Special Collections of Books & Movies
Black Book Nook
The Black Book Nook collection fosters education and community engagement with Black history, thought, literature, and culture. This collection was created in partnership with the Iowa State University Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion | Office of Equal Opportunity.
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Supported by Ames Public Library Friends Foundation and First National Bank, Ames.
Check out a kid-focused tablet with themed educational apps for preschoolers and elementary age kids.
Explore nature with a Park Pack! Each backpack is filled with guidebooks, tools, and ideas for exploring a different topic.
Have fun with Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at home! Each kit has books and activities to help your family explore a theme.