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Fri, Oct 15
11:00am - 12:00pm
Have you always wanted to research your family tree? Did you have your DNA tested and want help understanding the... Read More
Fri, Oct 15
1:00pm - 5:00pm
If you haven't visited the Friends... Read More
Sat, Oct 16
1:00pm - 5:00pm
The Friends of the Ames Free Library is a nonprofit organization integral to promoting and supporting Library... Read More
Mon, Oct 18
10:30am - 11:30am
Qigong is an ancient Chinese health care system benefiting the body and mind, similar to Tai Chi. It integrates slow... Read More
Mon, Oct 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join the Library Beaders on the 3rd Monday of each month as we explore the infinite variety of ways to assemble beads... Read More
Mon, Oct 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
*Due to the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 11, this is the rescheduled date for the Ames Free... Read More
Sat, Oct 16
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Tue, Oct 19
10:30am - 11:00am
Our fall session of Wiggleworms will continue to meet in the Queset Garden! Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms... Read More
Wed, Oct 20
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is full of songs,... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
10:00am - 8:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! This group will continue to meet in the... Read More
Fri, Oct 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Mon, Oct 18
10:00am - 8:00pm
Each month, teens can pick up a new craft kit to take home & make a project. October's kits will be available to... Read More
Wed, Oct 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens - do you want to have a say in what happens at YOUR library? The Teen Advisory Board (TAB)... Read More
Thu, Oct 21
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
This workshop will familiarize participants with Adobe Photoshop's tools and layers, and will show how to make simple... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Love ice cream? Join the Ames Free Library foodies for a casual and lively conversation with Rowena and Irene, the... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Stoneworks Dance Company of Stonehill College will be doing a demo and explanation of their typical warm-up. After the... Read More
Sat, Oct 16
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Wed, Oct 20
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to launch the Scholar Series with a presentation by Dr. ROBERT GONSALVES.  ... Read More
Fri, Oct 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
Welcome to a world where books are in bloom! Once again this year, the creative members of the Easton Garden Club have... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
10:15am - 11:00am
Discovery Dance is a 6 week introductory dance program led by Miss Alexandra of the Stoneworks Dance Company. This... Read More
Sat, Oct 23
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Stoneworks Dance Company of Stonehill College will be doing a demo and explanation of their typical warm-up. After the... Read More
Fri, Oct 29
10:30am - 11:00am
Parade across our Garden stage to show off your spooky, sparkly, and spellbinding costumes! All children up to age 12... Read More
Friday, October 15
A Glimpse of Nature -- Gills & Pores October 15, 2021     This week, let’s look at a few of the fungi that have been growing around the Ames Free Library.  Rather, I should specify that we’ll be...
Thursday, October 14
These books and movies are a scream! Click on any spooky cover image to learn more or place a hold through our catalog. Spooky Staff Picks...
Monday, October 11
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading or watching? Here are just some of their suggestions! As we receive more recommendations, we'll post them here on the AFL Blog. If you would like to...
Friday, October 08
A Glimpse of Nature - Fabulous Fungi Challenge October 8, 2021 It’s been raining, and the fungi keep on coming.  Now’s the time to join the AFL’s “Fabulous Fungi Challenge.”  Photograph three...
Monday, October 04
If you're a fantasy fan, you'll want to grab one of the newest additions to our collection - Adventures in Thousandworld: the Darkenstar by Joseph A. Davis. We have three copies currently available...