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Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
  Read Beyond the Beaten Path this summer with a reading challenge for all ages! Read what you like to earn prizes and tickets in our end-of-summer prize drawing! Get started on the reading challenge website or find out more at www.amesp...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Drag Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Children of all ages and their grown-ups are invited to this storytime to build listening, language, and literacy skills through music, movement, song and action rhymes. The same presentation is given Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday unles...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Join the Bookmobile and your Library friends for stories and fun activities at a park near you! This week: Brookside Park – Maple Shelter (1325 6th St., Ames)   Go beyond the beaten path with more summer events at ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with toddlers are invited for a storytime filled with music, stories, and fun! Mondays and Wednesdays are the same presentation.   ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Children of all ages and their grown-ups are invited to this storytime to build listening, language, and literacy skills through music, movement, song and action rhymes. The same presentation is given Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday unles...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Tech Tuesdays

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Class/Workshop, Technology
Program Details:
  Kids going into grades 1st-5th can come explore with different tech devices and theories. Explore what technology does and how it has changed from the past to the present. Consider how inventors use the engineer design process and look...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Time

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup, Storytime
Program Details:
  Bring your pre-walker to the Library for stories, songs, and baby sign language. Join with other caregivers and older siblings for 20 minutes of fun and learning. Feel free to bring a stuffed animal or doll for the older sibling to learn ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Toddler Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Families with toddlers are invited for a storytime filled with music, stories, and fun! Mondays and Wednesdays are the same presentation.   ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Time

11:00am - 11:30am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup, Storytime
Program Details:
  Bring your pre-walker to the Library for stories, songs, and baby sign language. Join with other caregivers and older siblings for 20 minutes of fun and learning. Feel free to bring a stuffed animal or doll for the older sibling to learn ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Meetup, Special Event
Program Details:
  Ames Public Library is partnering with Lutheran Service in Iowa (LSI) to provide families with easy access to critical services in our community. Staff from LSI will be available in the Library to assist individuals and families with free...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Children of all ages and their grown-ups are invited to this storytime to build listening, language, and literacy skills through music, movement, song and action rhymes. The same presentation is given Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday unles...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Baby Time

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Meetup, Storytime
Program Details:
  Bring your pre-walker to the Library for stories, songs, and baby sign language. Join with other caregivers and older siblings for 20 minutes of fun and learning. Feel free to bring a stuffed animal or doll for the older sibling to learn ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Storybook Science

10:00am - 10:30am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Families are invited to get hands-on with a fun science activity for all ages!   ...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
  Children of all ages and their grown-ups are invited to this storytime to build listening, language, and literacy skills through music, movement, song and action rhymes. The same presentation is given Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday unles...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Youth Services
Age Group: Family, Adults
Program Type: Meetup, Special Event
Program Details:
  Ames Public Library is partnering with Lutheran Service in Iowa (LSI) to provide families with easy access to critical services in our community. Staff from LSI will be available in the Library to assist individuals and families with free...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Storytime Room
Age Group: Family, Teens
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
  Having a full stomach of good food is important! Eat a free lunch weekdays starting June 6 from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Library's Auditorium. Lunch is free to all youth 18 years and younger; meals for adults accompanying youth are $3.50...


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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.

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

Book Sale

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Family, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Sale
Program Details:
  Find great deals on thousands of used items, including books, movies, music, and more!  Thursday, July 7 - 5:30 to 8:30pm Admission $2; Free admission and early entry starting at 5 p.m. for donors to the Ames Public Library 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 www.amespubliclibrary.org/programproposal.