Events for Children and Families
Today is 3/7/2014
Please click HERE for the schedule of regular storytimes that will run through the beginning of May, 2014, with a few exceptions. Cancellations will be posted on the Library's homepage.
There will be no Baby Talk or Milk & Book-ies Thursday, March 6 or Thursday, April 3 due to Battle of the Books.
5th Grade Battle of the Books
Thursday, March 6 at 4pm, Ames Middle School
Everyone is invited to come watch teams of local 5th graders battle it out with a book trivia contest.
Spring Break Movies
2pm at Ames City Auditorium (520 6th Street)
Join us for free movies on the big screen at the City Auditorium!
- Monday, March 17: Mary Poppins (1964; 139 minutes; MPAA Rating G)
- Wednesday, March 19: Frozen (2013, 102 minutes, MPAA Rating PG)
- Thursday, March 20: Despicable Me 2 (2013; 98 minutes; MPAA Rating PG)
Author Jeff Kinney’s Birthday Party
Wednesday, March 19 at 3pm, Ames Public Library
Kids in grades 2 and up are invited to the Library to celebrate the birthday of Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books! We will make crafts, play games, eat birthday treats, and hold a Wimpy Kid trivia contest, but watch out for the cheese touch!
10:30am, Ames Public Library (unless stated otherwise)
Join us for specially themed Saturday storytimes, great for the entire family.
- March 22: March to the Beat
- April 19: Easter
- May 10: Pet Parade (Brookside Park)