Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Kids Events

Wednesday, May 18
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Babytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! This session is full of songs, rhymes,... Read more
Thursday, May 19
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Family Storytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! Learn (or re-learn!) favorite songs &... Read more
Tuesday, May 24
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Wiggleworms will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. This program... Read more
Wednesday, May 25
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Babytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! This session is full of songs, rhymes,... Read more
Thursday, May 26
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Family Storytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! Learn (or re-learn!) favorite songs &... Read more
Tuesday, May 31
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Wiggleworms will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. This program... Read more
Wednesday, June 01
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Babytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! This session is full of songs, rhymes,... Read more
Thursday, June 02
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Family Storytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! Learn (or re-learn!) favorite songs &... Read more
Tuesday, June 07
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Wiggleworms will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for mobile toddlers, Wiggleworms features songs, rhymes, and a story or two to keep little ones engaged. This program... Read more
Wednesday, June 08
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Babytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Best for infants and prewalkers, Babytime is storytime for littles - and their grownups! This session is full of songs, rhymes,... Read more
Thursday, June 09
10:30am - 11:00am
In May, Storytime will be moving outside full-time! Family Storytime will meet in the Queset Garden this month. No registration is required; all families are welcome to attend. Family Storytime is perfect for preschoolers but fun for the whole family! Learn (or re-learn!) favorite songs &... Read more
Friday, June 10
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Miss Hayley from Self Help Inc (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement) for this three week playgroup. Young children and their caregivers will participate in story time, music, and movement, and art projects! Dates include 6/10, 6/17, & 6/24. Registration is required.... Read more
Friday, June 17
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Miss Hayley from Self Help Inc (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement) for this three week playgroup. Young children and their caregivers will participate in story time, music, and movement, and art projects! Dates include 6/10, 6/17, & 6/24. Registration is required.... Read more
Friday, June 24
10:30am - 11:30am
Join Miss Hayley from Self Help Inc (Coordinated Family and Community Engagement) for this three week playgroup. Young children and their caregivers will participate in story time, music, and movement, and art projects! Dates include 6/10, 6/17, & 6/24. Registration is required.... Read more
Monday, September 05
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 10
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day.
Friday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 23
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. to allow certain turkeys to receive their last meal.
Thursday, November 24
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Saturday, December 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 p.m. in observance of Christmas.
Monday, December 26
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Monday, December 26th in observance of Christmas.
Saturday, December 31
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 p.m. in observance of New Year's Eve.
Monday, January 02
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Monday, January 2 in observance of New Year's Day.