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Summer Reading Challenge 2024

All Day 6/1 - 8/22
Ames Public Library at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Do you love free stuff? Are you between the ages of 0 and 120? Then join our Summer Reading Challenge starting June 1 - August 22 and earn prizes for tracking your r...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Do you love free stuff? Are you between the ages of 0 and 120?

Then join our Summer Reading Challenge starting June 1 - August 22 and earn prizes for tracking your reading!

 

Three Ways to Play:


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: German

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in German. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in German. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

View from the Margins Book Group

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Book Discussion, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Check out this book group for fresh insights and lively discussion about topics relating to society, identity, and culture. Book selections include fiction and non-f...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Check out this book group for fresh insights and lively discussion about topics relating to society, identity, and culture.


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Sidewalk Sale

All Day 7/25 - 7/28
In Front of Library at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Book Sale
Age Group:
Family, Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Support your local library and shop for gently-used books and more for all ages from Literary Grounds Bookstore during Summer Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Ames July 25-28...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: In Front of Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Sale
Program Details:

 

Support your local library and shop for gently-used books and more for all ages from Literary Grounds Bookstore during Summer Sidewalk Sales in Downtown Ames July 25-28! Find out more at amesdowntown.org.


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community and Family Resources

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Staff from Community and Family Resources will be available in the Library to provide information about addiction, substance abuse treatment, problem gambling treatment...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 

Staff from Community and Family Resources will be available in the Library to provide information about addiction, substance abuse treatment, problem gambling treatment, and mental health therapy. 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assis...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 11:00am - 2:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assis...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Parenting Circle

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 9:30am - 10:30pm
Teen Space at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Meetup
Age Group:
Family, Adults
Program Details:

  Parenting babies and toddlers is full of challenges. Join this welcoming community of families as we support each other and grow together through the early years of pre...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:

 

Parenting babies and toddlers is full of challenges. Join this welcoming community of families as we support each other and grow together through the early years of pregnancy, postpartum, and parenthood. 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: Russian

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Russian. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Russian. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: French

Saturday, July 27, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in French. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in French. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: English

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather for casual conversations in English. The focus of this group is to help English Language Learners gain confidence and fluency in a comfortable and fun setting. L...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 11:00am - 2:00pm
Jonie & John Fitzsimmons Study Room - 1st Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services in our community. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Jonie & John Fitzsimmons Study Room - 1st Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MICA Mobile Pantry

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
In Front of Library at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Family, Adults
Program Details:

  The MICA Mobile Food Pantry is coming to the Ames Public Library! Stop by for shelf-stable food, fresh produce, perishable foods, and information on community resources...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: In Front of Library
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 

The MICA Mobile Food Pantry is coming to the Ames Public Library! Stop by for shelf-stable food, fresh produce, perishable foods, and information on community resources. All Story County residents are welcome! 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: Spanish

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Spanish. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Spanish. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Artistic Legacy: Gene Figura Exhibit

All Day 8/1 - 8/31
Vestibule at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Exhibit
Age Group:
Family, Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Selected works by Gene Figura, former ISU art professor and painter (1927-2017), will be on display in the Vestibule and throughout the Library. Take time to experie...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Vestibule
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Exhibit
Program Details:

 

Selected works by Gene Figura, former ISU art professor and painter (1927-2017), will be on display in the Vestibule and throughout the Library.


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Community and Family Resources

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Staff from Community and Family Resources will be available in the Library to provide information about addiction, substance abuse treatment, problem gambling treatment...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 

Staff from Community and Family Resources will be available in the Library to provide information about addiction, substance abuse treatment, problem gambling treatment, and mental health therapy. 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assis...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 11:00am - 2:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the Library to assis...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: Russian

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Russian. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Russian. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: French

Saturday, August 3, 2024 at 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in French. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in French. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mary Greeley Medical Center at APL

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 11:00am - 1:00pm
Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

Staff from Mary Greeley Medical Center will be available in the Library to talk about inpatient and outpatient mental health services in the Ames community. Mondays, 11am...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lisa Fawcett Nilsson Study Room - 2nd Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:


Staff from Mary Greeley Medical Center will be available in the Library to talk about inpatient and outpatient mental health services in the Ames community.

  • Mondays, 11am-1pm on the second floor

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: English

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Danfoss Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather for casual conversations in English. The focus of this group is to help English Language Learners gain confidence and fluency in a comfortable and fun setting. L...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

The Bridge Home

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:00am - 2:00pm
Jonie & John Fitzsimmons Study Room - 1st Floor at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Social Services
Age Group:
Teens, Adults
Program Details:

  Ames Public Library is partnering with The Bridge Home to provide easy access to critical services in our community. Staff from The Bridge Home will be available in the...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Jonie & John Fitzsimmons Study Room - 1st Floor
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Social Services
Program Details:

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversation Circles: Spanish

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Dale H. Ross Board Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Language Learning, Meetup
Age Group:
Adults
Program Details:

  Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Spanish. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.   To join via...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:

 

Gather (in person or online) for casual conversations in Spanish. Chat in your native language or get comfortable speaking in another language.

 


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome proposals via our website for programs at www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal and exhibits at https://www.amespubliclibrary.org/exhibit-proposal.