Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"
The Ames Free Library will close early at 5:00PM on Wednesday, November 22 and will be closed all day Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Special Events

Friday, December 01
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, December 1 for STAFF DEVELOPMENT DAY.
Thursday, December 07
2:00pm - 3:00pm
In conjunction with the library, Temple Beth Emunah invites children in grades 1-5 for a Hanukkah celebration and workshop! Rabbi Gouze will present a Hanukkah storytime and children will make a menorah project. Please register ahead of time so we know how many menorahs to prepare for; however,... Read more
Saturday, December 09
10:00am - 4:00pm
EASTON SHOVEL TOWN CULTURAL DISTRICT TO PRESENT SIXTH ANNUAL ARTISANS FAIRE & HOLIDAY TEA The Easton Shovel Town Cultural District is excited to announce our sixth annual Artisans Faire & Holiday Tea, which will be held at Queset House, 51 Main Street, North Easton, on Saturday, December 9... Read more
Tuesday, December 12
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kevin Paicos began his career in Special Forces on Feb. 6, 1972 until his retirement on Oct. 31, 2014, conducting special operations as a Captain “A Team” Leader, a Special Forces Combat Medic, a parachutist, sniper and combat scuba diver. This riveting presentation will be about... Read more
Monday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Tuesday, February 20
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to host our Artist-In-Residence at MINDFUL: a two-part workshop on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at ... Read more
Wednesday, April 18
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to host our Artist-In-Residence at MINDFUL: a two-part workshop on Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at ... Read more