Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Special Events

Thursday, August 24
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Come and STAY Awhile!   A doggone Literary Reception at the Ames Free Library   Come meet Kate Klise, the charming and prolific author of STAY: A Girl, A Dog, A Bucket List for a celebration and reading of her new book inspired by Easton’s own Ed Hands and his beloved dog Maggie. Kate wrote STAY... Read more
Monday, August 28
6:00pm - 7:00pm
For everyone who has ever wondered what a special vehicle looks like close-up, the library is presenting Touch a Truck! Several vehicles from the Town of Easton, the Easton Fire Department, and the Easton Police will be parked at the library so you can see all of the details, hear what they sound... Read more
Tuesday, August 29
6:30pm - 7:30pm
“I am convinced that finding and telling a company’s story with clear language and clean sentences is the way to connect with investors, strategic partners, the media, and customers.” Bank of England... Read more
Thursday, August 31
11:00am - 3:00pm
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!  One Genre One Community in Partnership with Ames Free Library Thursday, August 31, 2017 11:00AM - 3:00PM (Bus leaves library parking lot at 11AM and returns by 3PM) It's not hard time, it's mealtime at CLINK. restaurant. Once known as the... Read more
Monday, September 04
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, September 4 in observance of Labor Day.
Sunday, September 10
3:00pm - 5:00pm
The 60+ member Sharon Concert Band plays a wide variety of music from the symphonic band repertoire. Our summer concerts are fun for the entire family, including stirring marches, show tunes, familiar favorites, "kid stuff", and patriotic melodies. Free & Open to All! Come early and bring a... Read more
Saturday, September 23
10:30am - 11:30am
Woodtuning is the fine art of creating beauty on a simple lathe. Easton's very own GREG STRANGE will briefly describe the craft and techniques he uses to produce unique functional art from locally sourced wood. He will create small pieces at the presentation with wood salvaged from historic... Read more
Monday, October 09
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed for Columbus Day.
Friday, November 10
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day.
Wednesday, November 22
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closing at 5:00 pm to allow for adequate brining.
Thursday, November 23
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Thursday, November 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.
Monday, December 25
10:00am - 8:00pm
The Ames Free Library will be closed Monday, December 25 in observance of Christmas.