Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room

Toddler Time

March 20, 2019
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, books, and early literacy activities 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.

Genealogy Plus

March 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: History/Genealogy
Program Details:
Cris Nagla and Dennis Allen will present "Scanning and Storing Documents & Images."  Our presenters will be demonstrating the process of scanning your family documents and images as well as safely storing them. They will bring their scann...

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.

Family Storytime

March 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Children of all ages are invited to this interactive program to build listening, language, and literacy skills. ...

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.

Baby Time

March 20, 2019
11:00am - 11:30am
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.  Both of you will have fun meeting others and learning som...

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.

Maker Morning

March 20, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Drop in to the Youth Makerspace area for this laid-back experience of exploring and creating for toddlers, preschooler, and their caregivers. We supply the materials.  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.

AARP Tax Assistance

March 20, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event

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.

Inkspots

March 20, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Studio
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing, Meetup
Program Details:
Inkspots is a writers’ group that meets monthly to discuss and gently critique members’ writing. This is an opportunity to get good feedback and hone your skills while enjoying friendly camaraderie of others who enjoy writing. Submissions are due ...

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.

writers' workshop

March 20, 2019
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Purpose of Meeting
Writers' workshop...

Spring Breakout Room

March 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Can you help the Doctor get out of his latest fix? Try your problem-solving skills at our fun Doctor Who themed escape room for families or small groups of people.  Teams will be able to sign up 15 minutes before the starting time each day. Onl...

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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

March 20, 2019
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Stop by weekdays when the Teen Space is open and craft something you can take with you.  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.

Girls Who Code

March 20, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Meetup, Technology
Program Details:
Teens are invited to a coding club geared for girls. Join us to explore coding and technology in a fun, no pressure, friendly environment. All skill levels are welcome - beginner to advanced! (Bring your own laptop or use one of ours.)  Pro...

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.

The Mothering Circle

March 21, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Family, Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
All mothers are invited to come together to connect, explore issues, deepen intuition, and share their parenting journeys. We will address the needs and concerns of each mother so she can find compassionate support and inspiration. ...

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.

Groovy Cat Spring Break Event

March 21, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Preschoolers through early elementary-aged children and their families are invited to this open-house style event featuring cat-ivities loosely based on the children’s book character ‘Pete the Cat.’ No time for cat naps; you’ll stay busy with crafts,...

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.

Family Storytime

March 21, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Children of all ages are invited to this interactive program to build listening, language, and literacy skills. ...

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.

Maker Morning

March 21, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Makerspace
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Drop in to the Youth Makerspace area for this laid-back experience of exploring and creating for toddlers, preschooler, and their caregivers. We supply the materials.  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.

AARP Tax Assistance

March 21, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Please call Adult Services at (515) 239-5646 ext. 4 to register or learn more. ...

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.

Groovy Cat Spring Break Event

March 21, 2019
1:30pm - 2:30pm
All Ages, Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: All Ages, Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Preschoolers through early elementary-aged children and their families are invited to this open-house style event featuring cat-ivities loosely based on the children’s book character ‘Pete the Cat.’ No time for cat naps; you’ll stay busy with crafts,...

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.

Drop-In Crafts for Teens

March 21, 2019
3:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Teen Space
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Program Details:
Stop by weekdays when the Teen Space is open and craft something you can take with you.  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.

Baby Time

March 21, 2019
6:00pm - 6:30pm
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.  Both of you will have fun meeting others and learning som...

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.

Ames Pride

March 21, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room