Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Special Events

Monday, August 19
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Toe Jam Puppet Band is back again to help us end the summer on a high note! Their variety show features interactive songs, stories and puppets, including a barn dance, a flying laundry song and a car wash song where the kids get sprayed with water!   In case of rain, event will be held next... Read more
Monday, August 19
6:00pm - 8:00pm
EEE  Eastern Equine Encephalitis THREAT & PREVENTION Monday, August 19, 2019 6 p.m. Queset House, 51 Main Street, Easton EEE is a rare but serious disease caused by a virus and spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. Given... Read more
Tuesday, August 20
10:30am - 11:30am
Tuesdays, August 20 & 27, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., our Author-in-Residence, the beloved children's book author, Kate Klise, will be offering a writing workshop just for kids! Come to one or both workshops. Kate will get you started with the writing process and provide guidance... Read more
Tuesday, August 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 formal instruction. If you're new, watch and chat with more experienced players to learn a thing or two! There... Read more
Wednesday, August 21
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Come relax, color, and listen to some music from 6 -7 p.m.!  Attend this event to receive ONE TICKET from our Summer Reading Program for Teens - you can use it to enter our ... Read more
Wednesday, August 21
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Jumpin' Juba plays original and classic blues, boogie, and roots-y rock & roll.  Great piano-guitar arrangements mix with contemporary lyrics - a fresh sound for listening or dancing! This program is free and open to all! Thanks to the Friends of the Ames Free Library, and a grant from the... Read more
Thursday, August 22
10:30am - 11:30am
Author -in-Residence, Kate Klise, is back!   YOUR LIFE, YOUR STORY Obituary writing workshops  with  KATE KLISE Thursdays, August 22 & 29; September 5  & 12, 2019, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., ... Read more
Saturday, August 24
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Teen Genre Book Club will meet the 4th Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., in the Teen Den at the Main Library! Read a book that falls into the monthly genre and come prepared to discuss your thoughts with your fellow teens. This is a great way to meet other book lovers and discover... Read more
Tuesday, August 27
10:30am - 11:30am
Tuesdays, August 20 & 27, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., our Author-in-Residence, the beloved children's book author, Kate Klise, will be offering a writing workshop just for kids! Come to one or both workshops. Kate will get you started with the writing process and provide guidance... Read more
Thursday, August 29
10:30am - 11:30am
Author -in-Residence, Kate Klise, is back!   YOUR LIFE, YOUR STORY Obituary writing workshops  with  KATE KLISE Thursdays, August 22 & 29; September 5  & 12, 2019, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., ... Read more
Monday, September 02
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 3 in observance of Labor Day.
Wednesday, September 04
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Fall into harmony with an a cappella concert by  NoteAble Blend  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 7 - 8 p.m. Unity Church, 9 Main Street, North Easton   This entertaining concert will consist of a variety of songs... Read more
Thursday, September 05
10:30am - 11:30am
Author -in-Residence, Kate Klise, is back!   YOUR LIFE, YOUR STORY Obituary writing workshops  with  KATE KLISE Thursdays, August 22 & 29; September 5  & 12, 2019, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., ... Read more
Saturday, September 07
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.   This... Read more
Tuesday, September 10
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to present:   Yes, We (Tin) Can: How to Ditch Your Mortgage and Live the Travel Trailer Life! Tuesday, September 10, 2019 6:30 p.m. Queset House, 51 Main... Read more
Thursday, September 12
10:30am - 11:30am
Author -in-Residence, Kate Klise, is back!   YOUR LIFE, YOUR STORY Obituary writing workshops  with  KATE KLISE Thursdays, August 22 & 29; September 5  & 12, 2019, from 10:30 - 11:30 a.m., ... Read more
Thursday, September 26
6:30pm - 7:30pm
AUTHOR TALK The Ames Free Library is delighted to present ROBERTA GATELY Thursday, September 26, 2019 6:30 pm Queset House, 51 Main Street, Easton   Join us for a riveting evening with author Roberta Gately, who... Read more
Monday, October 14
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Wednesday, October 23
6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Ames Free Library is delighted to present:   Walking the Via Francigena with The Dempseys Wednesday, October 23, 2019 6:30 p.m. Queset House, 51 Main Street, Easton   All... Read more
Monday, November 11
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 28
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving.
Tuesday, December 24
10:00am - 1:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 1:00 pm to accommodate festive caroling.
Wednesday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Wednesday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.
Tuesday, December 31
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will close early at 5:00PM on Tuesday, December 31 in observance of New Year's Eve and will not reopen until Thursday, January 2, 2020.