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Battles at the Ames Public Library
Over the years, you may have noticed a yearly program at our library called the Battle of the Books. This is one of my absolute favorite programs! In short, 5th and 6th graders compete in trivia battles about books they have read. However, there is a lot more to...
Book Club Collection
Ames Public Library has multiple copies of many books that are popular with book clubs, and they can be checked out for 6 weeks! See the Book Club Collection list in the online catalog or view the PDF.
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2022 Kiwanis Books (Check with Youth Manager to find these books.)
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