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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Read the World Challenge

All Day 9/15 - 11/15
All Ages
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Ames Public Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Reading Incentive Program
Program Details:
FOR ALL AGES SEPT. 15 - NOV. 15, 2020 Supported by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation.   At Ames Public Library, we celebrate all the ways our differences come together to make our community a better place to grow and thriv...


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.

Storytime Online

10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.   ...


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.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Boards/Government, Special Event, Voting
Program Details:
In-person absentee voting will be available in the Library's Auditorium Saturdays, October 10, 17, 24, and 31, from 9am-4pm in the Library's Auditorium. All ballot styles for Story County will be available.  Story County voters ma...


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

Pridefest 2020 Storytelling Project

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Join a conversation with Danika Wahlin and her partner Lisa Ledford, and Lukas Daniels and Evan Day as they share their experiences around Gender Expression, Alternate Personas and/or Coming Out. The couples will reflect on what makes a successful su...


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.

Trick or Treat at the Library

All Day 10/25 - 10/31
Family
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Lobby
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Stop by the Library in costume during our regular hours for a free treat! 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.

Storytime Online

10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.   ...


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.

Books @ Noon

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Program Details:
Books @ Noon is currently an e-mail book group. E-mail webref@amespubliclibrary.org.org to join. Share what you've read recently—fiction or nonfiction—and hear about what everyone else is reading. Be prepared to give a brief description and your...


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.

Storytime Online

10:00am - 10:30am
Family
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytime
Program Details:
Join us for a storytime with your Ames Public Library friends on Facebook! You can also watch past storytimes on our YouTube channel.   ...


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.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Boards/Government, Special Event, Voting
Program Details:
In-person absentee voting will be available in the Library's Auditorium Saturdays, October 10, 17, 24, and 31, from 9am-4pm in the Library's Auditorium. All ballot styles for Story County will be available.  Story County voters ma...


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 2

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Dale H. Ross Board Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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.

General Election

7:00am - 9:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Farwell T. Brown Auditorium
Purpose of Meeting
General Election Polling Site for Ames W1P4. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Mystery Lovers Book Club

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Adults
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Rotary Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Program Details:
Mystery readers, come talk about books by a selected author. Details coming soon! ...


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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Special Event
Program Details:
Support Ames Public Library by shopping at Worldly Goods--online or in-store--on Project Smyles Benefit Shopping Day! During this event, a portion of your purchases will be donated to Ames Public Library’s Project Smyles.  Project Smyles is 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.

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

Black Activism in Iowa

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens, Adults
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Presentation, Special Event
Program Details:
Black activists from Central Iowa will be sharing their experiences with activism in an informal, panel-style conversation with one another. Join us to hear about the work they're doing around Black lives, reforms they're working towards, and inspira...


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 "Teens" group.

Teen Advisory Group (TAG)

11:00am - 12:30pm
Teens
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Boards/Government, Meetup
Program Details:
Help plan exciting library events for teens, share what you’re reading, and make new friends.  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.
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Program Details:
Check out this book discussion group exploring social and cultural topics through the lens of fiction and nonfiction. The goal is to encourage deep reflection and nuanced discussion about how the topics' impacts manifest and resonate in modern soci...


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.
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: Danfoss Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Boards/Government


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 Area Fiber Artists

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Branch: Ames Public Library
Room: PEO Room
Purpose of Meeting
Social gathering of people who like to knit, crochet, spin, stitch, etc....
This event is in the "Adults" group.

028: Real Reads

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussion, Meetup
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Program Details:
This Month's Title: Nine Pints: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood by Rose George 028 focuses on recently published, popular nonfiction on a variety of topics. Join us for an online discussion using Zoom. Pleas...


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.