Upcoming Events

Event Type

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Room
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
All ages are invited to read and complete activities to earn free prizes! Sign up at amespubliclibrary.beanstack.org or pick up a reading log at the Library or Bookmobile! 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.

Wearable Art Exhibit

All Day8/14 - 8/24
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: The Gallery
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts/Crafts, Exhibit
Program Details:
Come see how teams of students from ISU's College of Design created marvelous works of wearable art which explore human interaction, analyze materials, and test various fabrication processes. Provided in partnership with Ames Public Library and Io...


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.

AEA Starlab

August 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Signup from 2-3pm Showings start at 2pm, 30 minute increments Celebrate the end of summer with a look at the stars in the STARLAB.  This portable planetarium offers a look at the night sky and the changing motions of the sun, moon, planets a...


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.

Author Event: Mary Howard

August 18, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author/Writing
Program Details:
Author and Ames native Mary Howard will read from her latest novel Whiteout, talk about her inspiration and the evolution of the story, and answer questions. Howard co-produces Community Bookshelf on KHOI Community Radio. Books will be available f...


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.

ASIST Training

August 19, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
ASIST Training...

ASIST Training

August 19, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
ASIST Training...

ICEC DNR Meeting

August 19, 2019
9:30am - 12:45pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
Collaborate with partners on development of educational resources....

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

August 19, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...


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.

Conversations in English

August 19, 2019
11:30am - 12:30pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
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.

Best Start Breastfeeding & Next Step Pumping Class

August 19, 2019
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Family, Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Class/Workshop
Program Details:
Join us for a free two-part prenatal class on breastfeeding and pumping presented by the Ames Loving Support Breastfeeding Peer Counselors. Come to one or both parts. Support persons are encouraged to attend. Please RSVP to AmesBreastfeedingHelp@yaho...


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.

ASIST Training

August 20, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
ASIST Training...

ASIST Training

August 20, 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

August 20, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...


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.

Art Club

August 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
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.

VCSC Board Meeting

August 20, 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
Monthly Board Meeting...

Pridefest Meeting

August 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Purpose of Meeting
Pridefest ...

Conversations in Spanish

August 20, 2019
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.

Delta Upsilon Executive Retreat

August 21, 2019
9:00am - 12:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
To establish goals for the semester, and review certain criteria before the semester begins to be on a good start for the semester and be ahead of the game. ...

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens

August 21, 2019
11:30am - 12:15pm
Family, Teens
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Meetup
Program Details:
Having a full stomach of good food is important for everyone in the summer! Take this opportunity to share a meal together. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; Meals for adults are $3.50. (Sorry, no baby formula is available.) ...


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.

retired thinkers group

August 21, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Purpose of Meeting
biweekly discussion...

Inkspots

August 21, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
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.