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Wednesday, March 25
We all need a little getaway about now, so try escaping with a Romance! You can find these titles in our Teen Den – although for now you’ll have to check our the ebook editions! Click here to find...
Tuesday, March 24
Welcome to our new weekly blog series: Early Literacy Activity Ideas. Literacy is so much more than reading a book - or even learning how to read. All the things babies and toddlers do that make...
Monday, March 23
Miss Jess is hosting a variation of our weekly storytimes! These sessions will look a little different than our library storytimes, but we want to help you keep up your regular routines. Each day...
Tuesday, March 03
Spring is just around the corner, and this month in Adult Fiction, we're visiting the Emerald Isle! Our display features books by Irish authors, and with lush Irish settings. These are just a few...
Monday, February 03
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading? Here are just some of their suggestions! As we receive more book recommendations, we'll post them here on the AFL Blog. For additional books that...
Thursday, January 02
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading? Here are just some of their suggestions! As we receive more book recommendations, we'll post them here on the AFL Blog. For additional books that...
Tuesday, December 31
It should not be a surprise that the staff at the Ames Free Library loves books! But have you ever wondered what we’re reading? As we get ready to turn the calendar to a new year, take a look at...
Tuesday, December 31
It should not be a surprise that the staff at the Ames Free Library loves books! But have you ever wondered what we’re reading? As we get ready to turn the calendar to a new year, take a look at some...
Tuesday, November 12
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading? Here are just some of their suggestions! For additional recommendations, visit our "Your Neighbors Recommend..." book display in the adult fiction...
Tuesday, August 27
Hi, Everyone!   Teen Summer Reading has ended! Thank you again to our local sponsors who contributed so many wonderful SRP prizes: Hilliard's, Hammer & Stain, Paperback Junction, Altitude...

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