Ames Free Library

"Where the Community Connects"

Library Blog

Friday, November 20
Take your remote schooling to a whole new level! AFL has a new database to support your academics.  Brainfuse HelpNow offers on-demand, personalized tutoring for K-12 students and adult learners. Log...
Friday, November 13
November is flying by, but there’s still fun to be had from Youth Services! Zoom storytimes with Miss Jess continue weekly through November. No advance registration is required. All storytimes start...
Thursday, November 05
Kiersten White is a writer of young-adult fiction covering a variety of genres (fantasy, historical fiction, paranormal); and she also wrote a middle-grade novel of funny fairy tales. She lives with...
Friday, October 30
This month’s featured author is homegrown! Local author Anna Staniszewski’s books span from tween novels to picture books, with a new chapter book series in between! Visit Ms. Staniszewski’s website...
Wednesday, October 28
Practice self-love and take care of yourself with some YOGA! Check out the links below to get started! https://yogawithadriene.com/yoga-for-teens/  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kJgTouHHeE
Monday, October 26
Queset House's roof has been restored! Check out the restoration's progress, courtesy of Paul E. Dutelle Co., Inc.! Chimneys are all copper clad. Copper flashing on eaves, valleys, down spouts and...
Monday, October 26
Community Forum is hosted by Priscilla Almquist-Olsen. This episode features Ames Free Library Executive Director Uma Hiremath.
Monday, October 26
What is invisible about you? What stories are untold about you and others? What stories are missing from our culture? What would happen if we tried to make them visible? Why might it be important to...
Monday, October 26
Whether your child is working on a hybrid or a fully remote schedule, this workshop will help you set your student up for success! Hosted by Dr. David Murphy, of Effective Effort Consulting, this...
Monday, October 26
So many of us are artists, and yet the energy and talent we use to produce our work are only the beginning. In this video (filmed Thursday, June 11 at 11 a.m.), join author, artist and educator Stacy...

Pages