Upcoming Events

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Winter Reading Challenge

All Day12/26 - 1/31
Family, Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
All ages are invited to sign up at the Library, Bookmobile, or online at amespubliclibrary.beanstack.org. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Raising White Kids Workshop

January 19, 2020
1:00pm - 4:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing
Program Details:
Presenter -- Jennifer Harvey Powerful conundrums exist when it comes to raising white children in a society that is racially diverse, but full of racial injustice. How do we teach about race honestly, without making our children feel bad ab...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

U.S. Census 2020 Job Recruitment Application Session

January 19, 2020
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Want to earn extra income while helping our community? The results of the 2020 Census will help determine our city and state’s representation in congress, as well as how certain funds are spent for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. The U.S. Cen...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Chinese New Year Performance

January 19, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Concert, Special Event, Storytime
Program Details:
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with a special event at Ames Public Library! Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and the Ames Chinese Language Academy. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Great Books 1

January 19, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Come discuss classic short stories and essays recommended by the Great Books Foundation. Call (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to register or learn more. Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

January 20, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for 20-25 minutes of music and a book, while building early literacy skills perfect for toddlers and their families. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in English

January 20, 2020
11:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native English speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in English. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

FUEL Story County Board Meeting

January 20, 2020
12:30pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
The Board of FUEL Story County would like to hold their monthly meeting at the library due to the Chamber being closed that day. ...

Amy For America

January 20, 2020
12:45pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Open press town hall style meet and greet with Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar & members of the community. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

MLK Day Community Celebration: Equality, Justice and Unity

January 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
You're invited to the annual Ames/Story County Community MLK Day Celebration! Enjoy cake and a performance by the Ames High School Jazz Band at 6pm. The program, beginning at 6:30pm, will include Meeker Elementary School's chorus, the Ames High ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

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

Best Start Breastfeeding & Next Step Pumping Class

January 20, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Family, Adults
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Program Details:
Join us for a free two-part prenatal class on breastfeeding and pumping. Come to one or both parts. Support persons are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to AmesBreastfeedingHelp@yahoo.com. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library, ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

January 21, 2020
1:00pm - 1:30pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for 20-25 minutes of music and a book, while building early literacy skills perfect for toddlers and their families. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Art Club

January 21, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Meetup
Program Details:
Discuss art, artists, and creativity. This is a great opportunity to share your work and get some suggestions and gentle critiques. Feel free to bring an art project to work on (using non-messy materials). ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Time

January 21, 2020
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Bring your prewalker for books, songs, baby sign language, and more. Join with other caregivers and their pre-walkers and older siblings for 20 minutes of conversation and play. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

VCSC Board Meeting

January 21, 2020
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Monthly Board of Directors Meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in English

January 21, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native English speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in English. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

Girl Scout Troop 253

January 21, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
Troop Meeting...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Conversations in Spanish

January 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Language Learning, Meetup
Program Details:
Native and non-native Spanish speakers are invited to gather for some casual conversation in Spanish. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Your Historians

January 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy, Presentation
Program Details:
Topic -- Technological Innovation During the Civil War: The Case of the Submarine Presenter -- Tim Wolters Hear free, fascinating lectures by faculty of ISU's Department of History. Provided in partnership with Ames Public L...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.

SILT Board Meeting

January 22, 2020
9:00am - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
SILT Board Meeting...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Time

January 22, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for 20-25 minutes of music and a book, while building early literacy skills perfect for toddlers and their families. ...


Ames Public Library connects you to the world of ideas through diverse and inclusive resources and programs. We welcome program proposals via our website at bit.ly/APLprogram.