Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Special Events

Saturday, January 18
11:00am - 12:30pm
Drop by the Queset House between 11 - 12:30 PM to play the Pokémon card game or just chat with other Pokémon trainers! Please bring your own deck. Beginners are welcome, but there will be no instruction. If you're new, watch and chat with more experienced players to learn a thing or two! There will... Read more
Monday, January 20
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Saturday, February 01 to Sunday, March 15
10:00am - 5:00pm
From February 1 - March 15, the Ames Free Library will be collecting new sets of pajamas for babies, toddlers, kids, and teens! Just look for the Boston Bruins PJ Drive bin near the Circulation desk. We are once again helping the ... Read more
Saturday, February 01
10:00am - 5:00pm
Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day with us on February 1, 2020! Reinforce your child’s literacy skills with a variety of activities in the Children’s Room. play board games or put together puzzles explore with a mini scavenger hunt make a bookmark write or tell a story... Read more
Thursday, February 13
6:30pm - 7:30pm
After 28 years of wedded bliss, John Reilly really needed something special to commemorate his wife Carol’s 55th birthday. But what hadn’t he done for her before? This loving husband will describe his odyssey to persuade Buckingham Palace, Jodi Picoult, singers, famous folks, family and friends to... Read more
Saturday, February 15
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Massasoit Theatre Company presents A VISIT WITH BEAST Saturday, February 15 12:30 p.m. in the Children's Room "Tale as old as time, song as old as rhyme..." Join Beast in the Children's Room for a... Read more
Monday, February 17
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.
Tuesday, February 18
11:30am - 7:30pm
Drop in at any time to write a letter or draw a picture for an author. Writing and drawing materials will be provided, and letters will be mailed by the librarian.
Tuesday, February 18
12:00pm - 1:30pm
FEBRUARY VACATION! Come to Queset House on Tuesday, February 18 at 12 p.m. to watch Isn't It Romantic! "A young woman disenchanted with love mysteriously finds herself trapped inside a romantic comedy." - IMDB    
Wednesday, February 19
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Looking for a fun place to act out? Use simple scripts and props to act out a short play. We'll practice for an hour, then perform for family and friends at 3:00. Basic reading skills are required, but no memorization or acting experience is necessary. This program is for readers ages 6 to 12.... Read more
Thursday, February 20
11:00am - 12:30pm
Drop by the Queset House between 11 - 12:30 PM to play the Pokémon card game or just chat with other Pokémon trainers! Please bring your own deck. Beginners are welcome, but there will be no instruction. If you're new, watch and chat with more experienced players to learn a thing or two! There will... Read more
Thursday, February 20
4:00pm - 5:00pm
In this special TAB session on Thursday, February 20 at 4 p.m. in the Teen Den, we'll be making some POM POM BOOKMARKS while doing some planning for the Teen Den. Snacks will be provided. See you there! TAB meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, from 4 - 5 p.m. in the Teen Den.... Read more
Friday, February 21
2:00pm - 4:00pm
"Three teenagers must help a Yeti return to his family while avoiding a wealthy man and a zoologist who want it for their own needs." IMDB Rated PG; 97 minutes Bring a blanket or pillow to make yourself comfy, and bring your own nut-free snack if desired.
Friday, March 20
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Drop by the Queset House between 2 - 3:30 PM to play the Pokémon card game or just chat with other Pokémon trainers! Please bring your own deck. Beginners are welcome, but there will be no instruction. If you're new, watch and chat with more experienced players to learn a thing or two! There will... Read more
Monday, April 20
10:00am - 8:00pm
In celebration of the Patriot's Day holiday, the Ames Free Library will be closed.
Monday, May 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.
Saturday, June 13
10:00am - 12:00pm
Welcome to a free and fun hands-on workshop with veteran builder and craftsman, Tim Hurley!    Learn to assemble a birdhouse that can attract bluebirds or chickadees, wrens, sparrows and other nesting birds. All supplies will be provided, thanks to a grant from the Easton Cultural Council.  ... Read more
Friday, July 03 to Saturday, July 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed on Friday, July 3rd & Saturday, July 4th, in observance of Independence Day.
Monday, September 07
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day.
Monday, October 12
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Wednesday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 25
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 26
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Thursday, December 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 pm to accommodate festive caroling.
Friday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Thursday, December 31
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will close early at 5:00PM on Thursday, December 31 in observance of New Year's Eve and will not reopen until Saturday, January 2, 2020.