Ames Free Library

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  • Still have presents to wrap? The Ames Free Library has you covered this holiday season. From Monday, December 10 - Friday, December 21, reduce your holiday stress...
  • We're now helping our community connect to more local events! Keep track of everything going on in Easton with the free Burbio community calendar. You can create a personalized...
  • Find out more about this quick and easy project HERE.
  • Need to print from your mobile device or laptop? No problem! Our patron printer is now Wi-Fi enabled. Just email your document or image to ...
  • 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

Tue, Dec 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Tue, Dec 11
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
Tue, Dec 11
1:15pm - 2:15pm
Have you just gotten your results back from Ancestry DNA (or other site) and not sure where to begin? Chris Delano is... Read More
Tue, Dec 11
2:00pm - 4:00pm
The Ames Free Library Quilting Group meets on the second Tuesday of every month. The general format will allow for... Read More
Tue, Dec 11
5:00pm - 7:00pm
We are a small group who meets informally each week to craft. Although originally beaders, we now work with different... Read More
Wed, Dec 12
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Tue, Dec 11
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, Dec 12
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, Dec 13
10:30am - 11:00am
Come and hear illustrator Chris Joseph read this charming tale of a little 'pishy' with anxiety issues! Together with... Read More
Mon, Dec 17
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 3 to 5 working on... Read More
Tue, Dec 18
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, Dec 19
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
Tue, Dec 11
10:00am - 12:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Wed, Dec 12
10:30am - 12:30pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Wed, Dec 12
3:00pm - 4:00pm
It’s fun. It’s healthy. It’s social. It keeps your brain sharp. It improves your sense of balance. It does not need any... Read More
Wed, Dec 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
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, Dec 13
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn basic photography with award winning photographer Eric Lothrop.   Put down that iPhone and shoot like a pro. Eric... Read More
Wed, Dec 12
3:00pm - 4:00pm
It’s fun. It’s healthy. It’s social. It keeps your brain sharp. It improves your sense of balance. It does not need any... Read More
Wed, Dec 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
If you are finally ready to get - and stay - organized in a clutter-free home, this is your chance. Declutterista ... Read More
Thu, Dec 13
10:30am - 11:00am
Come and hear illustrator Chris Joseph read this charming tale of a little 'pishy' with anxiety issues! Together with... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
10:30am - 12:30pm
It’s time to take control of your days and direct them to where you want them to go. In this Self Improvement training... Read More
Sat, Dec 15
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Join #FearlessFit for a fresh start. Boards and other materials will be provided but people are... Read More
Fri, Dec 21
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Drop in anytime between 1- 4 PM for some quiet coloring. There will be a large community coloring table, individual... Read More