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  • Guess what? Our Town department heads visited the Ames Free Library for story time! We really enjoyed getting a chance to know them and listening to their favorite books. You can...
  • Get your holiday reading fix! On Thursday, November 21 at 6:30 p.m., local author Debi Graham-Leard will visit to discuss her third and latest mystery novel, ...
  • The Ames Free Library now offers Home Delivery service to Easton residents who are temporarily or permanently unable to visit the Library in-person. For more information, visit...
  • Bring in one non-perishable food item for each dollar in overdue fines that you have, and we will waive your fines!
  • What is a Library of Things? Well, it is exactly what it sounds like: a collection of physical items available for you to borrow just like a book! We know, it sounds awesome, and...

Upcoming Events

Thu, Nov 14
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Expand your horizons with TED Talk Thursdays. TED Talks are recorded presentations that last 20 minutes or less on wide... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cathy Renz, a psychotherapist specializing in bereavement counseling, will provide attendees the opportunity to learn... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join us for the library's new Nonfiction Book Discussion Group! Copies of the next month's selection will be... Read More
Fri, Nov 15
10:30am - 11:30am
Want to share mindfulness skills and meet other folks with contemplative practices? Welcome to an open, peer-to-peer... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services for students in grades 5-9, in... Read More
Mon, Nov 18
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Stories and Songs is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Tue, Nov 19
10:30am - 11:00am
Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggle Worms is a fast-paced storytime with songs, rhymes, and stories to keep them occupied... Read More
Wed, Nov 20
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 15 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Thu, Nov 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Stories and Songs is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Thu, Nov 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services for students in grades 5-9, in... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
1:00pm - 3:00pm
EARLY SCHOOL RELEASE DAY! Come to Queset House on Thursday, November 14 at 1 p.m. to watch Booksmart!* "On... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Alex Manthous is a student at Oliver Ames High School. He is offering tutoring services for students in grades 5-9, in... Read More
Sat, Nov 16
11:00am - 1:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a... Read More
Tue, Nov 19
11:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Thu, Nov 14
1:00pm - 3:00pm
EARLY SCHOOL RELEASE DAY! Come to Queset House on Thursday, November 14 at 1 p.m. to watch Booksmart!* "On... Read More
Thu, Nov 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
AUTHOR TALK The Ames Free Library is delighted to present local author DEBI GRAHAM-LEARD... Read More
Wed, Nov 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thu, Nov 28
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Fri, Nov 29
1:00pm - 3:00pm
"When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the... Read More
Thu, Dec 05
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to hand stitch simple gifts! Participants will make two small projects - to keep or to give to loved ones... Read More