Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
The Queset House driveway is under construction. Visitors may park in the Main Library parking lot. Additional public parking is available just up the street, next to the Rockery, and behind the Children’s Museum.

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  • Join us in the beautiful Queset Garden to celebrate both the 135th birthday of the Ames Free Library and the Summer Solstice! We'll have vintage cocktails, delicious appetizers...
  • Hello Easton, During the Spring of 2018 we are continuing to celebrate the 135th Anniversary of the opening of the Ames Free Library.  The erudite and foresighted founders of our...
  • QUESET GARDEN MUSIC SERIES 2018 Wednesdays at 6:30 pm   MAY 23 – RIVERBOAT STOMPERS JULY 18 – DOO-WOP DEVILLE AUGUST 15 – JUMPIN...
  • One Genre One Community is delighted to partner with the library in presenting a series on memoir writing. All programs will be held at Queset House, 51 Main...
  • It's that time again for showing appreciation for all the wonderful things that enrich our lives -- for example, the Ames Free Library!  On the eve of it's 135th birthday, this...

Upcoming Events

Mon, Jun 18
11:30am - 1:00pm
Join us for an English for All class for immigrants who want to improve their English. During class time we practice... Read More
Tue, Jun 19
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, Jun 19
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, Jun 19
3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Jun 19
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
Tue, Jun 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Zentangle is a relaxing drawing method utilizing structured patterns to create beautiful images. Participants are... Read More
Tue, Jun 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, Jun 20
10:30am - 11:00am
Babytime is storytime for littles! This group is best for pre-walkers from 0 to 18 months old. Caregivers and babies... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
10:30am - 11:00am
Alternating between stories, songs, and rhymes, Songs and Stories is perfect for children about age 2 to 5 working on... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Math tutoring with Oliver Ames High School student Alex Manthous. Alex will tutor those who need help with math up to... Read More
Mon, Jun 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Help us kick off our Summer Reading Program with our favorite Easton music man for a fun-filled time with many of your... Read More
Tue, Jun 26
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
Tue, Jun 19
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Have you previously sewn on a sewing machine but find yourself without one? Not to worry the Ames Free Library has a... Read More
Wed, Jun 20
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Wed, Jun 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
You are all welcome to come and work on improving your English. You can work alone or with others on grammar,... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
10:30am - 1:00pm
Dana is available each Wednesday & Thursday morning at the Queset House to help you better navigate this digital... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Math tutoring with Oliver Ames High School student Alex Manthous. Alex will tutor those who need help with math up to... Read More
Sat, Jun 23
10:00am - 3:00pm
Podcasting is experiencing renewed popularity! If you're interested in starting your very own podcast, Burt Lewis can... Read More
Thu, Jun 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Experience cryptocurrency trading in real life! On Thursday, June 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m., local... Read More
Fri, Jun 22
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Join us in Queset Garden on Friday, June 22, from 7-10 p.m. as we celebrate the 135th birthday of the... Read More
Mon, Jun 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Help us kick off our Summer Reading Program with our favorite Easton music man for a fun-filled time with many of your... Read More
Fri, Jun 29
12:00pm - 2:00pm
One Genre One Community is delighted to present: A MIGHTY HEART Friday, June 29, 2018... Read More
Fri, Jun 29
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Libraries rock - and so do you! Choose from a variety of karaoke songs - or bring your own kids karaoke disc* - to sing... Read More
Sat, Jun 30
10:00am - 5:00pm
Pick up a craft kit to take and make and home. Any specialty supplies and directions to complete the craft are included... Read More