelling. What's that, you ask? Why, it's so unique, it's... Read More
Thu, Feb 18
10:30am - 11:30am
  Do you know a kid who is always wiggling? Tapping her toes? Twirling in his room? Grab that youngster and join us for... Read More
Fri, Feb 19
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Nestled right between Presidents Day and Massachusetts' presidential primaries is the Snowman Caucus, a gathering of... Read More
Sat, Feb 20
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, Feb 22
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Trisha is here to teach you how to knit without needles! Craft yourself a scarf, or learn how to make a blanket for a... Read More
Sat, Feb 13
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12... Read More
Tue, Feb 16
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Tired of your dry winter skin? Make your own soap! It's a fun, addictive craft you'll love to use! Register for your... Read More
Wed, Feb 17
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Do you have some awesome stuff you're looking to sell online? Then bring yourself and your treasures down to Queset... Read More
Thu, Feb 18
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to learn something new? Lynda.com has over 4,000 video courses on such wide ranging subjects as entrepreneurship... Read More
Sat, Feb 20
10:30am - 12:30pm
In these half-hour workshops, Kyaunna will teach the basics of Adobe Photoshop. You will become familiar with the tools... Read More
Sat, Feb 20
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Play PS3, X-Box 360, WiiU, board games, or bring your own Magic the Gathering cards!   Open to all teens in grades 6-12... Read More
Mon, Feb 15
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Mon, May 30
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Mon, Jul 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
Mon, Oct 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.