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

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Read with APL-Y

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 at 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

  Children of all ages are invited to drop in and read with an APL-Youth volunteer. Readers can practice their skills reading to a teen or older child. Pre-readers can en...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and read with an APL-Youth volunteer. Readers can practice their skills reading to a teen or older child. Pre-readers can enjoy being read to.


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.

Read with APL-Y

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 10:00am - 10:30am
Storytime Room at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

  Children of all ages are invited to drop in and read with an APL-Youth volunteer. Readers can practice their skills reading to a teen or older child. Pre-readers can en...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and read with an APL-Youth volunteer. Readers can practice their skills reading to a teen or older child. Pre-readers can enjoy being read to.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Kids Summer Blast: Insects of Summer

Thursday, July 25, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Arts/Crafts, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

  Kids in 1st- 5th grade are invited to have a blast with the Library! This week's feature: INSECTS OF SUMMER Location: Library Auditorium Special guest Dr. Matt O...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Kids in 1st- 5th grade are invited to have a blast with the Library!

This week's feature: INSECTS OF SUMMER
Location: Library Auditorium


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Friday, July 26, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Monday, July 29, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Terrific Tuesdays: Cold-Blooded Redhead Reptile Zoo

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Presentation, Special Event, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

  Terrific Tuesdays features performers from all over the Midwest in a variety of acts. Families of all ages are encouraged to come participate and watch these amazingly ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Presentation, Special Event, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Terrific Tuesdays features performers from all over the Midwest in a variety of acts. Families of all ages are encouraged to come participate and watch these amazingly talented artists and performers.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Tuesday, July 30, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Thursday, August 1, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Friday, August 2, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Monday, August 5, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Terrific Tuesdays: Magician Rick Eugene Brammer

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Presentation, Special Event, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

  Terrific Tuesdays features performers from all over the Midwest in a variety of acts. Families of all ages are encouraged to come participate and watch these amazingly ...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Presentation, Special Event, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Terrific Tuesdays features performers from all over the Midwest in a variety of acts. Families of all ages are encouraged to come participate and watch these amazingly talented artists and performers.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Magic Class

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Class/Workshop, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  3rd - 12th graders are invited to learn magic tricks from magician Rick "Eugene" Brammer. Each participant will receive a magic kit with supplies to learn 5 differ...

Open
Required
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Summer at the Library
Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Program Details:

 

3rd - 12th graders are invited to learn magic tricks from magician Rick "Eugene" Brammer. Each participant will receive a magic kit with supplies to learn 5 different tricks.

Registration is required.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Kids Summer Blast: Water Day

Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Off Site
Program Type:
Arts/Crafts, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family
Program Details:

  Kids in 1st- 5th grade are invited to have a blast with the Library! This week's feature: Water Day Location: Bandshell Park Beat the heat with us at Bandshell P...

Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Kids in 1st- 5th grade are invited to have a blast with the Library!

This week's feature: Water Day
Location: Bandshell Park


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Friday, August 9, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Monday, August 12, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.

Free Summer Meals for Kids and Teens

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 at 11:30am - 12:30pm
Farwell T. Brown Auditorium at Ames Public Library
Program Type:
Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Age Group:
Family, Teens
Program Details:

  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 1...

Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Health/Fitness, Summer at the Library
Program Details:

 

Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays this summer from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium.


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.