Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Special Events

Monday, July 24
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Change of plans! We are excited to host Matthew Graham, comedy magician! Matthew has the honor of being the Magician for the Boston Red Sox for the last 12 years performing for players staff and fans alike. Event will move to Oakes Ames Memorial Hall in case of rain.
Monday, July 31
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whoosh! In the blink of an eye, a drab monk becomes a colorful court jester! He's light on his feet as he dazzles with his stunts and gets you howling at his gags. Alexander, King of Jesters, is ready to delight and amazing you! Event will move to Oakes Ames Memorial Hall in case of rain.
Tuesday, August 01
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to connect with investors, strategic partners, the media, and customers.” Bank of England... Read more
Monday, August 07
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Vic and Sticks is a husband and wife team bringing songs from the comic side of life! With Vicki on vocals, harmonica, and kazoo and Rick on antique washboard and suitcase percussion, their unique songs are performed with a vintage recycled rhythm beat! This fast paced show encourages audience... Read more
Tuesday, August 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to connect with investors, strategic partners, the media, and customers.” Bank of England... Read more
Monday, August 14
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Big Ryan has been telling stories now for 11 years! His program features original stories, puppet play, a bit of music and movement, and a whole lot of fun! Event will move to Oakes Ames Memorial Hall in case of rain.
Tuesday, August 15
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to connect with investors, strategic partners, the media, and customers.” Bank of England... Read more
Wednesday, August 16
6:30pm - 8:00pm
The Barn Burners String Band brings you raucous acoustic music, inspired by bluegrass, Americana, folk, and rock & roll (with a little smattering of Irish music every once in a while) Wear your foot stompin' shoes, you are gonna need 'em! Free & Open to All! Come early and bring a picnic!... Read more
Monday, August 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Toe Jam Puppet Band is back again to help us end the summer on a high note! Their variety show features interactive songs, stories and puppets, a barn dance, flying laundry, and a car wash song where the kids get sprayed with water! Event will move to Oakes Ames Memorial Hall in case of rain.
Tuesday, August 22
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to connect with investors, strategic partners, the media, and customers.” Bank of England... Read more
Monday, August 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
For everyone who has ever wondered what a special vehicle looks like close-up, the library is presenting Touch a Truck! Several vehicles from the Town of Easton, the Easton Fire Department, and the Easton Police will be parked at the library so you can see all of the details, hear what they sound... Read more
Tuesday, August 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to connect with investors, strategic partners, the media, and customers.” Bank of England... Read more
Monday, September 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
Sunday, September 10
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The 60+ member Sharon Concert Band plays a wide variety of music from the symphonic band repertoire. Our summer concerts are fun for the entire family, including stirring marches, show tunes, familiar favorites, "kid stuff", and patriotic melodies. Free & Open to All! Come early and bring a... Read more
Monday, October 09
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Friday, November 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 23
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Monday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.