Ames Free Library

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  • Easton's favorite meeting space for community groups, tutors, gamers and hobbyists is once again open - including the Friends Book Sale Room! The Learning Commons @ Queset House...
  • Get to know your town officials through their favorite reads! Scroll through to see their selections and click on any book cover to learn more or place a hold through our catalog.
  • Welcome to the 300 Years, 300 Stories project! As Easton approaches its tricentennial celebration in 2025, the Ames Free Library is capturing and sharing oral histories about the...
  • On Wednesday, December 8th at 6:30 p.m. Andrew Budson, M.D. will explain how individuals can distinguish changes in memory due to Alzheimer's...
  • On Tuesday, December 14th at 6:30 p.m., local author, Art Milmore, reads from his new book about the loss of the steamer Portland, the palatial...
  • Looking for a new and exciting way to connect with nature at the Sheep Pasture property? Girl Scout Gold Award candidate Reilly Clark of Girl Scout Troop 65049 has developed four...

What's Happening

Wed, Dec 08
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
Wed, Dec 08
1:30pm - 2:30pm
From the New York Times bestselling author of How to Walk Away comes a stunning new novel about courage, hope... Read More
Wed, Dec 08
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Based on his award-winning book being translated into Chinese and Korean, ... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
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
Wed, Dec 08
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime will meet inside the Queset House through the winter. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
10:00am - 8:00pm
We’re making community art! Swing by after your half day of school to find some good books - and be a part of our... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
10:30am - 11:00am
Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! This group will meet inside the Queset House... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
10:00am - 8:00pm
Ever wanted a fantasy friend? Make your dreams come true with this paper hand puppet craft. You’ll get materials &... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages are invited to make festive holiday gnomes! Drop in for the whole time, or just part. We provide everything -... Read More
Thu, Dec 09
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages are invited to make festive holiday gnomes! Drop in for the whole time, or just part. We provide everything -... Read More
Wed, Dec 15
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, Dec 16
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro.... Read More
Mon, Dec 20
10:00am - 8:00pm
Each month, teens can pick up a new craft kit to take home & make a project. Grab this month's kit to design two... Read More
Fri, Dec 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Library will be closed all day on Friday, December 10 for our annual Staff Development Day. The Library will reopen... Read More
Mon, Dec 13
1:00pm - 8:00pm
Still have presents to wrap? The Ames Free Library has you covered this holiday season.   For two weeks - ... Read More
Fri, Dec 24
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 24th and Saturday, December 25th in observance of Christmas.
Tue, Dec 28
11:00am - 12:00pm
Try your hand at painting with Ms. Sandy Churchill! She’ll walk you through creating your own winter landscape. All... Read More
Tue, Dec 28
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens! Join Ms. Sandy Churchill for a painting party! She’ll walk you through creating your own winter landscape. All... Read More
Wed, Dec 29
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Some of us look forward to snow more than others… but don’t worry, this program is “SNOW” problem for anyone! At the... Read More
Friday, November 12
Explore books, articles and events honoring the lives of Native Americans in the United States, their culture, and the tribulations they face, 
Friday, November 12
For the past several weeks, the glory of the southeastern Massachusetts landscape has been its oaks.     I admit that my love of oaks came later in life.  Don’t get me wrong, I always liked the...
Monday, November 08
Winter is coming! As the weather gets colder, storytimes must move inside. We’ll continue to run our weekly storytimes on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 10:30 AM, but there will be a few...
Monday, November 08
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, November 05
See what’s happening on the grounds of the Ames Free Library or nearby areas with “A Glimpse of Nature.”  Offered by Lorraine Rubinacci, the library's resident naturalist, this weekly photo blog is a...